Narrow Web & Label Reporter

  • Label Technology, Merced, CA, wins Gold and Best of Show awards, Mid Web category, in the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s Excellence in Flexography competition for the John Frieda Frizz Ease Overnight Repair packette.

  • Walle Corp., Alpharetta, GA, becomes the first label printer to earn HD Flexo Certification from EskoArtwork, Gent, Belgium.

  • GPA, Chicago, IL, is designated Best Workplace in the Americas for 2010 by the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation for exemplary human resource practices.

  • Primera Technology, Plymouth, MN, opens a new office in São Paulo, Brazil, to provide sales and support to customers in South America, Central America, and Mexico. Carlos Levenstein serves as managing director.

  • Western States Envelope & Label, Butler, WI, adds eight products to its Digi-Clear line of digitally compatible window envelopes designed to run through the higher temperature environment of digital presses without distortion or wrinkling of the window.

  • Dscoop (Digital Solutions Cooperative), Chicago, IL, schedules its 2012 annual conference, Dscoop 7, for March 22-24 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Ctr., Washington, DC. This follows a successful turnout for the 2011 event that saw significant increases in both attendees and exhibitors of the previous year's conference.

  • Color-Logic, West Chester, OH, reports the RIT Printing Applications Laboratory has certified Transfer Metallized C1S Foiljet Digital 10-pt substrate from Hazen Paper Co., Holyoke, MA, for use with HP Indigo 7000 and 5000 Series digital cut sheet presses. This means Indigo cut sheet presses that use white ink can now utilize the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System.

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