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Roll Stock Inventory Control for Paperboard Industry

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA | VantagePoint Systems announces advanced software features for its Roll Stock Inventory Control Module

Carton Offers High-End Looks and Savings

GLEN ALLEN, VA | MeadWestvaco Health & Beauty Packaging’s rendition of Evolution 2 Setup Box Replacement demonstrates how quality folding cartons deliver the high-end look of rigid set-up boxes

Web Guide Retrofit Converts to All-Air Systems

SARASOTA, FL | Coast Controls retrofit web guide packages are said to easily convert electronic or hydraulic systems to all-air systems that operate entirely on standard plant air of 3–6 psi

Static Control System Ionizes Air, Monitors Web

HATFIELD, PA | Simco Industrial Static Control introduces PerforMAX IQ intelligent air ionization system, featuring a new narrow profile static bar and microprocessor-controlled and monitored power supply

ReNew Orange Eco-Friendly Cream

PLYMOUTH, MA | Flexo Concepts introduces ReNew Orange eco-friendly cream for anilox cleaning, offering flexographic and offset printers a safe, effective, and green option for fast, in-press cleaning of anilox rolls, says the company

Film- and Foil-Free Materials Help Reduce Carbon Footprint

FAIRFIELD, NJ | Unifoil Corp. has a new product guide in which consumer goods manufacturers, converters, printers, and designers can obtain information about state-of-the-art, image-enhancing recyclable packaging and printing materials that can help a company reduce its carbon footprint

BE Ships 11-layer Blown Film Line

BRAMPTON, ON, CANADA | BE has shipped what it says is the world's first 11-layer blown film line from its plant in Brampton to an undisclosed customer

Recycled Labels Remove More Waste

FAIRFIELD, NJ | Logotech reports it has mastered printing on a new label stock made of 100% post-consumer recycled paper

DuPont Awards Recognize Packaging Innovation

WILMINGTON, DE | Responsible sourcing, effective recovery, and energy optimization were key criteria in the selection of seven successfully commercialized products and processes as winners of the 20th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

PE Hot Melt Adhesive Is Easy to Run

ELGIN, IL | Wisdom Adhesives announces the addition of PolyTak Hot Melt Adhesives to its product line

Cushion Mounting Materials Are Economical

ROGERS, CT | Rogers Corp. has introduced its new line of E/bak cushion mounting materials, an economically priced cushioning solution for corrugated post-print applications

Coating Provides Superior Printing of Plastic on HP Indigo Presses

CINCINNATI, OH | Michelman and Utopia Digital Technologies have teamed up to develop an advanced printing surface designed to enhance the printing of polymer and plastic media on HP Indigo presses.

Electrostatic Unit Monitors Charging Currents

HATFIELD, PA | SIMCO Industrial Static Control introduces the Electrostatic Charging Monitor, which tracks and displays the performance efficiency status

Digital Photopolymer Plate Is Suited for Package Printing

ATLANTA, GA | MacDermid Printing Solutions has introduced Digital MAX, its fourth new photopolymer plate product this year

Web Handling, Consulting Services Offered On-Site

MADISON, NJ | Seminars For Engineers is expanding its web handling and converting training services by offering to bring their seminars and instructors’ consulting expertise on site to any company’s location

AWA Sleeve Conference

Rosemont, IL | Some say we simply have too many conferences serving converters, which may be responsible to some degree for reported downward trends in a number of registered conference attendances

Exclusive Tag & Label Survey Results

Madbury, NH | Chuck Martin, chairman and CEO of NFI Research conducted an exclusive survey among members of the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. for the association’s annual converter meeting held in Los Cabos, Mexico, last March 5-8

Interpack 2008 Exceeds Expectations

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY | Imagine, if you will, 2,744 exhibitors from 60 countries presenting innovations in machinery for the production of packaging, confectionery, bakery goods, and packaging materials

Cool Converted Product

Hillsboro, NH | Osram Sylvania considers itself the world leader in automotive lighting solutions, and in keeping with its top-notch image it’s rolling out new retail product packaging to strengthen the Sylvania brand

High-speed, Rapid-Cycling Liquid Adhesive Dispenser Guns

DULUTH, GA | Nordson Corp. unveils two new high-speed, rapid-cycling liquid adhesive dispensing electric guns

Smurfit-Stone Wins FBA Safety Awards

CREVE COEUR, MO | Eight Smurfit-Stone corrugated container facilities have been recognized by the Fibre Box Assn. (FBA) for their outstanding safety performances in 2007

Corrugating Liquid Performance Additives

BRIDGEWATER, NJ | National Adhesives has published a new flyer about the company’s VELOCITY┬« corrugating liquid additives that enhance corrugator performance

Lay-Flat Measurement System Builds Quality into Sleeve Labels

Elmhurst, IL | BST Pro Mark’s new ProSleeve lay-flat measurement system monitors and controls the finished lay flat quality on machines that produce sleeve label products

Profiler Works with Thicker Materials

WILMINGTON, DE | SolveTech Model PR2000B-T Precision Profiler off-line lab system can measure thickness of materials up to 1/8 in. thick

Slitter/Rewinder Enhances Productivity, Flexibility

ST. LOUIS, MO | Mark Andy updates the control system of its VSR line of slitter/rewinders to enhance options that improve productivity and flexibility

Independence Corrugated Installs Waste Tracking System

Kenosha, WI | Independence Corrugated, Oak Creek, WI, recently installed RTC Technologies’ Scrap Trakker system to help its facility take better control of waste

Corrugating Liquid Additives Deliver Faster Line Speeds

BRIDGEWATER, NJ | National Adhesives published a new flyer about the company’s Velocity corrugating liquid additives said to enhance corrugator performance

Cardpak President Named Chairman of PPC

Alexandria, VA | The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has named Tony Petrelli its chairman for a two-year term

Spear Completes $8 Million Expansion at its UK Facility

In response to increased demand for pressure-sensitive labels from the global beverage category

Entries for IML Competition Due Soon

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. is holding its Second Annual Awards Competition

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