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CMM Selects 2007 Converter of the Year

Neil Burns, managing director, release liner segment for Mondi Packaging in the United Kingdom, has been selected as CMM's Converter of the Year for 2007.

Filmquest Moves

The Filmquest Group has moved to its new world headquarters in Bolingbrook, IL.

Back to School for Web Handling

Maxcess University’s Conference Week program has lofty objectives. The Apr. 16–20 event that PFFC attended at the Hyatt Hotel covered the fundamentals of web guiding, tension control, slitting, and winding in a university-style format that combined lecture, video, and hands-on application of web handling techniques in a lab setting.

AccuWeb Receives High Honor

AccuWeb recently was recognized as a 2006 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the Small Company Grand Award.

Dow Opens Recycling Lab

Dow Corning Corp. has opened its Recycled Fiber (RCF) Lab in Barry, Wales. The facility is expected to help processors meet tightening environmental regulations, contain costs, and improve product quality.

Bobst Gears Up for IADD FSEA Odyssey

Bobst Group North America will exhibit the latest in diecutting, foil stamping, and folding/gluing technologies at the IADD FSEA Odyssey in Milwaukee, WI.

Phoenix Challenge Launches Teachers Education Fund

The Phoenix Challenge Foundation recently created the "Katherine Harper Teachers Education Fund," named in honor of flexo industry veteran, former Harper Corp. of America president, and long-time champion of flexo education. The fund will be managed by the Phoenix Challenge Foundation.

Spear Adds CTP System from JV Imaging

Spear New Hampshire recently installed a complete Solvent Flexo computer-to-plate (CTP) system from JV Imaging Systems in its Milford, NH, facility.

GPA Honored as Best Workplace

GPA has been award the designation "Best Workplace in the Americas 2006" for its human resources practices.

ETI to Hold First Technology Users Conference

Next March, in Barcelona, Spain, the first conference of the ETI Users Group will take place.

Paper Bag Seminar

UPM Packaging Papers sponsored the first-ever seminar to address the production and converting of paper bags, as well as trends in the market, in September 2006.

Register for Flexo Forum and INFO*FLEX 2007

Registration still is open for Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FFTA) 2007 Annual Forum & INFO*FLEX Exhibition, to be held May 6-9 at the Palais des congres de Montreal.

New Study Spotlights Inkjet Market Potential

PRIMIR commissioned I.T. Strategies to produce a study focusing on "Trends in Inkjet Technologies 2006-2011." The study targets five key markets, including display signage, graphic arts, packaging, decorative/textiles, and manufacturing/deposition.

Multi-Color Leads Winners at TLMI

Multi-Color Corp. captured nine awards in the Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst.'s 29th Annual Awards Competition, the highest total of all award-winning participants.

Mohawk Releases Swatchbook, Bestows Award

Labeling Markets Sourcebook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released "Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook 2006," a current, comprehensive labeling study.

Heidenhain Opens New Building

2006 was a record-breaking year for unit sales of Heidenhain encoders, and the company completed a state-of-the-art building at its world headquarters in Traunreut, Germany.

Albee Assoc. Receives Montalvo Award

Albee Associates received a 20-year service award from the Montalvo Corp. during Montalvo's North American sales conference.

Additions to CMM Exhibitor's List

The latest exhibitors at CMM 2007 include MarquipWard United, Filmquest, Styers, Northern Pump, and more.

Common Ground

Converting Influence, a growing, new organization serving the needs of converters sharing common ground in the state of Wisconsin (although not exclusively), held its third meeting with an attendance of 97 people (including non-Wisconsinites) at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay on a blustery April 11th.

AIMCAL Partners with CPP

Boeing Qualifies Lamart Film

Witec Pharm Adds RK Print Coat Machine

xpedx Enters Global Sales and Service Alliance

Pacific Printing Adds Mitsubishi Press

Pacific Printing recently installed a six-color, 28-inch Mitsubishi sheetfed press with aqueous coater.

InterWrap to Have Fastest Tandem Extrusion Coating Line in India

InterWrap soon will have reportedly the fastest and widest tandem extrusion coating line in the woven fabric industry located in India.

NPA and CPPA Merge

The memberships of the National Paperbox Assn. (NPA) and Canadian Paperboard Packaging Assn. (CPPA) unanimously voted to move forward with a merger of the two organizations.

U.S. Gypsum Installs Automated Paper Test System

Technidyne has installed a PROFILE/Plus automated paper test system at U.S. Gypsum.

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