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TLMI Technical Conference Now Slated for February 2002

Originally slated for mid-September in Chicago, TLMI's Technical conference was postponed due to the September 11th terrorist attack. New dates for the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute's technical conference are February 10-12, 2002.

Corrugated Asia 2001: Noted Industry Experts Provide Market Insight

Top corrugated industry experts will provide their insight to Corrugated Asia 2001's symposium (October 31 and November 1, 2001) attendees.

CreoScitex Roadshow Provides Package Printers Inspiration

CreoScitex is spreading its vision of end-to-end print-production solutions for packaging converters. The prepress product manufacturer actually will take its message to the masses in its upcoming "roadshow," which is slated to travel into Canada and all over the US.

It's Not Just for Women Anymore: The New WMPKG

"Women in Packaging" (WMPKG), may soon want to change its name to "People in Packaging"—or at least something that indicates its substantial male membership. According to the professional organization, nearly 20% of the group's membership is male.

Presstek Names New DI Partner: KBA

Koenig & Bauer is headquarted in Würzburg, Germany, and Presstek is headquartered in Hudson, New Hampshire, USA.

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CreoScitex Breaks into Asian Packaging Prepress

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA--CreoScitex Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the first Asian installation of a CreoScitex Trendsetter VLF platesetter for the

Smurfit-Stone Supports Corrugated Future with Latest ICPF Pledge

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) will benefit again from its long-time benefactor Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. That's according to Smurfit-Stone, who recently pledged an additional $250,000 (US) over the next five years to the ICPF.

Scandinavian-Based Stora Enso Forms Specialty Papers Group to Serve Globe

HELSINSKI, FINLAND--With specialty paper production capabilities in three countries, Stora Enso announces the formation of the specialty papers business

CEMA Meeting and Road Show Rescheduled Due to September 11 Tragedy

Due to impediments to air travel caused by the terrorist attacks on the US last week, the Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has rescheduled the fall meeting, the association reports. The new dates will be 30 and 31 October, 2001, at the previously scheduled location.

Hundreds to Attend TAPPI's CorrExpo

More than 700 people are planning to attend TAPPI's 2001 International Corrugated Containers Conference and CorrExpo in Seattle, WA, USA, October 14-17, 2001.

Indigo-Nilpeter Bring Inline Finishing to Digital Label Printing

Labelexpo Europe concluded at the end of last month, but an OEM agreement released at the show is the beginning of a new relationship between Indigo and

Exceptional Packaging Solutions: The FPA Wants You

The Flexible Packaging Association is making its official 2001 call for entries for its annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards.

Enercon's Surface-Treating Lab Adds A"Peel"

Converters in need of surface-treatment information now may be able to get it from Enercon's surface-treating lab. Enercon Industries Corp. says it's added a Friction/Peel Tester to its laboratory to help customers identify the effects of various levels and types of surface treating.

FREE Mark Andy/Comco Flexo FeastWhere Flexo Printers Can Gobble Up Ideas

The recently acquired Comco div. of Mark Andy announces it will host its next educator seminar series on November 7 and 8, 2001. To be held at the Advanced Training & Technology Center just outside of Cincinnati, the two-day "Flexo Feast" will educate packaging buyers, printers, and converters about the diverse range of narrow web flexo applications.

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