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Vacuum Coated Papers & Films World Sourcebook 2007

AWA Alexander Watson Associates have published the Vacuum Coated Papers & Films World Sourcebook 2007. This report is the successor of the industry standard Metallized Papers and Films World Sourcebook 2004.

Redesigned DSD Units

Kaeser Compressors has redesigned its DSD direct drive series rotary screw compressors.

SMS Announces Sale of BGE

In a deal officially announced at K, SMS has sold off the last vestige of its plastics unit, Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering (BGE) to a group of senior managers plus two private investors who counted BGE as a longstanding customer from their previous venture.

Danfoss Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2007

Danfoss has been recognized by Ethisphere Magazine as one of 2007's most ethical companies, one of five to be recognized in the Industrial Manufacturing category.

MetalFX Announces Design and Printing Competition

MetalFX Technology, a Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. subsidiary, has announced a design competition based on use of its MetalFXR software. Printers, graphic designers, and advertising agencies employing the process in a commercial product during 2007 are eligible to submit their designs and final printed products for consideration.

PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competition

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. Eligible companies can submit entries for any category and individual entries can be submitted for more than one category.

Heidelberg Hosts "Brats & Dots" Open House

Gidue to Take Part in Labelexpo Asia 2007

Compressed Air Treatment Guide

Kodak expands in China

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14

Global Sleeve Label Market and Technology Review

Alexander Watson Assoc. has released "Global Sleeve Label Market and Technology Review," a 2007 Global AWAreness Report

Clariant Shifts Specialty Polymers Distribution to Masterbatches Division

North American distribution of a range of specialty resins and polymer additives now will be handled by Clariant Masterbatches

Xitron Signs Metrix OEM Agreement with LithoTechnics

LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix workflow integration and automation software, has signed an OEM distribution agreement with Xitron, a provider of RIPs and supplier of RIP management software and workflow solutions.

Judges Gear Up for Yupo Wally Awards

Yupo Corp. of America has announced the panel of judges that will select the winning entires for Yupo's fifth annual Wally Awards on November 1, 2007.

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN, and will take you step by step through the best practices techniques in such areas as winding, slitting, cores and cutting, retrofitting, chucks, shafts, spreading, and guiding.

Mohawk Updates Guide for Sustainable Paper Choices

Mohawk Fine Papers has reissued its popular print buyers guide, "Sense and Sustainability." First issued in 2005 as part of the "Ask Mohawk" series, "Sense and Sustainability" contains practical information on sustainable paper choices, how to calculate the environmental impact of your project, and up-to-date information on what the various environmental seals of approval mean.

Interfilm Acquires Brushfoil

Interfilm Holdings, a distributor of industrial films, has acquired the business and assets of Brushfoil LLC, a manufacturer of brushed films and papers.

Boise Launches Reinvented Imaging Papers Lines

Boise Paper has rebranded four its primary lines of paper: Aspen, Fireworx, HD:P, and X-9.

BE to Showcase AquaFrost Line at K 2007

Visitors to Brampton Engineering’s (BE) booth (17A22) at K 2007 will see AquaFrost film samples demonstrating the clarity and softness of the film.

Ahlstrom Raises Prices on Label and Packaging Papers

Ahlstrom will increase prices on all its label and packaging papers, as a consequence of the continuous rise of raw materials and energy costs.

Specify and Sample Mohawk's Strathmore Papers Online

Mohawk Fine Papers has launched a new Strathmore specification Web site at www.strathmore.com, quickly guiding users through the specification of a complete identity system.

CCP Expo 2007 Exhibitors

A complete list of exhibitors at CPP Expo 2007 in Las Vegas.

FTA, SGIA, PIA/GATF Create Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

In an effort to assist the printing community its push for sustainability, the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) has partnered with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn. (SGIA) and the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) to form the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP Partnership).

DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Call for Entries

DuPont has announced that it has added a special emphasis on sustainability at its Awards for Packaging Innovation.

CRI Increases Prices on Ink

Color Resolutions Intl. (CRI) has announced that effective November 1, 2007, prices on all packaging inks will be raised from 7% to 14%, depending on the color and resin technology.

AVT Wins New Innovation Award

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), a supplier of automatic inspection systems, won the "New Innovation" Award in the Label Industry Global Awards 2007 competition.

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN, and will take you step by step through the best practices techniques in such areas as winding, slitting, cores and cutting, retrofitting, chucks, shafts, spreading, and guiding.

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