News Syndicate

Ciconix Moves Headquarters

Circonix Technologies has moved into a new 5,000-sq.-ft. sales and service facility in Dayton, OH.

Davis-Standard Launches New Web Sites

The Web sites for Davis-Standard’s Converting Systems and Extrusion Systems Business Groups have a new look and improved features for 2007.

Maxcess Director to Lead CEMA

Ron Schmidt, director of OEM sales for Maxcess Intl. has been elected to president of the Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. (CEMA).

Avery Dennison and CEO Receive Award

The Luxembourg American Chamber of Commerce in the United States has bestowed its 2006 Luxembourg American Business Award upon Avery Dennison Corp. and its president and CEO Dean Scarborough.

IPG General Meeting

Jones Packaging hosted the annual general meeting for Intl. Packaging Group (IPG).

AIMCAL Hosts Pavilion at ICE 2007

Visitors to ICE 2007 will have the opportunity to visit an AIMCAL sponsored pavilion.

New Editorial Director Appointed for Seybold Report

RISI has appointed John Parsons as Editorial Director of The Seybold Report.

Mitsubishi Moves West Coast Facility

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses has relocated its West Coast headquarters from its previous location in Torrance, CA, to a 12,000-sq.-ft. facility in Ontario, CA.

Domino Reaches Milestone

Domino Printing Sciences has sold the 2,000th A-Series continuous inkjet printer to Tetra Pak.

AWA Expands European Labeling Market Sourcebook

Alexander Watson Assoc. (AWA) has published a new, expanded and updated edition of its "Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook."

RBP Chemical Receives Patent

RBP Chemical Technology has been granted a patent for its new method of delivering fountain solution to a printing press.

Converting Group Plans Jan. Meeting

Converting Influence will hold its second industry-wide meeting January 17 at Appleton's Fox Valley Technical College Bordini Center, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Three Wisconsin converting industry speakers will be featured, plus a networking lunch and tour of the flexo printing center.

ARmark Authentication Technologies Partners with SRMG

ARmark Authentication Technologies has partnered with Security and Risk Management Group (SRMG) to offer companies brand protection and risk management services for companies facing increased vulnerability and loss from global counterfeiting.

Over 100 New Companies Sign up for CMM

With 102 new companies recently signed up for CMM, the total number of exhibitors rises to over 300.

Montalvo Celebrates 20 Years with Sales Rep

Montalvo Corp. recently celebrated a 20-year association with Kigeng Trading Co. as its sales representative in Taiwan.

Paper vs. Plastic in Packaging

In 18 selected markets where plastic and paper compete as packaging materials, plastic is expected to increase its share of the market to 53% (in pounds) in 2010, according to "Paper vs. Plastic in Packaging," a new study from the Freedonia Group.

Ashland Introduces Adhesive Product Line to China

Ashland Specialty Polymers & Adhesives introduced AROSET pressure-sensitive adhesive product line.

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode

Dow Chemical Co. and Bayer Group have reached an agreement for Dow to acquire Bayer's Wolff Walsrode business group, primarily involved in cellulose products.

Mark Andy Shows Re-Engineered 2200 Flexo Press

Mark Andy will be featuring the completely renovated and upgraded 2200 model at Graphics of the Americas show in Miami, March 2-4, 2007.

Tufco Announces Q4 2006 Financial Results

Tufco Technologies has announced that the fiscal year 2006 sales were $100,284,000, up 26% over fiscal year 2005 sales. For the fourth quarter, sales increased to $28,453,000, or up 43% compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2005.

Shrink Film Folding

Designed and manufactured by UK-based Double R Controls, the Shrink Film Folder & Auto Winder provides non-stop batch rewinding for end uses such as tamper-evident packaging of CDs, greeting cards, foodstuffs, and more.

75% of FFTA's INFO*FLEX Already Sold

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) 2207 INFO*FLEX Exhibition, to be held May 7-8, already is 75% sold and still is growing.

Envelope Adhesives 101

A new brochure from National Adhesives provides a general summary of the various types of adhesives or "gums" that are used to manufacture envelopes in the United States.

IMDA Launches New Web Site

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. (IMDA) has launched a new Web site to service its members and the worldwide in-mold decorating community.

Yupo Announces Wally Award Winners

Judges have selected three designs for top honors in Yupo's fourth annual Wally Awards.

Heidelberg Takes Top Prizes

Based on a poll of readers of the trade journals published by the Ebner Group, solutions and products of Heidelberg took the first and second places in the print category.

Montalvo Travels to Shanghai

The Montalvo Corp. recently attended the Sino Flexo Pack exhibition in Shanghai, China.

Future of Package Printing

Intertech-Pira has published "The Future of Package Printing to 2011," a report that covers six printing processess, five types of packaging material, and 13 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia.

Maintaining Web Alignment

Fife will present the next Maxcess Intl. "Tech Tips" e-seminar to help converters assure proper alignment of their moving webs. "Mainting Web Alignment" will be presented Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 2 p.m. EST.

Flower City Printing Wins 6 Awards for Print Excellence

Flower City Printing has won six awards (three gold, two silver, and one bronze) from the 32nd Intl. Gallery print competition produced by the Intl. Assn. of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC). (

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