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Webconvert Receives Montalvo Sales Award

Dirk Kroll of Webconvert has received a 26-year service award from the Montalvo Corp.

New Date for Pharmintech 2007

Pharmintech 2007, an exhibition for the pharmaceutical, personal care, and nutraceutical industry in Europe, will take place June 12-14, 2007, in Bologna, Italy.

Interactive CDs from Bayer Films

Bayer Films Americas has released two new interactive CDs featuring its offering of Makrofol and Bayfol polycarbonate blend film products.

DataLase Wins UK Packaging Award

DataLase has won the "Highly Commended" award for CASEMARK, its alternative to print-and-apply labels, at the UK Packaging Awards.

Flexography Awards Competition Calls for Entries

The Flexography Technical Assn.'s (FTA) 2007 Excellence in Flexography Awards will showcase this year's best of the best in flexographic printing. Entries must be received by Friday, January 19, 2007.

Pace Named as a Green Company

Pace Industries, a plastic extrusion specialist, has been designated as a green power company by the Wisconsin Public Power Inc. (WPPI).

P-S Label Report

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published a new edition of its market report on the North American pressure-sensitive graphic arts market.

Snack Food Packaging Demand to Reach $5.6 Billion in 2010

According to a new study by The Freedonia Group, U.S. demand for snack food packaging is projected to advance 3.7% per year to $5.6 billion in 2010.

Unwind Tension Controller

Montalvos X-3400 unwind tension controller optimizes the combination of analog and digital features and reportedly provides accurate, readable tension control on all web processing machinery.

Mondi Shows Products at EMBALLAGE in Paris

Mondi Packaging will exhibit its product highlights and news at Salon de l'Emballage in Paris November 20-24, 2006.

Kodak Helps Packaging Printers Grow

Universal Laser Systems Expands Vienna Operating Office

Universal Laser Systems, manufacturer of computer-controlled CO2 laser engraving and cutting systems and air-cooled CO2 lasers, has just completed a major expansion of its Vienna operating office.

Anilox Roll Book Available

Joseph P. Trungale announced that he has obtained the last remaining inventory of the book titled "The Anilox Roll--Heart of the Flexo Press."

New Packaging Road Show

Lantech's Complete Package Tour will bring ideas in stretch wrapping, shrink wrapping, and case erecting to

Pallets are 'Worth-a-Look'

Jeco RFID-ready pallets received a "Worth-a-Look!" award at Graph Expo 2006.

Flexo Concepts Unveils New Logo and Brand Identity System

Flexo Concepts has unveiled a new corporate logo and brand identity system for its MicroClean dry media roll cleaning equipment and TruPoint plastic and composite doctor blades.

Wal-Mark Unveils Packaging Scorecard

Wal-Mart Stores released a packaging scorecard to continue its commitment of reducing packaging across its global supply chain by 5% by 2013. The company first announced this packaging initiative at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City in September 2006, but did not reveal the specific metrics until the keynote address at Pack Expo.

Wayne Machine Delivers New Extrusion Film Technology

Wayne Machine & Die Co. has designed, built, and sold a combination five-layer Yellow Jacket laboratory blown and cast film line to the Advanced and Applied Polymer Processing Institute in Danville, VA.

Digital Coating Technology

PAT Technology Systems has introduced true digital UV coating systems capable of variable-data coating and variable-data printing.

POLAR Celebrates 100 Years

POLAR-MOHR, distributed by Heidelberg, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Converter to Test WrinkleSTOP 3000

Converter Accessory Corp. has produced a WrinkleSTOP 3000 for beta installation in a fortune 500 company.

FFTA Unveils Forum 2007 Logo

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) has selected a logo to represent its Foundation's (FFTA) 2007 Annual Forum.

Print Management Software Now Available in U.S.

Instraprint Corp. has been created in Dallas, TX. The new company is responsible for distributing Instraprint print management software in the United States.

Green Company Selects Kodak Plates

A. Maciel Printing, an environmentally friendly company, uses chemistry-free plates Thermal Direct plates from Kodak.

Print Management Software Now Available in U.S.

Instraprint Corp. has been created in Dallas, TX. The new company is responsible for distributing Instraprint print management software in the United States.

Green Company Selects Kodak Plates

A. Maciel Printing, an environmentally friendly company, uses chemistry-free plates Thermal Direct plates from Kodak.

Slitting & Rewinding Seminar

The Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. (CEMA) will hold a slitting and rewinding seminar November 14-15, 2006, at the Holiday Inn Select in Niagara Falls, NY.

Rad-Cure Names Distributor

Pitman Co. has been named as a national distributor for Rad-Cure Corp.

Mark Andy Wins Award for RFID

Mark Andy has won the 2006 FlexoTech Innovation Award for its successful innovation and solutions that support RFID-enabled labels.

Outstanding Labels and Wraps

Hammer Packaging has received three awards for outstanding achievement in Labels and Wraps--Cut & Stack, Sheetfed, and Flexographic Printing in the 2006 Premier Print Awards.

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