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Sigma Stretch Film purchases Gloucester Film Line

Gloucester Engineering has announced that Sigma Stretch Film, a div. of Sigma Plastics Group, has purchased its first five-layer agricultural stretch line for its plant in Canada.

CMM Examines Folding Carton Technology

The Converting Machinery/Materials Conference & Exposition (CMM) featured a diversity of conference sessions divided into several tracks, including Business Management; Technology, and Operations.

Donation Helps Central Piedmont Students

Future specialists in flexographic print production at Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, are getting better results thanks to Flexo Wash, LLC, which recently donated an anilox roll cleaning unit and technical support to the school's Harper National Flexographic Ctr.

Nuova Castagnoli S.r.l. Acquires Activities of GIDUE S.p.A.

Nuova Castagnoli, a producer of printing and converting machines for the label and packaging industry, has taken over the activities of GIDUE S.p.A.

Channeled Resources Group Achieves L.I.F.E. Certification

Channeled Resources Group was awarded L.I.F.E. (Label Initiative for the Environment) certification after successfully completing an audit conducted by NSF International Strategic Registration in early June.

SAFER Systems to Share Emergency Planning Expertise

Camarillo, CA-SAFER Systems, a leader in chemical emergency management solutions, has joined the National Preparedness Month (NPM) 2009 Coalition.

Berry Plastics To Take Delivery of Gloucester Engineering Winder

Berry Plastics, a manufacturer of plastic packaging products, has announced that it will take delivery of the world’s first WOW Winder manufactured by Gloucester Engineering

PTI Recycling Systems To Sell/Service rPET System Globally

PTI Recycling Systems, LLC has introduced globally a compact, modular system to produce food-grade, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) resin.

Pregis Named 'Vendor of the Year'

Pregis Corp. was recently named Vendor of the Year by the Packaging Distributors of America (PDA)

Waldorf IML Process Reduces Costs, Speeds Delivery

Waldorf Technik, an international manufacturer of modular IML systems, has introduced a process called “roll-flex IML,” that allows production of IML labels inline.

Mohawk Listed in Metafore's Environmental Paper Assessment Tool

Mohawk Fine Papers is now a featured supplier in Metafore, Inc.'s Environmental Paper Assessment Tool (EPAT)

Nominations Open for Holography Awards

The International Hologram Mfrs. Assn. (IHMA) is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Holography Awards

GN Packaging Debuts Pouch Machine

Canadian equipment manufacturer GN Packaging Equipment has launched a new value-added pouch machine

New Roller Services Company Forms

INTEGRITY Roller Services Inc. is newly formed to meet converters’ roller fabrication needs.

Converflex Shares Facts & Figures

Organizers of Converflex 2009, covering the package printing and converting industry, announce a successful conclusion to the show recently held in March 24--28 at Fieromilano, Rho-Milan, Italy

Spartanics Tag Teams with EFI's Jetrion at Open House

High-speed laser die-cutting specialist Spartanics tag teamed with inkjet digital press manufacturer EFI's Jetrion on June 24th and 25th at an open house it hosted to prove a point.

IPACK-IMA Shares Facts & Figures

Organizers of IPACK-IMA 2009 announce a successful conclusion to the show recently held in March 24--28 at Fieromilano, Rho-Milan, Italy

Caraustar Receives Final Court Approval

Caraustar Industries announced that the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted final authorization for the company to borrow all amounts available under its $75 million debtor-in-possession credit facility

AIMCAL & PFFC Offer Joint Webinar on Mayer Rod Coating Technology

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) and Paper, Film & Foil Converter (PFFC) jointly offer the first in a coating method series by Dr. Ed Cohen and Friends.

W&H To Host In-House EXPO

Windmoeller & Hoelscher(www.whcorp.com) will stage an In-House EXPO at it's German headquarters on November 10--12, 2009

NPE2009 Closes on a High Note

WIth the NPE2009 trade show having been accompanied by the largest plastics educational program ever held, exhibitors have reported a high level of strength that contrasts with the current economic malaise

Lake Image Systems Announces IntegraVision PQ

Lake Image Systems, a worldwide leader in vision control and verification systems, has introduced a new, more detailed print quality inspection system.

DuPont Virtual Event Spotlights NPE Sustainable Material Science Presentations

DuPont will offer a Virtual Event on Monday, June 29 at 10 A.M.--11:15 A.M. EDT, to focus on sustainable material science presentations given during the NPE show

ISO Poly Films Adds Two W&H Blown Film Lines

ISO Poly Films, a Sigma Plastics Group co. has added two new VAREX blown film extrusion lines from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

Shell Lubricants Offers Energy Efficient Hydraulic Fluid

Shell Lubricants has added a state-of-the-art lubricant to its high quality Shell Tellus hydraulic oil range that could help increase the energy efficiency of hydraulic systems.

GEW Donates UV System to Clemson Univ.

GEW, Inc., has donated a seven-lamp ECP UV system with e-brick electronic power supplies to aid research and development activities at Clemson Univ.’s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics.

ROTOCONTROL Signs Distribution Agreements in Finland and UK

Ralph Beier, ROTOCONTROL intl. sales manager, announced the company has signed exclusive distribution agreements with AP&P Graphic Industrial Services in Finland and PGM Graphics Solutions in the UK.

Alcan Packaging Celebrates World Environment Day

Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, recently launched its global Sustainability Moments campaign to coincide with World Environment Day celebrations.

IMDA Extends Awards Competition Deadline

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has extended its deadline to receive entries for this year’s IMDA Awards Competition to July 10.

GEW Energy Donates UV System to Clemson

GEW has donated a seven-lamp ECP UV system to Clemson Univ.’s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics

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