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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( 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

AiRISTA Leads in RFID Cost Cuts

AiRISTA wins a spot in the 2009 edition of the 10 Leading RFID Innovators publication by RFID Switchboard.

Buschman Corp. Named Michelman Certified Service Provider

Michelman has signed a contract with Buschman Corp. to provide aftermarket sales and service for Michelman’s line of blade, rod and spray coaters, its slide angle testers, and its Michelman James Machine COF tester.

AIMCAL To Broadcast Free Webinar on Static

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators still has limited room for its newest FREE webinar on “Static Control in Converting,”

CMM Highlights Folding Cartons at Conference Program

The biennially held Converting Machinery/Materials Conference & Exposition (CMM Show) opened its doors to attendees on June 2—4.

Tidland President Retires

Tidland Corp., a leader in the supply of slitting and winding equipment, announced the retirement of its influential president, Quino Lorente, after 24 years of contributions to the industry.

The Garvey Group Installs Grand Format UV Inkjet Printer

The Garvey Group has become the first printer in the US to install Screen’s Truepress Jet2500UV grand format UV inkjet printer.

Interfilm Signs Distributor Agreement for Coated Barrier Films

Interfilm Holdings Inc., a leading national value-added distributor of thin-gauge plastic films, has signed a distributor agreement with NanoPack Inc.

NPE2009 To Surpass 2006 Show in Size & Scope

With the NPE2009 international plastics exposition just weeks away, there is mounting evidence that, amidst worldwide economic trouble, this event will nevertheless surpass NPE2006 in size and scope

All Barcode Systems Adds Fulfillment Services

All Barcode Systems, a label manufacturer and automated data collection equipment distributor, has announced the addition of fulfillment services.

Users Get Inside Track at EskoArtwork Conference

Nearly 350 attendees, including PFFC, gathered at the Hilton Walt Disney World Hotel May 17-20 to take part in the EskoArtwork Worldwide 2009 User Conference

EskoArtwork releases Results of Survey of Brand Owners

EskoArtwork survey results provide better insight into packaging trends that will assist both brand owners and suppliers to the industry

ILS Adds Newest HP Digital Press

Innovative Label Solutions (ILS) and Atlanta, GA-based Hewlett-Packard staged an ILS open house on April 23rd following in the robust tradition of most HP events.

Entries Due as Judges Are Announced for 2009 IMDA Awards

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has announced its panel of judges for the 2009 IMDA Awards Competition.

Eat, Drink, Do - the Chicago Way!

Are you visiting the Rosemont/Chicago, IL, area and are unsure where to go to enjoy a good meal? Maybe you'd like to throw back a cold beer and watch some sports, or even venture into the Chicago area to enjoy some of our great amenities like museums, zoos, and the popular tourist sites. Check out our lists below to plan your stay and take advantage of all Chicago has to offer!

Green Bay to Chicago Declared 'Strongest' Converting Corridor

Converting Influence, a group of converter-manufacturers, declares that the Green Bay-to-Chicago Converting Corridor is America's strongest.

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