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DuPont Declares 'Force Majeure' for Ethylene Copolymers Business

Hurricane Ike caused storm surge damage at DuPont's Sabine facility in Orange, TX

KBA, FLEXcon Premiering Unique Substrates at Graph Expo

KBA North America, a global press manufacturer, has collaborated with FLEXcon Co., global manufacturer of p-s film products located in Spencer, MA, to premiere three new and unique substrates for the KBA Rapida 106 41-inch sheetfed press

Doctor Blades Enhance Print Quality

Esterlam Intl. Ltd. has a new generation of synthetic doctor blades said to offer enhanced print quality, longer blade life, and instant startup while still being safe for operators

Plate Shortens Processing Time

MacDermid Printing Solutions introduces MGC, a next-generation sheet photopolymer plate specifically designed to compete in the corrugated print market

Hoods Keep Workers Safe

Air Science USA’s ductless fume hoods offer sophisticated airflow, filter alarms, and advanced safety features

Two-Week Delivery for Die-Cutting Cylinders

Bunting Magnetics Co. manufactures Magnetic Cerface Die-Cutting Cylinders that permit the use of economical flexible steel dies

Tamper-Evident Label Film Meets Diverse Needs

Hutchison Miller Sales, Inc. has introduced a larger format version of its highly popular Clarifoil Integuard tamper-evident film

Western Shield Label Adds a Mark Andy 2200 Press

Western Shield Label recently purchased and installed a Mark Andy 2200 8-color UV flexo press

POLAR receives 2008 PIA/GATF InterTechTechnology Award

Polar recently received a 2008 PIA/GATF Intertech Technology Award for its Automated Cutting Systems

Mark Andy Acquired By MAI Holdings

Mark Andy Inc., a world leader in narrow and mid-web printing equipment and UV curing systems, has been acquired by newly formed MAI Holdings, held by American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (“AIP”)

Kodak Experts Addresses 'Future Trends, Technologies' at Labelexpo

The latest techniques and technologies that label converters can use to help brand owners draw attention to their products, decrease time to market, and ensure protection against counterfeiting are among the topics that Kodak experts covered during Labelexpo Americas

Evonik Goldschmidt to Increase Prices for Organics and Silicones

Evonik Goldschmidt Corp.’s Industrial Specialties and Household Care business lines will increase list and off list prices for products marketed in North America, effective Oct. 1, 2008

Ready366 President Addresses IPA Sustainable Design Webinar

READY366’s President Susan Palombo, in cooperation with the IPA (Assn. of Graphic Solutions Providers), participated on a panel last week that delved into the environmental impact of sustainable design

Heidelberg Hosts Live, Integrated Print Shop at Graph Expo 2008

Heidelberg is inviting attendees of Graph Expo 2008 to see the latest equipment, technologies and workflow solutions in a running, completely integrated “print shop” environment

Rohm and Haas to Showcase Technologies at Ink Conference

Specialty materials producer Rohm and Haas will exhibit two new technologies at the National Assn. of Printing Inks Mfrs. annual technical conference

AVT Announces 113% Six Month Revenue Increase

Advanced Vision Technology Ltd., (AVT), among the world’s leading suppliers of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing industry, has announced second quarter 2008 revenues

Heidelberg Wins GATF InterTech Award

Prinect Inpress Control, the inline color measuring system from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), was this year’s winner of the prestigious InterTech Award presented by the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)

Bobst Reports Successful Drupa Exhibition

Bobst Group Business Area Flexible Materials reported a successful Drupa 2008 exhibition in D├╝sseldorf, Germany

Sun Chemical Increases North American Prices of Specialty Inks

Sun Chemical’s Specialty Inks Group will increase prices by 6 to 10% on all products sold in North America, effective September 1, 2008

Rockwell Automation to Host 'Automation Fair'

Rockwell Automation will host “The Automation Fair,” from Nov. 18-20, 2008, at the Gaylord Opryland Complex, in Nashville, TN

Heidelberg Extends Closing Date for Eco Printing Award

Heidelberg has extended the closing date for the Heidelberg Eco Printing Award Award for the most sustainable printshop and the most innovative stand-alone solution

Gilbreth Packaging to Host Shrink Training Seminar at PackEXPO

Gilbreth Packaging, a pioneer in shrink sleeves for over 40 years, will host “Shrink Training 101,” an informational presentation on when, where and how to use shrink labels, at PackEXPO

Thirteen Printing Press Manufacturers to Exhibit at CPP

.A. Bruno LLC, organizers of CPP Expo Events announced that thirteen printing press manufacturers

First Canadian Installation of KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexo System

Autumn Graphics, a specialist in prepress production, plate production, and graphics management services, was the first in Canada to install the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System

Printed Specialties Receives FSC and SFI Certifications

Printed Specialties, Inc., a folding carton printer, has been awarded both the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certifications

Alcan Packaging Presents EHS Award to Neenah Technical Center

Alcan Packaging has selected its Neenah Technical Ctr. to receive the Gold 2008 Bonsai award, the company's annual competition that recognizes outstanding efforts in environment, health and safety (EHS) within the organization

International Paper Reports Higher Earnings, Packaging Profits Mixed

International Paper has reported preliminary second-quarter 2008 net earnings of $227 million, compared with net earnings of $133 million in the 2008 first quarter and $190 million the second quarter of 2007

PABS08 Conference Combats Intellectual Property Theft

PABS08, the Products and Authentication and Brand Security Conference

ITC Rules in Favor of Petition Against Woven Sacks Imports from China

US producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks recently won a victory against dumped and subsidized imports of these products from China

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