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PowerID Announces Release of Smaller and Improved RFID Labels

PowerID Ltd., reportedly an industry leader in battery-assisted, passive (BAP) RFID technology, has introduced smaller, improved versions of its EPCglobal Class 1, Generation 2-compliant PowerG and PowerM BAP labels.

German Plastics Packaging Industry Profits 'Tense'

IK member companies judge the current economic situation as worse than three months ago, according to an IK economic poll for the second quarter of 2009.

Euroadhesiv Choose a Second HP Indigo Press

Euroadhesiv, after five years of experience printing high quality labels with an HP Indigo Press ws4500, has recently decided to install a second HP Indigo, the new HP Indigo Press ws6000.

Enercon Industries Partners to Advance Nonwoven Technology

Enercon Industries announces a partnership with the Inst. of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) that will combine each organization’s expertise to develop technology to advance the functionality of nonwovens and technical textiles.

Brookfield Offers Two Courses on Viscosity Test Methods

Brookfield, a leading supplier viscosity measurement and control equipment, offers two courses that provide users of Brookfield instrumentation with the hands-on knowledge to get the most out of their viscosity test methods.

ARC Intl., MarquipWardUnited Sign Development Agreement

ARC Intl. has announced the signing of a supply and development agreement which makes ARC Intl. the preferred supplier for all of the MarquipWardUnited anilox requirements and needs.

OMET Forms Partnership with Clemson's Sonoco Packaging Inst.

OMET S.r.l. of Lecco, Italy, has formed a partnership with Clemson Univ.'s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design and Graphics.

Italian Printing/Converting Machinery Industry Has Profitable 2008

The Italian printing and converting machinery industry reported a sales increase of 4% in 2008–boosted by an 8.4% increase in exports.

CMM Conference Program Focuses on Helping Converters Cope with Economy

With the theme of “Full Throttle Solutions for a Challenging Economy,” CMM Intl. has unveiled a comprehensive conference program to the converting industry.

Nordmeccanica Hosts Flexible Packaging Tech Conference

Nordmeccanica, recently hosted at its headquarters the company’s first International Technical Conference on “Flexible Packaging: Energy Saving; Environmental Impact; Food Safety.”

Jen-Coat Sells Tekkote Div.

Jen-Coat, Inc., has finalized the sale of the Tekkote Div. to an investor group lead by Larry Goldman, VP and general manager of the division since 1999.

IMDA Accepting Entries for Annual Awards Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. is now accepting entries for its Third Annual Awards Competition, recognizing the industry's best in-mold labeled packaging and in-mold decorated durable products.

FFTA Registration Numbers Up, Even in Down Economy

Registrations for FFTA’s Annual Forum are slightly higher as compared to this time last year

AIMCAL Course Teaches Solution Preparation, Mixing

AIMCAL‘s Converting School will hold a course on “Solution Preparation and Mixing” from April 21-24, 2009, in Dallas, TX.

AIMCAL Pavillion Returns to CMM Intl. 2009

AIMCAL (Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators) and CMM have announced the return of the AIMCAL Pavillion at CMM Intl. 2009.

FTA Environmental Excellence Awards Recognize Four Companies

Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)has recognized four companies–Lauterbach Group, Coating Excellence International, AllpakTrojan, and Creative Labels–through the ninth Annual FTA Environmental Excellence Award program.

International Conference Slated for Sleeve Labels

The International Sleeve Label Conference 2009 will provide delegates with a review of the global and regional markets by sleeve label materials and end uses.

Housing Available For CPP Expo 2009

Housing is now open for CPP/PACK/PROCESS EXPO 2009, to be held October 5-7, 2009, at the Las Vegas Convention Ctr.

Mark Andy Partners with Harper, Expands Aftermarket Program

Global anilox supplier Harper Corp. of America announces that Mark Andy Inc., will now carry Harper’s Platinum anilox rolls as its anilox product for MAX, the company’s aftermarket service and support program

MEGTEC Systems Purchases Ross Air Systems' Intellectual Property

MEGTEC Systems has announced the purchase of the Intellectual Property of the former Ross Air Systems Inc.

Celplast Metallized Products, Davis-Standard Host One-Day Course

Celplast Metallized Products, in cooperation with Davis-Standard, LLC, recently hosted a one-day course called “Challenges of Web Handling and Winding” for 15 companies and over 60 attendees.

AIMCAL Honors Technology of the Year, Institutes Sustainability Competition

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators announced winners of its annual Technology of the Year Award and its new Sustainability Competition at its March 22 annual management meeting

Metallized & Vacuum Coated Products Are Credited for Excellence in the AIMCAL Competition

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators bestowed this year’s top Metallized Product of the Year Award,to Graphic Packaging Intl.

Webinar To Detail Oxidizer Cost Reduction Strategies

Anguil Environmental Systems and the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators team up to address how the initial capital cost of an oxidizer can be rapidly eclipsed by continued operating expenses if careful attention is not periodically given to the system.

Mondi Launches New Website Section

Mondi has today launched a new customer-focused section on its global web site,

Global Packaging Alliance Holds Annual Meeting in the Americas

The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) held its annual meeting in the US and Mexico during the week of January 19, 2009.

Baldwin Technology, Nordson UV Enter into Private Label Agreements

Baldwin Technology and Nordson UV have strengthened their relationship by entering into Private Label Supplier agreements to cover Japan, Korea, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and France

CPP EXPO Las Vegas Relocates in Vegas Convention Center

H.A. Bruno LLC, the organizers of CPP EXPO Las Vegas, will once again co-locate with PACK EXPO Las Vegas and PROCESS EXPO at the Las Vegas Convention Ctr. (LVCC) October 5-7, 2009.

TLMI Members Win World Label Awards

Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI)has announced that eight of the association’s label-converter members have won first-place and/or honorable mention awards in the World Label Assn. Awards Competition

Pregis Forms Fabricator Council

Pregis Corp., a supplier of protective, flexible, and foodservice packaging, has formed the Pregis Fabricator Council (PFC) to help bring new engineered protective packaging solutions to end-use customers.

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