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KBA North America Continues Growth in Large Sheetfed Market

Global press manufacturer KBA North America announces its continued strong growth in the large- and super-large sheetfed press market

SmartColour to Demonstrate Color Matching at FUSE 2008

NEW YORK, NY | Brand owners and designers visiting the SmartColour booth at FUSE 2008 will learn how they can select and match colors on a variety of substrates and maintain the same color in their designs that they view on the computer screen with the final packaged product on retailer shelves

Rohm and Haas To Exhibit Solvent Free Adhesives at Drupa

PHILADELPHIA, PA | Specialty Materials Company Rohm and Haas will present advanced, solvent-free laminating adhesives at Drupa 2008. These adhesives products are said to enhance environmental benefits and productivity for food packaging

Nordmeccanica to Demonstrate Laminator at Drupa

Nordmeccanica will be demonstrating its Super Duplex Compact, a machine designed for high quality and high performance lamination using 100% Solid Adhesives, at Drupa 2008

AIMCAL's Converting School to Host Upcoming Courses

The Converting School, which has been launched by the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) to provide productivity-enhancing educational opportunities for members of the converting industry, is hosting two upcoming courses in Philadelphia, PA.

Fujifilm's Emphasizes Digital 'Printing Solutions' at Spring Exhibitions

Fujifilm is revealing the impact of several recent acquisitions at several industry events this spring, where the company will showcase the individual and collaborative offerings of FUJIFILM Graphic Systems, FUJIFILM Sericol and FUJIFILM Dimatix

Flexo4all Partners to Exhibit at Drupa 2008

MILAN, ITALY | Flexo4all Partners will demonstrate its flexographic expertise at Drupa 2008 with print samples and production workflows

AWA Publishes Global Release Liner Review

MCLEAN, VA | AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published "Release Liner Markets Global Review 2008,"

Tekra Named Authorized Distributor For SABIC Innovative Plastics

Tekra Corp., a worldwide supplier of engineered plastic films, has become an authorized distributor for the polycarbonate film products of SABIC Innovative Plastics in the US and Canada

Dr. J. Keith Good to Keynote Applied Web Handling Conference

Web handling expert Dr. J. Keith Good will present the keynote address, “Winding Models: Using Science to Profit,” at the Applied Web Handling Conference

Gloucester Engineering Signs Record Labor Contract

Gloucester, MA | Gloucester Engineering Co. has announced the signing the longest labor contract term in the company’s history

W&H Offers Increased Output By Retrofitting Older Equipment

LINCOLN, RI | Converters in the flexible packaging sector have known Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) as a supplier of blown film extrusion lines and printing presses

Nordmeccanica to Demonstrate Laminator at Drupa

EDGEWOOD, NY | Nordmeccanica will be demonstrating its Super Duplex Compact, a machine designed for high quality and high performance lamination using 100% Solid Adhesives, at Drupa 2008

Fibermark Receives FSC Certification

Brattleboro, VT | FiberMark, a producer of specialty papers and fiber-based materials for a variety of applications, has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody certification

RadTech Expo & Conference Highlights UV & EB technology

BETHESDA, MD | The RadTech UV&EB Technology Expo & Conference, which will be held May 5-7, 2008, at the Lakeside Ctr. at McCormick Pl. in Chicago, IL, will feature more than 100 speakers and panel participants in 26 sessions over three days

UPM Raflatac opens $100-million US Facility

FLETCHER, NC | UPM Raflatac has opened its newest North American pressure-sensitive labelstock manufacturing facility in Dixon, IL, that will offer the company’s full product range of paper and film label products

AWA Publishes North American, European Market Studies

AMSTERDAM, THE NEATHERLANDS | AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published two new market studies

Sirit's INfinity 510 RFID Reader Receives China Certification

TORONTO, CANADA | Sirit Inc., a leading provider of RFID technology, has announced that its INfinity 510 UHF reader (IN510) has been certified to operate under China's latest radio regulations.

PIA/GATF's Established Comprehensive Center for Color Management

Pittsburgh, PA | The Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) has established the Center for Color Management

Fischer & Krecke to Introduce 10-Color CI Press at Drupa

BIELEFELD, Germany | Fischer & Krecke, which became fully integrated into Bobst Group on April 1, 2008, will introduce its 10-color FP 16S-10 CI press on the Bobst Group Stand at Drupa 2008

Dow Chemical Announces Paper/Paperboard Price Increase

MIDLAND, MI | The Dow Chemical Company has announced a $0.10/lb (dry) price increase for all styrene butadiene (S/B) latex products

AWA Publishes North American, European Market Studies

AMSTERDAM, THE NEATHERLANDS | AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published two new market studies: “Extrusion Coated Materials – North American Market Study 2008,” which provides full market segmentation of the extrusion coating market in North America

Maxcess Weeklong Training Event Can Be Accessed Online

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK | Maxcess Intl., a supplier of engineered components to the web handling industry, has launched its regional weeklong training event in Philadelphia with a record 45 attendees.

New Study on the Global Antioxidant Market

They may only be required in small amounts at any one time, but nevertheless they are absolutely necessary: Without antioxidants, many products would not last very long

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. Announces Call for Entries

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has announced a call for entries in its 2008 Awards Competition

Mohawk Wins Best of Show at ON DEMAND Conference

Cohoes, NY | Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. was awarded Best of Show in the “Innovations in Paper Usage and Substrates” category at the 2008 ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition

ColorCraft Receives Presidential Visit

WASHINGTON, DC | President George W. Bush recently toured ColorCraft of Virginia in Sterling, VA, and gave brief remarks during a March 26 visit touting the recently enacted economic stimulus package

New Study on the Global Antioxidant Market

They may only be required in small amounts at any one time, but nevertheless they are absolutely necessary: Without antioxidants, many products would not last very long

Cortegra Debuts Biometric Authentication Technology

Cortegra Group, a provider of packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, introduced a new brand authentication technology at Interphex 2008

BASF Increases Prices for Acrylic Monomers

BASF has announced an increase in prices for acrylic acid and acrylic esters (glacial acrylic acid; methyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, n-butyl acrylate, 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate), as far as existing contracts permit, effective April 1, 2008

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