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Microwave Packaging Technology Tutorials

The Packaging Group offers two half-day tutorials on July 23–24 on “Understanding Microwave Packaging”

Sun Chemical Consulting Announces New Partners

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY | Sun Chemical announces three partnerships for its new Consulting Div. at Drupa

Martin Automatic, Labelmen Machinery Announce 'Relationship'

ROCKFORD, IL -- Martin Automatic, the world's leading manufacturer of automatic unwind, splicing, and rewinding technology for web fed presses, enters a licensing agreement with press manufacturer Labelmen Machinery Co. Ltd of Taiwan at Drupa 2008

Hologram Association Seeks Awards Nominees

Kingston-upon-Thames, UK | The International Hologram Mfrs. Assn.’s (IHMA) has announced a call for entries in the Excellence in Holography Awards, which will recognize outstanding industry achievement and go to organizations that have introduced the most innovative or commercially viable hologram product or technique over the year

Ahlstrom Announces Price Increases

HELSINKI, FINLAND | Ahlstrom, a global supplier of high-performance, fiber-based materials, has announced price increases for Coated Specialties and Industrial Papers (flexible packaging, metalizing, office and graphic papers), as a result of the continuous rise of raw materials and energy costs, most of which it says continued to increase

Live Interviews with Viscosity Experts Available Online

MIDDLEBORO, MA| Brookfield Engineering has debuted, a free informational website and resource dedicated to professionals in the viscosity and texture analysis marketplace

Thung Hua Sinn Group Purchases Speedmaster XL 75 at Drupa

THAILAND, BANGKOK | The Thung Hua Sinn Group finalized the purchased of a Speedmaster XL 75 from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG at Drupa 2008

TAPPI's 2008 PLACE Conference Opens Registration

NORCROSS, GA| The 2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference (Polymers, Laminations, Adhesives, Coatings and Extrusions) will be held September 14-17, 2008, in Portsmouth, VA, showcasing innovations in materials, equipment, and processes in the flexible packaging and converting industry

Judges Announced For 2008 IMDA Awards

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has announced its panel of judges for the 2008 IMDA Awards Competition

Howard Vreeland, Sr., Dies at 87

BRYAN, OH | Howard B. Vreeland Sr., owner and chairman emeritus of the board of directors for Anderson-Vreeland Co. , died Friday, June 13, 2008, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Ctr., in Bryan, OH, where he had been a patient for the past two days. He was 87

Kodak's Graphic Communications Group Debuts New Products at Drupa 2008

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY| Kodak's Graphic Communications Group's first Drupa appearance featured a broad range of integrated solutions

Heidelberg Sees Drupa as an Opportunity - Maria Manns

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY | Of the more than 400,000 visitors who were looking to take something away from Drupa 2008, one industry veteran brought something special to it

Educational Sessions to Enhance 2009 IADD/FSEA Odyssey Exhibit

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL | Changes in scheduling for the 2009 IADD/FSEA Odyssey, to be held May 6-9, 2009, in Atlanta, GA, will afford attendees and exhibitors alike the opportunity to experience a wide variety of classroom and TechShop™ educational sessions, with even more time to gather valuable information on industry trends in the Exhibition Hall

Updated Anilox Scoring Prevention Guide

CHARLOTTE, NC | Harper Corp. of America has published the fourth edition of its “Anilox Scoring Prevention Guide.”

NineSigma Accepting Proposals for 'Flexible Chambers' Project

CLEVELAND, OH | NineSigma, Inc., a provider of open innovation (OI) solutions, recently introduced its new Request for Solution (RFS) service, which brings together “innovation seekers”

Bobst Group Displays Range of Equipment at Drupa

LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Bobst Group Business Area Flexible Materials unveils “The Next Generation of Solutions for Flexible Packaging & Flexible Materials” at Drupa 2008

Flint Group To Debut Innovations at Drupa 2008

LUXEMBOURG, Germany | Flint Group is presenting its latest innovations in printing plates, sleeve systems, inks and pressroom chemicals, printing blankets, and sleeves in two stands at Drupa 2008

In-Mold Decorating Assn. Extends Awards Competition Deadline

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has extended the deadline for submitting entries to the 2008 IMDA Awards Competition to Monday, June 30, 2008

Conference on Web Handling Calls For Papers

STILLWATER, OK | The Web Handling Research Center at Oklahoma State Univ

Omet Sells First Press in Iceland

LEECO, Italy | Omet has announced the sale of a new X-Flex line to PMT, one of the leading label printing companies in Iceland

Linoprint Modular Drop-on-Demand System Debuts at Interpack

HEIDELBERG, Germany | Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has introduced Linoprint, a new Drop-on-Demand technology for the individual decorating and marking of folding boxes, labels, and blister packs

Data Sheet for Circuit Board Digital Interface

The Montalvo Corp. is offering a free data sheet for its new digital interface, the MDI-1, for its CB-64 circuit board

Suppliers Combine to Present "UV Flexo for Food Packaging" Project at Drupa 2008

GIDUE, IST Metz, Air Liquide, Softal, and Sun Chemical will team up to present what they say is the first turnkey UV flexo printing solution specifically designed

Popular PIA/GATFPress Title On Production Maintenance Receives Update

PITTSBURG, PA | PIA/GATFPress has released the latest edition of Total Production Maintenance: A Guide for the Printing Industry, “in order to help printers realize their full potential,” according to the association

Keating North America Receives Top Supplier Award

HARTSVILLE, SC | Sonoco, among the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced that Philip Morris USA has named its Keating North America unit a 2007 Supplier of the Year for Excellence in Innovation

T S Converting Equipment/Elite Cameron Launches Website

SOMERSET, UK | T S Converting Equipment Ltd/Elite Cameron recently launched its new website,, which the company says will become the focal point for its sales, as the range and diversity of its equipment has increased dramatically over the last five years, the company states.

Chesapeake Plant First in China to Receive PS9000:2001 Certification for Printed Pharmaceutical Packaging

RICHMOND, VA | Chesapeake Corp.’s manufacturing plant in Kunshan, China, recently became the first facility in China to receive PS9000:2001 certification, according to the company

Montalvo Offers Free Data Sheet For Advanced Dancer Roller

GORHAM, ME | The Montalvo Corp. is offering a free data sheet for its new D-3400 dancer controller, which was developed to provide accurate, repeatable tension control for unwind applications that use dancer arm control systems.

MeadWestvaco Becomes MVW in Global Rebranding Inititiative

RICHMOND, VA | MeadWestvaco Corp. recently unveiled its new corporate identity as “MWV: How brands take shape.”

Zip-Pak's Website Reflects Global Market Focus

MANTENO, IL | Zip-Pak, a manufacturer of resealable packaging technology, has launched a new website to serve as a global resource for innovations and trends in resealable packaging at

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