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Harper Announces New Agent in Brazil

Harper Corp. of America has chosen Uniplastic Ind e Com of Brazil to be the exclusive agent for Harper anilox products in Brazil.

IMDA Awards Deadline Extended

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has extended the deadline for submitting entries to the 2007 IMDA Awards Competition to Thursday, July 12, 2007.

Yupo Celebrates 10 Years

Yupo Corp. America celebrated 10 years of success in North and South America with a special "Creating Perfect Harmonies" event at the Glenn Hotel in Atlanta, GA.

Successful Premiere Staging of Pack Print Intl.

The premiere staging of Pack Print Intl. 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand, achieved its objective to become a forum for the region's packaging and printing sectors.

Teknek Launches Several New Products

Teknek recently developed products for the flat panel display market that made their debut at Finetech.

Amerikal Responds to Demand for Genesis Pressroom Chemistry

To meet growing demand for Genesis pressroom chemistry, Amerikal Products Corp. recently completed significant enhancements to its manufacturing facility.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Study

"Pharmaceutical Packaging" is a global study of the pharmaceutical packaging industry from Allied Development Corp. This 448-page study examines the markets, technologies, and opportunities in pharmaceutical packaging around the world.

Farnell Installs W&H Press

Windmoeller & Hoelscher has sold a 52-inch, eight-color Primaflex CM printing press to Farnell Packaging.

Oriented Films for Flexible Packaging and Labels Study

"Oriented Films for Flexible Packaging and Labels" is a global study of oriented films for the flexible packaging and label industries. It examines markets, technologies, and opportunities for oriented films.

Tapemark Launches New Site

Tapemark has launched its new Web site,

Flexo Press for EB WetFlex Launched in Germany

UV-Flex GmbH held an open house event on April 18-19 to feature Fischer & Krecke's first CI flexo press designed to use Sun Chemical's EB curable WetFlex ink technology.

Judges Announced for IMDA Awards

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. announced its panel of judges for the 2007 IMDA Awards Competition: Clare Goldsberry, Ron Romanik, and PFFC's own Yolanda Simonsis.

AIMCAL Holds Summer School

Now in its 9th year, AIMCAL's Summer School assembles consultants and educators for four days of focused technical sessions. This year's schools will be held in Minneapolis, MN, August 6-9 and New Delhi, India, August 20-21.

AWA Publishes Vacuum Coated Papers & Films Sourcebook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published its "Vacuum Coated Papers & Films World Sourcebook 2007," a global market overview and opportunities for vacuum coated materials producers, material suppliers, and users.

Meadwestvaco Answers Call for Sustainable Packaging

Meadwestvaco Corp. has announced the findings of an independent comparative analysis between its tear-resistant, paberboard-based Natralock packaging solution and the traditional PVC clamshell package.

Rogers Highlights FLEXcon Tape

FLEXcon announces the addition of three of its adhesive tapes to Rogers Corp.'s "General Adhesives Applications Guide" and on the Rogers' Web site.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Diamond Packaging Earns Paperboard Packaging Awards

Diamond Packaging has earned four awards in the 64th Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).

Medprint 2007 a Success

Medprint 2007, the fourth edition of the exhibition of technologies for the Mediterranean printing, publishing, and paper converting industries, debuted at the new Fiera di Roma with over 10,000 market players visiting the two exhibiting pavilions over the four-day event.

ESI Increases Manufacturing Capacity

To meet the high demand for the EZCure low-voltage Electron Beam (EB) systems, ESI has increased its manufacturing capacity by adding manufacturing personnel and assembly bays.

Sonoco Launches Tube and Core E-Commerce Site

Sonoco has launched the first Web site in the tube and core industry to offer a fully integrated, automated order processing system.

First Annual IMDA Awards

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. is calling for entries for its First Annual Awards Competition, due July 2, 2007.

Blackstone Group Acquires Klockner Group

An affiliate of the Blackstone Group has signed a contract to acquire the Klockner Pentaplast Group and all its holdings from Cinven and JPMorganPartners.

Remove Reel Bands Without Damaging Stock

The Duckbill Roll Stock Stripper is used to remove the reel band protecting the substrate you're converting or printing. It also can be used to clean up a butt roll by safely stripping off only the unusable plies of surface stock.

Beth Hayes Joins Harper

Harper Corp. of America has added Beth Hayes to its customer service department.

AIMCAL's Technology/Innovation Winners at CMM 2007

Here are the winners for AIMCAL's New Technology/Innovation session in the AIMCAL Theatre. These will run daily from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the CMM 2007 show.

IMDA to Hold Awards Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Assn.'s (IMDA) First Annual Awards Competition will recognize the industry’s best in-mold labeled packaging and in-mold decorated durable products.

Free CMM Passes Available

Free passes to CMM 2007 now are available. Visit the online registration form at:

CMM Press Conference Invitation

There will be a press conference at 3:00 p.m. on June 6th at CMM, where the new book, "Common Sense Flexography: A user's guide to improved pressroom productivity," will be launched officially. Meet the author and the artist behind this unique work from PIA/GATF Press.

Phoenix Challenge Crowns 2007 Winners

The team of Allan Tran and Tim Govey of Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, broke all records at the 10th Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition with the Challenge’s highest score with 475 points.

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