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Folding Technique Training

Heidelberg will host training classes on basic and advanced folding techniques this February at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park, MN

Basics of In-Mold Labeling

A seminar on the ABCs of In-Mold Labeling (IML) is slated for March 27, 2008, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Ctr. in Skokie (Chicago), IL

Tidland Expands New Hampshire Facility

Tidland Corp. has completed a 54% expansion of its manufacturing facility in Keene, NH, to improve efficiency and reduce delivery times for winding products

National Adhesives Raises Adhesive Prices

National Adhesives, a business unit of National Starch and Chemical Co., is implementing a price increase in North America on all its liquid and hot melt adhesives, effective January 2, 2008

Dow Increases Prices on Polyglycols

Dow Chemical Co. announces that its Polyglycols and Surfactants business has increased the North American off-list prices

RotoMetics Celebrates 50 Years

This year, RotoMetrics celebrates its 50th anniversary in business

Wausau Opens New Facility

Pressure-sensitive label products and coating technologies manufacturer Wausau Coated Products has opened a new facility in Southern California.

AIMCAL Launches New Converting School

Converting School has been launched by the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) to provide productivity enhancing educational opportunities for members of the converting industry.

Speakers Needed for CMM 2009

CMM International 2009 has issued a Call for Papers and the show's organizers are encouraging anyone who has an interesting topic related to converting to submit their ideas for consideration as part of the conference program.

10-Color Vacuum Bags

Alcan Packaging's proprietary vacuum pack printing features vibrancy, clarity, quality, and the ability to print 10 colors on front and back.

P-S Acrylic Adhesive

FLEXcon has introduced the FLEXmount V-326 permanent pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive, designed to bond to a variety of substrates in high temperature assembly applications in various industries.

Dust Removal for Slitter Section

Maxson Automatic Machinery Co. has developed a vacuum system for its sheeter that removes dust at the slitters for cleaner sheeted stock and minimized dust related defects (hickies) at the press.

Custom Coating Solutions

Nukote’s new pilot coating line provides a platform for developing solutions and optimizing product performance for commercial use. The line can accommodate solvent, aqueous, and hot-melt coatings using slot die, wire rod, gravure, or reverse roll coating methods.

FTA Calls for Excellence in Flexography Submissions

Alcan Packaging Wins Right Workplace Award

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Right Management Consultants announce that Alcan Packaging Food Americas has won the 2007 Right Workplace Award

FFTA's 2008 INFO*FLEX Exhibition is 75% Sold

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FFTA) 2008 INFO*FLEX Exhibition is already 75 percent sold. More than 135 companies have contracted

Drupa Innovation Parc Presented by HP 2008

Messe D├╝sseldorf has significantly expanded the showcase and concept of the drupa innovation parc (dip) presented by HP for the 2008 show

Reduce Energy Costs with Effective Air Storage

Kaeser Compressors has released the redesigned Kaeser Flow Controller (KFC) to create more effective storage

2007 PIA/GATF Color Management Conference

Bobst InTouch Exceeds $25 Million in Sales

Ink Control System Literature Available in Spanish

Gear Up for Converters Expo 2008

Yupo Launches Web Site

Yupo Corp. of America has launched a new Web site that offers design tips, application insights, technical resources, and printing recommendations.

FTA Seeks Entries for Excellence in Flexography Awards

The Flexographic Technical Assn. invites printers, converters, prepress providers, suppliers, graphic designers, or students to submit their best print samples for judging in the annual Excellence in Flexography awards competition. Deadline is January 11, 2008.

Spear Opens Facility in South Africa

Spear has begun operations at its new facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The 5,500-sq.-m. facility will produce pressure-sensitive, cut-stack, and OPP wrap labels.

Profits and Revenue Grow at AVT

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) completed Q3 2007 with revenue of $8.2 million, up 13% compared to the same period in 2006 ($7.2 million). Revenues for the nine months to September 30 totaled $24.1 million, up 14.4% over the same period in 2006 ($21.1 million).

Montalvo Offers Data Sheet for U-Series Load Cell

Montalvo Corp. offers a free data sheet about its newly-redesigned U-Series load cell, designed to replace the company's UPB Series but with a lower profile.

2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference Calls for Papers

TAPPI invites all industry professionals to participate in the 2008 PLACE Conference Technical Program, September 14-17, 2008 in Portsmouth, VA. Individuals interested in presenting at the conference should submit an abstract or technical paper online before January 25, 2008. Opportunities are available for individual papers, panel discussions, tutorial, and workshop sessions.

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