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AVT Posts Another Quarter of Growth

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) completed Q2 2007 with revenues of $8.06 million, up 15% over the same period in 2006 ($7.01 million).

NPE 2009 To Be Held in Chicago

Kodak Ant-Counterfeiting System Earns PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award

PIA/GATF awarded Kodak's Traceless anti-counterfeiting solution with its InterTech Technology Award, which recognizes excellence in innovative technology for the graphic communications industry.

JDF Experience at Drupa 2008

New DVD Set From Steve Coscia Improves Customer Service

A new DVD set to help printing industry professionals learn to differentiate themselves from the competiton includes two titles: "World Class Service" and "Customer Service Stress Relief," both created by Steve Coscia, customer service expert and author.

JDSU Introduces Color-Shifting Flake for Unique Color Differentiation

JDSU has introduced ChromaFlair ColorShift Glitter, a new color-shifting flake that gives paints, coatings, plastics, textiles, and packaging the ability to exhibit a wide range of hues when viewed from different angles.

InteliCoat Sells Electronic and Engineered Films Business Unit

InteliCoat Technologies has sold its Electronic and Engineered Films (EEF) business unit to Exopack Holding.

Artwork Systems and Esko Join Forces

Artwork Systems and Esko have reached an agreement where the two companies will combine their operations.

Harper Donates Equipment to High School Flexo Program

Harper Corp. of America had made a major equipment donation to Fort Mill High School's graphic communications department, which received a FlexSys press simulator and a Macintosh computer with monitor.

SPI Issues Call for White Papers For New Online Community

Industry professionals with plastics business or technical expertise are invited to submit white paper articles for posting at, the new online market and meeting place created by the Society of the Plastic Industry (SPI).

Jessup Launches New Web Site

Jessup Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of non-slip and photoluminescent technology, has launched a new Web site that provides customers with quick, convenient access to information about the company's complete range of products.

Food Packaging Solutions Conference

The PrintCity Project Group "Food Packaging" will present it latest best practice knowledge in "Food Packaging on Folding Carton" at the Design Once Output Many (DOOM) conference in Bari, Italy, September 27-29, 2007.

Schulz Purchases Comexi EB Machine

Schulz recently purchased a Comexi FW 1508 EB and held an open house to demonstrate its new capabilities.

KBA Holds 2nd Lenticular Seminar

KBA North America held its second comprehensive four-day seminar on lenticular printing and prepress work in early July 2007, bringing together the company's lenticular, printing, and marketing experts.

Corrosion Resistant Spray

Corrosion Stop is the B’laster Corp.'s water-resistant spray corrosion inhibitor/protectant that penetrates, resists water, displaces moisture, prevents further corrosion, creates a protective barrier, and simplifies future maintenance.

New Publication on Winding Machines

DEStech Publications, along with TAPPI Press, announces the publication of "Winding Machines: Mechanics and Measurement," a guide to how winding machines work and how wound rolls are formed.

The Future of Packaging in India

Intertech Pira's new market report, "The Future of Packaging in India," provides information on understanding the Indian packaging marketplace and the direction it's taking.

Kodak Promotes VDP with Educational DVD

Variable-data printing is the star of a new DVD sponsored by Kodak and aimed at educating marketers on the power of personalized print communications.

Caraustar's Recycling Plants Receive Safety Award

Caraustar Industries' Recovered Fiber Group's seven recyling plants were presented with the 2006 No Actual Lost Work Day Case Award in the Recycle Collection category at the Pulp & Paper Safety Assn.'s (PPSA) 64th Annual Safety & Health Conference.

Improve Induction Sealing Productivity

A new white paper from Enercon Industries explains the application variables packagers should look for when troubleshooting inconsistent induction sealing.

Parker SSD Upgrades TS8000 Touchscreen

Parker Hannifin SSD Drives Div. has introduced several new features and enhancements for the TS8000 line of programmable touchscreens.

PIA/GATF to Exhibit at Graph Expo 2007

PIA/GATF will be exhibiting at Graph Expo 2007, September 9-12, at McCormick Place South in Chicago, IL. Visit Grand 2 Booth in the lobby, next to registration.

Sealed Air Acquires Oxygen Scavenging Business

Sealed Air Corp. has acquired Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.'s oxygen scavenging (OS) business.

Papercone Makes Donation to EMA Foundation Environmental Initiative Fund

Papercone Corp. has made a $50,000 commitment to the Environmental Initiative Fund, recently established by the Envelope Manufacturers Assn. Foundation (EMAF) for Paper-Based Communications.

Labeling Markets South American Market Study & Sourcebook 2007

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released "Labeling Markets South American Market Study & Sourcebook 2007" market overview and opportunities for labelstock producers, material suppliers, and all companies involved in the product decoration and identification market.

10-Year Consumer Packaging Forecast

IntertechPira's new market report, "Ten-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Consumer Packaging," gives you information on new, emerging technologies that will eventually replace existing technology, including the top 25 likely advances in the next decade.

Intl. Trade Shows Exhibit at Pack Expo, Present Awards Competition

Messe Dusseldorf North America will participate in Pack Expo Las Vegas 2007 in order to promote three international trade fairs for the packaging industry: interpack PROCESSES and PACKAGING 2008, UPAKOVKA 2008, and BASILPCK 2008. interpack PROCESSES AND PACKAGING 2008 will see the launch the "iF packaging award."

World Pharmaceutical Packaging Demand

World pharmaceutical packaging demand is expected to increase 5.9% annually to over $34 billion in 2011, according to a study conducted by The Freedonia Group.

Sartomer Kicks Off 5th Annual Pro Football Experts Club

Registration now is open for the 5th annual Sartomer Co. Pro Football Experts Club. Each week participants predict the winners of 11 featured NFL football games with weekly and grand prizes awarded to top finishers.

ESI Launches New Web Site

ESI, manufacturer of electron beam (EB) and ultraviolet (UV) curing systems, has launched a new Web site,

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