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Hudson-Sharp Moves Brazil Operations

The assembly operations for Hudson-Sharp do Brasil will move to Hudson-Sharp's manufacturing headquarters in Green Bay, WI.

Nordmeccanica Installs Machines

Among the orders received for machinery, Nordmeccanica shipped orders to Nordenia USA, Winpak, Hood Packaging, Multifilm, ClearLam, PolyCello, Ultraflex, Flexstar, FlexoTransparent, Aladdin, and Classic Packaging.

Mark Andy Expands Label Capacity in Poland

Label converter Etiko installed one of the latest Mark Andy LP3000 flexo lines in its all-new production plant near Szczecin, on Poland’s Northwest border with Germany.

Fluorotelomer Products Meet EPA Commitments

DuPont has commercialized a patented manufacturing process to remove greater than 97% of trace levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its homologues and direct precursors from its fluorotelomer products.

CD Shows How to Improve Sheeter Unwinds

A new CD, from the Montalvo Corp., shows unwind stand owners and operators how web control operations can be improved and offers solutions to increase productivity, safety, and profitability.

Jeco Appoints Agent in Japan

Jeco Plastic Products has appointed Smart Vision Co. of Tokyo, Japan, as its agent for the Japanese market.

New Newsletter Issue Available

The latest issue of "the New Gum Gazette" from National Adhesives provides envelope manufacturers with information on several topics that can help improve envelope productivity and aesthetics.

AVT Experiences Growth in 2006

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) reports a successful 2006 with sales of $28.5 million, up 13.2% over 2005.

Covering All the Bases

Paper and foil converting plant installs latest dock seal technology, provides protection against potential loading dock seal fire hazards.

AWA Publishes P-S Outlook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published the North American Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Arts Film Market Outlook 2006.

EDI Receives Patent for Flat Die

Extrusion Dies Industries has been granted a patent for a flat die design that is said to reduce downtime for lip adjustment required with each product run, enhance gauge profiles, and yield a uniform layer structure in coextrusion.

RBP Chemical Opens Production Facility in India

RBP Chemical Technology has opened a production facility in suburban Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.

Flyer Describes Paper Laminating Adhesive

National Adhesives has published a flyer on 32-541A resin UC adhesive, a new high performance adhesive that reportedly can help paper laminators attain maximum line speeds and reduce adhesive usage and production costs.

Acquisition Pricing is at Record, but Unsustainable, Levels

Acquisition pricing for middle market deals (those with a transaction price between $2-$250 million) is currently at a record level. The last time the middle market saw deal pricing anywhere near this level was in the middle-1980s. The current pricing level is not sustainable. When it ends, it is unlikely that we will see deal pricing at this level probably for at least 20 years.

GMG Sales Rise 40% in 2006

GMG has boosted its sales by 40% compared to 2005, a year, like 2004, in which sales had already risen by more than 50% compared to the previous year.

United Graphic Systems Expands ADAST Sales and Service

United Graphic Systems has expanded its territory to become the exclusive ADAST Factory Direct Dealer for the Eastern USA.

Online Adhesive Solutions Center Supports Flex-Pack Users

Rohm and Haas will offer an online resource for the flexible packaging industry that discusses adhesive facts, recommends proper uses, and highlights performance benefits.

EMAF Releases Study

The Envelope Manufacturers Assn. Foundation for Paper-Based Communications has released a new study, titled, "2006-2008 Global Postal Trends and New Market Opportunities for Envelope Manufacturers."

Flint Group Increases Prices

Flint Group's North American Packaging and Sheetfed Div. has increased prices on all packaging and commercial inks.

Motionworks Receives Montalvo Sales Award

Nick Herman of Montionworks received a 24-year service award from Montalvo Corp.

The ABCs of In-Mold Labeling

RBS Technologies will hold it's yearly in-mold labeling seminar March 22, 2007, at the Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center in Skokie, IL.

Blanchard Distributes Dalim Software

Blanchard Systems has been appointed master distributor for Dalim Software products in North America, supporting a network of resellers in the United States and Canada.

CRG Consolidates

The Channeled Resources Group has consolidated all its businesses into one entity, the Channeled Resources Group (CRG) of Chicago.

E-Mail Alerts for ICC Profile Changes

Matik New Gietz Distributor

Gietz has appointed Matik North America as the exclusive distributor in North America for its Swiss-made line of sheetfed and web foil stamping machines.

Loparex Adds Capacity

Loparex announces several capital investments to add paper coating and film blowing capacity, and to streamline operations within North America.

Europe is Getting Ready for ICE

With two months to go, new companies still are signing up to exhibit at ICE 2007 March 27-29 in Munich.

New Online Home for T.J. Walker & Assoc.

New Online Parts Store

The Extrusion Systems Group of Davis-Standard has opened an online parts store located at

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