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MarquipWardUnited Wins Control Design 2006 Innovation Award

MarquipWardUnited has won the Control Design 2006 Innovator Award for its use of PC-based controls on its dual rotary knife sheeter.

SSCC Packaging Plants Receive AIB Certification

CPP Expo is Right Around the Corner

CPP EXPO is partnering with Pack Expo and Process Expo, taking place October 29-November 2, 2006 at Chicago's McCormick Place. One thousand attendees already have pre-registered.

Dow Increases Prices

The Dow Chemical Co. announced a $0.07 per lb. price increase across North America for all polyethylene resins.

AVT Announces Q2 Results

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) announces sales for Q2 2006 of US$ 7.0 million, 13% above same period in 2005, and up 3% over Q1 2006.

Smurfit-Stone Consolidates

Smurfit-Stone has announced the management consolidation of its Bedford Park and Hanover Park, IL, sheet feeder plants into Innovative Packaging, the company's sheet feeder facility located in Milwaukee, WI.

Senate Passes Natural Gas Legislation

Presstek Appoints Senior VP of Operations

Presstek has appointed William C. Keller as VP of operations, where he will be responsible for the company's manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, and customer support organizations.

United Dividers Selects Advantzware Software

United Dividers has selected the Advanced Software windows based packaging software system that automates all plant and office aspects of a corrugated box or folding carton box plant.

Maxson Offers Remote Diagnostics

Maxson Automatic Machinery has upgraded its product offerings to include both Ethernet and serial ports that allow remote diagnosis of drive, logic control, operator interface, and safety faults.

Toray Introduces New Printable Lidding Film

Draabe Displays Humidification Systems at Graph Expo

DRAABE will bring a full display of its humidification and water treatment systems to Graph Expo 2006, October 16-18, 2006, at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Artwork Systems Shows Products at Labelexpo 2006

Artwork Systems will show its expanded product line for label and packaging markets at the upcoming Labelexpo Americas 2006, September 11-14, 2006, at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Print Solutions Expo Features Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich will be a featured speaker at the Document Management Industries Association (DMIA) Print Solutions 2006 Expo, Oct. 4-5, 2006, in Rosemont, IL.

New Resources for Training Sheetfed Press Operators

Sheetfed Offset Press Training Curriculum.

Easypak Unveils Latest Pallet Wrapper

Easypak has launched its Easypak 200 pallet wrapper, offering a powered carriage, PLC controls, and many other features. (

Ciba Acquires MetalFX

Ciba Specialty Chemicals has acquired a majority share in MetalFX Technology. The MetalFX concept will extend Ciba Color Services overall management system for accurate color reproduction.

HumanEyes 3D Unveils PrintPro 2.0

Midwest Fibre Installs Folder/Gluer

Midwest Fibre Products has installed a Signature Premier folder/gluer from American Intl. Machinery.

Paper Hall of Fame Announces Keynote Speaker at Induction

Sean Erwin, chairman of the board of directors, president, and CEO of Neenah Paper, will deliver the keynote presentation at the Paper Industry Intl. Hall of Fame's 12th annual induction ceremony on September 28, 2006, at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, WI.

M-Real Introduces Flex-Pack Paper for Rotogravure

M-Real has introduced Simcastor Flex, a versatile paper for flexible packaging developed for rotogravure printing. The Simcastor product family is a one-side coated, supercalendared, bleached kraft paper. (

Suppliers Host Gala at Corrugated Conference

The annual Corrugated Packaging Div. Supplier's Gala will be held September 13, 2006, in Cincinnati, OH, in the Jr. Ballroom at the Duke Energy Center, immediately following the 2006 CorrExpo exhibit and trade fair.

Asian Tissue Industry to Meet in November

The Tissue World Asia 2006 Exhibition and Conference will take place November 15-17, 2006, at the INTEX Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China.

THK Celebrates 25 Years

THK America will celebrate 25 years of successful business operations in North America.

ICE UK Kicks Off with a Positive Result

ICE UK debuted June 13-14, 2006, to 330 attendees.

MultiLayer Coating Acquires Polaroid Assets

The Watermill Group of Waltham, MA, announces the formation of MultiLayer Coating Technologies (MCT) in conjunction with its acquisition of the technology and assets of Polaroid's contract coating business.

CPP Nearly Sold Out

The original space allocated for CPP Expo is near 100% occupation with the anticipation of selling out soon.

PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competion

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. (

IADD Opens Online Marketplace for Use Equipment

The Intl. Assn. of Diecutting and Diemaking has launched IADD Marketplace, an online portal to buy and sell used or surplus converting equipment and supplies.

Appleton Introduces New Security Product Guide

Appleton has released a new DocuCheck Security Papers product guide that includes a simple test to help calculate five levels of risk exposure for checks and value-bearing documents such as coupons and certificates.

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