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FPA Releases Agendas for the 2007 Safety Conference & Environmental Summit

The Flexible Packaging Assn.'s annual Safety Conference and Environmental Summit will be held at the Trade Winds Resort in St. Petersburg Beach, FL, January 24-26, 2007. These key FPA events include interactive presentations from industry and government agency officials focusing on regulatory, safety and environmental issues, and topics of importance to the flexible packaging industry.

Supply Chain Conference

LogiCon, taking place March 5-8, 2007, in Las Vegas, will provide up-to-date supply chain information.

Luxury Packaging Study

According to a new study from Intertech-Pira, demand for luxury products is growing, leading to fast growth in this packaging sector.

AWA Publishes 2006 Labeling Market Study

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published an expanded, updated edition of its "Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook."

MOCON Wins Technology Innovation Award

MOCON was honored with a Tekne Award, given to the best and brightest technology innovators in Minnesota.

acpo Receives ISO Recertification

acpo has received a Certificate of Registration, Certificate Number QEC15615, for complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 quality management systems.

Alco Publishes New Brochure

Alco Chemical has published a new brochure containing information about the company's patented Alcogum rheology modifiers.

Video Blog

Maxcess Intl.'s Web site has a video log with footage from the recent Pack Expo show.

Winter, Bell Company Awarded Patriot Certificate

Winter, Bell Company, a paper and packaging specialty company, recently was awarded the prestigious “My Boss is a Patriot” certificate of appreciation by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Curwood Earns Hormel Foods' No. 1 Award

Curwood has earned Hormel Foods' No. 1 Award for performance excellence from 2001 through 2005.

AVT Announces Q3 Results

Advanced Vision Technology announced sales for Q3 200 of $7.2 million, 15% above the same period in 2005, and up 3% over Q2 2006.

EMA Foundation Leader to Speak at National Postal Forum

The EMA Foundation for Paper-Based Communications (EMAF) has secured a session at the 2007 National Postal Forum in Washingon, DC, in March. Hugh Mahler, vice chairman of EMAF and president of Wolf Envelope Co. will give a presentation titled, “Open for Business With a Personal Touch: An Innovative Envelope Awareness Initiative."

Packaging Legislation and Regulation Studies

Pira Intl. has released technology studies covering three key aspects of packaging legislation, helping readers get up to speed with the latest requirements and regulatory developments, as well as prompting ways in which to be prepared for future changes.

Webconvert Receives Montalvo Sales Award

Dirk Kroll of Webconvert has received a 26-year service award from the Montalvo Corp.

New Date for Pharmintech 2007

Pharmintech 2007, an exhibition for the pharmaceutical, personal care, and nutraceutical industry in Europe, will take place June 12-14, 2007, in Bologna, Italy.

Interactive CDs from Bayer Films

Bayer Films Americas has released two new interactive CDs featuring its offering of Makrofol and Bayfol polycarbonate blend film products.

DataLase Wins UK Packaging Award

DataLase has won the "Highly Commended" award for CASEMARK, its alternative to print-and-apply labels, at the UK Packaging Awards.

Flexography Awards Competition Calls for Entries

The Flexography Technical Assn.'s (FTA) 2007 Excellence in Flexography Awards will showcase this year's best of the best in flexographic printing. Entries must be received by Friday, January 19, 2007.

Pace Named as a Green Company

Pace Industries, a plastic extrusion specialist, has been designated as a green power company by the Wisconsin Public Power Inc. (WPPI).

P-S Label Report

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published a new edition of its market report on the North American pressure-sensitive graphic arts market.

Snack Food Packaging Demand to Reach $5.6 Billion in 2010

According to a new study by The Freedonia Group, U.S. demand for snack food packaging is projected to advance 3.7% per year to $5.6 billion in 2010.

Unwind Tension Controller

Montalvos X-3400 unwind tension controller optimizes the combination of analog and digital features and reportedly provides accurate, readable tension control on all web processing machinery.

Mondi Shows Products at EMBALLAGE in Paris

Mondi Packaging will exhibit its product highlights and news at Salon de l'Emballage in Paris November 20-24, 2006.

Kodak Helps Packaging Printers Grow

Universal Laser Systems Expands Vienna Operating Office

Universal Laser Systems, manufacturer of computer-controlled CO2 laser engraving and cutting systems and air-cooled CO2 lasers, has just completed a major expansion of its Vienna operating office.

Anilox Roll Book Available

Joseph P. Trungale announced that he has obtained the last remaining inventory of the book titled "The Anilox Roll--Heart of the Flexo Press."

New Packaging Road Show

Lantech's Complete Package Tour will bring ideas in stretch wrapping, shrink wrapping, and case erecting to

Pallets are 'Worth-a-Look'

Jeco RFID-ready pallets received a "Worth-a-Look!" award at Graph Expo 2006.

Flexo Concepts Unveils New Logo and Brand Identity System

Flexo Concepts has unveiled a new corporate logo and brand identity system for its MicroClean dry media roll cleaning equipment and TruPoint plastic and composite doctor blades.

Wal-Mark Unveils Packaging Scorecard

Wal-Mart Stores released a packaging scorecard to continue its commitment of reducing packaging across its global supply chain by 5% by 2013. The company first announced this packaging initiative at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City in September 2006, but did not reveal the specific metrics until the keynote address at Pack Expo.

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