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Jacob Flexographic Services to Represent Flexo Concepts

Flexo Concepts has selected Jacob Flexographic Services to represent the company's full line of products in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

AMT Opens New Office

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has opened a new regional office in San Antonio, TX.

Fujifilm Performs at Highest Levels at IPA Color Proofing RoundUP

Fujifilm's FinalProof GxT digital halftone proofing device ranked in the highest categories at the recent IPA Color Proofing RoundUP, held June 6-8 during the 2006 IPA Technical Conference.

Plastisoft Ranked as One of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

Plastisoft Corp., a provider of ERP solutions designed for the plastics flexible packaging industry, was named one of Canada's fastest growing companies.

Zip-Pak Exhibits at Pack Expo

Visitors to PACK EXPO Intl. 2006 can view Zip-Pak’s latest advancements in resealable technology and innovative applications at booth S-1214.

Inline P-S Label Printing Reduces Costs

Degussa Silicone RC silicones enable inline silconizing, adhesive coating, and laminate production of pressure-sensitive adhesives.

Dow to Close Plant

The Dow Chemical Company has announced its decision to close its polystyrene (PS) production facility in Ontario, Canada, at the end of 2006.

DRAABE Exhibits at Graph Expo

DRAABE will bring a full display of its humidification and water treatment systems to booth 3448.

Asian Release Liner Market Study

The new and expanded "Asian Release Liner Market Outlook" from AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., represents an up-to-the-minute assessment on the subject.

All in Print China Welcomed 50,000 Visitors

At the recent staging of All in Print China 2006, China Intl. Exhibition for All Printing Technology and Equipment, 671 exhibitors from 26 countries showcased their latest innovations and products for the printing industry to 50,000 trade visitors from 76 nations.

New Book on Coating and Drying Defects

"Coating and Drying Defects: Troubleshooting Operating Problems, 2nd ed.," by Edgar B. Gutoff and Edward D. Cohen, provides manufacturing and quality control personnel, equipment operators and supervisors, and plant engineers and scientists with the full complement of proven tools and techniques for detecting, defining, and eliminating coating defects and operating problems, and for ensuring they do not recur.

Laminations Revamps Web Site and Launches E-Newsletter

Laminations has revamped its Web site,, and launched e-Solutions, an e-newsletter to supplement the company's bi-annual printed newsletter.

Heidelberg Shows at Graph Expo

Heidelberg will help printers "Connect for Success" at the 2006 Graph Expo October 15-18, 2006, in Chicago's McCormick Place.

Esko Receives InterTech Award

Esko's WebCenter has received a 2006 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award.

Ghent PDF Workgroup Holds Summit in Brussels

The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) held its quarterly summit in July to report and further progress its work to advance PDF standards for easy creation, processing, and international, intra-company exchange of graphic arts files for numerous applications.

EMA Launches Online Resource Library

The Envelope Mfrs. Assn. Foundation for Paper-Based Communications has launched an online resources library, citing research, statistics, articles, and more that are related to its industry awareness campaign, "Open for Business With a Personal Touch."

Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging Symposium

Innoplast Solutions presents "Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging," to be held October 30-31, 2006, in Chicago.

AWA Releases Global Wine Label Market

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. published its first report on the global wine label market in 2002, and recently it published the 2006 edition, which provides an updated understanding of the wine label market, describing trends in volume growth and materials technology by region, and identifying the main drivers for these trends.

Harper Graphics Welcomes New Team Members

Martin Heidemann and Daniel Yjord have joined Harper Graphics as customer service specialist and technical solutions specialist, respectively.

PIA/GATF and Kodak Release Results of Seminar Series

A series of eight PIA/GATF, sponsored by Kodak, seminars this summer discussed the importance of communicating the demands of printing early in the design phase. The content is available in a book from

Maxcess Launches Online Video Log

Maxcess Intl. has launched an online video log for customers who were unable to attend the Labelexpo show earlier this month. Content will include technology, interviews, and equipment demonstrations.

Excelsior Achieves Record Print Speed

Rhodia Polyamide Increases Prices

Rhodia Polyamide has increased prices for its Nylon Salt intermediates.

EMA Clarifies Statement Made on the Future of the #10 Envelope

Envelope Mfrs. Assn. (EMA) Postal Affairs Committee chairman John Schlich was quoted as saying the position of the window in a #10 envelope would be changed, effective January 1, 2007. EMA president and CEO Maynard Benjamin clarifies this statement.

Diamond Packaging Recognized in Gold Ink Awards Competition

Diamond Packaging earned a Bronze Award in the 19th Annual gold Ink Awards Competition for the Redken "Color Gels" point-of-purchase display.

MEGTEC Opens Office in Asia

In June, MEGTEC Systems Shanghai opened a new manufacturing and office building in Shanghai. Including the land, this facility is 10 times larger than the previous facility.

Unified Workflow Roadshow Heads to Toronto

Kodak’s Unified Workflow Roadshow will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2006, in Toronto, Canada.

Dow Increases Prices of Latex Products

Dow Paper Latex business has increased prices of hollow plastic pigment, solid plastic pigment, styrene/butadiene latex, and styrene/acrylate latex products sold into the paper industry in the U.S. and Canada.

Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging Symposium

Innoplast Solutions presents "Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging," to be held October 30-31, 2006, in Chicago.

W&H In-House Expo Highlights Numerous Innovations

From October 10-12, 2006, Windmoeller & Hoelscher will hold an in-house Expo at its Lengerich, Germany, headquarters. It will feature the company's latest developments in the field of printing and extrusion.

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