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FFTA Chooes Theme for 2007 Annual Forum

The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) has chosen "Crossing Borders…Flexo's Global Gateway" as its theme for the 2007 annual forum, to be held May 6-9, 2007 at the Palais des Congres de Montreal in Quebec, Canada.

Tailored Solutions Opens European Office

Tailored Solutions has opened a sales and support office in the United Kingdom to service users in Europe.

Barrier Packaging Seminar

LatinPack and Tecniproyectos RG announce the 4th edition in Latin America of the international "Barrier Packaging--Technologies and Applications" seminar, to be held November 14-15, 2006, at Camara de Industriales in Venezuela.

Mark Andy Acquired by Morgenthaler Partners

Mark Andy has been acquired by Morgenthaler Partners and Mark Andy management as a result of its strong position and sales fuel investment interest.

Food Packaging Law Seminar

Keller and Heckman LLP has scheduled its 7th Annual Food Packaging Law seminar, "What You Need to Know About U.S. and EU Food Packaging Regulations," for October 11-12, 2006, in Washington, DC.

Flexotecnica to Demonstrate Gearless Press

Flexotecnica will have a 52-inch-wide, eight-color Chronos sleeved gearless press available for print demonstrations from Wednesday, October 11 to Friday, October 13, 2006, at its global headquarters in Tavazzano, Italy.

UPM Raflatac Updates Raflink Business Line

UPM Raflatac is launching ordering and claim tracking self-service tools with the latest update of its eBusiness platform, the Raflink Business Line.

Esko Sees Growth in Second Quarter

Esko reports a 17% increase in consolidated net revenues compared to the first quarter of 2006, and an increase of 7.5% compared to the second quarter of last year.

Video Inspection System Enhances Operator Proficiency

Fife Corp. announces key enhancements to its InPrint Video web inspection system to help operators quickly identify printing errors while the press is running.

New Metallizing Process

Celplast Metallized Products has developed a process for metallizing standard 48 g PET films, giving metal adhesion values that are equivalent or superior to those of chemically-treated metallized PET.

Hood Installs Nordmeccancia Laminator

Nordmeccanica successfully completed the installation and the start up of a Super Simplex laminator at Hood Packaging Corp.

Proctor & Gamble to Deliver Keynote at PLACE Conference

Kent Lynde of Proctor & Gamble will present the keynote address during TAPPI's annual PLACE Conference September 17-21, 2006, in Cincinnati.

CMM Names New Conference Advisory Board

A newly expanded CMM International Conference Advisory Board and the first Exhibitor Roundtable in the show's 30-year history both met at the Rosemont Convention Center June 22-23 to discuss ways to further enhance the event.

Toray Exhibits at Pack Expo

Toray Plastics (America) will present its ultra-high barrier Torayfan OPP and Lumirror PET films.

Apollo Sheeters Acquires Sheeting Machinery Business

Apollo Sheeters has acquired from Bobst Group the sheeting machinery business previously operated by Atlas Converting Equipment, under the Apollo trade name.

Kluge Makes a Splash in Russia

VIP Systems represented Brandtjen & Kluge at Rosupak 2006 in Moscow, Russia, where it demonstrated a Kluge UniFold Automatic folder/gluer.

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Apollo Sheeters Acquires Sheeting Machinery Business

Apollo Sheeters has acquired from Bobst Group the sheeting machinery business previously operated by Atlas Converting Equipment, under the Apollo trade name.

IPA Releases Proofing Roundup Report

IPA has released its Special Report, announcing the results of the 4th Annual IPA Color Proofing Roundup, conducted during the IPA Technical Conference, June 6-8, 2006, in Chicago.

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

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