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MKS, Ion Industrial Expands Static Control Product Line

MKS, Ion Industrial Expands Static Control Product Line

Stork and MDC Reach Agreement

Stork Cellramic announces an agreement with Max Daetwyler Corp. to offer Daetwyler's doctor blades online at

Temperature-Monitoring Label

KSW Mictrotec has released KSW-VarioSens Basic, a semi-active RFID label with temperature-monitoring functionality.

Lamart Awarded Boeing Aircraft Contract

Lamart Corp. has received approval from Boeing to be the exclusive supplier of APK covering films for aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation systems for the new Boeing 787.

Colines Speaks at Polypropylene 2006

Colines will give a talk on PP Bubble Guard at Polypropylene 2006.

Pack Print Held Side-By-Side with Graph Expo 2007

PackPrint will show how commercial printers can invest in package printing as a diversification strategy or way to boost revenue, and will offer an opportunity for package printers to view the latest commercial prepress technology and color control software.

PPC Launches Total Cost Model Survey

Paperboard Packaging Council will be conducting a Total Cost Model survey, a benchmarking survey for folding carton converters to assess their costs in comparison to their peers.

Pack Expo Presentation Highlights Improvements for Packaging Lamination

Rohm & Haas senior scientist Dr. Mai Chen will examine the development of the company's newest water-based acrylic technology for medium performance packaging laminations and its implications for the converting marketing in a presentation during Pack Expo Intl. 2006.

Stora Enso Joins Parelec's Certified Partner Program

The Global Speciality Papers Business Area of Stora Enso has signed an exclusive agreement with Parelec to join Parelec’s Certified RFID Partner Program as a strategic partner for RFID antennae paper substrates.

MAGPWR To Host E-Seminar at Labelexpo

MAGPWR will host an e-seminar on taper tension live from its booth at Labelexpo 2006.

Slitting Seminar at Labelexpo

Confidex Launches Testing and Coding System

Confidex has launched MR01, a testing system for UHF RFID inlays and labels. It is the first industrial testing and coding system in the market to offer quality control for the manufacture of Gen 2 labels.

Be There or Be Square

CPP (Converting & Package Printing Expo) will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, October 29-November 2, 2006. It will showcase almost 100,000 sq. ft. of converting/package printing equipment, supplies, and solutions.

Info on 3 Packaging Trade Fairs at Pack Expo 2006

Messe Dusseldorf North America will participate at Pack Expo 2006 in order to promote three international trade fairs for the packaging industry: interpack 2008, UPAKOVKA 2007, and Pack Print Intl. 2007.

DataLase PACKMARK Tested by American Bakers

DataLase PACKMARK laser marking solution has been trialed successfully by the American Bakers Assn. (ABA) for the marking of variable information on polyethylene bread bags.

WMU Offers Flexo Class

Western Michigan University has developed a flexo course for customer service and sales reps, quality control managers, and new production supervisors working in packaging. The two-day course is designed to provide them with the tools they need to ensure their pressrooms can deliver the promised results.

P-S Film Market Outlook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released the "North American Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Arts Film Market Outlook 2006," a new prospectus providing a market overview and opportunities in the North American p-s market.

TAPPI's PLACE Conference Coming in September

The TAPPI PLACE conference will take place September 17-21, 2006, and will showcase innovations in materials, equipment, and processes in the flexible packaging and converting industry.

Flexo Concepts Chooses Representative

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.

DataLase Launches Print-and-Apply Labels

DataLase has launched a cost-effective label replacement solution for outer case secondary packaging.

Winter, Bell Named Outstanding Vendor

Winter, Bell received the 2005 Outstanding Vendor Award from Lorillard Tobacco Co.

Komatsu America Moves to New Headquarters

Komatsu America will celebrate the company's move to its new headquarters in Rolling Meadows, IL with a ribbon cutting ceremony July 20, 2006.

ProtecPac Acquires TAP in Germany

ProtecPac has acquired TAP Telion-Air-Pac Gesellschaft fur Moderne Verpackungen mbH in Braunschweig, German, from Sweden-based Fagerdala World Foams AB.

Electrostatic Separation of Mixed Plastic Resins

A new report provides insight into a series of experiments that were conducted to determine the feasibility of expanding sorting technologies to a range of rigid plastics (after removal of PET and HDPE bottles) in order to reduce sorting costs and increase revenue.

Specialty Papers Market Report

According to a new market report from Pira Intl. entitled "The Future of Specialty Papers: Global Forecasts to 2011," global consumption of specialty papers to reach 23.7 millions tons by 2011.

Loparex Acquires Douglas-Hanson

Loparex Group has acquired the Douglas-Hanson, Hammond, WI. Douglas-Hanson.

Apex Appoints South African Rep

Apex has appointed Allied Graphic Technologies as its new representative company in Southern Africa.

More Space at K 2007

More space will be available at K 2007, the Intl. Trade Fair for Plastics + Rubber, with a new hall recently built.

TLMI Redesigns Web Site

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