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IMDA Extends Deadline for Entries

Entries in label design, thin-wall packaging, and more can be submitted to the 2012 competition of the In-Mold Decorating Assn. until June 30

Toppan Forms Acquires Fourth KODAK Press

PROSPER 5000XL will support continuing growth in its information-centered business

Maguire Hopper Lid Is Patented

The Loader Lift from Maguire Products, a pneumatically powered hopper lid said to speed job and color changes, is now patented

Project Management Module Offered by IQMS

The JobShop discrete manufacturing order program from IQMS manages every aspect of a project for efficiency

Americhem Color Solutions Are Green

Americhem announces a new facility and the nBalance sustainable line of color and additive masterbatches, said to reduce impact on the environment

Keene Technology Inc. Offers Die-Cutting Solutions

The DRR 10 and DRR 13 from Keene Technology Inc. provide re-register die-cutting solutions for small digital label presses

Toray Plastics (America) Is Certified by FDA for Dairy Shipping

With new packaging and lidding technologies, Toray Plastics (America) receives the seal of approval from the Interstate Milk Shippers

Highcon Cooperates with Mayr-Melnhof Karton

Partnership produces digitally converted folding cartons and cartonboard

Revamped EPG Website Offers Benefits

With benefits that allow printers to get quotes, calculate ROI, and search products, EPG’s new website offers an updated design and easy access to data

Omet Offers Digital Press for Flexpack

The JetPlus inkjet digital unit from Omet is said to provide high print quality and productive short runs

CyFrame ERP Solution Is Designed for Plastics

A Bill of Material and components to eliminate errors and data duplication are part of the CyFrame ERP system suited for blown film and converting

AWA Offers Report and Workshop

A study on glue-applied labels and a workshop with Chemsultants on pressure-sensitive/self-adhesive technology are available from AWA

Wausau Paper Invests in RollMover from Appleton Mfg. Div.

Tissue/towel provider increases productivity with battery-powered HDLR system

Ampac Pouches Are FPA Winners

A flexo-printed retort pouch and a single-handed sachet pouch, both from Ampac, take Silver honors from the Flexible Packaging Assn.

Manage Data with Honeywell Software

Intuition Executive software from Honeywell offers enterprise-wide information management and decision support to help executives make better decisions

Flex-Pack Converter Bema Enters Blown Film Extrusion Market

Company Purchases First W&H OPTIMEX Blown Film Line in US

Lithuanian Converter Opts for Speedmaster SX 74

Garsu Pasaulis deploys Heidelberg technology for security, packaging, and label applications

Webco Engineering Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Marking 40 years as a supplier of slitter/rewinders and machine winders, Webco Engineering also celebrates a new marketing agreement with Kontrelmec

Henkel New Products Include PSA

A repositionable PSA and a low-migration water-based adhesive for low-migration consumer goods are among new products from Henkel

Allied Offers Study on Barrier Materials

Markets, trends, technologies, and end-use applications are covered in a new study of barrier materials from Allied Development Corp.

ICE USA Named a Top Show

The 2011 ICE USA show, a first-time event, is named one of the top 250 shows by trade show industry publication TSNN

Beta LaserMike System Measures with Precision

The LaserSpeed noncontact laser encoder from Beta LaserMike cuts waste by accurately measuring products during production

Extrusion Coating the Subject of Upcoming Course

The world of extrusion coating, with its many uses, technologies, and materials, is the subject of a two-day course offered by expert Thomas Bezigian

KTI to Show Off Modular Line

Modular converting systems for printing, coating, die-cutting and more will be shown by Keene Technology Inc. at Labelexpo Americas 2012

Maxson Sheeter Is for HIPS Line

The SDFK sheeter for HIPS extrusion line is Maxson’s answer to increased productivity and reduced waste

X-Rite Is Now Part of Danaher

A merger agreement makes X-Rite, which includes Pantone, a part of the Product Identification Group at Danaher Corp.

Pregis Offers Protective Packaging App

Cushioning, void fill, block and brace, and more are among the forms of protective packaging covered in Pregis’s iPad app

Lasx Offers Noncontact Laser Ablation Services

LaserSharp digital technology from the Precision Converting Services division of Lasx causes no damage to carrier substrate of electronic components

Highcon, Duran Cooperate on Folding Carton Production

A marketing/development agreement to ease folding carton production involves Highcon’s Euclid cutter/creasers and Duran Machinery’s Omega folder/gluers

Converting Influence Event Coming Up

Film, nonwovens, and green issues are among the topics on the agenda at this week’s Half-Day Event from Converting Influence

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