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OMNOVA Price Increases for Specialty Chemicals

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business today announced a price increase of $0.06 per dry pound for styrene butadiene emulsion polymers

Chromatic Technologies Names Distributor for Africa

Chromatic Technologies, a specialized inks company bringing thermochromic and photochromic inks to packages throughout

Sun Chemical Ups Prices in N.A. for Sheetfed & Energy Curable Inks

Faced with continued increases in the costs of raw materials and volatility in the global supply chain, Sun Chemical will raise prices on April 1, 2011, in North America

OMET Announces Open House

OMET will host an open house for existing and potential customers at its headquarters in Lecco, Italy, from March 9-11, to provide an opportunity to see new OMET equipment in a production setting

NEWS CLIPS

RKW SE, Frankenthal, Germany, acquires film producer Danafilms, Westborough, MA. Danafilms president, Sherman Olson, and the management team will remain

EFI Jetrion Organizational Change

EFI Jetrion's Dr. Kenneth D. Stack announces his departure as senior VP/general manager to devote more time to his family

Dscoop6 Sets Record Attendance

More than 2,000 digital print professionals gathered at Dscoop6, the 2011 Digital Solutions Cooperative Annual Conference (a cooperative of HP) graphic arts users), that ran Feb. 17-19

NP&PA Reports Monthly Production Increase of 5.5%

According to the American Forest & Paper Assn.'s January 2011 U.S. Paperboard Report released February 22, total boxboard production increased by 8.3% compared to January 2010, and it increased 5.5% from last month

Michelman Forms Fibers & Composites Business Unit

Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella

EFI Executes on ERP/MIS Strategy with PrintStream Acquisition

Electronics For Imaging, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced that it has acquired Streamline Development, LLC

Mark Andy Surpasses 50 Years with Performance Series Press Sales

Mark Andy, a global leader in narrow-web press manufacturing, has announced the sale of its 60th Performance Series press. The Performance Series took off after its initial launch at Labelexpo Europe 2009

First 100 Days: New Ownership at Atlas Converting Equipment

When Atlas Converting Equipment underwent a Management Buy-Out (MBO) from its previous Swiss owners, Bobst Group, it happened on Oct. 25, 2010

Spartanics Updates Technical Guide on Laser Die-Cutting Technology

Spartanics updates its previously published "Laser Cutting Technical Guide" drafted in 2008, Parts I and II, with a new 2011 version offering improvements in state-of-the-art laser die-cutting

Seafood Sealed

Targeted for delicatessens and supermarkets, Atlantica bags from Alpem, Reims, France, are designed for wrapping fresh fish, seafood, meats, cold cuts, cheese, and other perishable products.

The Bottle Reborn

The reusable Vapur water bottle from Ampac, Cincinnati, OH, uses a BPA-free laminated film structure that can be rolled, folded, or flattened and tucked away.

A Honey of a Pallet

Pregis Hexacomb, Deerfield, IL, introduces Hexacomb Billboard, an all-paper, honeycomb-based pallet alternative that incorporates an additional outer edge wrap.

IML/IMD Business Survey Gauges Growth

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. debuts the organization’s first Short Shot Business Survey that's intended to spotlight market trends and provide insight into the in-mold label and decorating industry

RotoMetrics SE Asia Facility Starts Flexible Die Production

RotoMetrics, a leading narrow web industry rotary die manufacturer, announced the successful launch of flexible die manufacturing at its new full-service facility in Bangkok, Thailand

Free Workshop on Scrap Prevention & Solutions

Henkel Corp. and Nordmeccanica N.A. are partnering to host an open house and free workshop at Nordmeccanica's Edgewood Technical Center on "Scrap Prevention" with a focus on the latest advances in solventless laminating innovations

Burrows Paper Receives FSC Certification

Burrows Paper Corp. announces its recent Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification. This certification recognizes that Burrows, a world leader in light weight paper and packaging

ETI Converting Equipment Opens Product Development Div.

ETI Converting Equipment has announced the opening of its Pressure Sensitive Product Development division. Equipped with a laboratory for developing and testing products that constitute a p-s label

Meech Managing Director Celebrates 30 Years

Meech Intl. increased turnover during its 2010 financial year by more than 37% compared to the previous year with managing director Chris Francis at the helm

Sun Chemical Latin America to Increase Prices on Inks & Consumables

Faced with continued increases in the costs of raw materials and volatility in the global supply chain, Sun Chemical will increase prices in Latin America on Feb. 1, 2011, from 5% to 18%

Sartomer Increases Prices on Monomers and Oligomers

Sartomer USA has announced price increases of 4% to 12% for all oligomers, as well as acrylate and methacrylate monomers sold in the Americas, effective February 15 or as existing contracts allow

FLEXcon Signs Agreement to Purchase Graphics Div.

FLEXcon Co., a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business assets of the Graphics Div. of Arlon, Inc., of Santa Ana, CA

Brückner Group acquires 100% of Swiss PackSys Global

The German Brückner Group announced on Jan. 31, 2011, that Brückner Technology Holding GmbH has acquired all shares of PackSys Global Ltd., located in Zürich, Switzerland

OMNOVA Solutions Ups Cost for Emulsion Polymers

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.07/dry lb for all styrene butadiene emulsion polymers and up to 10% for all acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers, as well as other textile chemicals

API Announces Price Increase

API Group, reported as one of the largest foil and holographic manufacturers in foil packaging solutions, has announced price increases of up to 20% for its foil product range, effective December 17, 2010

FINAT YMC To Unveil Program of First Summit

FINAT's Young Manager Club (YMC) announces its first independently organized summit. This is the result of informal and international meetings and initiatives taken last year

PRIMIR To Study 'Consumables Usage & Trends'

At the December 2010 PRIMIR Winter Meeting in Boca Raton, FL, PRIMIR funded a new research study entitled, "Printing Industry Consumables Usage & Trends"

 

 

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