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UK's Ipex Communications Desk Updates Travelers on Volcano Disruption

Ipex 2010 has established a dedicated on-site communications desk in light of renewed activity of Iceland’s Eyjafjoell volcano that has disrupted air travel to northern Europe, including the UK

Körber PaperLink Group Shows Off New Equipment for Asian Market

E.C.H. Will, Pemco, and Kugler-Womako, three companies of the Körber PaperLink Group

Fischer & Krecke Launches New FP 15-S Flexo Press at Open House

At a recent open house, with a theme of "The Key to Premium Flex," Fischer & Krecke (F&K) presented its new FP 15-S flexo press as the first of a new series of compact CI flexo solutions

Info*Flex Visitors Laud Harper Exhibit

Attendance and enthusiasm were clearly on the rise at the recently concluded Info*Flex 2010 in Las Vegas, according to a Flexographic Technical Assn. spokesperson and representatives from global anilox supplier Harper Corp. of America

MacDermid Introduces New LUX Process

MacDermid Printing Solutions announced at the Flexographic Technical Assn.’s Info*Flex on May 2 a new platemaking process, called LUX, that’s claimed to allow printers to take flexo printing to the next level

Toyo Ink To Launch New Company

Toyo Ink Mfg. Co. Ltd. will start Toyo Ink Brasil Ltda. as a new sales subsidiary in May 2010, dealing primarily in printing inks in São Paulo, Brazil

Toray Plastics Announces Commercialization of European Plant

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., said to be the only US manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene films, has announced that Toray Films Europe has achieved its first commercial volumes of bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP)

Montalvo Website Displays Martin System Upgrade

The Montalvo Corp., international suppliers of industrial web control systems, has posted a PowerPoint presentation on its website to explain to customers how to upgrade Martin corrugator roll

Maxcess Univ. To Host Louisville Conference

Maxcess Intl., a supplier of engineered components for the web handling industry, has announced open registration for Maxcess Univ. Conference Week 2010, to be held at the Graphic Packaging Training Ctr. in Louisville, KY, June 7-10

Ipex 2010 Set To Be a 'Sell Out'

Ipex 2010, slated for May 18-25 at the NEC exhibition center, has reached almost full capacity with more than 75 new international suppliers signing up to exhibit in the last couple of months, adding a total of 1,300 sq m to the overall floor plan

Flint Group To Host Annual Print Awards

lint Group will host the 6th Annual Narrow Web Print Awards celebrating the excellence and entrepreneurship in the wider world of narrow web printing

AF&PA Says Clean Air Regs Could Cost Jobs

According to the American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA), as our nation struggles to recover from the recession and the unemployment rate lingers near 10%, Clean Air Act rules recently announced

PennPac Expands with Bobst

Contract converter and film supplier adds capacity with new Titan and Atlas slitters

Sustainability Is the Buzz at PLACE Conference

The TAPPI PLACE Conference, held April 18-21 at the Marriott Hotel, attracted members from around the globe, and while attendees from Europe found it impossible to attend due to volcanic eruptions, attendance nevertheless was strong

Range of UPM Raflatac Substrates Qualify for Xeikon Label Presses

Xeikon has announced that it has worked closely with UPM Raflatac, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, to qualify an extensive range of label substrates on its Xeikon 3300 digital press

Executive Conference Examines Strategies for Post-Recession Manufacturing

Industry Week magazine will host a one-day conference on May 20 at the Elysian Hotel in Chicago for C-level executives, titled "Pathway to Manufacturing Prosperity: Strategies for Post-Recession Manufacturing"

Fife, MAGPOWR & Tidland Simplify Web Access

Maxcess Intl. has announced the launch of its new website, designed to improve the user experience by making it easier to get answers, request a quote, or simply find product specifications

Zumbiel Packaging Purchases Manroland UV Press

Zumbiel Packaging is expanding its Hebron, KY, facility with the installation of a highly automated manroland R900 large format UV press and a 180,000-ft addition to support its Consumer Packaging Div

FTA President's Award Recognizes Four

For steadfast dedication to the Flexographic Technical Assn., Ronkonkoma, NY, over the past few years, four individuals—Dave Neiman, All Printing Resources, Glendale Hts., IL; Michelle Donohue, Global Packaging

AF&PA Report: Containerboard Production Increases

According to the recently released American Forest & Paper Assn.’s February 2010 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report, total containerboard paper production again rose sharply when compared to February 2009

Fischer & Krecke Wins FTA Technical Innovation Award 2010

Bobst Group company Fischer & Krecke’s smartGPS flexographic print start-up technology has won the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) Technical Innovation Award for 2010

Hybrid Integration & Radius Solutions Team Up for Packaging & Printing Markets

A joint press release was issued on the first day of FTA's INFO*FLEX 2010 on May 1, between Hybrid Integration, a software development company for the printing, publishing, packaging and specialty markets

Virtual Event Announces DuPont Packaging Award Winners

DuPont will host a global virtual event announcing the winners of its DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation on May 25, 2010, from 10—11 A.M. (EDT) which is free with registration

Frito-Lay names Toray its Supplier of the Year

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., recently was recognized by Frito-Lay North America as the 2009 Supplier of the Year in the Dave Rader Innovation of the Year award category

Change Lug Shaft Bladders Safely

The QuickChange Bladder Repair Cartridges can increase uptime by making it safe and easy to change lug shaft bladders, company says. Cartridge easily

IMDA Announces Student Design Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has announced its first annual Student IML/IMD Design Competition. This competition will recognize the best original student designs of plastic packaging and durable products

Harper Experts Available at FTA's Info*Flex Exhibition

Representatives from global anilox supplier Harper Corp. of America will welcome visitors and answer questions at Booths 503 and 505 during Info*Flex in Las Vegas

Presstek To Sponsor GASC Executive Outlook Conference

The Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC) has announced that Presstek will serve as a sponsor of this year's Executive Outlook Conference on Saturday, October 2, as part of the Graph Expo 2010

Western Shield Label Company Merges with California Pacific Label

Western Shield Label Co., a label converter in Southern California, recently announced that it has merged with California Pacific Label (aka Anaheim Custom Printed Label), a label converter based in Anaheim, CA

Mocon-Certified Mumbai Testing Lab Earns Independent Certification

MOCON, Inc.'s testing lab partner in Mumbai, Hemetek Techno Instruments, has been accredited by India’s National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) under the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard

 

 

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