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Teknoweb, Elsner Engineering Announce Cooperative Partnership

Teknoweb S.r.l. and Elsner Engineering Works have announced the formation of a cooperative partnership

EDI's New Technology Center Features Multi-Process Lab

The latest addition to an extensive process laboratory at the world headquarters of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI)

Plastic Packaging Technologies Purchased by Mid Oaks Investments

Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC (PPT), a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging, has been purchased by privately-held Mid Oaks Investments LLC, Buffalo Grove, IL, for an undisclosed amount

Toray Plastics (America) To Build $2 million Solar Field

Toray Plastics (America), a US manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced plans to begin construction in the second quarter of 2011 on a $2 million 446 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) field on its 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI

Comexi Group Finalizes Acquisition of ACOM Business Unit

Back in June 2010, Comexi Group and ACOM agreed to allow Comexi Converting Solutions, an Italian subs. of Comexi Group, to offer its range of gravure presses together with the know-how and technology of ACOM

Bertram Capital To Acquire EDI

Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI), a leading international supplier of flat extrusion and coating dies, announced its acquisition by Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in San Mateo, CA

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Increases Price in Europe for Ethylene Copolymer

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase for Europe, Middle East, and Africa of Euro 0.35/kg on all grades of DuPont ethylene copolymer resins. These increases are effective Jan. 1, 2011

ETI Converting Equipment Wins Innovation Award

ETI Converting Equipment won the best technological innovation award for its unique multi functional process off-line or in-line printing, along with silicone and adhesive coating, at the China Intl. Exhibition for Label Technology

Gallus ECS 340 Road Show Opens in Atlanta

Gallus Inc. opened its US Road Show to introduce the Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to the North American marketplace, with its first stop in Atlanta, GA

Rheometer Now Features USB Connectivity

The Brookfield DV-III Ultra Rheometer now features USB connectivity. Company's applications software, Rheocalc and Rheoloader, has been upgraded to recognize this new communications capability

Foundation of FTA To Partner with PIA on Conference

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading technical society dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry

First Epson SurePress Digital Press Installed at Tape & Label Converters

Epson America announced that the SurePress L-4033A digital label press is now available, and the first North American unit as been installed at Southern California-based label printer Tape & Label Converters

AF&PA Releases November 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) has released the November 2010 US Containerboard Statistics Report

Erema's K Show Success Shows Confidence in Recycling Future

Erema received orders for 12 TVEplus plastics recycling systems during K2010. The TVEplus is the latest version of Erema's vented TVE series

Flexotechnica Has 'Significant' Q4 Sales Increase

Flexotecnica S.p.A. has reported a significant increase in sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, with over a dozen presses sold in that period worldwide, including the US and Canada. Flexotecnica's new XG and XD presses

Dow Opens Commercial-Scale Manufacturing of Encapsulant Films for PV Panels

As of December 14, the Dow Chemical Co. has begun commercial-scale manufacturing of ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films for use in photovoltaic solar panel modules at its state-of-the-art production line

Progressive Converting To Acquire Northwoods Paper Converting

Appleton, WI-based Progressive Converting (Pro-Con) and Beaver Dam, WI-based Northwoods Paper Converting, Inc. (NPC) have announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved

Biosafe Receives Polymer Patent for Antimicrobial

The US Patent Office has issued a composition of matter patent to Biosafe, Inc., on the siloxane polymer that is the keystone of the company's proprietary antimicrobial technology

Mark Andy Performance Series Breaks Into China

Mark Andy, a market leader in narrow-web printing press solutions, has announced two Performance Series machine sales in India, signaling early acceptance, says the company, of the new press line in this growing region

Glenroy Launches 'First-Ever' Smart Phone App

Glenroy, Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging film, says it has launched the first-ever flexible packaging smartphone application. The app

CPP EXPO Modifies Event Format

H.A. Bruno, owners of CPP EXPO that has appeared in tandem with Pack Expo events hosted by the Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst. (PMMI) both in Chicago and in Las Vegas

Print on Paper, Film, Foil-now WATER?!

Russian-based SUN Innovations Co. presents NEO UV-LED Evolution, claimed a technology that: "100% prints on ANYTHING"—including water

Xeikon partners with Yupo To Expand Substrate Range

Xeikon, an innovative leader in digital color printing, has tested and qualified synthetic substrates from Yupo Corp. of America for its Xeikon 3000 Series of digital label presses

Artcraft Label Is First Certified Color-Logic Flexo Printer

Color-Logic has announced that Artcraft Label, a narrow-web flexographic label printer in Burlington, Ontario, has been qualified as the first certified Color-Logic flexographic printer

Mondi Plants Boost Coating Capabilities for Food Packaging

Mondi Örebro has upgraded its extrusion coating facilities with tandem equipment, allowing the Swedish-based plant to increase capacity and run two-sided products with different polymer types

RotoMetrics Opens New Converting Technology Center

RotoMetrics opens in December a new Converting Technology Center to demonstrate the company’s latest product innovations, located at its world headquarters near St. Louis

Henkel, Nordmeccania Host Workshop on Scrap Prevention

Henkel Corp., a technology leader in adhesives and coatings for flexible packaging, and Nordmeccanica, a leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of equipment for the converting industry

Henkel Highlights Sustainable Packaging Tote Recovery Program

Henkel presents a fast, easy and environmentally responsible way for customers to return empty totes that previously held Henkel products

Grafotronic Appoints Matik Distributor

Grafotronic, a manufacturer of label finishing machines based in Landskrona, Sweden, has signed a distribution agreement with Matik, Inc. for the sales and service of its machines

Carbide Blades are Sharp, Durable

Dessau Intl.'s Diamond coated blades are said to offer "long lifetimes" and substanial cost savings

 

 

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