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Avery Dennison Names VP/GM

Avery Dennison Corp. has named Darrell Hughes as its new VP and general manager for Fasson Roll North America. Responsible for the strategic development and growth of the North American Roll Materials business

Next Generation Films Orders Sixth VAREX Co-ex Line from W&H

While awaiting the arrival of a new 3-layer VAREX co-extrusion line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher, Next Generation Films, Lexington, OH, has placed an order for another VAREX line

Appleton Papers Sells Performance Packaging Division

Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Appleton Papers Inc. on the sale of Appleton Performance Packaging division to an affiliate of Mason Wells, a Milwaukee-based private equity firm for $58 million

Global Corrugated Board Market To See 5% Growth to 2015

The global corrugated board packaging market is forecast to grow to 98 million tons in 2015, a new study by Pira Intl. reveals

Report: Boxboard Production Increases 3%

According to the American Forest & Paper Assn.'s (AF&PA) June 2010 US Paperboard Report released on July 19th, total boxboard production increased by 3.0% compared to June 2009, but decreased 2.0% from last month

Torbar Tubes Are Economical Flow Metering Solution

ABB describes Torbar averaging pitot tubes as an economical flow metering solution for gases, liquids, and steam. The Torbar is a multiport self-averaging pitot tube of classic design

MOCON Moves, Expands Lab

MOCON, Inc., has moved its corporate headquarters to a new Twin Cities location. The new facility at 7500 Mendelssohn Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN, also will house larger production and laboratory functions

ROTOCONTROL Releases Flexo Press Video

ROTOCONTROL has announced the availability of a video featuring the EDM200 Series Over-printing Press in production with informative instruction. The DVD educates converters

BDA Releases Study of NA Packaging Paper Market

Business Development Advisory (BDA) releases a 96-p detailed report addressing what release papers

NORDENIA to Repay Company's Debt

NORDENIA INTL. AG, one of the leading global manufacturers of flexible packaging, has announced that its parent company, NORDENIA HOLDINGS GmbH, had completed an offering

Flexo Trade Services Installs Martin Automatic Butt Splicer & Turret Rewinder

Martin Automatic announces the installation of a new splicer and rewinder combo on a narrow web label press at Flexographic Trade Services, Fort Mill, SC. The new Martin Automatic MBSC butt splicer

FLEXcon Offers Wide-Format Digital Overlaminates, Any Quantity, Same-Day Shipping

Wide-format digital overlaminate products from FLEXcon, including BUSart™ OV5055, a US-made, CBS Outdoor-approved clear overlaminate for transit advertising, can now be purchased directly from FLEXcon

XOL Automation Joins Enercon's Surface Treating Sales & Service Network

Enercon Industries Corp. has announced the addition of XOL Automation, Beirut, Lebanon, to its surface treatment sales network

K 2010 Entrance Passes Now Online at Reduced Rates

Entrance passes and show directories for K 2010, 18th International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber, are available online at at reduced rates (€49 each for a one-day entrance pass

Dow Europe Increases Price for PRIMACOR Copolymers

Effective July 15th, 2010, or as contract terms allow, Dow Europe GmbH will increase prices for all its PRIMACOR copolymers by 100 Euro per metric ton across the European, Middle Eastern

Slitting/Rewinding: Platinum Packaging Selects Elite Cameron

Platinum Packaging Launches a contract /toll slitting side to its business.

Free Webinar: Common Process Roller Deficiencies

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) and Paper, Film & Foil Converter (PFFC) jointly are sponsoring a FREE webinar on July 13 at 2 P.M. ET

European Association Releases Corrugated Statistics

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Mfrs. (FEFCO) recently released the Annual Statistics of the European Mfrs. of Corrugated Packaging

Study: US Demand for Produce to Increase to $4.8 Billion in 2014

The Freedonia Group, an industry market research firm, predicts growth will be fueled by a rebound in fresh produce production and improved consumer spending in a recovering US economy

Folding Cartons: Century Box Adds Verification System

Panflex Appointed Edale Distributor in Czech & Slovak Republic

Edale, the UK-based manufacturer of narrow web printing and converting presses specializing in commercial security, flexographic printing, converting & coating and digital printing solutions, has named Panflex

New Printing & Paper Converting Div. Established at Emerson Bearing

Emerson Bearing, a Boston-based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) markets throughout the US

FFTA Accepting Submissions for Fall Conference

The Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is currently accepting abstract submissions for its annual Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, "A FIRST Rate Idea: The Future of Flexo & Process Improvement"

Finzer Roller, Imperial Rubber Products Announce Alliance

Imperial Rubber Products, a manufacturer and reconditioner of rollers for industrial converters, manufacturers, and commercial printers, and Finzer Roller, a leading one-stop resource for rubber rollers and specialty coatings

Reifenhäuser Becomes Sole Shareholder of Reimotec/Motech

or many years, Reifenhäuser has been the majority shareholder of Reimotec GmbH, Abtsteinach, a world market leader in extrusion lines for the production of technical monofilaments

Printing & Converting Machinery Realizes Export Recovery

According to ACIMGA (Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry), "The Italian printing and converting machinery industry is definitely recovering with a 15% growth in exports over the first three months of 2010

Edale reports success at IPEX 2010

Edale's goal of promoting its range of printing and converting equipment was achieved successfully following the company's participation at this year's IPEX exhibition held at the Birmingham NEC

Patriot Funding Supports Press Sale

Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged and funded a $1.8 million packaging transaction for a flexographic printing press for a client on Eastern Long Island, NY. The deal included a $500,000 equipment loan bank payoff and collateralization of the equipment

Bobst Announces Line-up for Competence '10 Open House

Set to be one of the most active machine shows in recent years, the Competence '10 Open House will be held in September at the Bobst Group’s main manufacturing facility in Mex, outside of Lausanne, Switzerland

Medical Packaging: How To Avoid Public FDA Criticisms

A ten-step technical guide, “How to Avoid and Respond to Public FDA Criticisms—Form 483 Letters—for Temperature, Humidity and other Controlled Environments” is now available from Veriteq



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