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New Study Shows EPA's Proposed Boiler MACT Rule Would Cost Jobs

A new study conducted by Fisher Intl., a market leader in pulp and paper mill data, concludes almost 17,000 jobs would be lost at pulp and paper mills due to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Maximum Achievable Control Technology rule

Davis-Standard Introduces New Coater at Labelexpo America

Davis-Standard, LLC, will promote a new coater design and other coating technologies at booth #1525 during Labelexpo Americas, September 14-16 in Rosemont, IL, near Chicago

Wentus Kunststoff Orders a Comexi 10-Color FIexo Press

Wentus Kunststoff GmbH, an international flexible packaging specialist, will install a Comexi FI 2510 CNC GL flexo printing press in the next months in Höxter, Germany

2010 Greener Package Award Winners Announced

The second annual Greener Package Awards competition welcomed nearly 100 entries. This increase in participation underscores the continued fast pace of innovation in sustainable packaging

Michelman Increases Reactor Capacity at Cincinnati Plant

In response to increased demand and to better serve its growing US customer base, Michelman has added new reactor capacity at its Cincinnati, OH, headquarters. The company has also been adding personnel in business units and departments throughout the company

Chicago Tour a Success for Harper Flexo Solutions

An audience of 65 assembled for a day of presentations on flexographic printing-related methods and trends at the Harper Flexographic Solutions seminar July 29 near Chicago

Mamata Installs Latest Pouch Machine at Diamond Flexibles

Mamata Machinery recently installed its latest state of the art pouch machine at Diamond Flexible, Northbrook, IL, bringing this newest installation to a total of three at the company

Tekni-Plex, Inc. To Participate in Annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference

Tekni-Plex, a global, diversified manufacturer of packaging products and materials for the healthcare, consumer and food packaging industries, will participate in Contract Pharma's 9th Annual Contracting and Outsourcing Conference and Tabletop Exhibition

Pentawards Ceremony To Recognize Creativity & Design Excellence

To demonstrate its support of industry development and innovation, Avery Dennison has sponsored a category in the 2010 Pentawards. The special AveryDennison prize will be announced during the Pentawards ceremony

Labelexpo Roundtable Luncheon to Feature CEOs from Multi-Color, York Label, CCL & WS Packaging

The Tag and Label Manufacturers Inst. (TLMI) and Tarsus announce that CEOs from four of the label industry's leading companies will participate in a special roundtable and luncheon session to share their expertise with other converters

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Announce Global Price Increases

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a global price increase of $0.06/lb ($0.13 per kilogram) on all grades of DuPont£ Elvax resins and $0.10/lb ($0.22 per kilogram) on all grades of DuPont£ Elvaloy AC resins

Motion Control: Drives

DTS cuts engineering time on label machine builds while giving customer green options

C-P Flexible Packaging Boosts Lamination with Davis-Standard Line

A new lamination line from Davis-Standard has added capacity and precision for food packaging leader C-P Flexible Packaging (C-P). The line, installed late last year, has been instrumental in helping C-P support business and delivery needs for large retail customers

New Annual Report Presents 2009 US Paper Industry Data

A new report by the American Forest & Paper Assn. presents final data for the US paper and paperboard industry for 2009 and shows total production of these products declined 10.6% from the prior year to 79.1 million tons

Dow Unveils ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films for Photovoltaic Modules

The Dow Chemical Co. has introduced ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films, which can enhance efficiencies in photovoltaic (PV) module production and lead to lower conversion costs

Forest & Paper Assn. Weighs In Against EPA Rule That Will 'Cost Jobs'

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) recently applauded the 106 members of Congress who sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing their concerns about the threat to manufacturing jobs posed by EPA's proposed

Presstek Declares IPEX a Success

Presstek, Inc., a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, has announced that IPEX 2010 was its most successful trade show since drupa 2008

Flex Americas To Double BOPET Production

Flex Americas S.A. de C.V., a leading manufacturer of high quality packaging films that started operations in March 2009, plans to double its capacity of biaxially oriented polyester (BOPET) film

H.B. Fuller To Hold Flexible Packaging Symposium

H.B. Fuller will host a Flexible Packaging Symposium focused on the future of flexible packaging on September 22 at the company’s St. Paul, MN, headquarters

IMDA Announces Winning Entries

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. announced the winners of its Fourth Annual Awards Competition that recognizes the industry’s best in-mold labeled packaging and in-mold decorated durable products

Coating Tech Service To Serve Roll-to-Roll Coating Industry

Mark Miller has newly formed Coating Tech Service, an independent consulting service for the roll-to-roll coating industry. With over 14 years of slot die coating experience in a broad range of precision coated products

David Carlson To Receive Achievement Award

David A. Carlson with Fibre Box Assn. in Elk Grove Village, IL, has been awarded the TAPPI Corrugated Packaging Div. Lifetime Achievement Award

Luminite Relocates After Fire

Luminite Products Corp., a manufacturer of digital direct laser engraved cylinders, sleeves and plates for the flexographic print industry, has moved its corporate offices and computer graphics operations into a new location after a May 7, 2010

Mark Andy To Exhibit New Press Lines at Labelexpo

Following the successful launch of the Performance Series P7 at last year's Labelexpo Europe, Mark Andy's entire Performance Series press line will be on display at Labelexpo Americas 2010 in September

A&V to Distribute GMG Color Management/Proofing Solutions

GMG, a developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment, as its distributor in the US

Label Leaders Purchases ROTOCONTROL Flexo Machine

ROTOCONTROL has announced another order for the EDM200 semi-rotary, servo-driven UV-flexo machine placed by Label Leaders in South Africa. Founder and chairman of Label Leaders

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

 

 

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