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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"

AF&PA Comments on Obama's State of the Union Address

American Forest & Paper Assn. president and CEO Donna Harman today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s recent State of the Union address

RockTenn To Acquire Smurfit-Stone Container

The Boards of Directors of both RockTenn and Smurfit-Stone Corp. have unanimously approved a definitive agreement allowing Smurfit-Stone to become a wholly owned subs. of RockTenn

Nim-Cor Shaft Repair Video Now Online

The NimCor airshaft repair process is now demonstrated in a video on the company's web site. Visitors are shown how to replace lugs and/or buttons and remove

Simco, Ion Join Forces for Better Static Control

Simco acquires Ion Industrial, Windsor Locks, CT, to combine the expertise of both companies' static control solutions. According to Kim West, Simco marketing manager,

PIA Affiliates Launch First Group FSC Certification for Printers

Sixteen Printing Industries of America affiliates have come together to form the Regional Affiliate Certificate Group, offering manufacturing printers access to FSC chain of custody certification at group prices

EFI Launches XF 4.5 Inkjet Production & Proofing RIP Solution

EFI has launched the EFI Fiery XF 4.5 advanced RIP solution for inkjet production printing, as well as EFI Colorproof XF 4.5 for proofing

Maxcess China Facility Receives ISO Certification

Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has announced that its production facility in Zhuhai, China, has achieved certification to the ISO 9001 quality system standard

'Basic Course' on In-Mold Labeling Slated

The "ABCs of IML: A Basic Course," now in its 22nd year, will be presented Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Ctr. Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL

Mesirow Financial Advises IMPAXX, Inc. on Sale to Cenveo

Mesirow Financial acted as exclusive financial advisor to Impaxx, Inc., parent company of Gilbreth Packaging Systems, and the portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group, in its sale to Cenveo, Inc.

Sun Chemical Named Best Ink Supplier for Six Straight Years in Brazil

For the sixth consecutive year, the Brazilian Assn. of Graphic Arts (ABIGRAF) has named Sun Chemical the "Best Printing Ink Supplier" in Brazil at the Fernando Pini Awards ceremony

Mocon Installs Permeation Units at High-Altitude Tibetan Lab

Mocon, Inc. recently installed oxygen and water vapor permeation units in a Lhasa, Tibet, pharmaceutical testing laboratory. Located at 11,450 ft, the 2-mile+, above sea-level location, represents Mocon’s highest altitude installation

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

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