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W&H Orders at an Unprecedented High

New North American orders for W&H Corp. equipment have exceed $75 million over the last three months, the highest order entry period in the U.S. subsidiary’s history.

CPP Expo 2005 Hosts Meetings

CPP Expo 2005 will host seven trade associations’ annual meetings and events.

Nipson and Pitman Announce Distributor Agreement

Nipson America announces a distributor agreement with Pitman Co. that establishes Nipson as Pitman’s digital printing manufacturer of choice for commercial printers, packaging companies, and converters.

Bomar Appoints West Coast Sales Rep

Bomar Specialties Co. has announced an agreement with Dorsett & Jackson to represent Bomar’s UV/EB cure oligomers in the Western US.

Executive Outlook and Online Registration at Print & Converting 05

At Print & Converting 05, the Executive Outlook Conference will focus on survival issues for the print industry.

Chromalox Partners with Ohmcraft

Chromalox has announced a partnership with Ohmcraft to provide Thick Film heating capability. The agreement names Chromalox as the exclusive seller and Ohmcraft as the exclusive manufacturer of Thick Film Heating products and solutions.

Metso Licenses Valco Glue-Assited Turn-Up Patents

Metso Paper, Tissue Business Line, has entered into a license agreement with Valco Cincinnati, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. The agreement enables Valco Cincinnati to market, manufacture and deliver Metso Paper's tissue turn-up system to the global market.

Harper Celebrates 1st Anniversary of Flexo Training

Harper Corporation of America is marking the completion of the first year of its "Basics of Flexo" class. With a format that includes both lectures and hands-on training, the class covers the entire flexography process, from pre-press through cleaning the press at the end of a run.

Ashe Chinese Exports Raise

Ashe Converting Equipment has sold 21 machines to China, primarily standard and bespoke Sapphire slitters, but also several rewinder machines and a Jade primary film slitter.

Phoenix Foundation Addresses ICPF's CorrAlliance

Bettylyn Krafft, chairman of the Phoenix Challenge Foundation, addressed the Intl. Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) CorrAlliance Partners.

ColorManagement.com Expands Consultant Directory

ColorManagement.com has expanded its consultant directory outside of the US.

US Specialty Film Demand Expected to Increase

Scitex Appoints Canadian Agent and US Dealer

Scitex Vision America has appointed Cascades Resources as the exclusive Canadian distributor for its line of digital printing equipment and consumables for wide-format graphic-arts and packaging applications. The company also names Alpha Imaging Technologies its first US dealer.

UV Flexo Press Eliminates Press Adjustments During Changeovers

GIDUE SpA’s six color Combat 370 UV flexo press for labels is designed for speeds up to 150mt/min and features the Flower printing head to facilitate job changes.

Bruckner Opens Moscow Office

Bruckner, a supplier of film stretching lines, opened an office in Moscow at the beginning of the year.

See FTA at CMM

Visit Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) at CMM and check out the latest products and offerings from the technical society dedicated to the flexographic printing process.

Kodak Nexpress Hits the Road

NexPress Solutions is hitting the road for a 23-city tour to highlight the power of its digital printing solutions to print service providers across the US. No Limits Express will showcase a KODAK NEXPRESS 2100 digital production color press with its unique fifth imaging unit and a KODAK NEXGLOSSER glossing unit.

IP Sells Industrial Papers Business

International Paper has signed an agreement to sell its Industrial Papers Business to Kohlberg and Co., LLC for approximately $180 million.

AIMCAL Sponsors Supplier Pavilion at CPP Expo 2005

AIMCAL Pavilion at CPP Expo 2005 will provide AIMCAL supplier members with a cost-effective presence on the exhibit floor offering optimal exposure before, during and after the event.

Vacumet Acquires Proma

Vacumet Corp. has acquired the assets of Proma Technologies.

Jetrion Names National and European Distributors

Jetrion LLC has named Think Ink a national distributor for Jetrion’s lines of continuous inkjet (CIJ) and drop-on-demand (DOD) ink products while GRE Engineering Products AG will offer Jetrion’s 3025 inkjet system and inks.

Jim Casey Speaks at AWA Release Liner Conference

FLEXcon’s VP of technology, Jim Casey, will present "Film Release Liner Trends" on Tuesday, April 12, at the AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference 2005.

Pilot Coating Offers Versatility

InteliCoat Technologies is a specialist roll to roll coating company that offers extremely versatile coating capability in terms of both technology and size—from large-scale operations down to small-scale lab and pilot trial facilities.

Enfocus Instant PDF 3.0 Available in 5 Languages

Enfocus Software Instant PDF 3.0 is now available in French, Italian, Spanish and German as well as English.

Intl. Dispensing China (ID China) Formed

Sino Link will become IDC’s (Intl. Dispensing Corp.) exclusive agent in China, operating under a new subsidiary called Intl. Dispensing China (ID China).

Glenro and TRCM Consolidate Operations

Glenro Inc. and TRCM have consolidated operations. The name of the consolidated entity is Glenro Inc. and the manufacturing operations in Maysville will be the TRCM Division of Glenro Inc.

Ashland Increases Prices on P-S Adhesives

Ashland Specialty Polymers and Adhesives will increase prices by 5%-10% on all p-s adhesives on April 15, 2005.

3 Tips for Better RFID Label Printing

These three tips can help de-mystify RFID and assist in correct RFID implementation.

Kroenert Represents Kelva and Vetaphone

Kroenert Corp. has reached an agreement to provide sales and service for AB Kelva and Vetaphone A/S in North America.

Biocides in Plastics Global Report

The Biocides in Plastics global report includes market analyses, discussions of industry trends, assessments of the impact of current and emerging regulations, and forecasts for biocides from 2004 through 2009.

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