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New England-based Manufacturer Announces Global Expansion

CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, and intermediate bulk container liners and flexible packaging, has expanded its manufacturing presence in the New England region with the purchase of a 109,000-sq-ft facility in Plymouth, MA

Rogers to Showcase R/Bak Corrugated Products at ACCSA 2010

Rogers Corp. will exhibit a broad line of cushion mounting products for corrugated printing applications at the 2010 ACCCSA (Corrugator Assn. of Caribbean, Central and South America) Intl. Convention & Exposition

AF&PA Releases May 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its US Containerboard Statistics Report for May 2010. For the seventh straight month, containerboard paper production has risen sharply when compared to last year

Avery Awarded Patent for Easy Peel Feature

Avery Dennison is awarded a patent related to the Avery Easy Peel label sheet contruction as it celebrates its 75th anniversary

Bemis Reaches Agreement To Sell Menasha, WI and Tulsa Facilities to Exopack

Bemis Co., a supplier of flexible packaging materials, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the company’s Menasha, WI, and Tulsa, OK, facilities to Exopack Holding Corp.

M&A Conference Looks at Packaging Consolidation

C-level executives interested in mergers and acquisitions—either as buyer or seller—were in attendance at a day-long seminar organized by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Amsterdam, Netherlands

TLMI Calls for Competition Entries

The Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) has issued a Call for Entries for its 33rd Annual Awards Competition

EPG Launches Printing Cost-Savings Calculator

Visitors to the EPG website can now access the company’s KeyColor cost-savings calculator.

Report Reveals Potential Market for Digital Printing

Designed for Narrow Web Label Printers and Converters, Karstedt Assoc.'s first Commercialization Assessment Report reveals a potential market of roughly 1.1 billion MSI

TAPPI PLACE Trouble Shoots Interactively

An audience of approximately 200 people attended the Interactive Troubleshooting Session at the 2010 PLACE Conference recently held in Albuquerque, NM on April 18-21

BASF to Sell ita Hydrophilic Melt Business to Techmer PM

BASF recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its hydrophilic melt additives business to Techmer PM, LLC, a manufacturer of colors and additives

ICE USA Prepares for Rousing Debut

Mack Brooks Exhibitions (MBE) is on course for an impressive debut as it plans the new ICE USA exhibition slated for April 6—8, 2011, in the South Bldg. of the Orange Cty. Convention Ctr. (OCCC) in Orlando, FL

Hazardous Energy and Lock Out for Adhesive Systems

Older fluid systems for adhesives with pneumatically powered pumps do not comply completely with OSHA standards that address deisgn practices and procedures that are necessary to disable

Drupa Prize Awarded to Nadine Müller

Dr. des. Nadine Müller was awarded the 35th drupa Prize on May 31 in Düsseldorf, Germany, for her dissertation “Self-promotion of artists from the Düsseldorf Art School and the Düsseldorf marketing system from 1826 – 1860

PPC's Folding Carton Boot Camp a Success

On May 24-25, 2010, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) hosted the Folding Carton Boot Camp workshop at PPC headquarters in Springfield, MA. Nineteen people attended the workshop from 13 different states

EFI Launches Mobile App for Print Management Systems

EFI launched a Mobile Client for Apple mobile devices. EFI Mobile Client lets users view and control EFI Pace and Monarch workflow software as well

Sil Tech Posts Data Sheets on Website

Sil Tech, a div. of Technicote, has announced the inclusion of some of its most popular product data sheets to its website,

Galileo-Nanotech Vacuum Coating Partnership

Galileo's CEO, Pietro Profumo, presented an overview of Galileo-Nanotech, the new joint venture between Galileo Vacuum Systems and Russian Nanotechnology Corp. (a.k.a. RUSNANO)

FTS Offers Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit

The Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit is said to allow employers the ability to determine a potential new-recruit or existing employee's knowledge

Westvaco/Envelope Div. Apparent Low Bidder on GPO Print Contract

Westvaco/Envelope Div. of Williamsburg, PA, is the apparent low bidder on US Government Printing Office (GPO) Program #0875-S, projected to be worth $428,520 annually

Avery Dennison Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Avery Dennison Corp., described as the product of one man's insight into retailers' needs, marks its 75th anniversary as a company on June 2 by having chairman, president, and CEO Dean A. Scarborough

McNeely Plastics Orders VAREX Blown Film Line from W&H

Mississippi-based McNeely Plastics of the Sigma Plastics Group has purchased another VAREX coextrusion line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher to increase the company's capacity and position itself for growth

Spinnaker Coating Launches SureLock Adhesive

Spinnaker Coating introduces SureLock permanent adhesive specifically designed to adhere to textured surfaces without being gummy or leggy

Flexpack: DuPont Honors Innovation

Consumer-driven innovations named as winners in packaging competition

PLA Films Coming

SAN GIORGIO DI NOGARO, ITALY | BOPP film producer Taghleef Industries (Ti) is introducing a fully natural film range based on NatureWorks PLA (polylactic

Xennia Reports Successful Module Launch at IPEX

Xennia, one of the world’s leading industrial inkjet solutions providers, recently held a successful launch of its range of industrial-strength inkjet modules at IPEX in Birmingham, UK

Edale Launches 'Hidden Secret': VLS-650

Edale, the UK-based manufacturer of narrow web printing and converting presses, recently announced the launch of its "infinitely adjustable sheeter," the VLS-650

Ipex 2010 Demonstrates Printing Is 'Back in Business'

Surveying the mood of exhibitors and visitors at Ipex 2010, Frank Romano, emeritus professor at the Rochester Inst. of Technology and international analyst and Ipex "Champion in Print" for yet the third time, declared "that the printing industry is back in business"

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Ups Price for Elvax Resins

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase of $0.05/lb on all grades of DuPont Elvax ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) resins

CREO Color Server Technology To Power New HP INDIGO 7500 Digital Press

Kodak's Print On-Demand Solutions Group has introduced a new version of the HP SmartStream Production Plus Print Server that will drive the new HP 7500 Digital Press being launched at IPEX



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