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Kodak Showcases Award-Winning Packaging Solutions Portfolio

Visitors to Labelexpo learned more about the breadth of Kodak's packaging solutions and industry expertise that helps package printers, tradeshops, and brand owners lower their costs

UPM Raflatac Says: It's Prime Time!

UPM Raflatac described its mission during Labelexpo Americas: to lift its prime labeling product and service offering to a new level

Bobst Group to Present Latest Technologies at K 2010

Bobst Group–Business Unit Web-fed will present its latest technologies for printing & converting plastic film and flexible materials at the K 2010 Intl. Plastics Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany

Xeikon Expands Label Production Capabilities with 'One-Pass' Opaque White

Xeikon, a leader in digital color printing innovation, has announced that its latest label presses offer converters a much higher productivity with its

Pulse Names Graymills for Digital UV Varnishes

UK-based ink manufacturer Pulse Roll Label Products has named Graymills, Inc., as its distributor in North America

Torayfan PC3 OPP Delivers Barrier Durability for Metallized PET & Foil Apps

Consumer product goods manufacturers and converters facing the unprecedented global shortage of metallized polyester film for packaging applications

Free <I>PFFC</I> Webinar Updates Labeling & Product Decoration Markets & Technologies

Today at 2 P.M. ET a FREE webinar, hosted by Paper, Film & Foil Converter (PFFC) in association with AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. and sponsored by Avery Dennison

Compact Display Simplifies Powerful Web Guiding

Fife Corp., a leader in web guiding and inspection, unveiled a new simple operator interface for single and dual-drive D-MAX Series Web Guiding Systems at Labelexpo 2010

ISCST Symposium Continues Tradition of Connecting Academia with Industry

The 15th biannual Symposium of the International Society of Coating Science and Technology (ISCST) was held September 12–15 in St. Paul, MN

Foundation of FTA Announces Theme, Logo for 2011 Annual Forum

The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process

Splash Graphics Stands Out with Kodak FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexo System

Splash Graphics, Inc., a premier premedia and graphics company located in Willowbrook, IL, has invested in a Kodak FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System to expand its business into printing plate production for flexographic printing

Cheer Pack Pouches & Cheertainer Bag-in-Box Selected to Exhibit at Nestle

CDF Corp., a manufacturer of liners for drums, pails, intermediate bulk containers and flexible packaging, will display flexible packaging solutions at TOPS Exhibition & Innovation Fair at Nestle PTC

Press Meets Demands for Short Runs

Short run demand continues to dominate discussions in the label printing industry, and Mark Andy reports that it has a strong, proven solution

US Demand For Biodegradable Plastics To Grow 16% Annually Through 2014

The Freedonia Group, a market research firm, reports the degradable plastic industry has been on the verge of commercial success for decades. However, demand growth was limited because most degradable plastics were too expensive

Davis-Standard Promotes Green Initiatives at K 2010

Equipment that supports energy efficiency and cost reduction will be the focus of Davis-Standard during the K Show, October 27–November 3 in Düsseldorf, Germany

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

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