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Loparex Shares Plans

WILLOWBROOK, IL Loparex Group has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with Mondi Coating concerning the sale of Loparex Oy (Lohja plant), Loparex Ltd. (Glossop

NYC Mandates Plastic Bag Recycling

NEW YORK, NY The Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) reports passage of the New York City Plastic Carryout Bag Recycling

Sweet-Smelling Building

HELSINKI, FINLAND Ahlstrom, a supplier of high-performance, fiber-based materials, received the French trophy of the Ecological and Economical Technologies

People

Mark Andy, St. Louis, MO, announces Ken Daming as finishing equipment sales manager. At Monadnock Paper Mills, Bennington, NH, Steve Dussair joins as

Forestry Program Announces Gains

ARLINGTON, VA The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) program reports substantial growth in 2007, including a 750% increase in locations with SFI chain-of-custody

Extruder a Tall Addition

STREETSBORO, OH Automated Packaging Systems had to build an addition to its manufacturing facility in Keyser, WV, to accommodate the 57-ft height of its

News About Color

SAN JOSE, CA Dan Gillespie of ColorGeek and Dan Reid of RPimaging, members of the Color Management Group (CMG), announce ColorGeek2.com, a partnership

Sheeter Supplier Expands

WESTERLY, RI Maxson Automatic Machinery Co. is planning a multimillion dollar expansion that will include additional office and production facilities

Joining to Advance Packaging

CAMBRIDGE, MA Nano-Terra, a privately held company focused on the commercialization of industrial applications of surface chemistry, reports two technology

Marketing New Flexo Educational Program

RONKONKOMA, NY The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) has selected the corporate branding firm Sidewalk Designs to spearhead a marketing

Digital Partnership in Place

ROSH HA'AYIN, ISRAEL Matan Digital Printers has joined forces with MGI Digital Graphic Technology, Cedex, France, to promote Matan's digital sign and

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Elsner Engineering Works, Hanover, PA, is named the exclusive sales representative for Wipcor S.r.l., Novara, Italy, for North American and Mexican sales.

Pre-Drupa Event Focuses on Innovation

GENT, BELGIUM Duomedia's Drupa Discovery Tour, a gathering of 83 journalists from 26 countries, took place March 20-24. More than 100 publications were

Recycling Program Aimed at Customers

JANESVILLE, WI GOEX Corp., a manufacturer of printable custom plastic sheet, is combining two environmental concepts sustainability and recycling to keep

Offsetting C02 Emissions

DENVER, CO ShipGreen is a new company formed to enable online retailers to provide shoppers with the ability to calculate and offset the carbon emissions

Sniffing Out Odors

ROUND ROCK, TX When the Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs program featured a segment on how to contain or neutralize the stench of dirty diapers, the star

Automation a Selling Point

SIMPSONVILLE, KY Neff Packaging Solutions recently added a six-color, 18,000-sph Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 press to its new 122,000-sq-ft plant in

Advocating Free Trade

MISSION VIEJO, CA China Paper Holdings (CPH), a sourcing paper company and a sub. of Global Sourcing Solutions, says protectionist policies stifle innovation

People

Tony Paolino is now VP of sales and marketing at Rollprint Packaging Products, Addison, IL. Sato America, Charlotte, NC, names Greg Simmons technical

New Marking Process Is Patented

CHESHIRE, UK DataLase has been granted a patent for a new transparent pigment for application on clear films or substrates. The pigment undergoes a color

DuPont Patents Reach 600

WILMINGTON, DE DuPont Packaging Graphics recently achieved the registration milestone of 125 patent families comprising more than 600 patents and applications

European Ink Portfolio Is Announced

STUTTGART, GERMANY Flint Group's Packaging Inks Div. has completed a European project to identify the Best of 4 solutions for all standard application

Technologies for Source Reduction

SCHAUMBURG, IL Pliant Engineered Films announces the Empower suite of technologies for source reduction in packaging. The portfolio features three introductory

Rollers Make History

UNION GROVE, WI When Dan Cahalane came to American Roller in 2005, he thought rollers were a simple commodity. As he learned about the vast amount of

News Clips

International Paper, Memphis, TN, will invest about $10 million to convert its mill in Bastrop, LA, to 100% market and fluff pulp production. Equipment

People News

At Quickdraft, Canton, OH, Bryan Williams is named sales manager and Ken Erskine is named southeast regional sales manager. Senior VP Gerd Koehler assumes

Correction

On p39 of the January 2008 issue of PFFC, FMS was identified as a German-based manufacturer of closed-loop control systems for web tension and web guiding

Investment Firm Banks on Atlas

CHICAGO, IL Atlas Material Testing Technology has finalized an agreement to sell a majority stake in the company to Industrial Growth Partners (IGP),

Expansion To Cut Lead Times

ATLANTA, GA Caraustar Industries has opened its fifth manufacturing operation for Protect-A-Board and Protect-A-Wrap edge and strap protectors. The latest

Environmental Honors

PARSIPPANY, NJ Sun Chemical's WetFlex system and UniQure inks were honored with the Award for Innovation-Environmental at the Flexotech Intl. Print and

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