News Clips Archive

Flexo Forum and Exhibit Are Approaching

RONKONKOMA, NY The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) will hold its 2008 Annual Forum April 27-30 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas,

Wal-Mart Scorecard Needs More Batters

READING, PA Remember the hubbub surrounding Y2K? Why, if we didn't act fast enough, when the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, 1999, doomsday scenerios

March News Clips

Sani-Blast, Spring Grove, MN, is acquired by Peter Mulheran, a veteran of the printing ink industry. Exopack Performance Films, Spartanburg, SC, purchases

Packaging Acquisition

NEW YORK, NY One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase, has acquired Global Packaging Corp., Miami, FL, supporting a management buyout

Packaging Press Is Online

MARYLAND HTS., MO Quest Graphics calls itself a general commercial printer, but the 30-year-old Missouri company's markets include packaging, POP, and

People

At FLEXcon, Spencer, MA, Steven Allard is promoted to product manager in the Product Identification Business Team; Sander De Jong is promoted to director

Open Solventless Laminating Demo Trials

LONG ISLAND, NY On April 10, Nordmeccanica and Rohm and Haas, Philadephia, PA, will offer free solventless laminating demonstration trials to both their

Debating China's Effect on the Environment

CHICAGO, IL Will China's rise lead to an environmental catastrophe? That was the question debated Oxford-style at Chicago's Harris Theater this past October

Get Around for Free at Show

DSSELDORF, GERMANY Visitors and exhibitors attending Interpack 2008 will be able to use their entrance passes for free access to all public transportation

New Name, Continued Commitment

HUDSON, NH Vectron Intl., a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of frequency control, sensor, and hybrid product solutions, has changed the name of its

Rossini Acquisition Complete

SUWANEE, GA The Rossini Group has completed the acquisition of Mastergraphics, a prepress provider in Stow, OH. Mastergraphics has been appointed the

IP Is Producing Green Linerboard

PENSACOLA, FL International Paper (IP) has started production of high-performance, lightweight linerboard at its Pensacola, FL, mill. IP says the project

Wisconsin Converters Score a Goal

GREEN BAY, WI Converting Influence, an independent group serving the Wisconsin converting corridor, scored a winning goal even if their favored Packers

Die-Cutter Adds Capacity And Capabilities

CARLSTADT, NJ A SPeria 106-E Autoplaten die-cutter from Bobst is speeding up things at Compu-pak, a full-service finisher. The new equipment, which can

BE Sale a First

BRAMPTON, ON, CANADA Brampton Engineering (BE) reports the sale of an 11-layer line to a significant player in the blown film market. Bud Smith, president

February News Clips

National Adhesives, Bridgewater, NJ, implements a price increase in North America on all liquid and hot melt adhesives, effective January 2. Clemson Univ.,

Slitter Meets Demands

LENGNAU, SWITZERLAND Peyer + Co. wanted a slitter/rewinder with high quality and fast speeds for the fabrication of hot stamping foil. The Swiss converter

Nukote Adds Pilot Coater

FRANKLIN, TN The Custom Coating Technologies division of Nukote reports the acquisition of a new pilot coater to help customers develop solutions and

Track-and-Trace Acquisition

WOOD DALE, IL Videojet Technologies has agreed to acquire PRISM, Duluth, GA, a developer of variable data control products in the packaging and printing

Converting Industry News

Dri-Tec Mfg. Group moves its corporate office and manufacturing facility to the SMT machine and tools building in Green Bay, WI. Though still independent,

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