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AIMCAL and SVC Establish Scholarship Fund

AIMCAL and the Society of Vacuum Coaters have agreed, using the resources of the Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation, to establish the Bernard Henry AIMCAL and SVC Scholarship Fund the honor of the late Bernard Henry. The scholarships are open to students worldwide to attend qualified instructors of higher learning.

In-Mold Label Event

IMLCON07, the 15th Intl. In-Mold Labeling Conference, organized by AWA Conferences & Events, will be held this year in Scottsdale, AZ, October 10-12 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort.

Thomas & Assoc. Receives Montalvo Sales Award

Thomas & Assoc. recently received a 17-year service award as sales representatives from Montalvo Corp.

AIMCAL Announces Speakers at Summer School 2007

AIMCAL is offering two tracks for this year's Summer School, being held August 6-9, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN: Web Handling and Web Coating and Laminating. Speakers for these tracks include: Dr. David Roisum, PFFC columnist Timothy J. Walker, Dr. Ed Cohen, Dr. Al Pocius, and Dr. Ted Lightfoot.

Pack Expo Named 2nd Largest Tradeshow of 2006

Pack Expo Intl. 2006 , produced by PMMI, has been recognized as the second largest tradeshow in the United States and Canada by Tradeshow Week.

Gidue Installs Presses in Australia

With the recent sale of an Intelligent Combat, Gidue has sold six presses in Australia, with a seventh machine currently under production.

Dow Chemical Increases Prices on Polyolefin Elastomers

Effective August 1, 2007, Dow Chemical and Dow Chemical Canada will raise prices of all grades of Engage polyolefin elastomers in North America.

Durst Signs Distributor Agreement with Tubelite

Durst Image Technology has entered into an agreement with Tubelite Company to sell and support Durst's Rho 600 Pictor flatbed UV inkjet printer in 18 Eastern states.

3 Sigma Earns ISO Registration

3 Sigma Corp. has completed the requirements of ISO standards and received a Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001:2000.

Polymag Tek Inc Receives CE Certification and Enters the European Market

Polymag Tek, designer and manufacturer of contact web cleaning equipment, has received CE certification for its Narrow Web Cleaner (NWC) family of products.

Gidue Installs Press in India

The E-Combat 378 eight-color press installed at Sel-Jegat marks the third installation in India since the beginning of 2007.

Meeting Features Processes, Regulations, Materials & Sustainability

Converting Influence will hold a meeting September 12, 2007, in Appleton, WI, to discuss processes, regulations, materials, and sustainability, featuring speakers, tabeltop exhibits, and a tour of the Fox Valley Tech Center.

Online Tape Store

Lamart Corp. has introduced a user-friendly, online “Tape Store" as a complete online service to enable time and cost efficient acquisition of all forms of tape directly from the manufacturer.

Ampac Acquires Sealed Air Business

Ampac Packaging has acquired Sealed Air Corp.'s Trigon Security Products business and related assets in North America and Europe.

Harper Announces New Agent in Brazil

Harper Corp. of America has chosen Uniplastic Ind e Com of Brazil to be the exclusive agent for Harper anilox products in Brazil.

IMDA Awards Deadline Extended

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has extended the deadline for submitting entries to the 2007 IMDA Awards Competition to Thursday, July 12, 2007.

Yupo Celebrates 10 Years

Yupo Corp. America celebrated 10 years of success in North and South America with a special "Creating Perfect Harmonies" event at the Glenn Hotel in Atlanta, GA.

Successful Premiere Staging of Pack Print Intl.

The premiere staging of Pack Print Intl. 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand, achieved its objective to become a forum for the region's packaging and printing sectors.

Teknek Launches Several New Products

Teknek recently developed products for the flat panel display market that made their debut at Finetech.

Amerikal Responds to Demand for Genesis Pressroom Chemistry

To meet growing demand for Genesis pressroom chemistry, Amerikal Products Corp. recently completed significant enhancements to its manufacturing facility.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Study

"Pharmaceutical Packaging" is a global study of the pharmaceutical packaging industry from Allied Development Corp. This 448-page study examines the markets, technologies, and opportunities in pharmaceutical packaging around the world.

Farnell Installs W&H Press

Windmoeller & Hoelscher has sold a 52-inch, eight-color Primaflex CM printing press to Farnell Packaging.

Oriented Films for Flexible Packaging and Labels Study

"Oriented Films for Flexible Packaging and Labels" is a global study of oriented films for the flexible packaging and label industries. It examines markets, technologies, and opportunities for oriented films.

Tapemark Launches New Site

Tapemark has launched its new Web site,

Flexo Press for EB WetFlex Launched in Germany

UV-Flex GmbH held an open house event on April 18-19 to feature Fischer & Krecke's first CI flexo press designed to use Sun Chemical's EB curable WetFlex ink technology.

Judges Announced for IMDA Awards

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. announced its panel of judges for the 2007 IMDA Awards Competition: Clare Goldsberry, Ron Romanik, and PFFC's own Yolanda Simonsis.

AIMCAL Holds Summer School

Now in its 9th year, AIMCAL's Summer School assembles consultants and educators for four days of focused technical sessions. This year's schools will be held in Minneapolis, MN, August 6-9 and New Delhi, India, August 20-21.

AWA Publishes Vacuum Coated Papers & Films Sourcebook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published its "Vacuum Coated Papers & Films World Sourcebook 2007," a global market overview and opportunities for vacuum coated materials producers, material suppliers, and users.

Meadwestvaco Answers Call for Sustainable Packaging

Meadwestvaco Corp. has announced the findings of an independent comparative analysis between its tear-resistant, paberboard-based Natralock packaging solution and the traditional PVC clamshell package.

Rogers Highlights FLEXcon Tape

FLEXcon announces the addition of three of its adhesive tapes to Rogers Corp.'s "General Adhesives Applications Guide" and on the Rogers' Web site.

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