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IMDA Names Winners of 2018 Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Association honors the best in its field, rewarding design, engineering, and innovation

Esko Announces Platemaking Technology

Crystal flexo technology reportedly makes platemaking simpler and adds consistency

K 2019 on Track to Success

Messe Düsseldorf North America expects 3,000 exhibitors to show the newest equipment, materials, and technologies in plastics and rubber

W&H Resin Purger Offered for Retrofit

Blown and cast film lines with compatible dosing systems built in or after 2010 can be retrofitted with the TURBOCLEAN from Windmoeller & Hoelscher

W&H Posts Strong Press Sales

The company says the printing division, which includes both flexo and gravure units, saw strong growth in 2017

W&H Announces Sales to Sigma Companies

Three members of the Sigma Plastics Group have ordered equipment from Windmoeller & Hoelscher, including OPTIMEX FFS & VAREX II lines

Harper Donates to Aid Flexo Education

The company has donated six XLT anilox rolls to the Fundeplast nonprofit flexo training foundation

Primera Offers Label & Tag Printer

The RX500 on-demand color RFID label printer encodes, verifies, and prints in a single pass

INX Employees Honored by NAPIM

Three Printing Ink Pioneer Awards and the Ault Award reward employees who have made significant contributions to the industry

Web Industries Winds Thin-Width Materials

The company announces the capability to wind micro-width flexible materials onto spools for what it says is greater production throughput

PPC Meeting Advises on Adding Value

An impressive range of speakers offered advice on how paperboard packaging manufacturers can avoid the commodity business

Fresnels Technology Offers Tactile Imagery

Digitally produced Cellini imagery provides 3D effects said to resemble sculptured or cast metal

Monadnock Offers Guide to Environmental Options

The Santulan Portfolio is said to help converters source renewable fiber-based options to meet clients’ sustainability objectives

Esko Plug-In Aids Copy Changes

Text Recognition for Adobe Illustrator reportedly makes text changes in outlined artwork fast, safe, and simple for packaging providers

AIPIA Summit to Focus on Brands

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association has a number of companies lined up to discuss how to protect and enhance products

Roll-2-Roll Technologies Touts Retrofits

Company says retrofit of pneumo-hydraulic web guiding units can save time and money

Mitsubishi Announces Price Increase

The company is increasing thermal paper prices beginning July 1, 2018, due to the rise of raw material costs

Sutherland Packaging Enjoys Growth Spurt

With 30% growth in 2017, the company added employees, expanded operations, and invested in infrastructure

Sun Chemical Warns of Possible Ink Shortage

The company says that potential shortages of photoinitiators could impact its supply of energy-curable inks

EyeC America Displays Inspection Equipment

The Quality Link, Proofiler 400 DT, and Proofiler Graphic are said to provide high-speed inspection for maximum productivity and quality control

ProAmpac Acquires Gateway Packaging

Gateway brings expertise in pet food packaging, including multiwall bags, stand-up pouches, and more, to ProAmpac’s Extrusion and Laminations division

Applied Motion Products Offers New Drives

STRAC Stepper Drives are said to be well suited for AC-Powered applications requiring maximum power

Tetra Pak Launches New Packaging Material Effects

Helps food and beverage producers revitalize the look and feel of their products

CTI Announces On-Pack Freeze Warning

Chromatic Technologies Inc. partners with American Thermal Instrument to offer BlindSpotz, a freeze warning that can be printed on a package

Diagraph Reveals New Global Strategy

Company aims to make package marking, coding and labeling easy, and brings sister companies Trident and Norwood into Diagraph Marking & Coding brand

Avery Dennison Discusses Functional Packaging

A new white paper outlines consumer preferences affecting packaging today and explains what company says is the booming trend of functional packaging

Colorite Talks About TPEs for Medical Apps

The company, which offers Cellene TPEs, says TPE compounds are growing in importance as a viable option for medical applications

Fujifilm Releases Wide-Format Press

The Acuity LED 1600R is a dedicated roll-to-roll press that handles heat-sensitive media and offers options to seven colors

Syringes Feature Needle Protection Labels

Syringes for Pfizer’s epoetin biosimilar have been outfitted with Needle-Trap needle protection labels from Schreiner MediPharm.

ExxonMobil Announces Performance Polymer

Exceed XP 8784 is a new polymer grade developed for high-performance coextrusion films

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