Narrow Web & Label Reporter

  • Avery Dennison, Mentor, OH, is once again sponsoring the wine, champagne, and spirits category of the Pentawards this year.

  • Glenroy Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI, launches ExpressWeb, formerly known as the Narrow Web Printer's Program, to provide surface printable packaging film in 2-4 business days.

  • Rotoflex, St. Louis, MO, reports a successful end to 2010, logging 16 inspection/rewind machine shipments in December alone.

  • Mark Andy, St. Louis, MO, announces the sale of its 60th Performance Series press. The company also signs an agent, Paolo Nascimbeni, to represent its Mark Andy and Rotoflex brands in Italy.

  • Western Shield Label, Rancho Dominguez, CA, leases an additional 10,000 sq ft of space attached to its existing headquarters, bringing the company's space to a total of 27,000 sq ft.

  • Belgium-based Reynders Pharmaceutical Labels buys an RSC slitter/rewinder from Rotocontrol, Ahrensburg, Germany. It is equipped with a Helios 100% inspection system from Israel-based Advanced Vision Technology. The new machine will include a vacuum splice table with integrated waste windup at the vertical inspection area.

  • W+D Direct Marketing Solutions, Overland Pk., KS, announces the renewal of a strategic partnership with Insource Corp., Markham, ON, Canada, in which Insource will continue to be the exclusive Canadian distributor and authorized service provider of W+D's inserting machines and parts.

  • UK-based AB Graphic Intl. sells two 430-mm wide Omega VSR inspection rewinders to Stratus Group in France. Both handle a wide range of substrates and include clear-on-clear missing label detection, servo driven web tension control for thin and delicate substrates, and razor and shear knife slitting.

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