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The Flexographic Technical Assn. relocates to 3920 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Ste. 9, Bohemia, NY 11716; 631-737-6020; fax: 631-737-6313. The Netherlands-based

Michelman Has New Unit

CINCINNATI, OH | Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella. The

Graph Expo To Offer Education

RESTON, VA | Graph Expo 2011 convenes September 11-14 at Chicago's McCormick Pl. South, bringing not only an array of new technology and equipment but

R&D Center Adds Coating Line

PAWCATUCK, CT | Davis-Standard has installed a seven-layer cast coextrusion film and sheet pilot line at the Pasadena, TX, Research and Technical Center

Teknek Expands in Asia

RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND | Teknek, a provider of contact cleaning and yield improvement technology, reports two offices have been opened in Seoul, South


Gary Edwards becomes CEO of Extrusion Dies Industries, Chippewa Falls, WI. At Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA, Sumeer Chandra and Francois Martin will

interpack a Success

DSSELDORF, GERMANY | The triennial interpack, held May 12-18, welcomed 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries, and Messe Dsseldorf North America reports the

New BOPP Plant Starts Up in Egypt

NOIDA, INDIA | The UFLEX Group has commissioned its new greenfield BOPP film plant in Egypt, about 40 km from Cairo. The 8.7-m-wide, 500-mpm coextruded

Innovation Award to MacDermid

INDIANAPOLIS, IN | The LUX plate processing technology from MacDermid won the 2011 Technical Innovation Award from the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)

Packaging Personified Adds XG

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica reports Packaging Personified has selected a new eight-color XG press to increase both quality and production at its Carol

Methane Gas for Fuel Is Clean Solution

PAINESVILLE, OH | NOVA Chemicals is using landfill methane gas as a significant fuel source at its Painesville facility. The clean-energy landfill gas

Italian Machinery Figures Positive

MILAN, ITALY | Double-digit growth in exports, domestic market recovery, and stable employment levels are driving the recovery of Italy's printing and


AUGUST 17-18 | Sealing Technology for Packaging Processes Seminar, Seminars for Engineers, Hyatt Place, Mt. Laurel, PA; 23-24/25-26


MAY 24-27 | Web Coating & Drying/Solution Preparation & Mixing, AIMCAL Converting School, Best Western Inn & Suites, Ontario, CA;


Nim-Cor, Nashua, NH, offers a how-to demo on airshaft repair. See the two-part video at Harper Corp. of America,


APRIL 16-21 | SVC TechCon, Society of Vacuum Coaters, Hyatt Regency Chicago on the River Walk, Chicago, IL; MAY 1-4 | FFTA Forum & INFO*FLEX

Label Converters Look to the Future

PALM BEACH, FL | The Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. held its annual Converter Meeting March 13-16 at the Four Seasons Resort. This year's theme, The Future is

FINAT Congress Is Coming

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS | FINAT, the worldwide association for self-adhesive labels and related products, announces its annual congress will take place

Toray Turns to Solar Power

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI | Toray Plastics (America) will begin construction in Q2 2011 on a $2 million, 446-kW solar photovoltaic field on its 70-acre campus


GPA, Chicago, IL, adds two to the sales team: Brian Patrick serves as territory sales manager for the East, and his brother Shaun Patrick represents the

IPMS Uses Xeikon for Shelf Strips

ITASCA, IL | Xeikon reports Information Planning & Mfg. Systems (IPMS), Sterling, VA, recently integrated two Xeikon 5000 digital color presses into its

W&H Issues Good News

LENGERICH, GERMANY | Windmoeller & Hoelscher reports increased customer interest and a large number of visitors at K 2010, held October 27-November 3

Good Q4 for Flexotecnica

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica reports a significant increase in sales in Q4 2010, with more than a dozen presses, including the new XG and XD, sold in

Gloucester Is Hiring

GLOUCESTER, MA | Gloucester Engineering announces the addition of 25 new employees at its corporate headquarters. New employees include 20 technicians,

Monadnock Is EPA Transport Partner

BENNINGTON, NH | Monadnock Paper Mills reports it is now an EPA SmartWay Transport Partner. SmartWay is a US EPA voluntary public-private initiative designed

Checking a Security Breach

EUCLID, OH | InterGroup Intl., a recycler of post-industrial scrap plastic, reports a recent investigative mission to India had two purposes. InterGroup

Second Moisture Tech for Acucote

GRAHAM, NC | Acucote has bought a Moisture Tech steam moisturizing system from Qualitek for use on a silicone coater. The unit complements a system that

Print on Water

BERDSK, NOVOSIBIRSK, RUSSIA | Sun Innovations demonstrated NEO UV-LED Evolution, a technology said to print on anything including water at Glasstech,

Comexi Buys Acom

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA | Comexi Converting Solutions, an Italian sub. of Comexi Group, has completed the final acquisition of tangible and intangible assets

Tech Center Gets Pouch Machine

ELGIN, IL | Karlville Development recently opened a technical center facility in Elgin and now reports the arrival of a KSG pouch converting machine that

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