News Clips

  • The Specialty Inks Group of Sun Chemical, Parsippany, NJ, reports an increase in prices by 6%-10% on all products sold in North America effective September 1, 2008. The company says the increases are directly and indirectly related to crude oil increases as well as large swings in the manufacturing capacity of some of the primary raw material manufacturers.

  • Air Motion Systems relocates from Arvada, CO, to River Falls, WI. The 36,000-sq-ft facility doubles the size of the company's existing operation in Arvada and more than triples its production capacity. The new building was designed and built to be eligible for “green” certification based on LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

  • The Montalvo Corp., Gorham, ME, names MetSource sales representative for Kansas, Missouri, and part of western Kentucky; John Meyer is the principal.

  • Pamarco Global Graphics adds multibeam laser capabilities in its Batavia, IL, and Warrington, UK, facilities.

  • Delkor, Minneapolis, MN, a supplier of flat pad and tray packaging, has received a Sustainable Packaging leadership Award from the Packaging Assn. of Canada for its Spot-Pak Packaging System, said to reduce the volume of secondary packaging materials.

  • Exopack Advanced Coatings, Wrexham, UK, a developer, manufacturer, and distributor of precision-coated papers, films, and specialty substrates for imaging, electronics, medical, and optical technologies, celebrates its 40th anniversary at the European site.

  • QuadTech, Sussex, WI, acquires Vigitek, a Limerick, Ireland, designer and manufacturer of 100% print inspection technology. Vigitek will function as its own entity, operating as a subsidiary of QuadTech.

  • Kama, Dresden, Germany, reports the newly founded Kama France will be responsible for sales and marketing of the full range of company die-cutters and folder/gluers for the French graphics industry.

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