News Clips - July 2009

  • Printing Industries of America, Pittsburgh, PA, has revitalized its website at

  • GEW Inc., North Royalton, OH, donated a seven-lamp ECP UV system with e-brick electronic power supplies to aid R&D activities at Clemson Univ.'s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics.

  • Prisco, Newark, NJ, announces a distribution agreement with Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA. PriscoDigital will market and sell HP Scitex super-wide industrial inkjet printing systems to the US.

  • Great Northern Corp., Appleton, WI, reports its Oshkosh, WI, facility has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council as meeting its chain of custody criteria.

  • Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, NY, is now a featured supplier in the web-based Environmental Paper Assessment Tool for selecting environmentally preferable paper.

  • Fujifilm Graphic Systems USA, Valhalla, NY, has been granted a US patent for developing the technology used in Taskero Universe, the system and method for remotely monitoring and servicing a print system.

  • Novacel, Déville-lès-Rouen, France, a producer of self-adhesive films, has obtained ISO 14001 environmental certification.

  • Honeywell, Phoenix, AZ, has launched a website to help manufacturers maximize plant performance. The site,, focuses on reducing maintenance costs, improving cash flow, implementing high ROI solutions, and driving down operational costs.

  • Exopack, Spartanburg, SC, has partnered with American Synthetics, Charleston, SC, to offer woven PP large-format bags and sacks. The bags, branded RAVE-WPP, will be offered in a variety of sizes and constructions with high-fidelity graphics utilizing up to ten colors.

  • NatureWorks, Minnetonka, MN, invested $1 million to transform its former pilot plant in Savage, MN, into an Ingeo bioresin applications lab designed to enable converters and brand owners to bring quality products made from renewable resources to market quickly.

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