News Clips Archive


JUNE 15-16 | AMI Multilayer Packaging Films Conference, Applied Market Information, Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel, Newark, NJ;

PLA Films Coming

SAN GIORGIO DI NOGARO, ITALY | BOPP film producer Taghleef Industries (Ti) is introducing a fully natural film range based on NatureWorks PLA (polylactic

JV Dedicated to RFID, Thin Films

ALPHARETTA, GA | A joint venture between Galileo Vacuum Systems and Russian Nanotechnology Corp. (RUSNANO) includes construction of a manufacturing plant

Allying to Supply Stretch Film Systems

FULTON, NY | Davis-Standard, and NO.EL, Milan, Italy, have agreed to jointly supply in-line coreless stretch film systems. This alliance combines NO.EL's

Danafilms Doubles Facility & Capacity

WESTBOROUGH, MA | Danafilms is doubling the size of its Franklin, KY, facility, adding 50,000 sq ft to make room for a new Windmoeller & Hoelscher seven-layer

Sustainability Is the Buzz at PLACE Conference

ALBUQUERQUE, NM | The TAPPI PLACE Conference, held April 18-21 at the Marriott Hotel, attracted members from around the globe, and while attendees from

Economy Recovering, Says PMMI Report

ARLINGTON, VA | The US is in the early stages of a mild recovery, according to the Quarterly Economic Outlook of the Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst. (PMMI).

H.B. Fuller Offers Trials on Nordmeccanica Laminator

ST. PAUL, MN | H.B. Fuller Co. has installed a Nordmeccanica Super Combi 3000 laminator at its Research, Development, and Technical Service Center. By

Metallized BOPP Plant Producing

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI | Toray Plastics (America) reports Toray Films Europe has achieved its first commercial volumes of BOPP high-barrier metallized film

Teaming for Better Bag

ADDISON, ILL.| Rollprint Packaging Products has teamed with Pactiv Corp., Lake Forest, IL, to supply Hefty Slide-Rite slider customers with an improved

Flex-Pack Students Meet Challenge

LINTHICUM, MD | The Flexible Packaging Assn. announces the winners of its 2010 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge. First place honors went to

Agreement a Boost to Brand Protection

BEAVERTON, OR | Digimarc Corp. is joining forces with AlpVision, Vevey, Switzerland, in a worldwide strategic license agreement that enables Digimarc

Co-Developing Prepress Solutions

LAS VEGAS, NV | Software developer Hybrid Integration will extend the power of Radius Solutions' flagship MIS/ERP product by providing seamless prepress

Harpers Aid School

CHARLOTTE, NC | Ron and Katherine Harper are pledging support for Mount Pleasant Elementary School, which needs 16 Smart Boards, interactive computer

VW Certifies Laminated Composite

GREVEN, GERMANY | Nordenia Intl. reports its NORShield AC (AntiCorrosion) laminated composite has certification from Volkswagen that it corresponds to

Students Take Flexo Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC | At the 13th annual International Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Competition, Stephanie Hammond and Lianne Chang from Gordon Graydon


Maxcess Intl., Oklahoma City, OK, appoints Greg Jehlik CEO. Jose De la Mora becomes sales director for the Latin American markets of Totani America, Green

Dunmore Marks 40 Years

BRISTOL, PA | This year Dunmore Corp. joins The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) in celebrating 40 years in the industry.

NPE Move to Florida Is Hailed

WASHINGTON, DC | According to the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), NPE2012's new venue in Orlando promises to be a on the calendars of industry

Toyo Adds Fluid Ink

NEW YORK, NY | Toyo Ink Intl. Corp., a member of the Toyo Ink Group, reports the formation of a subsidiary, Toyo Ink Technologies, for the acquisition

A Look at Protective Packaging

CLEVELAND, OH | According to a report from the Freedonia Group, US demand for protective packaging is expected to climb 6.25%/yr to $5.2 billion in 2014,

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Dean A. Scarborough, president and CEO of Avery Dennison Corp., Pasadena, CA, is elected chairman of the board to succeed Kent Kresa. David Samide, marketing

PSTC Offers Training At Chemsultants

MENTOR, OH | The Mentor technical facility of Chemsultants Intl. has been selected as the preferred hands-on training facility for members of the Pressure

Amcor Flexibles Expands Blown Film Capabilities

MUNDELEIN, IL | Amcor Flexibles has installed a Windmoeller & Hoelscher nine-layer, high-performance blown film line in a controlled environment at its

Success of Press Prompts a Second

COLLEGE PARK, GA | Mike Wilson, president of Star Packaging, says the converter liked its first Windmoeller & Hoelscher flexo press so much, it has ordered

Desai Adds Fourth K2 Flexo Press

KIDDERMINSTER, UK | K2 Intl. Trading Ltd. has installed a fourth flexographic press at Desai Brothers Ltd., Pune, India, through its Mumbai-based representative,

Two Honored for Green Efforts

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Flexographic Technical Assn. recognized two members in its tenth Annual Environmental Excellence Award competition. Specialty Printing,

M&A Activity Addressed

CHICAGO, IL | AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. will host the M&A Executive Forum 2010 June 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL, featuring

Converting Industry News Clips

RiteMade Paper Converters, Kansas City, KS, reports it is moving its Richmond, CA, manufacturing and distributing facility to Reno, NV, in the first quarter

Converter Industry Events

MAY 17-20 | CEMA AWEB Applied Web Handling Conference, Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn., Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Rochester, NY;

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