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US Demand for Nonwovens To Reach $6.3 Billion

CLEVELAND, OH Demand for nonwoven roll goods is projected to rise at a 3.7% annual rate to $6.3 billion in 2013, according to a new study from The Freedonia

Market Reports Cover Future of Packaging

SURREY, UK Pira Intl. offers two studies that provide market forecasts to 2014 for packaging. They provide insight into key market drivers and trends

NA 2010 Is on The Horizon

CHARLOTTE, NC The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) reports its 2010 North American Material Handling and Logistics Show (NA 2010) is coming


Richard Roth joins Disc Graphics, Hauppauge, NY, as its chief strategy officer. ARC Intl., Charlotte, NC, names Michael Calvano territory business manager

AIMCAL Sees Economic Gains

FORT MILL, SC The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators has released results from its fourth quarter survey, the Economic Index. Results

One-Stop Testing Solution Offered

MINNEAPOLIS, MN Mocon has established Advanced Packaging Solutions, designed as a one-stop approach for the analysis of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals,

ICE Europe Closes with Record Results

MUNICH, GERMANY The 6th International Converting Exhibition (ICE) Europe, which took place Nov. 24-26, 2009, ended with a record number of visitors, exhibitors,

Kampf Enhances Service Offerings

WIEHL, GERMANY Kampf has introduced new service concepts for its slitting and winding machines. Tailor-made services offer a choice between individually

Fuji Silysia Adds Rep Coverage

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC | Fuji Silysia Chemical Ltd. expands territorial representation of its micronized silica gel product, Sylysia, by Van Horn,

Upgrades Offer TLC For Environment

CAROL STREAM, IL | Packaging Personified has added a new Super Simplex SL 1500 solvent-free laminator from Nordmecannica, Edgewood, NY, as part of its

Mondi To Invest In New Coater

JLICH, GERMANY | Mondi Jlich GmbH, one of five release liner plants of Mondi Coatings in Europe, will install a new coater at its Koslar location within

TAPPI Conference In India a Success

MUMBAI & NEW DELHI, INDIA | Growth, opportunity, and innovation were the themes of the 2009 Flexible Packaging Symposium on trends and technology development

Berry Plastics Completes Pliant Acquisition

EVANSVILLE, IN | Berry Plastics Corp. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the common stock of Pliant Corp., which emerged from bankruptcy effective

Excelsior Orders Two W&H Presses

LINCOLN, RI | Windmoeller & Hoelscher reports Ron Shemesh, CEO of Excelsior Packaging Group, Yonkers, NY, has placed an order for two 52-in. Miraflex

Hooven-Dayton Honored by P&G

DAYTON, OH | The Hooven-Dayton Corp. has received the Corporate Supplier Excellence Award from Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH, for performing at

Spooner Has New Services Division

WEST YORKSHIRE, UK | Spooner Industries has developed a Technical Services Div. that allows new and existing customers to take full advantage of repair

ICE USA To Debut At Orange County Convention Center

ST. ALBANS, UK | Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd. confirms that ICE USA (replacing the CMM Show) will take place Apr. 6-8, 2011, at the Orange County Convention

People Making News in the Converting Industry

John A. Pasquale III, senior VP of New Era Converting Machinery, Paterson, NJ, passed away Nov. 27, 2009. He also served on the executive board of AIMCAL.

Plastic Packaging Adds Third F&K

HICKORY, NC | Plastic Packaging has purchased its third Fischer & Krecke press in the past three years, adding an eight-color FP 14S gearless CI flexo

Converter Industry Events

8-10 | 2010 Packaging Conference, Plastic Technologies Inc., ARIA Resort at CityCenter, Las Vegas, NV; 10 | AIMCAL-PFFC

Mamata Holds Demos at Open House

AHMEDABAD, INDIA | Visitors from more than 20 countries attended an open house at Mamata's India facility where three product lines were demonstrated.

Pagendarm Repositions Business

HAMBURG, GERMANY | Pagendarm BTT GmbH is adapting its capacities due to global economic challenges. Among the steps management has taken is to reduce

Mitsubishi Streamlines

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL | MLP USA, a subs. of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Tokyo, Japan, reports its parent company plans to establish a subsidiary dedicated

FFTA's Info*Flex Is 80% Sold

RONKONKOMA, NY | Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) reports the 2010 Info*Flex Exhibition, slated for May 3?4 in Las Vegas, NV, is already

SOFTAL Changes Hands

HAMBURG, GERMANY | Effective this past November, all fixed and non-fixed equipment and manufacturing resources, as well as trademark, industrial property


BOPP producer Taghleef Industries, Dubai, UAE, opens a new US office in Charleston, SC, along with warehousing facilities courtesy of partnership with

CMM Replaced by ICE USA

ST. ALBANS, UK | As of November 13, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd. (MBE) announced the acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, of the CMM Converting Machinery/Materials

Appleton Offers Free Lifetime Support

APPLETON, WI | Appleton Mfg. Div. provides lifetime technical support to its customers by phone or e-mail at no charge, whether they purchased their equipment

Tobacco Crop Produces Bio-Plastic

CAMBRIDGE, MA | Metabolix Inc. has completed a field trial of tobacco, genetically engineered to express polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) bio-based polymers.

Bobst India To Make Titan Slitters

BEDFORD, UK | Production of Titan ER610 compact, twin-shaft cantilever slitter/rewinders has begun at Bobst India Pvt. Ltd. in Pune, near Mumbai. Machines

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