News Clips Archive

Xanté Acquires Degrava Systems

MOBILE, AL Xant Corp. has acquired Degrava Systems, Roswell, GA, a supplier of narrow web digital color printing systems, color management software, consumables,

Cautious Optimism for Economy in 2009

SAN DIEGO, CA The latest in a yearly series of surveys on corporate issues from The Ken Blanchard Cos. shows executives and company leaders are somewhat

Harper Donates to Clemson's Sonoco

CHARLOTTE, NC When Clemson Univ. cut the ribbon on its new Harris A. Smith Building, representatives of global anilox supplier Harper Corp. of America

A&V Distributes Flint Letterpress Plates

CHARLOTTE, NC Flint Group reports Anderson & Vreeland, Bryan, OH, will distribute Flint's line of nyloprint printing plates and processing equipment for

People News - June 2009

Kenneth C. Glade is appointed VP of sales for North America at Polytype America Corp., Converting Div., USA, Hackettstown, NJ. In conjunction with opening

MLP Celebrates 25 Years

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP USA Inc.) is celebrating a quarter of a century of innovations in 2009. MLP USA markets Mitsubishi

Global Corporations Cut Emissions

Washington, Dc | Twenty-one companies, all partners in World Wildlife Fund's Climate Savers Program, announced an estimated 50 million tons of voluntary

International Conference Debuts in Italy

Piacenza, Italy | Nordmeccanica, a supplier of coating and laminating machinery to the worldwide flex-pack industry, held its first International Technical

People - May 2009

Dr. Gary A. Baum is designated the 2009 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medalist by TAPPI, Norcross, GA. He served as director of corporate R&D for James River

Enercon Partners to Advance Nonwovens

Enercon Industries has partnered with The Inst. of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech Univ. to advance the functionality of nonwovens and technical textiles.

May 2009 News Clips

Rohrer Corp., Wadsworth, OH, attains chain of custody certification from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). The

H.B. Fuller Buys Nordic

H.B. Fuller Co. has acquired Nordic Adhesives Technology

OMET Partners with Clemson's Sonoco

OMET S.r.l. has formed a partnership with Clemson Univ.'s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design and Graphics.

Positive Signs From Italy

The Italian printing and converting machinery industry, represented by ACIMGA, reported a sales increase of 4% in 2008

Graphics Expo Attracts Thousands

Technology, networking, and education brought thousands of graphic communications professionals together for the annual Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Exposition and Conference

MGI Wins Product Of the Year

Melbourne, Fl | MGI Digital Graphic Technology's JETvarnish digital inkjet spot UV coater has been named the Best Product of the Year for 2009 from the

Phoenix To Build rPET Line

Phoenix Technologies announces the construction of its first commercial recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) line for the production of the company's LNOc brand food-grade resin.

New Film Line Has Many Features

Nelmar Security Packaging Systems has ordered a second three-layer Varex blown film extrusion line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

Elsner Celebrates 75th Anniversary

HANOVER, PA Elsner Engineering Works is marking the company's 75th anniversary as a third-generation, family-owned and operated business. Elsner was founded

NineSigma Solves Sustainability Challenges

As more companies continue to incorporate sustainability into their technology and knowledge projects, many are turning to NineSigma's open innovation solutions for answers.

Seminars for Engineers Increases Offerings

Seminars for Engineers is adding new web handling and converting seminars, which are held in the US and in Germany, and also can be held onsite in-house at a company's request.

Choosing a Gietz

Consolidated Graphics announces the purchase of a Gietz 1060 FSA Foil Commander to be installed in the company's subsidiary PBM Graphics plant

CAC Celebrates 35th Year

WIND GAP, PA Converter Accessory Corp. (CAC), founded in 1974, is enjoying its 35th anniversary this year. Says Jeff Damour, My father, Larry Damour,

Toray Sees Results Of Green Project

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI Toray Plastics (America) Inc. reports that environmental projects launched in 2004, which are part of a comprehensive sustainability

BJBall Papers Adds Pemco Sheeter

SHEBOYGAN, WI Krber PaperLink Group reports BJBall Papers, Auckland, New Zealand, has purchased a Pemco SHM 1650 Dual Rotary (DR) sheeter through sales

ABBA Rubber Intl. Celebrates 50th Year

ONTARIO, CA For half a century since its fouunding in 1959, ABBA Rubber Intl. has been serving the roller needs of customers around the world. According

PEOPLE - April 2009

Erhardt + Leimer names Udo Skarke CEO of its North American headquarters in Duncan, SC. He replaces the retiring David Merritt. Todd Guzzardo is promoted

Students Help Pregis Reduce Scrap

DEERFIELD, IL Pregis Corp. has been able to reduce scrap by $80,000 annually and improve safety at its Plymouth, IN, plant as a result of findings by

KBA, FLEXcon Partner on Substrates

KBA North America has collaborated with pressure-sensitive film maker FLEXcon Co., Spencer, MA, to premiere three unique substrates for the KBA Rapida 106 41-in. sheetfed press.

FTA Presents Green Awards

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) recognizes four companies through the ninth Annual FTA Environmental Excellence Award program.

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