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US Solvents Demand

Item % Annual Growth 2002 2007 2012 02-07 07-12 Total Demand 11,210 11,475 11,800 0.5 0.6 Transportation 2,564 2,673 2,740 0.8 0.5 Paints & Coatings 2,322

New Film Line Easy To Manage

Coldwater, OH | Accutech Films recently purchased a seven-layer line from Gloucester Engineering Co. The line adds to Accutech's coextrusion and specialty

Forming ESD Standards

Rome, NY | The ESD Assn. and the JEDEC Solid State Technology Assn., Arlington, VA, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement for the

Curwood Turns 50

Oshkosh, WI | When businessmen Howard Curler and Bob Woods launched Curwood Inc. in a small garage in 1958, their vision was to develop polymer extrusion

Press a Perfect Fit

Bristol, TN | The Robinette Co., a full-service flexible packaging and specialty converting manufacturer, is making way for a new 52-in., eight-color

Henkel Acquires National Adhesives

Bridgewater, NJ | Henkel Corp. has acquired the National Adhesives business of National Starch and Chemical Co. This acquisition enables Henkel to offer

AIMCAL Sustains Technology-Hungry

Myrtle Beach, SC | The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators featured two short courses preceding the official opening day's sessions

Aiding Overseas Business

Cleveland, Ohio | NineSigma, Intrasoft Intl., RTI Intl., and the European-American Business Organization have formed the US-EU Match consortium in an

A Software Solution

Paris, France | Packetis has implemented Production Manager shop floor data collection software from Solarsoft for Packaging. Packetis, a business unit

November 2008 PPFC News Clips

Edale Ltd., Romsey, Hampshire, UK, a printing and converting press manufacturer specializing in commercial security solutions, is moving in 2009 to a

Pregis Dedicated To Sustainability

Deerfield, IL | Pregis Corp. has announced sustainability initiatives, reports Kevin Baudhuin, president, Pregis Protective Packaging North America. Achievement

MWV Gets Dual Environmental Certification

Richmond, VA MWV (MeadWestvaco) has received chain of custody certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) program and the Programme for

News Clips

Buckingham Capital Partners II, a New York-based private equity firm, acquires AD Subsidiary, formerly the Automation Div. of Remmele Engineering, St.

Harpers Again Support Education

Charlotte, NC The Harper Center of Graphics Technology at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN, was dedicated recently. The center honors

FTA Helps Brands With Consistency

Ronkonkoma, NY General Mills, Minneapolis, MN, is America's fifth largest food manufacturing company, with more than 100 of the nation's most recognizable

Color Diamond Green

Rochester, NY Diamond Packaging was recognized as one of Rochester's companies during a recent event sponsored by the Rochester Business Journal and Bank

Sustainability and Flex Pack: a Study

Manteno, Il Zip-Pak recently announced its latest research findings on the relationship between flexible packaging and sustainability. Zip-Pak says the

New Heidelberg Press Joins 31 More

Dusseldorf, Germany Thung Hua Sinn Group, Thailand, Bangkok, received a certificate of purchase for a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 75 at Drupa 2008. This

Two Join Green Partnership

Pittsburgh, PA The Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership adds the National Assn. of Printing Ink Mfrs. and Envelope Mfrs. Assn. to its ranks. SGP

Printed Electronics Resource Offered

Glen Allen, VA NanoMarkets is offering an analysis of the printed electronics industry. Entitled The NanoMarkets Printed Electronics Database, the product

Printed Intelligence Study Subject Of Agreement

Tarrytown, NY Ciba and VTT Technical of Finland have signed a medium- to long-term cooperation agreement to develop new commercial products and solutions

Graph Expo Growing In Stature

Graph Expo returns to McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, October 26-29, having earned its best-ever ranking of 42 among the Tradeshow Week 200, an annual directory of US trade shows

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

Martin, Labelmen Agree at Drupa

ROCKFORD, IL Martin Automatic entered a licensing agreement with press manufacturer Labelmen Machinery Co. of Taiwan at Drupa 2008.

Paper Recycling at All-Time High in US

NEW YORK, NY The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) reports 56% of the paper consumed in America was recovered for recycling in 2007.

Gidue Restructures In France

TURATE, ITALY Gidue and SMAG report the end of their cooperative sales agreement after five years. Gidue has decided to restructure its distribution network

AVT, GMI Unified Organization In EMEA

HOD-HASHARON, ISRAEL Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) reports a new organization to manage the combined activities of AVT and Graphic Micrsosystems Inc.

Less Maintenance Needed With New UV System

BRISTOL, PA With three facilities, Dunmore Corp. manufactures a variety of metallized, coated, and laminated films. Each line typically features both

Chicago Passes Recycling Law

Chicago has passed legislation that requires the establishment of in-store recycling programs for plastic bags in certain retail stores, reports the Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council (ACC)

Sun Ink an Award Winner

Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation announced that Sun Chemical was awarded a 2008 InterTech Technology Award for its Platinum White technology

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