News Clips Archive

Rogers Awarded by Chinese Government

ROGERS, CT | Rogers Corp. recently received two award honors from the Chinese government. The first award, Level A Credit Company for Labor Security,

Coating Line Added for Customer Use

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI | Premier Dies Corp. reports the purchase of a coating line from Coatema Coating Machinery to help its customers develop their slot

NPE2012 Has Much To Celebrate

WASHINGTON, DC | When the NPE plastics and elastomers exposition greets visitors April 1?5, 2012, it will be celebrating a new venue, the introduction

Platinum Packaging Adds Elite Cameron

PARAMOUNT, CA | Platinum Packaging recently installed a new 63-in. wide Elite Cameron CW slitter. We decided to bring all our slitting in-house, says

Seminars Focused On Printing

MEXICO CITY, DF, MEXICO | The 2010 Converting Solutions Seminar Series, organized by Zolplastic Alianzas Tecnolgicas, was held June 7-9 at venues in Mexico

Converter Industry Events

AUGUST 17-19 | Roller Performance Workshop, AIMCAL Converting School, Holiday Inn Express, Rochester, NY; SEPTEMBER 12-15 | ISCST

Packaging Report Is Optimistic

CHICAGO, IL | Mesirow Financial has released the Summer 2010 issue of its Packaging Perspectives newsletter. The news is promising, Mesirow reports, with

Alliance To Cover the Nation

CHINO, CA | Imperial Rubber Products and Finzer Roller, Des Plaines, IL, have entered into a strategic alliance to serve customers nationally. As part

Emerson Has New Division

BOSTON, MA | Emerson Bearing announces a new division to cater to printing and paper converting customers. The division, led by Rick Piracini, will feature

Seeking Distributors

AHEMADABAD, INDIA | Arvind Rub-Web Controls, a manufacturer of a wide range of products, including rubber rollers, sleeve systems, wrinkle removers, core

Reifenhuser Share Acquisition

IPSWICH, MA | Effective July 1, Reifenhaser has acquired 100% of the shares of Reimotec GmbH and motech GmbH from the Morton-Finger family. Managing directors

ACIMGA Reports Export Recovery

MILAN, ITALY | The Italian printing and converting machinery industry is recovering with a 15% growth in exports over the first three months of 2010,

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Weijia Zhang joins the sales and marketing team at Celplast Metallized Products, Toronto, ON, Canada, as business development engineer. Tom Brooker becomes

ICE USA Prepares for Rousing Debut

BURLINGTON, MA | Mack Brooks Exhibitions is on course for an impressive debut as it plans the new ICE USA exhibition slated for April 6-8, 2011, in the

Conference Targets Consolidation

ROSEMONT, IL | C-level executives interested in mergers and acquisitions either as buyer or seller were in attendance at a day-long seminar organized

Nordmeccanica, Dow Hold Earth Day Demos

EDGEWOOD, NY | On April 28, Nordmeccanica's 3rd Annual Earth Day event was held at its US headquarters. Co-hosted by Dow Chemical (owner of the former

Economic Data Shows Improvement

RESTON, VA | NPES, The Assn. for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, examined the preliminary Q4 2009 GDP data from the Bureau

New System To Aid Management

BARCELONA, SPAIN | Digital print provider Service Point has signed an agreement for the implementation of an EFI Pace print management system and EFI

Get a Virtual Preview of Graph Expo

RESTON, VA | The Graphic Arts Show Co. will host an online preview of Graph Expo 2010 on August 19. (The trade show takes place October 3-6 at McCormick

Study Looks at BOPA Capacity

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK | The serious overcapacity that has faced the biaxially oriented nylon film (BOPA) industry since 2004 appears to be nearly over,

AF&PA Addresses New Clean Air Rules

WASHINGTON, DC | In response to new Clean Air Act rules, Donna Harman, president and CEO of the American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA), said, We support

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Doug O'Connell is appointed VP and general manager and elected as an officer at Technicote, Miamisburg, OH. Mario Mucciacciaro has taken a position as

Converter Industry Events

AUGUST 17-19 | Roller Performance Workshop, AIMCAL Converting School, Holiday Inn Express, Rochester, NY; SEPTEMBER 13 | Label

Troubleshooting on TAPPI's Agenda

NORCROSS, GA | An audience of approximately 200 people attended the Interactive Troubleshooting Session at TAPPI's 2010 PLACE Conference held in Albuquerque,

Figures Look Good For interpack 2011

CHICAGO, IL | Messe Dsseldorf, manager of interpack 2011, reports booked exhibit space has reached similar levels as 2008, the last time the event was

Ipex Celebrates Print

BIRMINGHAM, UK | Ipex 2010, held May 18-25 at Birmingham's NEC, demonstrated that the printing industry is back in business, according to Prof. Frank

Bemis Divestitures Go to Exopack

NEENAH, WI | Bemis Co. has agreed to sell its Menasha, WI, and Catoosa (Tulsa), OK, facilities to Exopack Holding Corp., Spartanburg, SC, for approximately

GHG Emissions Fall in Industrial Sector

WASHINGTON, DC | Industrials was the only sector of the US economy in which greenhouse gas emissions fell between 1990 and 2008. The reduction, 5.9%,

Converting Industry News Clips

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, DE, increases the price of all grades of Elvax resins by $0.05/lb effective June 1. Zenith Cutter

Double E Partners with Mario Cotta

WEST BRIDGEWATER, MA | The Double E Co. has acquired the exclusive rights to sell and service Italy-based Mario Cotta's line of slitting systems, knifeholders,

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