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APR, Esko Host Two Day EG Seminar, Open House

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) and Esko are teaming up again, jointly presenting a comprehensive industry seminar focused on the continued developments in Expanded Gamut (EG) and flexographic printing. With the addition of the new GIDUE Digital Flexo Excellence press at APR’s HQ, this year promises to offer even more insight into the […]

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MPS Announces New Corporate Brand Strategy, Headquarters

DIDAM, The Netherlands—MPS today announces the launch of a new corporate brand strategy which will be rolled out in stages leading up towards a company move to new headquarters in March next year. The relocation to modern facilities in Arnhem, the Netherlands and comprehensive rebranding campaign solidifies MPS’s strategic international growth plan. New Headquarters With […]

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Maxcess Acquires Fives North American Guiding

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, acquired Fives North American Guiding on Jan. 30. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, Fives North American Guiding will integrate with Fife Guiding Systems, under the Bertram Capital owned Maxcess International. “Today we are excited to combine the strengths of Fives […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Celebrates FIRST Employee Certification Milestone

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials, has made a big leap forward in advancing flexo printing education by requiring FIRST certification of its employees. FIRST (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances) is the Flexographic Technical Association’s training and certification program designed to provide members of the […]

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Allstein Draws Crowds to Press Unveiling

STEINHAGEN, Germany—Allstein opened the doors of their new facilities in Steinhagen, Germany, to show their expanded facilities and demonstrate its latest Central Impression (CI) flexographic press. Numerous invited industry representatives from around the world attended the event. The main focus of the multi day event was the world premiere of a new generation flexo printing press. […]

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Uteco Celebrates New Plant, Strong Outlook for 2015

COLOGNOLA AI COLLI, Italy—On Oct. 30, the Uteco Group, in the presence of its Board of Directors and its workforce, held the inauguration of its new third plant in Italy, UT3, which sits adjacent to its headquarters in Colognola Ai Colli, Verona, and its new R&D Centre ConverDrome*, UT2. The investment of almost €10 million, with 7,000 […]

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Udo Panenka to Succeed Carsten Knudsen as President at Esko

GENT, Belgium—Esko Wednesday announced that Udo Panenka, senior vice president for global sales and marketing, will succeed Carsten Knudsen as president on Jan. 1, 2015. Over the near term, Knudsen will continue to support Esko and Danaher in an advisory role. “Under Carsten’s leadership, Esko has built a loyal and growing customer group, created world class […]

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Pollard Banknote Invests in 22-Station TRESU Flexo Line

KOLDING, Denmark—Pollard Banknote, a global supplier of instant lottery products and services, has signed a double digit million dollar agreement to purchase a 22 station TRESU flexo printing and converting line in order to meet a significant increase in demand for gaming solutions. To be installed at Pollard Banknote’s 90,000 sq. ft. production facility in […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Acquires MRI Flexible Packaging

YORK, PA—In a move that generates greater production capacity and the ability to offer a broader array of packaging options, C-P Flexible Packaging has acquired MRI Flexible Packaging. “This is a strategic step forward for us,” said Tony Vaudo, C-P’s president/CEO. “We’re always looking for ways to offer our customers a higher level of value, […]

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Xeikon Trumpets ThermoFlexX Advancements at Ypres Event

YPRES, Belgium—With a nod to the past, an appreciation of history, an appetite for the future and the revelations it will bring, Xeikon Prepress welcomed a 10 member cadre of international journalists on July 2 to its factory. There they were briefed on technological breakthroughs, recorded in the past two years, culminating in the launch […]

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