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Heidelberg Acquires Gallus

The management board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), with the approval of its supervisory board, has elected to acquire Gallus Holding AG, parent company of Gallus, a leading supplier in the packaging industry for labels and folding boxes. The planned complete takeover of Gallus Holding AG accelerates the development and use of Heidelberg’s digital products in […]

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MarquipWardUnited Acquires E.C.H. Will, Pemco, Kugler-Womako

PHILLIPS, WI—MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a Barry-Wehmiller company, has completed the acquisition of the operations of Körber AG’s Papersystems companies: E.C.H. Will GmbH, Pemco Inc. and Kugler-Womako GmbH. The companies become part of the newly formed BW Papersystems, now the leading global supplier of sheeting and sheet packaging machinery, with solutions for the widest range of applications […]

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Windmoeller & Hoelscher President Hans Deamer to Retire

LINCOLN, RI—After 35 years of service, Hans Deamer, president and treasurer of Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation, is retiring. Deamer left his native England with his family in 1979 to begin his career with W&H as product manager, printing presses, when the company had only 11 employees. He became senior VP of Sales in 1990, then […]

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Flint Group Introduces FlexoToolbox App

During the North American INFO*FLEX exhibition, Flint Group Flexographic Products presented its new FlexoToolbox app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, which is now commercially available on the global market. This interactive collection of tools incorporates many different functions for simplifying and standardizing flexo prepress, plate making and process control. The app can assist platemakers […]

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Paul Teachout Joins Nilpeter as Vice President of Sales And Marketing

CINCINNATI, OH—Trusted leader in narrow web printing and converting solutions Nilpeter is proud to announce that Paul Teachout has joined the company as the vice president of sales and marketing for Nilpeter USA Inc. With more than 30 years of combined market experience Teachout brings rich industry knowledge to the Nilpeter team. Teachout will have complete […]

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xpedx, Unisource Merger to Be Named Veritiv

MEMPHIS, TN and NORCROSS, GA—xpedx, a business of International Paper, and Unisource Worldwide, Inc., have announced that they have chosen the name Veritiv for the leading distribution solutions company that will be created upon completion of their merger. The name Veritiv comes from the roots of three words: “verity,” meaning true, and “active” and “connective.” Common stock […]

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PSG Renews Safe Quality Food Certification

FRANKLIN PARK, IL—Prairie State Group, a printer specializing in flexible film and food grade packaging materials, has been recognized for implementing and maintaining comprehensive food quality safety programs and quality management systems. The FTA printer member scored 96 on a 100 point scale in successfully recertifying its operations with Eagle Food Registrations Inc. and the […]

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Koch Industries Subsidiary to Acquire Flint Group

FRANKFURT, Germany; NEW YORK, NY—Koch Equity Development has agreed to invest with Goldman Sachs in a newly formed entity that will acquire Flint Group, a leading global supplier of inks and other print consumables such as flexographic printing plates, blankets, image transfer products and chemicals for pressrooms, to the packaging and the print media industries. […]

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Hood Packaging Buys Bemis Paper Packaging Division

NEENAH, WI—Bemis Co. announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Paper Packaging Division to Hood Packaging, headquartered in Madison, MS, and Burlington, Ontario. Closing of the deal is expected before March 31, 2014. The sale encompasses manufacturing facilities and offices in Crossett, AR; Minneapolis, MN; Onaha, NE; and Vancouver, WA.Collectively, their sales […]

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DuPont Celebrates 40 Years of Cyrel Flexographic Printing Systems

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont marks the 40th anniversary of Cyrel flexographic printing systems this year by commemorating its past, celebrating its present and looking ahead to a future of continued innovation. In 1974, DuPont introduced the first elastomeric photopolymer printing plates under the Cyrel brand to the printed packaging industry. Forty years later, DuPont continues working to […]

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