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Three New Hirings at Spinnaker Coatings

TROY, OH—Spinnaker Coating, LLC, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive paper and film products for the printing industry, announces the hiring of: Michael Marasch, VP of roll marketing and sales; Joseph Roth, director of technical consulting; and Adam Shea, quality manager. “The hiring of these three individuals adds to our strength as the industry’s premier service provider […]

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Hub Labels Expands Use of Advanced Vision Technology’s Helios for Inspection

HOD-HASHARON, Israel & HAGERSTOWN, MD—Hub Labels, one of the most prestigious and diversified manufacturers of pressure sensitive labels, linerless labels and direct mail pieces in the U.S., is expanding its use of inspection and quality control solutions from AVT, a world leader in print inspection, print process control and quality assurance. The expansion chiefly involves AVT’s Helios, a […]

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Cindy Keith Kocher + Beck

Cindy Keith Joins Kocher + Beck as Marketing, HR Administrator

LENEXA, KS—Kocher + Beck is happy to announce a new, yet familiar face to their team. Cindy Keith, who had started off with the company as an intern two years ago, has returned to Kocher + Beck to take on responsibilities in marketing and human resources. After showing her strengths in several marketing related projects, […]

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Todd Blumsack Joins Bobst North America as VP, Business Unit Web Fed

ROSELAND, NJ—Bobst North America is pleased to announce that Todd Blumsack has joined the company as VP, business unit web fed for North America. Todd will be responsible for all Bobst web fed business in the U.S. and Canada. In making the announcement, Bob Pordon, CEO and head of the Bobst service center North America, stated, […]

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INX International Ink Co.

INX International Ink Co. Celebrates Successful Graph Expo, Global Company Event

SCHAUMBURG, IL—INX International Ink Co. representatives experienced an exciting Graph Expo week in Chicago. Four days of hectic booth activity at McCormick Place were followed by an International Partners and Distributors session held at the company’s R&D facility in West Chicago, IL on Sept. 17-18. Twenty-six partners and distributors from 15 countries participated in the action […]

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Neil Surber Interflex Laser Engravers

Neil Surber Representing Interflex Laser Engravers

SPARTANBURG, SC—Interflex Laser Engravers is honored to welcome Neil Surber to represent their anilox technical sales service. Neil holds a degree in business science from William Jewell College and has 24 years of experience in service and sales management within the printing industry. Neil’s impressive sales records and his extraordinary management achievements will be strong […]

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Matik Inc. Installs First Omet iFlex in U.S. to Phenix Label

WEST HARTFORD, CT—Matik, Inc. is proud to announce the installation of the first Omet iFlex on this continent. Phenix Label, of Olathe, KS is a packaging design expert that works within the needs and budget of their customers to select the printing processes, materials, coatings, finishings, and customized solutions. The iFlex represents the beginning of a […]

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CalPoly Wins PACK Solutions Challenge at PACK EXPO

LAS VEGAS, NV—Students from CalPoly took first place in the annual PACK Solutions Challenge competition, sponsored by B&R Industrial Automation and presented by the PMMI Foundation. Teammates Nick Abbatelli, Rebecca Kisch, Jeff Norton and Patrick Salibi will share the prize, a $4,000 scholarship. The PACK Solutions Challenge is a contest in which students attending PACK […]

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Transcontinental Inc. Completes Acquisition of Ultra Flex Packaging Corp.

MONTREAL, Quebec—Transcontinental Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Ultra Flex Packaging Corp., a supplier of flexible packaging located in Brooklyn, NY. Ultra Flex Packaging employs close to 300 people and generated $72 million in annual revenues in its last fiscal year. The transaction, announced on Sept. 1, was subject […]

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Yazoo Mills Expands Production Capacity With 27th Line

NEW OXFORD, PA—Yazoo Mills, a leading manufacturer of 100 percent recycled paper tubes and cores, announced its recent purchase of a new high speed automatic, multi knife paper tube recutting line from Paco Winders Manufacturing Co. The most recent production line is the fourth new line that has been added in the past 18 months. The […]

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