Industry News

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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Kristen McWilliams Joins Anderson & Vreeland as Marketing Administrator

BRYAN, OH—The appointment of Kristen McWilliams as Salesforce.com/marketing administrator for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials, was announced by Dave Miller, creative director. In her new position, McWilliams will further develop integrated email campaigns and messaging that inform the flexographic marketplace of emerging technologies and […]

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EFI Acquires DiMS!

FREMONT, CA—EFI, a world leader in customer focused digital printing innovation, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of DiMS! organizing print, a developer of comprehensive MIS/ERP systems for print and packaging companies. Based in Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands and founded in 1986, DiMS! offers multi language, seamlessly integrated MIS/ERP workflow products. While financial terms of the acquisition […]

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Prairie State Labels Sees Quick ROI From Brookfield AST-100

CHICAGO, IL—Brookfield Engineering Laboratories Inc., a world leader in viscosity measurement and control for more than 80 years, has provided a multi station viscosity control solution to Prairie State Group, a custom printer and laminator of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive labels near Chicago, IL. Prairie State is a completely self contained operation that includes state […]

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Carey Color Invests in Second Kodak Flexcel System

ROCHESTER, NY—Carey Color, an Ohio based full service prepress provider, is preparing to install a second Kodak Flexcel Direct System. The company installed its original Kodak Flexcel Direct System three years ago and is now responding to strong market demand with a second installation as flexographic printers have increasingly learned the benefits of printing with […]

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Enercon Announces New CoronaFlex Corona Treater

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—At Labelexpo Americas, Enercon introduced CoronaFlex, a new corona treater specifically designed for the label market to improve ink adhesion on high speed flexographic presses and versatile digital printing applications. Enercon’s newest corona treater offers OEMs and printers powerful and reliable corona treatment through a compact footprint, intuitive operator interface and industry leading […]

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Interflex Releases iPhone/iPad App at Labelexpo Americas 2014

ROSEMONT, IL—On Sept. 9, Interflex released its new iPad/iPhone app at the LabelExpo 2014 show. The Interflex LaserCalculators app offers handy calculators for coating weight, plate LPI and metric conversions. In addition, the app offers a quick reference for sales and technical contacts. An Android version will be released later in the fall. Specializing in Laser […]

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Phil Galliers Joins CTGA as U.S. Technical Sales Representative

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—Correct-Touch Grahpic Arts is pleased to welcome Phil Galliers to our team, and announce him as our Northeastern U.S. technical sales representative. We are very excited for to add Phil’s years of expertise and dedication to our already stellar sales force. Phil’s background includes more than 20 years of sales and support […]

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Labelexpo Americas: Nuova GIDUE, Zaccone Win at Label Industry Global Awards 2014

ROSEMONT, IL—The label community joined together Tuesday night to celebrate the achievements and outstanding contributions made by the finalists and winners at the Label Industry Global Awards 2014. Held as part of Labelexpo Americas at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, more than 450 of the sector’s leading manufacturers, printers and converters paid tribute to […]

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Esko Brings in Udo Panenka, Jon Giardina to Executive Positions

GHENT, Belgium—Esko is pleased to announce two executive appointments. Udo Panenka is joining Esko as senior vice president sales and Jon Giardina is joining Esko as vice president Americas. Both previously held executive roles at Danaher companies. “We are delighted to have executives with this high competence level joining our management. They bring a wealth […]

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