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Phoseon, Flint Group, Mark Andy to Host Seminars on UV LED Curing for Narrow Web

PLYMOUTH, MN—Phoseon Technology, Flint Group Narrow Web and Mark Andy partner to host three comprehensive seminars addressing the growing interest of UV LED for narrow web and label printing. The seminar, titled “UV LED—A Bright Future Awaits!” is targeted toward owners and decision makers of narrow web tag and label converting companies who want to learn […]

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TRESU Group Announces Lightweight, Carbon Fiber Chambered Doctor Blade System

KOLDING, Denmark—TRESU Group has launched a program of lightweight carbon fiber chamber doctor blades, offering improved chemical resistance, optimized flow and safe, easy handling in all flexo printing situations. The carbon fiber composition gives the chamber high strength qualities, enabling a relatively low weight of between 2.4-kg. and 4.1-kg. per linear meter (approx. 1.6-lb. to […]

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Daetwyler Announces Flexo Chambered Sealing Doctor Blade

HUNTERSVILLE, NC—Daetwyler Corporation announces the development of a chamber sealing doctor blade for flexographic printing that incorporates a foam tape applied to the doctor blade to provide a positive seal. Some flexographic presses require foam tape be applied to the doctor blade to prevent chamber leakage, but up to this point doctor blade choices were […]

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ContiTech, SAUERESSIG FLEXO Partner on Printed Electronics

NORTHEIM, Germany—ContiTech Elastomer Coatings and SAUERESSIG FLEXO have agreed to collaborate in the field of printed electronics. The ContiTech business unit, which specializes in flexographic plates, among other things, has teamed up with the full service printed electronics provider. They plan to combine their capabilities and experience to give common customers, such as printers and […]

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Acucote Announces Customizable Tamper Evident Labelstocks

GRAHAM, NC—Acucote Inc. has extended its line of frangible, voiding and tamper evident products to include complete customization. Options for tamper evident labelstocks have typically included the standard silver and white facestocks with the term “VOID” in a diagonal pattern. Acucote is now providing converters the ability to offer their customers a product that will […]

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Jeremy Warner Joins Anderson & Vreeland as Technical Sales Representative

BRYAN, OH—Jeremy Warner, seasoned graphic arts veteran and sales professional, brings more than 30 years experience to his new position as technical sales representative for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials. “Jeremy’s extensive knowledge of printing and sales experience, in tandem with A&V’s leading product lines […]

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MPS Sells EF Flexo Press to Bizerba USA

BROOKFIELD, WI—MPS Systems North America Inc. (MPS) announced it has sold an EF flexo press to Bizerba Label Solutions, part of the Bizerba Group. Bizerba Label Solutions is located in Joppa, MD. According to John Gomeau, president of Bizerba Label Solutions, the deciding factors for purchasing the MPS EF press were its operator friendliness, open […]

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Mike Odom Named President of HG Weber

KIEL, WI—HolwegWeber is pleased to announce that as of Jan. 19, the role of president of HG Weber has been awarded to Mike Odom. Mike’s experience in the packaging industry, combined with his strong business acumen, makes him a solid addition to the HolwegWeber leadership team. Using the education he gained through his Bachelor’s degree […]

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Catbridge to Supply Slitter/Rewinders to Bemis Company, Inc.

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Catbridge is pleased to announce it has been selected by Bemis Company, Inc. as the primary vendor for its slitter rewinder recapitalization program. The multi year program will provide a significant number of new slitters to various locations. The models involved will deliver world class quality performance along with increased productivity. The machines will also […]

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Kendall Packaging Achieves Walgreens Print Packaging Supplier Certification

MEQUON, WI—Kendall Packaging is proud to announce that it has achieved Graphic Measures International (GMI) print packaging supplier certification for Walgreens. GMI is a quality assurance monitoring firm that validates the process controls and ability to deliver consistent results contracted by Walgreens to manage their private GFSI brand packaging print quality assurance program. GFSI GMI […]

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