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TLMI Names Mark Tibbetts as President

GLOUCESTER, MA—The TLMI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mark Tibbetts has been selected as the association’s new president, starting on Jan. 1. Mark will become the association’s fourth president in TLMI’s 82 year history. Mark joins TLMI from the Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) where he was the executive director for six years. […]

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Emerald Packaging Invests in EFI Packaging Productivity Suite

FREMONT, CA—Emerald Packaging, a privately held flexible packaging company based in Union City, CA, has invested in the EFI Packaging Productivity Suite, including business intelligence and inventory tracking components to optimize day to day operations and provide greater accuracy in pricing. With EFI Radius ERP software at its core, the Packaging Suite offers the industry’s […]

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From left: Buster Westrum, maintenance supervisor, Nosco; Kees Nijenhuis, vice president, MPS North America; BJ Taipalus, MPS press lead, Nosco; Brad Elledge, director of continuous improvement, Nosco.

MPS Sells Second EF Press in 3 Years to Nosco

GREEN BAY, WI—MPS Systems North America, Inc. (MPS) has announced Nosco has purchased and installed an MPS EF press for its Carrollton, TX facility. This is the second EF press Nosco has purchased in the past three years. Nosco is a full service packaging solutions provider serving more than 350 customers in the pharmaceutical, medical device, […]

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Flint Group to Acquire Xeikon, Form Digital Printing Solutions Division

LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg—Flint Group has announced the acquisition of Xeikon, a leading digital solutions provider to the packaging and commercial printing markets. Headquartered in Eede in The Netherlands, with operations in Lier, Ieper and Heultje Belgium, Xeikon, designs, develops and delivers high end digital colour presses and consumables for the global commercial, document, label and packaging […]

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Ship & Shore Environmental Partners to Expand to China

LONG BEACH, CA—Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc., a leading pollution abatement system manufacturing firm based in Long Beach, CA, announced its official expansion into China through an agreement with local firm, firm, Kcalin H&G. Ship & Shore provides air pollution capture and control systems for industrial applications, and designs cost and energy savings solutions for […]

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Kodak Announces 4 New Hires

ROCHESTER, NY—To keep up with Kodak’s FLEXCEL NX System business growth, Kodak has added four new key members to its U.S. based flexo team. These new team members have an impressive combined 83 years experience in the flexo industry and are valuable assets to Kodak’s ongoing success. Paul Lancelle, industry veteran and 2015 FTA Hall […]

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Berry Plastics Reorganizes Company Into 3 Divisions

EVANSVILLE, IN—Berry Plastics Group, Inc. announced a new streamlined business structure which organizes the company into three market focused divisions, designed to allow the company to best serve its customers, drive future growth, and maximize shareholder value. The new divisions are: Health, Hygiene and Specialties Consumer Packaging Engineered Materials “I am extremely excited about the transformation […]

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Daetwyler Celebrates 40 Years in U.S.

HUNTERSVILLE, NC—Daetwyler, one of the world’s most trusted names for precision machinery and innovative manufacturing across such industries as solar energy, printing, micro engineered parts, and more, just celebrated 40 years for its U.S. based operations. Founder Peter Daetwyler and his wife Rosmarie first came to America with the vision of offering Daetwyler doctor blades […]

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Nilpeter Open House Draws 160, Showcases Press Lineup With Demonstrations

“Extend your content.” “Expand your gamut.” “Sophistication rules!” Three resounding points constituted the message delivered at Nilpeter’s Nov. 12 “Bases Loaded” Open House in Cincinnati, OH. The event attracted some 160 flexographers, a considerable amount being printers/converters. Consisting of corporate briefings, trend analysis, live equipment demonstrations, a plant tour and multiple networking opportunities, the day […]

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Wikoff Color Corp. Photoflex III

Wikoff Color Corp. Announces Photoflex III

FORT MILL, SC—Wikoff Color Corp. proudly announces the release of Photoflex III, the newest addition to the UV flexo product lines. This BENZO free, ITX free, and HDODA free system provides a high performance solution to the pharmaceutical, personal care and indirect food packaging markets. Photoflex III exhibits controlled dot gains and sharp print on […]

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