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Roger Heid Daetwyler USA

Roger Heid Named CEO of Daetwyler USA

HUNTERSVILLE, NC—Max Daetwyler Corp. announces the appointment of Roger Heid to the position of CEO for the North American operations. “Roger Heid brings a wealth of experience to Daetwyler,” stated Ralph Daetwyler, Group CEO. “He joined the U.S. headquarters in 2015 as VP of operations and quickly became involved in the day to day operations […]

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Multi-Plastics Announces MULTI-Lid Line of Lidding Films

LEWIS CENTER, OH—Multi-Plastics, Inc. introduces a new product line of lidding films for the packaging market. This product line complements Multi-Plastics’ flexible packaging and labeling films that are primarily used in food contact markets. The MULTI-Lid line contains five different polyester film laminations offering multiple options for peelable seals to a multitude of tray resins. […]

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Harper Corporation of America Hitting the Road for 2016 Roadshow

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is hitting the road again as it takes the Harper Roadshow across the country to demonstrate the latest technology and advancements in the flexographic industry. The complimentary one day seminars with be filled with valuable information and presentations on maximizing results and developing more efficient and […]

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Uteco Announces 3 New Customer Installations

KENNESAW, GA—Uteco is turning up the heat in Arizona. Three customer installations will be completed soon in the state: Pure Pak, which is located in Phoenix, continues its rapid expansion by adding a second Uteco press—an 8-color Onyx 808—just three short years after its first installation Poly Print, located in Tuscon, also continues its partnership […]

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The UV-A output of the high definition lamps increases by up to 15 percent compared to standard UV-A 10R lamps.

Flint Group Flexographic Products to Use UV-A Lamps in Main Exposure Units

PLYMOUTH, MN—Known as a printing plate manufacturer and system supplier, Flint Group Flexographic Products offers a broad range of flexographic and letterpress plate making equipment. As of 2016, Flint Group Flexographic Products will equip all main exposure units with high power UV-A lamps of the latest generation. The UV-A output of the high definition lamps […]

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Ken Smott Returns to Atlas Die as President, CEO

ELKHART, IN—Atlas Die, LLC is pleased to announce the recent appointment and return of Ken Smott as president and CEO of the company. “Atlas continues to be the premier die and die system supplier to the packaging and converting industry,” said Ken. “I am both delighted and honored to once again be able to serve […]

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Idealliance, Epicomm Vote to Merge Associations

ALEXANDRIA, VA―The Board of Directors of Idealliance and the Board of Trustees of Epicomm have voted to recommend the merger of the two industry associations to their respective memberships. The Boards approved the merger in separate meetings one week ago and both associations will now present the merger proposal to a vote of their memberships according […]

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Container Graphics Corp. Announces Retirement of President, COO Jim Alexander

CARY, NC—After a long successful career, Jim Alexander, president and COO of Container Graphics Corp., retired from the company on Jan. 8. Jim began with Container Graphics in 1976 as a sales representative in Charlotte, NC. He was promoted to sales manager in Atlanta, GA and then to GM in Charlotte. In 1984, he was made […]

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Freedonia Group Acquired by

WASHINGTON D.C. & CLEVELAND, OH—, a leader of market research solutions and services, has completed its acquisition of The Freedonia Group, a global creator of reliable and unbiased industry research reports and consulting services for more than 30 years. The businesses’ complementary assets are being integrated, enabling existing services to be enhanced and creating huge new […]

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Flint Group Acquires Advanced Color Systems

PLYMOUTH, MN—Flint Group, as part of its strategy to grow in strategic market segments, has announced the acquisition of Advanced Color Systems, Inc. (ACS) located in Tualatin, OR. Advanced Color Systems manufactures and distributes water based inks in North America and also exports to some countries outside of North America. With this acquisition, Flint Group […]

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