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Electronics For Imaging to Acquire Matan Digital Printers

FREMONT, CA—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has acquired privately held Matan Digital Printers, an award winning provider of innovative technologies for superwide format display graphics and other industrial printing applications. “This acquisition gives EFI an even broader range of products to help our customers capture important opportunities in superwide format display graphics printing,” said EFI CEO […]

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Core Label Acquired by Fort Dearborn Co.

ELK GROVE, IL—Fort Dearborn Co. announced that it has acquired Core Label, LLC. Moving forward, Core Label will become Core Label, a Fort Dearborn Co. “The acquisition of Core Label will strengthen and enhance Fort Dearborn’s leadership position in the decorative label marketplace and position us as a top supplier of roll fed labels,” said […]

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ETI Converting Equipment to Host Open House in Boucherville, Quebec

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec—ETI Converting Equipment is hosting an Open House at its Boucherville, Quebec base facility on Thursday, Aug. 13, to demonstrate the performance of its new Mini-Cohesio equipped with a digital printing station. Among the highlights of this one day event will be live demonstrations of the equipment in which the functionalities of the press […]

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Menasha to Expand Preprint Facility in Neenah, Wisconsin

NEENAH, WI—Menasha is expanding its preprint facility to accommodate the addition of a new flexographic printing press. The expansion and new equipment are in response to increasing customer demands. Menasha previously announced the purchase of a second Bobst central impression (CI) flexo 90SIX printing press to its network, which will close to double the company’s capacity […]

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Flint Group Narrow Web Announces Hydrokett ZEN

PLYMOUTH, MN—Flint Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new generation of water based ink technology called Hydrokett ZEN – a revolutionary concept developed for narrow web label and packaging applications. Designed with ease of use in mind, Hydrokett ZEN was developed using the concepts and ideals of innovation and continuous improvement—or Kaizen. […]

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Flint Group Announces Paper Cup Ink PremoCup

LEBANON, OH—Flint Group is pleased to announce PremoCup, packaging inks for paper cup applications. PremoCup delivers wet and dry rub resistance without affecting print quality, utilizes Flint Group’s building block formulating technology, and comes with an extremely wide operating window that substantially reduces the variation in print quality caused by inconsistent coating weights commonly observed […]

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Asahi Photoproducts Announces Medium Hard AFP-TSP Digital Plate

BRUSSELS, Belgium—Asahi Photoproducts has launched a new plate in the Pinning Top Dot Technology (PTD) family, the AFP-TSP (Top Soft Pinning) for paper, folding carton and corrugated board applications, as well as for all flexible packaging such as aluminium or film substrates. PTD technology facilitates clean ink transfer and prevents ink accumulating on the plate […]

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Flint Group nyloflex FTF plate

Flint Group Announces nyloflex FTF Digital

CHARLOTTE, NC—Flat top dot and surface screening technologies provide high quality print results in flexo printing, but the reproduction still requires a complex prepress process and extensive plate making with additional steps and equipment. Flint Group Flexographic Products now introduces a new and easy way to achieve the same results—with the nyloflex FTF Digital plate […]

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Phoenix Challenge 2015 Golf Tournament

Phoenix Challenge Foundation Announces 2015 Golf Tournament

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Phoenix Challenge Foundation (PCF) has announced the date for its popular annual golf tournament. The event will be held Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the beautiful Stonebridge Golf Club in Monroe, NC (near Charlotte). The PCF Golf Tournament is the primary fundraiser supporting graphic arts and flexography through education. Converters, printers, prepress trade houses, […]

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Taylor Corp. to Acquire Standard Register, Inc.

NORTH MANKATO, MN—Taylor Corp., one of the U.S.’s largest privately held companies and one of the top 10 graphics communications companies in North America, announced that it will acquire the assets of Dayton, OH-based Standard Register. The acquisition is the result of Taylor Corp.’s successful bid for the company through a bankruptcy auction held this […]

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