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Allan Brown Named General Manager of Unified Workflow Solutions at Kodak

ROCHESTER, NY—Eastman Kodak Company has named Allan Brown as general manager of the Unified Workflow Solutions (UWS) business. The UWS business includes KODAK PRINERGY Workflow, a leading print industry solution for workflow management. PRINERGY Workflow helps reduce costs and build a more efficient environment with improved control and automation based on industry standard specifications. “Allan […]

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Lance Shumaker Appointed President at GIDUE North America


GIDUE, Italy—GIDUE, a leading Italian manufacturer of printing and converting machines for the labels and packaging industry, announces the appointment of Lance Shumaker as president of GIDUE North America. Lance will be responsible for sales, customer support, marketing and operations for the North American market. The announcement was made today by Federico d’Annunzio, CEO of Nuova […]

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MPS Starts Assembling Presses in North America

BROOKFIELD, WI—Companies in North America investing in high tier MPS presses will now have the added benefit of having their presses assembled in the U.S. MPS Systems North America Inc. and EMT International in Green Bay, WI., have partnered for assembling MPS printing presses in the United States and for developing new customized press solutions […]

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Brookfield Engineering Offers Courses on Viscosity Measurement

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering, a world standard for viscosity measurement and control, offers its Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements. This popular course is designed to help Brookfield viscometer users comprehend the functionality of their instrument, solve the mysteries of fluid behavior and Rheology, and create successful and repeatable viscosity test methods for use in both R&D and […]

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Charlie Eitel Named WS Packaging Group CEO

GREEN BAY, WI—WS Packaging Group, Inc. has appointed Charlie Eitel as its new chief executive officer effective April 1. Eitel joins the company in an operating role after having served on the WS Packaging board of directors since May 2014. Eitel replaces Fred Tinsey, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. “WS Packaging […]

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Ed T. LaForge Named President of MACtac North, South America

STOW, OH—MACtac recently announced Ed T. LaForge as the company’s new president for MACtac North and South America. LaForge most recently served as the Americas vice president of sales and marketing, and has spent 23 years at the company leading a variety of functions. LaForge succeeds Jim Peruzzi who decided to pursue other interests after […]

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Sean Teufler Named Technical Account Manager at Harper Corporation of America

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is proud to announce that Sean Teufler will serve as technical account manager for the Wide Web Sales Team for the Central Plains. Teufler is transitioning into this role after having spent the past 12 years as part of Harper GraphicSolutions (HGS), Harper Corporation’s technical service […]

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OMET Announces 600th Press Installation, Plans Two New Press Launches for 2015

LECCO, Italy—OMET is pleased to announce the accomplishment of 600 installations of printing presses in the market for labels and packaging globally. This result comes in a period of strong growth of the OMET Group that has steadily increased its turnover by a steady 10 percent each year since 2009 to reach more than €85 million […]

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Chris Davis Joins IST America Corporation Sales Team

BOLINGBROOK, IL—IST America Corporation, a premium UV curing system solutions provider, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Davis to our sales team. As technology leaders, we believe there is no substitute for experience. In the case of Davis, who originally hails from the U.K., he brings more than 20 years of printing and converting […]

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Quick Brown Fox Announces Web Based Version of ARAMIS

COLOGNE, Germany—The Quick Brown Fox GmbH (QBF), a leading MIS vendor for prepress service providers in the packaging industry, has announced the new web based version of the ARAMIS business solution. All over the world, many trade shops already benefit from QBF’s solutions, built specifically for prepress companies. The ARAMIS MIS reflects 30 years of experience […]

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