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Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) Rebrands, Launches New Website

HOD-HASHARON, Israel—AVT (Advanced Vision Technology Ltd), a world leader in print automatic inspection, process control, quality assurance and color control for the packaging, label, folding carton, metal decoration and commercial print markets, has launched a top down company rebrand, including a completely revamped website. AVT’s pioneering leadership in inspection solutions has led to broad industry recognition. More […]

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Allstein Draws Crowds to Press Unveiling

STEINHAGEN, Germany—Allstein opened the doors of their new facilities in Steinhagen, Germany, to show their expanded facilities and demonstrate its latest Central Impression (CI) flexographic press. Numerous invited industry representatives from around the world attended the event. The main focus of the multi day event was the world premiere of a new generation flexo printing press. […]

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Uteco Celebrates New Plant, Strong Outlook for 2015

COLOGNOLA AI COLLI, Italy—On Oct. 30, the Uteco Group, in the presence of its Board of Directors and its workforce, held the inauguration of its new third plant in Italy, UT3, which sits adjacent to its headquarters in Colognola Ai Colli, Verona, and its new R&D Centre ConverDrome*, UT2. The investment of almost €10 million, with 7,000 […]

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Udo Panenka to Succeed Carsten Knudsen as President at Esko

GENT, Belgium—Esko Wednesday announced that Udo Panenka, senior vice president for global sales and marketing, will succeed Carsten Knudsen as president on Jan. 1, 2015. Over the near term, Knudsen will continue to support Esko and Danaher in an advisory role. “Under Carsten’s leadership, Esko has built a loyal and growing customer group, created world class […]

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RotoMetrics Acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners

EUREKA, MO—Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising companies, Wednesday announced its acquisition of RotoMetrics, a leading global provider of precision rotary tooling and accessories. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited to partner with RotoMetrics, a company with a 57 year history of providing great products and […]

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KBA Expands Service Organization With Personnel, New Initiatives

DALLAS, TX—KBA North America is focusing on its premiere service organization even further with many new technicians, a new apprentice program, and investing in a new training program, all to improve its overall customer satisfaction even higher. “As KBA has experienced exponential growth with our existing customer base as well as numerous new customers, it […]

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Carol O’Neill Promoted at Barry-Wehmiller to Vice President of Strategy, Technology & Key Initiatives

ST. LOUIS, MO—Bob Chapman, chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, is pleased to announce that Carol O’Neill, a respected veteran of the packaging and manufacturing industries, has been named Barry-Wehmiller’s vice president of strategy, technology and key initiatives. In the new position for the rapidly expanding $2+ billion global organization, O’Neill will lead the effort to […]

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Sun Chemical Announces SunVisto Anilox Renew, SunVisto Power Scrub

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Printers looking for a high performance and environmentally friendly cleaning solution which effectively helps scour heavily soiled plates and anilox rollers can now use Sun Chemical’s newest consumable technology, the SunVisto Anilox Renew and the SunVisto Power Scrub. SunVisto Anilox Renew is a highly concentrated cleaner designed to provide a deep cleaning foam that […]

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Bobst Posts Video Showing Company History, Global Reach, Products

MEX, Switzerland—As a leading supplier of equipment and services to the packaging industry, Bobst spends a lot of time and effort getting to know its customers. Now, both existing and potential Bobst clients, as well as the general public, can find out more about the company, thanks to a short video. Showing the history, global […]

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John Walker Named Executive Vice President of Maxcess

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, recently named John Walker as executive vice president, global marketing and sales – Americas. In addition to continuing to head sales in the Americas and Southeast Asia, Walker will lead Maxcess’ global marketing activities, providing a unified vision for […]

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