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INX International Ink Co. Lebanon

INX International Ink Co. Holds Open House at New Lebanon, OH Facility

SCHAUMBURG, IL—Customers, employees, local officials and the media attended an open house event celebrating the spectacular new INX International Ink Co. manufacturing facility in Lebanon, OH on July 29. The 63,000 sq. ft. facility is expected to produce 37 million pounds of solvent ink for packaging annually and employs 38 people. It occupies 11 acres in […]

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Harper Corporation of America Hosting One Day Seminar in Oshkosh, WI

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America will be hosting a complimentary one day seminar in Oshkosh, WI as part of its 2015 Harper Roadshow. The seminar will feature experts from the throughout the industry discussing a wide range of topics regarding flexographic printing. Presentations will cover not only how to produce high quality […]

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Rogers Corp. Renames High Performance Foams Division as Elastomeric Material Solutions

WOODSTOCK, CT—Effective immediately, the High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corp. has officially changed its name to Elastomeric Material Solutions to better reflect the growing range of products and capabilities available to meet customer needs. “This name change is the result of productive input and dialogue with customers and employees from around the world,” said John […]

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Visitors gather at the VAREX II during the demonstration of the “TURBOCLEAN” purging system.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Expo A Success, Draws More Than 1,000 Visitors

LENGERICH, Germany—Machinery manufacturer Windmoeller & Hoelscher introduced several new technologies in film extrusion, package printing and converting at its in house Expo at the company’s headquarters in Lengerich, Germany in June. More than 1,000 visitors from 61 countries attended the two day event. Highlighted technologies included: World premiere of the TURBOCLEAN automatic purging system for VAREX II blown […]

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ACIMGA Reshapes Association Structure, Proposes “Networking Strategy” in Version 2.0

ASSAGO, Italy—From the development of its own exhibitions—Converflex and Grafitalia—to the leadership of the sector’s Business Community. Now, the second phase of ACIMGA is underway: an open approach, internationalization, social networks and supply chain events to share knowhow. A new launch and a further growth of the sector’s trade shows, a promotional strategy common to […]

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Fujifilm Tech Summit Latin America

Fujifilm Hosts Technology Summit at Chicago Technology Center

HANOVER PARK, IL—Fujifilm North America Corp., Graphic Systems Division hosted attendees from Latin America at a recent Technology Summit at the Chicago Technology Center, sharing innovative packaging, wide format inkjet and flexographic solutions. Invited guests from Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico experienced hands on demonstrations of Fujifilm’s latest applications and learned how these technologies are […]

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PRP Receives Canadian Patent for Digital ExSpect Plate Technology

INDIANAPOLIS, IN—PRP, a leading provider of creative design, brand management services and printing plates, has announced it has been awarded a patent for Digital ExSpect plate technology in Canada. Digital ExSpect, the industry’s first digital flat top dot flexographic printing plate, greatly reduces dot gain on all substrates and virtually eliminates fluting from corrugated substrates. “As the […]

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Don Coggswell Durst

Don Coggswell Joins Durst Image Technology as Director of National Accounts

ROCHESTER, NY—Durst Image Technology U.S. announced it has added printer industry veteran Don Coggswell to its sales team, filling the newly created position of director of national accounts. In this role, Coggswell’s primary focus will be large national print companies—he already enjoys established relationships with many of them—as well as direct sales in Texas. Prior […]

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Scott Hausknecht Bobst

Scott Hausknecht Joins Bobst as Regional Sales Manager

ROSELAND, NJ—Bobst North America Inc. has announced that Scott Hausknecht has joined its Business Unit Web-Fed as regional sales manager for the Northeast region of the U.S. Scott will be responsible for the entire range of Bobst Web Fed high performance equipment, including central impression (CI) flexographic presses, rotogravure presses, coating and laminating lines, and vacuum metallizing equipment. […]

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BASF to Combine Pigment Activities Into New Global Business Unit

CHARLOTTE, NC—BASF will form a global business unit (GBU) combining all of its pigments activities, effective January 2016. In the second half of 2016, BASF intends to carve out its pigments business and establish separate legal entities. With sales of about €1 billion in 2014 and 2,500 employees globally, BASF holds a leading position in […]

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