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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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Fujifilm Updates XMF Workflow, XMF Remote

HANOVER PARK, IL—Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the release of Fujifilm XMF Workflow v6.1 and the web portal system XMF Remote v10.1. As a result of the shift toward shorter runs, product diversification and quick turnarounds, printing companies are under pressure not only to process a greater number of jobs more efficiently, but […]

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Maxcess Announces Tidland 360 Degree Blade Guard to Improve Slitting Safety

CAMAS, WA—Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, recently announced the Tidland 360 Degree Blade Guard for knifeholders at Pack Expo, highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment toward operator safety. “As a rule, our teams strive to make Tidland’s slitting products the safest in the industry,” said Sean Craig, global […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Offering OVIT Automatic Flexo Plate Washers

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. now offers OVIT Flexo Matic plate washers designed to automatically clean, rinse and dry flexo plates, saving money and improving plate quality by automating this time consuming maintenance process. Results demonstrate that automatic plate cleaning systems reduce plate damage and offer superior consistency in cleaning, as opposed to manually cleaning […]

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Bemis Sells Pressure Sensitive Materials Business to Platinum Equity

NEENAH, WI—Bemis Company, Inc. announced today that it has completed the sale of its global Pressure Sensitive Materials business (known as “MACtac”) to Platinum Equity, a California based private equity firm. The transaction was completed for a purchase price of $170 million, subject to customary post closing adjustments. The Pressure Sensitive Materials business was classified as […]

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Yazoo Mills Adds Equipment in Response to Demand

NEW OXFORD, PA—Yazoo Mills has purchased a new high speed, multi knife paper tube recutting line that will assist the company’s focus on the increasing demand for their products such as paper cores for the converting industry as well as other specialty items. Paco Winders Manufacturing Co., based in Philadelphia, PA, will supply the complete […]

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Fujifilm’s FLENEX Flexographic Plate System Makes Global Debut

HANOVER PARK, IL—Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division has announced its successful Clarity Water Washable Flexographic Plate will be included as part of a new lineup of Fujifilm FLENEX flexographic plate systems. The water washable system (digital and analog), previously known as Clarity Water Wash Flexo Plates, will be transitioned and marketed as Fujifilm FLENEX […]

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Trident North America Points to MacDermid’s LUX Technology for Growth & Success

TORONTO, Canada—Two years after the installation of the LUX Plate Processing System in its North American premedia operation in Mississauga, Ontario, Trident reports using the LUX Process on more than 80 percent of all customer orders. Trident’s strategic decision to invest in MacDermid’s LUX plate processing technology in 2012 stemmed from a desire to deliver higher quality and […]

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Green Bay Packaging Acquires MidCon Holdings, LLC

GREEN BAY, WI—Green Bay Packaging Inc. announced the acquisition of Great Lakes Packaging Corporation and Midland Container Corporation from MidCon Holdings, LLC, an Arbor Investment Company. The acquisition is effective Oct. 31 and terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Great Lakes Packaging and Midland Container, collectively known as MidCon, is an […]

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