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Heights Merges With Kelleigh USA

EWING, NJ—Heights is pleased to announce that Kelleigh USA Inc. will merge with its subsidiary Heights USA Inc., effective June 1. The merger will be a significant addition to Heights’ flexo expertise and depth of market knowledge. Kelleigh will operate from Heights’ existing facility at 1445 Lower Ferry Rd in Ewing, NJ. Founded in the […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Doubles Capacity of SAL Laminating

YORK, PA—As a nationally recognized provider of printed and laminated packaging, C-P Flexible Packaging continually looks for ways to increase capacity and add capabilities. The recent addition of a new Nordmeccanica Super Simplex Solventless Adhesive Laminator at the main facility will allow C-P Flexible Packaging to double the company’s lamination capacity and better serve clients […]

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PSG Renews Safe Quality Food Certification

FRANKLIN PARK, IL—Prairie State Group, a printer specializing in flexible film and food grade packaging materials, has been recognized for implementing and maintaining comprehensive food quality safety programs and quality management systems. The FTA printer member scored 96 on a 100 point scale in successfully recertifying its operations with Eagle Food Registrations Inc. and the […]

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Sun Chemical Introduces Online Troubleshooting Guide

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has launched a new online troubleshooting guide designed to help customers resolve common technical defects that can arise during a pressrun. The website provides solutions to help customers solve any challenge they may be facing with their flexographic, sheetfed, paper packaging, gravure, and/or energy curable printing issues. After choosing the printing process, […]

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Koch Industries Subsidiary to Acquire Flint Group

FRANKFURT, Germany; NEW YORK, NY—Koch Equity Development has agreed to invest with Goldman Sachs in a newly formed entity that will acquire Flint Group, a leading global supplier of inks and other print consumables such as flexographic printing plates, blankets, image transfer products and chemicals for pressrooms, to the packaging and the print media industries. […]

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Gourlay Appointed Vice President, Rotoflex

ST LOUIS, MI—Mark Andy Inc. has named Kevin Gourlay to vice president, Rotoflex. With more than 30 years of dedication to the leading inspection/rewinder product line, Kevin brings a breadth of knowledge, experience and vision to the role. Gourlay will be extending the Rotoflex portfolio with new and innovative products and offering enhanced retrofit and […]

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“Patriot” Flexo Plate Mounting Sleeve Offers Increased Accuracy

APPLETON, WI—The “Patriot,” a new flexo plate mounting sleeve offering increased accuracy and productivity, is now available from Inometa Flexo Systems, leading manufacturer of premium anilox rollers/sleeves, plate mounting sleeves,in the round (ITR) sleeves/adaptors, printing cylinders and accessories for the flexographic printing industry. It is being manufactured in the Fox Valley. The Patriot plate mounting […]

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Fusion Flexo Acquires Hughes Integrated

PLAINWELL, MI—Fusion Flexo, LLC announced today that it has acquired Hughes Integrated, Inc. The acquisition creates one of the premier flexographic printing plate manufacturers in the Midwest. Rob Hughes, president of Hughes Integrated, will be retiring from the businesswith the change in ownership. Fusion Flexo will continue to be located in Plainwell, MI allowing for […]

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Speed… Cost… Productivity—It’s All About Driving Profits for Customers

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Inc. ushered in its new digital age in front of some 200 people over the course of three days, March 25-27, debuting its Digital Series press to potential customers, but taking the time to demonstrate its Performance Series offerings, as well as Mark Andy Print Products consumables division offerings and Mark […]

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Tinsey Named CEO at WS Packaging

BOSTON, MA—WS Packaging Group, Inc. has announced that Fred C. Tinsey has been appointed CEO effective March 31. Tinsey, a former WS Packaging director, joins the company from OE Quality Friction Corp., where he served as chairman, previously serving as CEO. From 1999 to 2005, he was president of Murray’s Discount Auto Stores. Earlier in […]

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