Industry News

Omet Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

LECCO, Italy—OMET Lecco just reached this important milestone and has the credentials to celebrate. There is something to be proud of how the company has grown over time and has consolidated its position in the tissue converting and narrow and mid-web printing markets, strengthening a brand now recognized worldwide and synonymous with quality, reliability and […]

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Converflex 2013 in The Year of OMET 50th Anniversary

LECCO, Italy—OMET couldn’t miss the appointment with Converflex 2013 in Milan, the show dedicated to converting, package printing, labelling and the tissue industry. Arrived this year at its 10th edition, Converflex is staged contemporarily with Graphitalia and Graphic Arts; in 2009 it hosted 258 exhibitors and over 30,000 international visitors. Protagonist of OMET booth at […]

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Label Technology Installs Third Martin Splicer

MERCED, CA—Label Technology, Merced, CA, has installed a Martin butt splicer on a new MPS EXL660 flexible packaging press. The MBSF splicer matches the high productivity specifications of the 10-unit, 26-inch digital servo drive press, unwinding and splicing paper and unsupported films, including 48g PET, at speeds to 750 fpm. David Bankson, president of Label […]

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E&J Gallo Winery Uses SpotOn! to Monitor Brand Colors

MODESTO, CA—SpotOn! Press announced that E. & J. Gallo Winery is now using SpotOn! to monitor the company’s brand colors both internally and externally. “We had used another print verification tool, but it didn’t give us enough data and the target was too large. We found SpotOn! and knew this was the right tool for […]

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Siegwerk Canada to Open New Facility in Greater Toronto Area

PRESCOTT, ON—Siegwerk Canada announces the opening of its new facility in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Dave Hiserodt BU Head Flex Pack CUSA says “We are expanding our sales, technical service and distribution footprint in the GTA to support growth.” The new facility will allow Siegwerk sales and service staff to provide a more expedient service […]

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Harper Corporation of America Announces First Roadshow of 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is happy to announce the first stop of its annual Roadshow tour. The 2013 Harper SMART Roadshow will kick off in Chesterfield, MO, at the Campus of Mark Andy Incorporated on Wednesday, March 27. The 2013 SMART tour is designed around this acronym, which stands for […]

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Harper Announces Launch of HEX Division

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America has unveiled its latest division: Harper Echo-Xccessories, or HEX division. This move has allowed the Harper team to introduce new items to its line of products, thereby truly becoming the one-stop shop for printing companies. Through reliable products and services to the printing industry on an […]

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Koenig & Bauer Buys Majority Stake in Flexotecnica

The takeover of the majority stake in Flexotecnica, part of Cerutti Group, by Koenig & Bauer was made official on Feb. 28, 2013, at the close of the Supervisory Board of KBA. This is a step forward in the restructuring process undergone by Cerutti Group, and it is at the same time the strengthening of […]

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Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc. (AET Films) Changes Name to Taghleef Industries Inc

DUBAI, UAE / WILMINGTON, DE—Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc. (AET Films) is pleased to announce today that the company name has changed to Taghleef Industries Inc. for operations in the United States, and Taghleef Industries Canada Inc. in Canada. As previously announced, Taghleef Industries (Ti) had entered into an agreement to acquire AET Films, and finalized that transaction on May […]

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ContiTech & Max Daetwyler Corp Enter Strategic Partnership

NORTHEIM/HUNTERSVILLE, NC—The CONTI Laserline series of flexo printing forms continues on a successful course after its introduction at the DRUPA 2012. For several months already, flexo printing customers in the US have been served by the Max Daetwyler Corporation USA (MDC). ContiTech Elastomer Coatings has now extended the distribution partnership with MDC USA and sealed […]

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