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Brookfield Engineering Labs Releases New Rheometer & Viscometer

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering Laboratories recently launched two new products: the DV2T Viscometer; and the DV3T Rheometer. By merging the DV-II and touch screen technology into the new DV2T, Brookfield has created ant advanced user experience in viscosity testing and measurement. The new DV2T Viscometer features a 5-inch full color display to guide users through test […]

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MacDermid Printing Solutions Introduces New Plate for UV Inks

ATLANTA, GA—MacDermid Printing Solutions announced today the commercial introduction of a new digital flexo printing plate designed specifically for use with UV inks, UVR. UVR is swell-resistant in aggressive UV inks and also boasts low dot gain and excellent resolution capabilities. UVR, a 55 durometer plate, has exceptional drape, allowing the plate to wrap around […]

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Comexi Group Celebrates Second Edition of Best Suppliers Awards

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi Group, a specialist in solutions for the flexible package convertible industry, celebrated the 2nd edition of the Best Suppliers Awards. The company recognised the good work done by its main suppliers during the year 2012 and they also underlined the importance they have for the proper functioning of the company. The event was […]

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Pacificolor Upgrades to Kodak FLEXCEL NX Wide System

ROCHESTER, NY—Pacificolor, a Salt Lake City-based, privately owned trade shop, is expanding its capabilities with the addition of a KODAK FLEXCEL NX Wide System to better serve a growing customer base. This is the second significant flexographic upgrade since the purchase of its first FLEXCEL NX System just four years ago. This latest addition reflects […]

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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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