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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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MacDermid Printing Solutions Promotes Gotsick, Vest

ATLANTA, GA—MacDermid Printing Solutions recently announced that Timothy Gotsick and Ryan Vest received promotions.

Timothy Gotsick, Ph.D. was promoted to vice president and general manager of MacDermid Printing Solutions. Gotsick joined MacDermid in 2003 as director of global innovation. He led the development of the LUX plate making process, MacDermid’s award winning plate making solution. In […]

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Xeikon Cafe to Focus on Labels, Packaging in Montreal

ITASCA, IL—Xeikon NV announced another event in its series of signature Xeikon Café events, an educational and knowledge exchange platform covering different aspects of digital printing. The latest event will be focused on the label and packaging market. It will take place on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Printability and Graphic Communications Institute at […]

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Dixie Graphics Achieves WBE Certification

NASHVILLE, TN—Pat Meadows, president of Dixie Graphics Inc., (DG) announced the company’s recent WBE certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), effective March 11, 2014. As a brand services partner with consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs), packaging printer/converters and architectural signage fabricators and designers, WBE certification places DG in a select group. According to the Center for […]

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Allstein Moves to New, Larger Facility

STEINHAGEN, Germany—Due to the successful introduction of innovative new central impression presses and the overwhelming acceptance of the equipment by the packaging industry, Allstein GmbH. is moving from Bielefeld to a new, larger facility in a neighboring locale. The move to Steinhagen provides expanded capacity in a number of areas. It also allows for further […]

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