Industry News

Durst’s Pagan Adds Roles

ROCHESTER, NY—Durst U.S. has expanded the scope and responsibilities of Roy Pagan, its business development manager for industrial imaging solutions. The additions include Durst’s Tau portfolio of digital label printing platforms, low migration and in line laser die cutting equipment and all related products. Pagan came to Durst in 2012. He previously worked for Classic […]

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Challoner Is Executive VP, Sales & Marketing at Smyth

ST PAUL, MN—Smyth Companies, a printer specializing in innovative label and package solutions for Fortune 500 clients in the health and beauty, food, beverage and promotional markets, has named William Challoner executive vice president, sales and marketing. He will report to company President Scott Fisher. Challoner’s duties will include direct responsibility for all sales and […]

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MRI, Imageworx, Tout Platemaking Efficiencies

NEWTOWN & LEVITTOWN, PA—At a day long press event held by Kodak, a dozen industry reporters and guests were shown how the Flexcel NX platemaking system is being put to use at two Pennsylvania-based companies. MRI Flexible Packaging, based primarily in Newtown, has been able to print multiple SKUs on the same run and cut […]

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Comexi Group Shows Solventless Solutions

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi Group held a two day seminar on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 titled Solventless Printing Technologies, along with Sun Chemical, BASF and ESI, during which the firm presented its innovations in flexo and offset to more than 80 professionals. Attendees were able to learn firsthand the benefits of ink technology and solventless printing […]

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Canadian Primoflex Systems Hosts Open House

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Canada—More than 50 customers and partners attended Canadian Primoflex Systems’ (CPS) recent open house event, which showcased two in line folding carton presses. The event began with a keynote from Canadian Primoflex, Apex North America and Kodak representatives, each discussing their own solutions and applications in the folding carton industry, anilox roller technology […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Expands Esko Role, Reps Hybrid Software

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. now offers Esko products throughout Canada as a result of an expanded partnership between the two companies, building upon their successful relationship in the U.S. Anderson & Vreeland will represent the entire Esko product line, including all integrated hardware and software solutions for packaging and labels, sign and display, commercial […]

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Tom Cusack is President, Comexi North America

GIRONA, Italy—Comexi Group has appointed Tom Cusack as the new president of Comexi North America, replacing John Ferreira. The new chief executive has 10 years experience in the field of chemical and flexible packaging, along with multidisciplinary and global experience in innovation and product development, market analysis and sales management. Holding a degree in Physics […]

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Packaging Companies Unite Under Global Brand Coveris

CHICAGO, IL—Coveris High Performance Packaging is the new name for Exopack Holdings S.A., formed in May of 2013 by the combination of five leading packaging companies in North America and Europe—Britton Group (U.K.), Kobusch (Germany), PACCOR (Germany), Exopack (U.S.) and Paragon Print & Packaging (U.K.). Coveris is the sixth largest global plastics packaging company, with […]

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KBA North America: Exclusive Distributor for KBA-Flexotecnica

DALLAS, TX—KBA North America announced that it has been named the North American exclusive distributor for its newly acquired Italian flexible packaging press manufacturer Flexotecnica by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer and its new subsidiary, KBA-Flexotecnica. KBA-Flexotecnica will be run by its previous managing director, Claudio Bisogni. The distributorship began Jan. 1. KBA-Flexotecnica develops, […]

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