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Harper Corporation of America’s Greg Harms Assumes Technical Account Manager Role

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is excited to announce that Greg Harms has accepted the position as technical account manager for the Midwest narrow web territory. He will start in this new role on July 1 and will be relocating to Minnesota. Harms has amassed more than 20 years of experience […]

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Harper Corporation of America Talks Anilox Roll Printing on Fox Business Network

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America was featured on two television stations in early June, discussing its innovative and efficient printing technology. Lee Kluttz, vice president of operations, and Alan Rogers, vice president of sales, addressed the innovative ways that Harper is overcoming the challenges of printing and bringing high quality services and products […]

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Toyo Ink Announces REXTA Flexo Lamination Ink

WOOD DALE, IL—Toyo Ink America, LLC, a member of the Toyo Ink Group, recently launched to the U.S. market REXTA, a solvent based flexographic lamination ink for high pressure, high heat boil and retort applications. The REXTA laminating ink system is designed to meet the evolving demands of the packaging market for higher performance materials, […]

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Vetaphone Refocuses, Names Eurwell International Sales Agent of The Year

Welcoming sales agents from Europe, the Middle East and Asia to a three day conference at Vetaphone’s headquarters in Kolding, Denmark, CSO Jan Eisby reinforced the company’s decision to develop its business in the wider web converting markets of gravure, flexo and offset presses. As the leading manufacturer of corona treatment technology in narrow web, […]

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Wikoff Color Announces Four Promotions

FORT MILL, SC—Wikoff Color has announced a slew of organizational changes: Greg Burch has been named VP international and security markets. In this new role he will be responsible for all Wikoff sales and branch plant operations outside the U.S., including Wikoff’s Canadian operations. Greg will continue to be responsible for the Alpharetta, GA branch plant […]

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Kodak’s Flexcel NX System Available for Corrugated

ROCHESTER, NY—Kodak has commercially released new extensions to its industry leading Flexcel NX System, empowering customers in the post print and pre-print corrugated markets to drive significant print quality improvements while taking advantage of increased print stability and pressroom efficiencies. Developed in response to customer demand, the new Flexcel NX system Wide 5080 System, and new […]

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Sun Chemical Receives Esko HD Plate Certification

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical received HD plate certification by Esko for its SunGraphics HD plates. In order to obtain HD plate certification from Esko, Sun Chemical must go through a rigorous approval process which is granted when samples are sent to Esko to be checked for smooth printed HD dots, increased density from micro cell and […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Intros AVantage Liquid Photopolymer Capping Resin

BRYAN, OH—AVCAP, a new AVantage liquid photopolymer capping resin that enables printers to significantly improve print quality and performance, has been introduced by Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials. AVCAP is designed for use with softer base liquid photopolymer plates used for multi wall, folding carton, […]

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(Left) Howard Harding, president of Deco Paper Products, with Bob Hoffman, regional manager for Martin Automatic Inc.

Deco Paper Products Orders Splicer And Rewind From Martin Automatic

LOUISVILLE, KY—Deco Paper Products, Louisville, KY, has ordered a non stop splicing unwind and automatic transfer rewind from Martin Automatic Inc. The Martin splicer and rewind will be fitted to a new central impression (CI) flexo press from the Fischer & Krecke division of the Bobst Group. Deco is a division of Amscan Inc., the […]

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England’s Queen Elizabeth II Visits International Greetings Group Plant

ENGLAND, U.K.—Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the International Greetings Group’s Welsh plant on April 30, officially launched the second line of Uteco’s high performance and speed Diamond HP flexo press which was recently installed. The International Greetings Group, a world leader in the […]

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