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Color-Logic Announces Metallic Special Effects for Flexible Packaging

WEST CHESTER, OH—Color-Logic metallic special effects are now available for flexible packaging. Discussing the fast growing flexible packaging market, Color-Logic Director of Sales & Marketing Mark Geeves commented: “Brand managers and their graphic designers, who have long used the Color-Logic process to produce offset packaging and flexographic printed labels, are now bringing Color-Logic to flexible […]

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Standard Register Recognized as Leading Supplier for Corporate Action on Climate Change

DAYTON, OH—For its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change, Standard Register has been awarded with a position on the CDP Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. The index, which is included within a new report reviewing the environmental sustainability of global supply chains, presents 121 suppliers identified as […]

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Maarten Hummelen GSE Dispensing

GSE Dispensing Launches Ink Logistics Blog

BRUMMEN, The Netherlands—GSE Dispensing is aiming to help label and package printers gain value from their inks by launching a multilingual blog dedicated to ink logistics. The new blog will provide advice on how to optimally manage ink, coating or paste through dispensing, management software and proofing. Maarten Hummelen, marketing director, GSE Dispensing, comments: “While […]

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MeadWestvaco, RockTenn Combine Into $16 Billion Packaging Company

RICHMOND, VA & NORCROSS, GA—RockTenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging (“NewCo”) in a transaction with a combined equity value of $16 billion. The combined company, to be named prior to closing, will have combined net […]

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Antonio Bartesaghi OMET

OMET Gives 26 Scholarships to Employees’ Children

LECCO, Italy—On Dec. 29, 2014, ending a year marked by a further double digit growth in sales of OMET Group, the CEO Antonio Bartesaghi delivered, as tradition, 26 scholarships to the children of employees of the companies OMET and O-Pac who distinguished themselves by the good results obtained in studies in colleges or universities. “We […]

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Glenroy Ready Pour Pouch

Glenroy Inc. Acquires PF Flexibles

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—Glenroy Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging, is pleased to announce that it has concluded an agreement effective Jan. 16 to acquire the pouch converting operations of PF Flexibles—formerly known as Pouch Converting Technologies Inc. or PCTI. PF Flexibles, based in Hartford, WI, has produced award winning stand up pouches, and […]

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Kevin O'Shields AVT

Kevin O’Shields Joins AVT as Sales Manager

ATLANTA, GA—AVT (Advanced Vision Technology Ltd)—a world leader in print automatic inspection, process control, quality assurance and color control for the packaging, label, folding carton, metal decoration and commercial print markets—has hired printing industry veteran Kevin O’Shields as its newest sales manager. O’Shields will be based in AVT’s U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, GA and be […]

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Phoenix Challenge Announces 2015 High School Competition Dates

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Phoenix Challenge Foundation (PCF) announces the 2015 High School Competition dates. The event will be held March 18-20 at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. For the 18th year, graphic arts students and teachers from throughout the U.S. and Canada are invited to participate in the event comprised of a two and […]

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FLXON Walter Hawkins

Walter Hawkins Joins FLXON as Communications Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC—FLXON Inc., the Charlotte, NC based provider of premium SWEDCUT brand doctor blades for the flexographic and rotogravure printing industry, has named Walter Hawkins as communications manager for their North American Operations Center. Hawkins joins FLXON with 10 years of award winning experience managing sales efforts, marketing and public relations departments in the national […]

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Brookfield 2015 Catalog Features New Instruments, Accessories

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering Laboratories has released their new 2015 full color catalog with complete details on all product lines. The 2015 Catalog introduces the new DV1 Viscometer, Brookfield’s lowest cost, continuous sensing digital viscometer. Enhancements to the top of the line RST Rheometer for quick, automatic gap setting on cone/plate models are announced. Several new […]

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