Industry News

Zerfass: Digital Business Development Manager for A&V

BRYAN, OH—The appointment of Lee Zerfass as digital business development manager for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials, was recently announced by Darin Lyon, vice president and general manager. In his new position, Zerfass will manage and promote digital hardware and software solutions to the packaging […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Is SQF Certified

YORK, PA—C-P Flexible Packaging, a manufacturerr of flexible food packaging for a variety of Fortune 500 customers, recently achieved SQF 2000 Level 2 Certification. SQF (Safe Quality Food), is a Food Safety Management System designed to provide organizations with a rigorous system to manage food safety risks, provide safe product, and provide customers with a […]

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FlexiBase HDP = Next Generation of Solvent Dispersions for Packaging

PLYMOUTH, MN—FlexiBase HDP is the next generation of high definition bases for process printing. This patent pending, award winning, set of bases allows flexo printers to come closer than ever to gravure print quality, providing sharp and crisp print results. This line of ink bases is specifically designed for surface and reverse coated flexographic printing […]

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Dixie Graphics Makes Strategic Moves, Eyes New Opportunities

NASHVILLE, TN—Dixie Graphics, a leading provider of pre-media services for the printing and packaging industry, has restructured to better serve customers in existing and future growth markets. Pat Meadows, president of DG, announced the changes effective immediately, including the appointment of Matt Williams as executive vice president. Williams, formerly VP business development, will oversee the […]

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Sun Chemical Invests $5 Million in State-of-The-Art Prepress And Plate Manufacturing Facilities

CONCORD, CA—Sun Chemical reinforced its commitment to printers and brand owners operating in the narrow web tag and label (NWTL), wide web, folding carton, and corrugated markets, with the upcoming opening of its new flexographic printing plate manufacturing facility. A $5 million investment designed to provide the highest quality packaging graphics through the latest in […]

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Comexi Introduces New Laser Technology to Proslit Lines

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi Group has introduced its patent pending CingularLaser technology to slitting and rewinding equipment from its Comexi Proslit range. With this new laser technology, in-line processes where laser systems are used will be performed far more efficiently. Common in-line laser processes include micro and macro perforations for the transmission of carbon dioxide in packaging […]

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U.S. Order for MPS EXL-Packaging Press

DIDAM, The Netherlands—MPS announced the order of a packaging press by Grupo Phoenix. The sale process was led by Denny McGee, president of MPS America. Grupo Phoenix ordered an MPS EXL-Packaging full servo UV Flexo press. The press will be installed in the company’s Arizona location, and will be dedicated to the production of aluminum […]

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Corrugated Synergies International Welcomes Cordes Porcher

RENTON, WA—Cordes Porcher has joined Corrugated Synergies International. He brings over 25 years of experience as a leading process and graphics specialist in advanced flexographic printing, in both preprint and postprint disciplines. His roles at CSI will include the continued successful work in flexographic printing to the corrugated industry and to be intimately involved in […]

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Mitcham Appointed CEO, Yupo Corporation America

CHESAPEAKE, VA—Yupo Corporation America announced a change in leadership. Paul Mitcham has been appointed president and chief Executive officer. Masakuni Fukutome, who Mitcham succeeds, is returning to headquarters in Japan as general manager/Administration Division. Mitcham is now responsible for directing Yupo Corporation’s strategic growth initiatives. According to the company, by the end of this year […]

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ACIMGA Names Calcagni President, Appoints New Officers

MILAN, Italy—Marco Calcagni (Omet) is the new president of ACIMGA for the two-year period 2013-2014. Calcagni will be flanked by Vice-President Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting) and by the following offices: Board of Directors: Ugo Barzanò, past president (IMS Deltamatic), Silvana Canette past president (Flexotecnica), Felice Rossini past president (Rossini), Daniele Barbui (ACE di Barbui Davide&Figli), […]

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