Label Vision Systems Acquired by Microscan Systems, Inc.

RENTON, WA—Microscan Systems, Inc., a leader in industrial bar code reading and machine vision technology, confirmed that it has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems (LVS) Inc., a pioneer in label inspection, print inspection and bar code verification. LVS will be fully integrated into Microscan and the LVS name will become a […]

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Nilpeter Is First Press Manufacturer to Install GEW’s ArcLED UV Curing System

CINCINNATI, OH—Nilpeter is the first press manufacturer to install GEW’s new ArcLED hybrid UV curing system. It will be installed on three FA-4* UV flexo presses, which are designed for high productivity of pressure sensitive labels and flexible packaging. Two of the FA-4* orders come from large, long established American converters. The first ever ArcLED […]

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Bill Phillips Joins Flexografix as Technical Sales Professional

WOOD DALE, IL—Flexografix, Inc. is proud to announce that addition of Bill Phillips to its professional sales team. Bill began his technical sales and service career with Arcar Graphics Speciality Inks in 1985. For the past eight plus years, Bill supported Midwest printers under the employ of Environmental Inks, which was purchased by Siegwerk in […]

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Mark Andy Turns Waste to Green Energy

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Inc., a leading manufacturer of globally distributed label and package printing and converting machinery, has put an emphasis on corporate responsibility, committing to reduce its carbon footprint by transforming waste disposal methods. The company has begun supplying a majority of its operational waste as raw material in the production of an alternative […]

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At the unveiling of the new « Curly » press were Jane Hagert, vice president of marketing ; John Dammermann’s wife Tracy Dammermann ; John Dammermann’s mother, Ann Dammermann ; and John Dammermann, president and CEO.

KBA-Flexotecnica Installs EVO XG Press at Impact Innovations, Inc.

MEMPHIS, TN—In late July, Impact Innovations Inc. held its first open house at its facility in Memphis, TN with the theme “Made in The USA” to dedicate its newest press—a KBA-Flexotecnica EVO XG 10-color flexo press. Key suppliers and city officials participated in tours of its manufacturing facility, including the new KBA-Flexotecnica press and the […]

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Schawk Announces Tool to Determine FDA Nutrition Label Regulation Preparedness

DES PLAINES, IL—Schawk, a part of the SGK Brand Solutions group of Matthews International Corp., announced its new online food label preparedness calculator is now available to help food and beverage companies gauge their state of readiness for the implementation of the proposed FDA nutrition label regulation. The Schawk preparedness calculator allows users to rate […]

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FTA Announces Call for Entries for 2016 Excellence in Flexography Awards

January 6 Deadline for Submissions in 9 Competition Categories BOHEMIA, NY – August 19, 2015 – The Excellence in Flexography Awards is an annual competition sponsored by Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) during which flexographic printers/converters and other members of the supply chain grab the spotlight and demonstrate their groundbreaking print to the entire global packaging […]

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Kocher + Beck Announces Cobalt Series of Magnetic Cylinders

SUWANEE, GA—Kocher + Beck USA, LP has announced a new line of magnetic cylinders. The new product line, named the Cobalt Series, incorporates an array of strong rare earth magnets to provide extremely high holding force for challenging applications. According to Jim Ward, VP of engineering and operations in the company’s facility in Atlanta, “This […]

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ETI Converting Celebrates Successful Open House

Boucherville, QUEBEC—On Aug. 13, visitors representing label printers and raw material suppliers met at ETI Converting headquarters in Boucherville, Quebec, to participate in an open house. The event was a real success for the Canadian company. Among the highlights of this one day event was the launch of the Mini-Cohesio equipped with a JFlex Digital […]

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Maxcess to Acquire Valley Roller Co.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Valley Roller Co. Headquartered in Appleton, WI, with a second state of the art facility in Mansfield, TX, Valley Roller Co. joins Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Bertram Capital owned […]

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