P.J. Desai, Ex Mark Andy CEO, Leads Buyout of Company

ST. LOUIS, MO—An investment group, led by former Mark Andy CEO P.J. Desai and the company’s current management team, has completed the purchase of Mark Andy from American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (AIP). AIP will continue as a minority investor in Mark Andy along with Graycliff Partners, an independent investment firm focused on […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Reorganizes Management for Continued Expansion

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. and its affiliated companies have reorganized management along functional lines of responsibility to position the company for further growth and expansion. The reorganization affects all of the domestic businesses of Anderson & Vreeland Distribution, Nova Polymers and The Provident Group as of Aug. 1. Darin Lyon has been appointed executive […]

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FTA to Exhibit at Labelexpo Americas 2014

BOHEMIA, NY – August 19, 2014 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) will be showcasing its diverse portfolio of membership benefits at its booth (#545) during Labelexpo Americas 2014. On display will be the newest educational publications, including FIRST (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances), Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 and the FLEXOGRAPHY 101 Booklet series. […]

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Digital Printing Forecast Includes Growth, Expansion

The digital printing market may be young, but it is poised for tremendous growth over the next decade. Smithers Pira’s The Future of Digital Printing to 2024 states that the total digital market will grow by 225 percent of its 2013 value by 2024. Based on current dollar value, anticipated volume of sales would approximate […]

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GMG Celebrates 30 Years at Forefront of Color Management

TUEBINGEN, Germany—GMG GmbH, the leading developer and supplier of high end color management software solutions, is celebrating 30 years shaping the color management landscape—three decades “converting, standardizing, reproducing, maximizing, controlling, sharing and evolving color,” in the words of co owner Robert Weihing. It was in 1984 that Robert and brother Joerg (now fellow co owners) […]

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Mark Andy Names Jaren Marler as CTO

ST. LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Jaren Marler as chief technology officer. Marler is an accomplished leader with impressive credentials as an innovator for inkjet print heads and web handling and brings to Mark Andy extensive digital printing experience from industry leading organizations. This promotion supports Mark Andy’s continued […]

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Nilpeter’s Expanded Gamut Event Draws Packed House

CINCINNATI, OH—One hundred industry professionals gathered at Nilpeter’s Technology Center in Cincinnati, OH, on July 31 for an in depth overview of the expanded gamut process. Guests were shared the journey Nilpeter and its partners have taken to bring this technology to narrow web converters. After presentations from Actega, Harper, Tesa, Flexografix and Esko, visitors […]

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Zol Plastic’s Converting Solutions Tour de México A Success

MÉXICO CITY, Mexico—Zol Plastic S.A. de C.V. reports the successful conclusion of its much anticipated 2014 Converting Solutions seminar series during July. According to Javier Zenil, managing director of Zol Plastic, “Record attendance was recorded at each of the day long seminars held in México City, Monterrey and Guadalajara. Flexographic and rotogravure printers, coaters, laminators and extruders […]

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Brookfield Engineering to Offer Viscosity Measurement Courses

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering offers two hands on courses: the Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements and the Lab Day/Advanced Viscosity Test Methods. These courses are designed to help users comprehend the functionality of their instrument, solve the mysteries of fluid behavior, and create successful and repeatable viscosity test methods for use in both R&D as well as […]

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FTA’s 2014 Fall Conference & Tabletop to Feature Session on Printed Electronics

BOHEMIA, NY – August 6, 2014 – According to recent studies, the printed electronics market is estimated to reach $40.2 billion by the year 2020, with a compound average growth rate of 33.8 percent each year. Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2014 Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibit will address this topic in a session, “Printed Electronics: […]

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