Best Label Purchases Gallus ECS 340 Label Press

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Frank Hasselberg, Gallus, Inc. Western regional sales manager, announced the sale of a new Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to Best Label, Inc. with headquarters in Cerritos, CA. Best Label has seven older Gallus R- 160 rotary letterpresses that still make perfect labels, but this is the first Gallus ECS 340 the company has […]

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MELBOURNE, Australia—All indications are that the Australia New Zealand Flexographic Technical Association (ANZFTA) and the Australian based Label And Tag Manufacturers Association (LATMA) will merge in the very near future. The resulting entity’s proposed name: The Association for The Flexographic Printing Industry (FLPA). Effective date is anticipated to be Jan. 1. The move requires 75 […]

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Gunther Merters Named Regional President, North American Market at Agfa Graphics

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—Gunther Mertens has succeeded Peter Wilkens as Agfa Graphics regional president for the North American market and became a member of the firm’s Global Graphics Management Committee (GMC). He joined Agfa in 1999 and held various positions in M&A and finance. Since 2006, he has been the vice president and CFO of Agfa […]

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(From left) Janet Kaiser, chair of the AIM Board; Pam McDonough, President/CEO of AIM; Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner; Craig Shields and Kristen Shields DeNoble of Graymills.

Graymills Corp. Named Manufacturer of The Year

CHICAGO, IL—Graymills Corp., producer of metalworking fluid systems, parts washers and ink circulating pumps, was presented with the 2015 “Manufacturer of The Year” award from the Illinois Alliance for Industry and Manufacturing (AIM) at the “Making Manufacturing Matter” dinner held Oct. 7 in Chicago. The “Manufacturer of The Year” award is one of the few […]

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Patrick Morrissey Named VP, Americas Sales at Electronics For Imaging

FREMONT, CA—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced the appointment of graphic arts sales executive Patrick Morrissey to the position of vice president, Americas sales. Morrissey will be responsible for growing regional direct sales and enhancing channel partnerships across the company’s productivity software, industrial inkjet and fiery digital print production businesses. He will report directly to Frank […]

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Paper Converting Machine Company Announces Fusion Compact Press

GREEN BAY, WI—PCMC, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of inline and central impression presses, announced that it will unveil a new Fusion Compact press. The new Fusion C press will be loaded with the same fast makeready and waste saving features as PCMC’s Fusion family of products, but with a smaller footprint […]

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Graphic Packaging International to Acquire G-Box S.A. de C.V.

ATLANTA, GA—Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase G-Box, S.A. de C.V. The acquisition includes two folding carton converting facilities located in Monterrey, Mexico and Tijuana, Mexico. The purchase allows Graphic Packaging to expand its manufacturing scope in Mexico, broaden its […]

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Jamie Horton, Mary Alcorn Join Trinity Graphic as National Business Development Managers

SARASOTA, FL—Trinity Graphic, a provider of managed creative, custom and branded print solutions throughout North America and South America for more than 45 years, has announced the hiring of two accomplished sales professionals—Jamie Horton and Mary Alcorn. Both Horton and Alcorn have been given the title of national business development manager. Alcorn and Horton have […]

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Dow Chemical Company Announces INNATE Precision Packaging Resins

MIDLAND, MI—The Dow Chemical Company’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics business announced the launch of INNATE Precision Packaging Resins, a new family of resins that offers unprecedented performance levels to help customers address some of today’s most challenging packaging performance gaps. Created from a patented molecular catalyst coupled with advanced process technology, INNATE resins will empower […]

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Lauterbach Group Receives TLMI Environmental Leadership Award

SUSSEX, WI—The Lauterbach Group, located in Sussex, WI, was awarded the prestigious 2015 TLMI Environmental Leadership Award for its ongoing commitment to progressive environmental practices made possible by laser like focus on continuous improvement and lean manufacturing. The TLMI Environmental Leadership Award is truly one of a kind. Given conditionally based on applicants, it is […]

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