FTA Opens 2015 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition

Entry Deadline: Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 BOHEMIA, NY – August 28, 2014 – Join the “best and the brightest” by entering the flexographic printing industry’s largest and most prestigious awards competition, the Excellence in Flexography Awards, sponsored by Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). This time-honored awards program, first established in 1960, pays tribute to the superior […]

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Brookfield Engineering Marks 80th Anniversary, Offers Discount on DV3T

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a special promotional offer on its top of the line DV3T Rheometer which offers a touch screen interface and real time graphical display of data. An automatic 10 percent discount on the purchase price coupled with its unique stand-alone performance capability make the DV3T the “best […]

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Toray Plastics Hires Industry Veterans Anne Ballard, Gregg Ockun

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only U.S. manufacturer of precision performance polyester, polypropylene, bio based and metallized films, announced two seasoned industry professionals, Anne Ballard and Gregg Ockun, have joined the company. Anne Ballard, business manager, is focusing on the growth and development of the label and pressure sensitive label markets. Ballard brings to […]

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AVT Introduces “Turbo” Series of Inspection, Quality Control Solutions for Packaging Applications

HOD-HASHARON, Israel—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 introduced an enhanced set of inspection and quality control solutions specifically designed for packaging applications. The company’s Turbo series, which includes Apollo Turbo, Argus […]

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Harper Corporation of America Finishes 2014 Harper Roadshow in Springdale, AR

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America will host its final 2014 Harper Roadshow event in Springdale, AR, on Oct. 14, 2014. This one day seminar will bring together leading experts from throughout the flexographic industry to share the latest developments and advancements in technology. Offering a broad range of topics, this free […]

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Domino to Debut 7-Color N610i at Labelexpo Americas

GURNEE, IL—Domino will be exhibiting its digital printing solutions at the Labelexpo Americas 2014 trade show, Sept. 9-11 in Rosemont, IL. Domino will be in stand 6523 and will be debuting its brand new N610i 7-color CMYKOV+W digital UV inkjet label press, its new N610i CMYK+W digital UV inkjet label press, and K600i monochrome digital […]

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FTA’s Fall Conference Focuses on Innovation and the Image Carrier

BOHEMIA, NY – August 26, 2014 – Plates are no longer simply “conventional” or “digital.” Instead, today’s plates offer a seemingly endless array of features, such as different dot shapes, surface optimization, plate chemistries, processing methods and automation—and all these can bring about significant improvements to the printer and his/her pressroom. Yet with so many […]

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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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