FTA’s “Got Data? Now What?” Conference Shatters Records

Heralded for Practical Solutions Tackling Real-World Issues Oct. 21, 2013—More than 300 printers/converters, their customers and print partners descended on Kansas City, MO, for Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2013 Fall Conference, “Got Data? Now What?” The event held last week (Oct. 14-16) drew a record crowd, with final attendance numbers signifying a 10 percent increase […]

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Lewis Joins Daetwyler as Regional Sales Manager

HUNTERSVILLE, NC—Daetwyler has named Paul Lewis regional sales manager, West Coast. He is responsible for maintaining current customers and growing the market in the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. Lewis comes to the job with 12 years of experience in the printing industry, including sales and customer […]

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MinusNine Technologies Names Narrow Web Business Director

BIRDSBORO, PA—MinusNine Technologies, a formulator and manufacturer of UV/EB curable coatings, adhesives, and specialty products, announced that Stan White joined the company, Oct. 1, 2013, in the newly created position of director of business, narrow web. White previously served as director of sales and marketing for Actega Radcure for nearly 15 years. With a unique […]

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FTA Releases New Plate Mounting Guide

Fourth Installment in Its FLEXOGRAPHY 101 Booklet Series Oct. 14, 2013—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process announces the launch of the newest addition to its FLEXOGRAPHY 101 booklet series, titled “Plate Mounting.” Comprising 33-pages, “Plate Mounting” is the fourth in what will ultimately be a […]

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FTA to Break New Ground at Forum 2014

Ready for Something Different? Oct. 10, 2013—Shake things up. Do things never done before. Advance beyond previous achievements. Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2014 Annual Forum, themed “Breaking New Ground,” promises to do just that over the course of four days, April 27-30, in Baltimore, MD. The largest annual gathering of the package printing and converting […]

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Harper Corporation: New Partnership Expands HEX Division

CHARLOTTE, NC–A new partnership between Harper Corporation of America and MECA & Technology Machine, Inc. will provide clients with best in class equipment and support. Lee Kluttz, vice president of operations for Harper, explained that this partnership with MECA will expand the product line associated with the recently developed HEX Division. Ultimately, Harper will now […]

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Cyber Graphics Enters Binding Agreement to Buy Flex Pre-Press

MEMPHIS, TN—Cyber Graphics, LLC, a leading pre-media provider to the flexographic industry has entered a binding agreement to acquire Flex Pre-Press, Inc., a graphic arts and media provider located in Milwaukee,WI. Integration of both companies will take place over the next six months. Flex Pre-Press will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Cyber Graphics, […]

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FLXON Names Martinez Manager, South/Latin America

CHARLOTTE, NC—FLXON inc. has appointed Efrain Martinez to the new position of manager, South and Latin America. According to company President Paul Sharkey, “Martinez joins FLXON to help manage increased demand for the firm’s new high performance doctor blades, pumps, filters, blade holders, and cleaning solutions. These products not only meet the needs of high […]

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Bobst, Kodak, Team Up on New Packaging Solutions

ROCHESTER, NY—In response to increasing demand for new solutions addressing flexible, folding carton and corrugated applications, Kodak and Bobst have formed a strategic development agreement to integrate Kodak technology into the Bobst portfolio of packaging production equipment. Bobst is already working on the development of innovative products based on Kodak technology. “Flexibility, time to market […]

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Fine Line Graphics Opens New Facilities in Kansas, Canada

SMITHFIELD, RI—Fine Line Graphics Inc., a leading provider of pre-media solutions for the packaging industry, announced that it has opened two new facilities in North America to better meet the needs of high customer demand. Operations in Lenexa, KS were initiated by a desire to expand the firm’s reach beyond the midwest. The new facility […]

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