FTA’s Top-Selling Resources Now Available From The Amazon Kindle Store

FIRST 4.0,  All-New Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 Available in eBook June 24, 2013—For the first time ever, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process today announced that its Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) 4.0 book and the all new, completely updated Flexography: Principles & […]

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Mitcham Appointed CEO, Yupo Corporation America

CHESAPEAKE, VA—Yupo Corporation America announced a change in leadership. Paul Mitcham has been appointed president and chief Executive officer. Masakuni Fukutome, who Mitcham succeeds, is returning to headquarters in Japan as general manager/Administration Division. Mitcham is now responsible for directing Yupo Corporation’s strategic growth initiatives. According to the company, by the end of this year […]

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ACIMGA Names Calcagni President, Appoints New Officers

MILAN, Italy—Marco Calcagni (Omet) is the new president of ACIMGA for the two-year period 2013-2014. Calcagni will be flanked by Vice-President Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting) and by the following offices: Board of Directors: Ugo Barzanò, past president (IMS Deltamatic), Silvana Canette past president (Flexotecnica), Felice Rossini past president (Rossini), Daniele Barbui (ACE di Barbui Davide&Figli), […]

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Expanded Gamut Printing: The Order of The Day as APR, Esko Stage Technical Seminar + APR & Partners’ Open House

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—All Printing Resources (APR) and Esko jointly staged a full-day seminar, exploring the state of expanded color gamut printing, Tuesday, June 19, 2013. Specific topics on the agenda included ECG Printing’s benefits, implementation strategies and complementary technologies. The event attracted approximately 70 flexographers, the majority being printers/converters. With representatives from the two sponsor […]

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Flexo / Digital Integration for Folding Carton

KOLDING, Denmark—TRESU Group, the flexo technology provider, has acquired the rights from paper and packaging group Stora Enso to manufacture and market a new flexo coating system for integration into sheet-fed folding carton converting lines that feature the digital printing process. Originally developed through collaboration between Stora Enso subsidiary Stora Enso Digital Solutions and the […]

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WS Packaging Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification for 14 Facilities

GREEN BAY, WI—WS Packaging Group, Inc. recently earned ISO 9001:2008 certification at 14 labeling and packaging facilities. The ISO certified facilities are located in Algoma, Neenah, and Oak Creek, WI; Dallas, TX; Fullerton and San Luis Obispo, CA; Heath and Mason, OH; Peachtree City, GA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Wilton, NH; and Knoxville, TN. “This […]

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Scott Fisher Name President, Smyth Companies

ST PAUL, MN—Smyth Companies, LLC, announced the appointment of Scott Fisher to the role of president, effective June 17, 2013. Scott will report to John Hickey, CEO of Smyth Companies. “Scott has over 32 years of experience in the packaging industry and brings a broad understanding of all operational and sales aspects of the business,” […]

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Paul Lancelle Joins All Printing Resource’s Technical Solutions Team

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) is proud to announce the hiring of a 37-year printing industry professional. Paul Lancelle is joining APR’s Technical Solutions team, bringing with him a wealth of experience, including over 20 years working with flexo prepress and plate applications. “Paul is an outstanding addition to our team,” says Dave […]

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FTA Opens Registrations for 2013 Fall Conference & Tabletop Themed: Got Data? Now What?

June 11, 2013—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today opened registrations for its 2013 Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibit themed “Got Data? Now What?” The conference takes place Oct. 14-16 at the Marriott Kansas City Downtown, in Kansas City, MO. Under the leadership of conference chairs Mike Orcutt, Matthews Brand Solutions and Bart Wright, InterFlex Group, attendees […]

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Pamarco to Buy Absolut Engineering

ROSELLE, NJ—Pamarco Technologies LLC expects to finalize the acquisition of Absolute Engineering, Ltd. of West Yorkshire, England and its American subsidiary Absolute Print Engineering, Hiram, GA; by July 31. Absolute Engineering is a manufacturer of carbon fiber doctor blade chambers and the InkSave ink wash–up system, both of which are utilized in flexographic printing. Terry […]

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