Anderson & Vreeland Expands Esko Role, Reps Hybrid Software

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. now offers Esko products throughout Canada as a result of an expanded partnership between the two companies, building upon their successful relationship in the U.S. Anderson & Vreeland will represent the entire Esko product line, including all integrated hardware and software solutions for packaging and labels, sign and display, commercial […]

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Tom Cusack is President, Comexi North America

GIRONA, Italy—Comexi Group has appointed Tom Cusack as the new president of Comexi North America, replacing John Ferreira. The new chief executive has 10 years experience in the field of chemical and flexible packaging, along with multidisciplinary and global experience in innovation and product development, market analysis and sales management. Holding a degree in Physics […]

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Packaging Companies Unite Under Global Brand Coveris

CHICAGO, IL—Coveris High Performance Packaging is the new name for Exopack Holdings S.A., formed in May of 2013 by the combination of five leading packaging companies in North America and Europe—Britton Group (U.K.), Kobusch (Germany), PACCOR (Germany), Exopack (U.S.) and Paragon Print & Packaging (U.K.). Coveris is the sixth largest global plastics packaging company, with […]

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KBA North America: Exclusive Distributor for KBA-Flexotecnica

DALLAS, TX—KBA North America announced that it has been named the North American exclusive distributor for its newly acquired Italian flexible packaging press manufacturer Flexotecnica by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer and its new subsidiary, KBA-Flexotecnica. KBA-Flexotecnica will be run by its previous managing director, Claudio Bisogni. The distributorship began Jan. 1. KBA-Flexotecnica develops, […]

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FTA Announces First Webinar in 2014 Series

Process Control for Digital Platemaking Set for Jan. 16 Jan. 8, 2014—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) will kickoff its 2014 webinar series on Thursday, Jan. 16, with popular Forum speaker and noted industry expert Mark Mazur of DuPont Packaging Graphics, delivering an interactive briefing on “Process Control for Digital Platemaking.” The one-hour webinar will begin at […]

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INFO*FLEX: Expanded Show Floor 85 Percent Sold

Jan. 2, 2014—INFO*FLEX 2014 will be the largest in the exhibition’s 32-year history. To date, all but 40 booths—222 of 262—have been reserved. Eighty-five percent of available space is taken and a sell-out can be guaranteed, making the fourth straight-year that the show floor has been filled to capacity. The event, slated for April 28-29 […]

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FTA Opens Registrations for 2014 Forum & INFO*FLEX Exhibition

Events to Take Place April 27-30 in Baltimore, MD Dec. 9, 2013—Registrations are now open for Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA’s) 2014 Annual Forum & INFO*FLEX Exhibition. More than 1,700 package printing and converting professionals from around the world are expected to attend the events, which will take place at the Hilton Baltimore (Forum) and Baltimore […]

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Call for Entries Open for 2014 FTA Technical Innovation Awards

Dec. 3, 2013—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today announced that entries for its 2014 Technical Innovation Awards will be accepted now through Feb. 7, 2014. The winners will be announced April 27 at the FTA Annual Banquet held in conjunction with the Association’s 2014 Annual Forum in Baltimore, MD. The 2014 Technical Innovation Awards program is […]

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GMG Integrates OpenColor & ColorProof With PantoneLIVE

TUEBINGEN, Germany—GMG GmbH & Co KG announced a cooperative agreement with X-Rite Inc. that allows GMG customers to access the PantoneLIVE ecosystem and color libraries, through its award-winning GMG OpenColor and GMG ColorProof platforms. “We are excited to offer our ever-growing packaging community the ability to connect our award winning spectral proofing solution to the […]

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New Slitter/Rewinder Boosts Productivity at Gilbreth Packaging

CROYDON, PA—CMS Gilbreth Packaging Systems, Inc., a division of Cenveo Labels & Packaging, has recently installed a ‘new generation’ Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret slitter rewinder at its production facility, 20 miles Northeast of Philadelphia. Gilbreth is a leader in flexible packaging, labeling solutions and key innovator in the ever-changing shrink sleeve marketplace. A forerunner within […]

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