Packaging Sales to Top $288 Billion in 2017

RESTON, VA—Packaging ranks No. 1 on the list of print’s fastest growing business segments. Forecasted global sales growth is cited at 4 percent annually through 2017, when sales are projected to hit $288 billion worldwide. In the five year, 2012-2017 period, collective growth is projected at 7.8 percent with U.S. sales of package print rising […]

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Nilpeter Press A “Game Changer” for G3 Enterprises

MODESTO, CA—G3 Enterprises in Modesto, CA has added an 11-color Nilpeter FA-4 multi substrate flexo press to their plant. The press features Nilpeter’s CLEANINKING quick change inking system as well as the “QC-Die” quick change die unit for fast job changeovers. For the latest in decorative technologies the press is also equipped with the FP-4 flatbed […]

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Working Group Innovation Pad Printing Meets at Flint Group

STUTTGART, Germany—At the end of April 2014, around a dozen attendees came together in Stuttgart, Germany for the second meeting of the working group Innovation Pad Printing. The event was hosted by Flint Group, one of the founding members of this community of interests. The target of the work group, which was newly established in […]

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Nilpeter to Host July 31 Seminar on Expanded Gamut Printing

CINCINNATI, OH—Nilpeter USA is hosting a seminar on one of the hottest topics being discussed in the industry today at its Technology Center in Cincinnati, OH on July 31 Nilpeter sets out to expand your horizons with an in depth overview of the 7-color expanded gamut printing process. Learn from industry professionals on how to […]

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Toray Plastics President Richard Schloesser Retires, Succeeded by Michael Brandmeier

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only U.S. manufacturer of precision performance polypropylene, polyester, bio based and metallized films for packaging and industrial applications, announced that Richard Schloesser—president, CEO and adviser to the Toray Industries’ Board of Directors—has retired and is succeeded by Michael Brandmeier, effective July 1. Schloesser joined the company in 1990 […]

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Flint Group Narrow Web Commercializes Range of EkoCure UV LED Coatings

PLYMOUTH, MN—The market has asked for coatings that will provide value-added attributes – innovative products that bring increased productivity and lower maintenance, print solutions that are sustainable, and technology that is safe for handling and safe for the environment. Flint Group has responded with a new line of UV flexo coatings for UV LED curing […]

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Harper Corporation of America’s Greg Harms Assumes Technical Account Manager Role

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is excited to announce that Greg Harms has accepted the position as technical account manager for the Midwest narrow web territory. He will start in this new role on July 1 and will be relocating to Minnesota. Harms has amassed more than 20 years of experience […]

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Harper Corporation of America Talks Anilox Roll Printing on Fox Business Network

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America was featured on two television stations in early June, discussing its innovative and efficient printing technology. Lee Kluttz, vice president of operations, and Alan Rogers, vice president of sales, addressed the innovative ways that Harper is overcoming the challenges of printing and bringing high quality services and products […]

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Toyo Ink Announces REXTA Flexo Lamination Ink

WOOD DALE, IL—Toyo Ink America, LLC, a member of the Toyo Ink Group, recently launched to the U.S. market REXTA, a solvent based flexographic lamination ink for high pressure, high heat boil and retort applications. The REXTA laminating ink system is designed to meet the evolving demands of the packaging market for higher performance materials, […]

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Vetaphone Refocuses, Names Eurwell International Sales Agent of The Year

Welcoming sales agents from Europe, the Middle East and Asia to a three day conference at Vetaphone’s headquarters in Kolding, Denmark, CSO Jan Eisby reinforced the company’s decision to develop its business in the wider web converting markets of gravure, flexo and offset presses. As the leading manufacturer of corona treatment technology in narrow web, […]

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