DuPont Packaging Awards Deadline Fast Approaching

WILMINGTON, DE—The clock is ticking for those interested in entering DuPont’s 25th Awards for Packaging Innovation. The entry deadline is Feb. 28, 2013, and winners will be selected by the just-seated jury based on excellence in one or more of these areas: innovation, sustainability and cost/waste reduction. There is no fee for entry, and DuPont […]

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Mark Andy Offers Trade-Ins & Rebuilds Program

ST. LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy has recently expanded its support offerings to include trade-ins and rebuilds. Under this program, the company will accept select pre-owned equipment and provide credit toward the purchase of a new Mark Andy press or Rotoflex rewinder. Alternatively, a converter not in a position to purchase a new machine may search the […]

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Brookfield Viscosity Standards Now Come With Expiration Date

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Best industry practice recommends that calibration materials be replaced on a scheduled basis. In response to customer input, Brookfield has now added an expiration date to their silicone viscosity standards used to perform calibration checks on viscometers and rheometers. This new information appears on the jar label as well as on the certificate of […]

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matchmycolor to Showcase Color Plugin for GMG OpenColor at INFO*FLEX

Switzerland—matchmycolor, the creator of state-of-the-art global color matching and communication software solutions, has created a new color plugin system for Adobe Illustrator design software, which will be demonstrated at INFO*FLEX 2013 in San Diego, April 29-30. Colibri Color Plugin, which has been developed for use together with GMG OpenColor, extends the scope of Colibri software […]

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Yazoo Increases Core Sizes

NEW OXFORD, PA—Yazoo has increased its Stock Core Program by 12 percent with the addition of 10 new sizes. Yazoo’s Stock Core Program, which now totals 94 sizes of 3-in. I.D. and 6-in. I.D. cores, is the largest in the industry. All sizes in the Stock Core Program are guaranteed to be in-stock for same […]

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Sun Chemical Sustainability Report Highlights The Environmental Footprint of Its Supplier

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which showcases Sun Chemical’s leadership in eco-efficiency through established data-driven metrics, as well as examples of how raw material suppliers are contributing to the company’s environmental footprint. The report describes a balanced scorecard approach that Sun Chemical uses to assess suppliers’ environmental performance and provides details about […]

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Sierra Packaging & Converting Purchases Comexi FPLUS 2510

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi Group, a specialist in solutions for the flexible package convertible industry, has sold US-based Sierra Packaging & Converting the Comexi FPlus 2510 Flexographic Press. Sierra, manufacturer of quality flexible packaging for retail and commodities markets, has announced its progression in the industry by securing a new Comexi FPlus 2510. This unit will be […]

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Georgia High School Installs Comco Cadet Press

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Phoenix Challenge Foundation (PCF) announced the installation of a Comco Cadet in-line, flexo press at R.W. Johnson High School in Gainesville, GA. The used, seven-inch, 4-color Comco press was installed in late November and is the result of the work done by Scott Porter, Johnson HS, graphic communications department; Pao Sengkhammee, Zebra Technologies; […]

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Color Ad Packaging Makes Significant Investment in W&H Equipment

LINCOLN, RI –- Color Ad Packaging (www.coloradpackaging.com), based in Winnipeg, Manitoba has placed a sizeable order with Windmoeller & Hoelscher and its subsidiary, Garant Machinenhandel, including a HELIOSTAR gravure press, a MIRAFLEX flexographic press, along with three TRIUMPH bag machines. Serving primarily confectionery, snack food and beverage markets, Color Ad Packaging is North America’s largest producer […]

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Brookfield Holds Pricing for 2013

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering, the worldwide leader in viscosity measurement and control, has decided to hold prices for 2013. This decision is based on current worldwide economic conditions and the continuing need for manufacturers to stretch their resources. For almost 80 years Brookfield has developed a reputation for meeting the needs of industry by offering high […]

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