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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DigiFlex Nominates Cazabon as Product/Channel Manager

ROCHESTER, NY—DigiFlex Ltd. announces the nomination of Kevin Cazabon as its Product / Channel Manager for the USA and Canada. In his role, Cazabon will manage, promote, initiate, and support the sales activities of DigiFlex’s nominated channels in North America. As part of this role he will interact with Anderson & Vreeland Inc. Cazabon is […]

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New INX AquaTech ION Ink Systems Available

SCHAUMBURG, IL—The new AquaTech ION Label ink systems are now available from INX International Ink Co. Introduced to the market at the Labelexpo Americas 2012 show last September, these premium quality water based flexographic printing ink formulations represent a significant advancement for paper, film and thermal label printing on anilox rolls up to 1,500 lines […]

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Tom Roddy, Devoted Family Man & Flexo Professional, Dies at 65

Tom Roddy, devoted husband, father and grandfather, and passionate flexographic industry professional, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22. He was 65. Roddy most recently worked as the regional manager for EFI Co. He had previously worked for Xeikon, Kodak, and Creo. Roddy, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, loved life, his profession and […]

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Menasha Packaging Acquires Rand Diversified

NEENAH, WI—Menasha Packaging announced that it has acquired Rand Diversified of Edison, NJ. Both companies are privately held; terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Rand Diversified strengthens our geographic coverage with the addition of East Coast fulfillment and contract packaging,” said Mike Waite, president, Menasha Packaging. “Customers continue to value partnerships […]

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WS Packagaing Acquires Label World

GREEN BAY, WI—FTA member WS Packaging Group has acquired Label World, a full-service printer located in Rochester, NY, specializing in labels and flexible packaging printing. “Label World has built its business with an ongoing commitment to the highest standards of customer service, helping its customers succeed by delivering labeling and packaging solutions for brand owners,” […]

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