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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MPS Broadens EF Multi-Substrate Press Line

DIDAM, The Netherlands—MPS broadened its EF multi-substrate press line, making it available in three different versions to accommodate market demand and offer a solution for unique application requirements. With different demands for press solutions ranging from cost-efficient to advanced, fully-automated machinery, the new press offering serves all segments of the label, flexible packaging and converting […]

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Zastrow Promoted to Vice President of Sales for PCMC

GREEN BAY, WI—Steve Kemp, president of Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a leading supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing and envelope manufacturing industries, has announced the promotion of Mark Zastrow to the position of vice president of sales. “Mark’s vast experience, in aligning PCMC’s offerings to the ever-changing business […]

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“Flexo Goes Green” – Corrugated Post Printing in China

SHANGHI, China—In a successful cooperation, Bobst, Esko and Flint Group recently achieved a real break­through in corrugated post printing by starting the initiative “Flexo Goes Green”, which stands for sustainability, productivity and quality. All the project partners keep driving for more advanced corrugated post printing, in order to serve and support the vast needs of […]

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Deluxe Packages Contracts for Nordmeccanica Laminator

YUBA CITY, CA—Deluxe Packages, and Nordmeccanica Spa, the Italian coating and laminating machinery manufacturer, jointly released the news that the two companies came into agreement for the supply of a new, innovative, coater-laminato—a Nordmeccanica Duplex Combi Horizontal Two. The machine selected by Deluxe is top of the line in the conversion of substrates for flexible […]

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