Allstein Moves to New, Larger Facility

STEINHAGEN, Germany—Due to the successful introduction of innovative new central impression presses and the overwhelming acceptance of the equipment by the packaging industry, Allstein GmbH. is moving from Bielefeld to a new, larger facility in a neighboring locale. The move to Steinhagen provides expanded capacity in a number of areas. It also allows for further […]

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Garlock Printing Goes West

RENO, NV—Garlock Printing, headquartered in Gardner, MA, is opening a western U.S. facility in Reno, NV. The FTA member’s new plant will house a host of equipment, including a NOVOFLEX CM 10, the company’s first investment in W&H machinery. Given its strong bicoastal customer base, Garlock decided to have both East and West Coast facilities. […]

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FUJIFILM Expanding World Class Technology Center

HANOVER PARK, IL—FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division has begun a significant renovation at its Technology Center. Renovations are expected to be completed this summer. Construction is underway to more than double the size of the current Technology Center with the new space expanding to encompass more than 20,000 sq. ft. to display everything […]

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Flint Group Appoints Freudenthaler VP Marketing & Technology Flexographic Products

STUTTGART, Germany—Flint Group has appointed Dr. Eva Freudenthaler, vice presidentt marketing and technolog, flexographic products. At the same time, she became a member of the divisional leadership team for Flint Group Flexographic Products. After studying chemistry, Freudenthaler started her professional career in 1997, as R&D manager at BASF Aktiengesellschaft. In 2003, she moved to the […]

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Yazoo Mills Invests $4 Million Into Manufacturing Operations

NEW OXFORD, PA—Yazoo Mills has invested more than $4 million dollars into essential projects, plant infrastructure upgrades and additional production capacity. A new 45,000 sq. ft. distribution center was recently built in Hanover, PA, giving Yazoo Mills a total of 195,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and distribution space for its product lines. With the infrastructure […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Boosts Capacity With Expanded Facility

YORK, PA—C-P Flexible Packaging has expanded one of its York facilities with the addition of a new 42,000 sq. ft. distribution warehouse. “As a major supplier of flexible packaging to the snack, baked goods and confection markets, this addition gives us the room to expand services and enhance supply chain management,” said Tony Vaudo, C-P […]

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Nilpeter Shows Off Smart Inline Box Solution

MIAMI, FL—Nilpeter demonstrated its successful FB-3300S smart inline box solution, providing roll to finished product in one working process, at a recent trade show. The FB-3300S has front side printing, substrate turning, reverse side printing, curing and die cutting. Conventional sheet fed printers, showed immense interest in the prospect of eliminating numerous time consuming processes […]

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Sun Chemical, T+ink Partner on Conductive Ink Solutions

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has teamed up with T+ink to form T+sun, an organization which will provide conductive ink solutions to make packages and objects communicate, engage customers and manage inventory systems. T+sun will utilize Sun Chemical’s global R&D, technical support, manufacturing infrastructure, supply chain, marketing and sales. T+ink, one of the first emerging companies to […]

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“Managing Pressroom Efficiencies” Session Makes Debut on FTA’s 2014 Forum Agenda

March 19, 2014—On Sunday, April 27 the “Managing Your Pressroom Efficiencies” session will make its debut on a Forum agenda. The two-hour session, chaired by Ron Henderson, Clopay Plastic Products and Randy Green, Printpack, will share best practices and techniques for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) in the pressroom Ideal for flexographic printers, prepress providers and […]

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Matthews, Schawk Set to Merge

PITTSBURGH, PA—Matthews International Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Schawk, Inc., a leading global brand development, activation and brand deployment company. SGK reported sales of $443 million for 2013 and has approximately 3,600 employees in more than 20 countries. Closing is scheduled to occur prior to Sept. 30, 2014. Sales for the combined […]

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