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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Toray Plastics Names New Film Division Product Manager

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.TorayFilms.com ), the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films, has named Kerri Boyens its new Product Manager for the Torayfan Polypropylene Film Division. Boyens will be responsible for the growth of OPP film products among key customers in the packaging sector. Boyens joined Toray […]

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Multi-Plastics, Inc. Introduces EZTear

LEWIS CENTER, OH—Multi-Plastics, Inc. introduces EZTear, a laminated pouch structure for use in easy open stick packs or similar flexible packaging applications. This laminated structure addresses the mechanical aspects regarding tear initiation and control of tear across the pouch in a more economical option compared to currently used products. EZTear provides an easy open pouch […]

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Montalvo Offers Free “Tension Values Reference Card”

GORHAM, ME—A free, laminated, reference card is now available from The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems. The card shows approximate common unwind tension values for various converting applications for paper and paperboard. Information, provided in easy-to-use columns, includes thickness (in inches), tension (in PLI), basis weight (in GSM), and tension (in […]

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Mark Andy Acquires Print Products, Inc.

ST. LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy recently completed the acquisition of Print Products Inc., a distributor of flexographic printing products for U.S. printers and converters. The purchase marks an important step in support of the on-going strategy of Mark Andy, ‘to provide a total-solutions approach to our customers, printers and converters in the label printing market’. Print […]

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Harper Corporation Recognized With 2012 Best of DePere Award

CHARLOTTE, NC—The DePere, WI, location of global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America has been honored with a 2012 Best of DePere Award in the category of printing trades machinery. The Harper team appreciates this recognition and thanks all of its customers for their support. The company was selected for the 2012 Best of […]

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Esko & Epson Announce OEM Agreement

GENT, Belgium—Esko (www.esko.com) announces that it has entered into an OEM relationship with Epson (global.epson.com) to provide a customized Digital Front-End (DFE) for use with the Epson SurePress L-4033A and L-4033AW inkjet digital label presses. “As the label and packaging market increasingly transitions from analog to digital solutions,” says Jef Bogaerts, Commercial Partnerships at Esko, […]

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Roland DGA Announces Changes to Executive Management Team

IRVINE, CA—Roland DGA Corp. today announced major changes to its executive management team, including the naming of a new president and the promotion of the company’s current president to an expanded international role with parent company Roland DG of Hamamatsu, Japan. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Rick Scrimger, formerly vice president of sales and marketing of […]

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R.R. Donnelley Names Daniel L. Knotts Chief Operating Officer

CHICAGO, IL—R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company today announced that Daniel L. Knotts is being named COO, succeeding John R. Paloian who is retiring after over 25 years in the industry and having served for more than five years as the company’s COO. Knotts has most recently been the company’s group president, with responsibility for […]

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