Corrugated Synergies International Welcomes Cordes Porcher

RENTON, WA—Cordes Porcher has joined Corrugated Synergies International. He brings over 25 years of experience as a leading process and graphics specialist in advanced flexographic printing, in both preprint and postprint disciplines. His roles at CSI will include the continued successful work in flexographic printing to the corrugated industry and to be intimately involved in […]

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FTA Congratulates Two Members That Are Among Most Recent SGP Certified

July 1, 2013—The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) congratulates members Starflex Packaging of Pointe-Aux-Trembles, QC, Canada and The Robinette Company of Bristol, TN for being among the two of the most recent facilities to become certified as Sustainable Green Printers (SGP) by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership. An active member of FTA for seven years, Starflex […]

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FTA Invites Early Entries for Excellence in Flexography Awards: Sweetens Pot With Apple iPad Mini Giveaway

Each Entry Submitted Before Sept. 13 Increases The Chances of Winning an Apple iPad mini July 1, 2013—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) is actively soliciting entries for its 2014 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. Effective immediately, each entry submitted into the packaging, printing and converting industry’s most prestigious print competition will automatically be entered into a […]

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FTA’s Top-Selling Resources Now Available From The Amazon Kindle Store

FIRST 4.0,  All-New Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 Available in eBook June 24, 2013—For the first time ever, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process today announced that its Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) 4.0 book and the all new, completely updated Flexography: Principles & […]

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Mitcham Appointed CEO, Yupo Corporation America

CHESAPEAKE, VA—Yupo Corporation America announced a change in leadership. Paul Mitcham has been appointed president and chief Executive officer. Masakuni Fukutome, who Mitcham succeeds, is returning to headquarters in Japan as general manager/Administration Division. Mitcham is now responsible for directing Yupo Corporation’s strategic growth initiatives. According to the company, by the end of this year […]

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ACIMGA Names Calcagni President, Appoints New Officers

MILAN, Italy—Marco Calcagni (Omet) is the new president of ACIMGA for the two-year period 2013-2014. Calcagni will be flanked by Vice-President Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting) and by the following offices: Board of Directors: Ugo Barzanò, past president (IMS Deltamatic), Silvana Canette past president (Flexotecnica), Felice Rossini past president (Rossini), Daniele Barbui (ACE di Barbui Davide&Figli), […]

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Expanded Gamut Printing: The Order of The Day as APR, Esko Stage Technical Seminar + APR & Partners’ Open House

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—All Printing Resources (APR) and Esko jointly staged a full-day seminar, exploring the state of expanded color gamut printing, Tuesday, June 19, 2013. Specific topics on the agenda included ECG Printing’s benefits, implementation strategies and complementary technologies. The event attracted approximately 70 flexographers, the majority being printers/converters. With representatives from the two sponsor […]

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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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