Comexi maintenance course

Comexi’s Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center Stages Practical Maintenance Course

GIRONA, Spain—The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre, part of Comexi Group, hosted the practical maintenance course in flexographic, lamination and slitting machinery, Jan. 28-31, 2014. Held entirely in English, it was attended by more than one dozen professionals, representing companies from Greece, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Canada, and Spain. The course, aimed primarily at […]

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Digital Flexo Revolution Promised

FLORENCE, Italy—Nuova Gidue’s headquarters was the stage for a Dec. 11-12, 2013 meeting between seven leading companies in the label and narrow web flexographic printing field. There, experts from Nuova Gidue, UPM Raflatac, Adare, Esko, Flint Group, Dupont and Apex Group of Companies gathered for a kick off meeting to run a project—”REVO, Digital Flexo […]

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Unisource, xpedx to Merge

NORCROSS, GA—Unisource Worldwide, Inc. and xpedx will merge under the terms of a definitive agreement that will result in the creation of a new publicly traded company. The agreement to merge the two businesses was signed by International Paper, parent company of xpedx, and by UWW Holdings, Inc. the holding company of Unisource and owned […]

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Dave Bankson is New CEO at Label Technology

MERCED, CA—Label Technology, Inc., a leader in flexographic printing of pressure sensitive labels and flexible packaging, announced that David Bankson has assumed the role of chief executive officer. Bankson succeeds his father John Bankson, who remains chairman of the company’s board of directors. “Dave has done an excellent job taking over the president role a […]

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Berry Plastics Takes Controlling Interest in Chinese Packaging Firm

EVANSVILLE, IN—Berry Plastics’ acquisition of the controlling interest of Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd. (P&B) has been approved by China’s competent approval authority. Berry Plastics will own 75 percent of P&B, with a minority ownership position retained by Peter Song, who is the original founder of P&B andgeneral manager. Song will remain in place. The company […]

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CAI to Open New Plant

GEORGETOWN, MA—CAI, Inc. officially announced plans to open its newest 40,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Rockingham, NC. The new 16 acre site will provide a full offering of high performance packaging solvent and water based flexographic and gravure inks, along with UV, EB and water based coatings to its North American packaging […]

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FTA Launches Interactive Online Course: An Introduction to Flexography

BOHEMIA, NY – January 23, 2014—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today announces the launch of a new, interactive online course based on its FLEXOGRAPHY 101 booklet series. The course, An Introduction to Flexography, provides learners with a solid grasp of the fundamentals of flexography. Ideal for beginners, or those wanting a refresher, this 30-40 minute course offers […]

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Flint Group Narrow Web Expands Low Migration Ink Range

PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group Narrow Web introduced Low Migration UV Flexo Silver and Low Migration Metallic Pastes, further expanding its portfolio. These specialty inks have been tested and proven to have the best low migration properties.Products will be available in North America in March 2014. Migration measurements show that with Low Migration UV Flexo Silver, item […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Offers ThermoFlexX Digital Imagers From Xeikon

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. now offers ThermoFlexX high-quality digital imagers specifically designed for flexographic platemaking with its appointment as distributor for Xeikon NV. ThermoFlexX digital imagers are available in a broad range of sizes designed for tag, label, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated packaging. Comprising leading-edge hardware and workflow software, ThermoFlexX digital imagers […]

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Mark Andy Appoints Director, Flexo Consumables

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Print Products (MAPP), a division of Mark Andy Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Calmese as director of Flexo Consumables. This new position continues the road map for the growing consumables and supplies business established last year with the integration of the Presstek supplies business into Mark Andy […]

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