Ligum North America Opens State-of-The-Art Production Facility

KENOSHA, WI– Ligum North America LLC has opened its modern manufacturing facility for elastomer covered sleeves to serve the North American market. The facility will focus on elastomer covered sleeves for the constantly expanding laser-ready sleeve demand of the flexographic, gravure and converting industries. “We are pleased to have this state-of-the-art manufacturing process for future […]

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DuPont Packaging Graphics Delivers Flat Top Dot Solution to ALC

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont Packaging Graphics has installed a third DuPont Cyrel DigiFlow flexographic printing system at the ALC Group, a major trade shop in the mid-western United States. The advanced flat top dot, UV main exposure flexo system is designed to meet the demand for better ink transfer and increased color saturation. “Printing technologies that enable […]

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Dixie Graphics Plans Summer Debut for Asahi TOP – “Pinning Top Dot” Flexographic Solvent Plate Technology

NASHVILLE, TN—Dixie Graphics (DG), a pre-media provider of graphics and color management, platemaking, and creative solutions for the commercial print industry, is set to debut its latest plate technology – Asahi TOP – ‘Pinning Top Dot’ solvent plate material, in July 2013. Announcement came at FTA’s INFO*FLEX. DG continues press trials after initial testing as […]

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Tavara Named President of Sun Chemical Latin America

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Fernando Tavara has been named president of Sun Chemical Latin America. In this role, Tavara will be responsible for all of Sun Chemical’s Central and South American and Caribbean ink business. Tavara brings 30 years of experience and knowledge to the position and most recently worked as the vice president of sales at Sun […]

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APR, Esko Offer Expanded Color Gamut Seminar

BLOOMINGDALE, IL—All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) and Esko will jointly present an informative industry seminar focused on the trending topic of expanded color gamut (ECG). The seminar is open to all industry professionals, and will be held on June 1h at the Hilton Indian Lakes Hotel. “Expanded gamut has increased from less than 1 percent […]

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Anderson & Vreeland Acquires The Provident Group

BRYAN, OH—Anderson & Vreeland announced the acquisition of The Provident Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades, end seals and innovative solutions for the flexographic printing industry. The acquisition is part of Anderson & Vreeland’s o-going effort to provide continuous improvement in product offering, service and support for its North American customers. “Provident […]

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Faustel Hires Runzel, Updates Homepage

GERMANTOWN, WI—Faustel announced that Rick Ruenzel has joined the company to further develop its portfolio of national and international accounts. Ruenzel has extensive experience in capital equipment, with an emphasis in films and flexible packaging. He brings with him over 30 years of paper, nonwoven and film converting experience. Ruenzel has held memberships with a […]

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Unisource, xpedx Explore Creation of Standalone Distribution Business

NORCROSS, GA—Unisource Worldwide announced it is engaged in exclusive talks with International Paper regarding a proposed transaction in which its xpedx distribution business would be combined with Unisource. Unisource and xpedx are leading, complementary business-to-business distributors of printing paper, packaging and facility supplies. The discussions were initiated after Unisource approached International Paper about the potential […]

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Harper SMART Tour Set to Stop in Charlotte

CHAROLTTE, NC—The first stop on the 2013 Harper SMART Roadshow, hosted by global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America, was held at Mark Andy Inc. on March 27. This successful event provided attendees with the opportunity to explore the latest of the Harper team’s products and services, as well as the most recent information […]

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Flint Group Opens Ninth Annual Narrow Web Print Awards

WILLSTÄTT, Germany—Narrow web label and packaging converters from around the world are encouraged to submit sample labels for evaluation by a panel of industry judges. For the ninth consecutive year, the winners of this prestigious award will be announced during a live event on the Flint Group stand at Labelexpo Europe in Brussels, September 2013. […]

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