Mark Andy Dave Telken

Dave Telken Named VP of Aftermarket Service at Mark Andy

ST. LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy is proud to announce that Dave Telken, who has been with the company for more than 30 years in several different capacities, has been promoted to VP of aftermarket service. During his tenure with Mark Andy, Telken has served in a variety of mechanical design and support roles, most recently as aftermarket […]

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Flint Group Accepting Entries in Annual Narrow Web Print Awards

CHICAGO, IL—It’s not too late to submit your company’s very best in print to Flint Group! Narrow Web label and packaging converters from around the world are encouraged to submit sample labels and narrow web packaging for evaluation by a panel of industry judges. Join Flint Group at Stand 840 on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at […]

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Advance Packaging 50th ribbon cutting

Advance Packaging Marks 50th Anniversary

GRAND RAPIDS, MI—Bustling and active—there is no better way to describe Advance Packaging Corp.’s plant in Kentwood/Grand Rapids, MI. Here, the focus has long been on rogue innovation, as well as continuous and process improvement. Something is always happening at this independent corrugated board manufacturer and converter, a tenured FTA member. Huge developments are on […]

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Siegwerk, Multi Packaging and Printing Partner to Help Meals from the Heartland

DES MOINES, IA—In a joint effort, Siegwerk and Multi Packaging and Printing are working to help a worthwhile cause. Over the past year, Siegwerk has become very involved with a locally headquartered organization called Meals from the Heartland (MFTH) by donating time, resources and money. MFTH is a non profit organization composed of volunteers who […]

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3DT's 25th anniversary

3DT LLC Celebrates 25 Years of Surface Treating

GERMANTOWN, WI—3DT LLC, a true pioneer in plasma and corona treatment, celebrates its 25th anniversary Aug. 1. In 1991, electrical surface treatment was an emerging technology in the U.S. Two young Danish businessmen, Morten Jorgensen and Erik Kiel, brought corona and plasma technology from Denmark where it was invented by engineer Verner Eisby in the 1950s […]

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Sun Chemical Opens Coatings Lab in Carlstadt, NJ

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has reinforced its commitment to the graphic arts and packaging markets by opening a new coatings lab in its Carlstadt, N.J. research and development facility. The 11,000 sq. ft. investment features state of the art equipment and unsurpassed analytical support for studying migration, adhesion, permeability and other performance related coating phenomena. SEM […]

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Matt Bennett AVT

Matt Bennett Named President of the Americas at Advanced Vision Technology

HOD-HASHARON, Israel—AVT (Advanced Vision Technology Ltd.), a world leader in print automatic inspection, process control, quality assurance and color control for the packaging, label and commercial print markets, has named Matt Bennett as president of the Americas. In his new role, Matt will be responsible for managing and executing all sales, marketing and customer support activities for AVT in […]

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Transcontinental Inc. to Acquire Robbie Manufacturing

MONTREAL, Canada—FTA member Transcontinental Inc., after acquiring Capri Packaging  in 2014 and Ultra Flex Packaging Corp. last year, has announced the acquisition of Robbie Manufacturing, a supplier of flexible packaging based in Lenexa, KS. According to TC, Robbie generated $50 million in annual revenues for the most recent fiscal year and has more than 175 employees. TC President François […]

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Omet Open House Spotlights “Innovation with Passion”

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL—Bill Mulligan calls the invitation to “Follow the light!” both “simple” and “ingenious.” He uses the same words to describe his firm Omet’s iFlex press. In welcoming some 60 people to Omet America’s Elk Grove Village, IL headquarters and demo center on Wednesday, June 29, he spoke directly to the attributes of […]

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BASF Colors & Effects Launch Event

BASF Announces Colors & Effects Pigments Brand

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany & SOUTHFIELD, MI—BASF announced the launch of its Colors & Effects brand, bundling BASF’s global pigments business. The new brand encompasses BASF’s distinct colorants and effect pigments portfolio, and serves customers across five key industries, including printing, coatings, plastics, cosmetics and agriculture. “To continue to grow and develop their businesses, our customers need a […]

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