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Domino Digital Printing Spectrum 2016 Open House to Feature 38 Tabletop Exhibits

GURNEE, IL—In addition to educational presentations from industry leaders, innovative equipment demonstrations and three Q&A panel discussions, there will also be 38 tabletop exhibits at the Domino Open House Digital Printing Spectrum 2016, May 4  and 5 at Domino North America headquarters in Gurnee, IL. Tabletop exhibits include 38 companies representing the full spectrum of […]

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FTA Europe Announces Diamond Awards Winners, Best in Show Unveiled at drupa

BRUSSELS, Belgium—The prestigious winners for FTA Europe‘s first ever FTA Diamond awards ceremony have been selected. The judges—from Benelux, Alain de Blander; from France, Emmanuel Chaud; from Italy, Stefano d’Andrea; from Spain, Xavier Boadas and from the U.K., David Galton—met at the head office of FTA Europe in Brussels. They spent two days analyzing the […]

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Infinite Packaging Group Acquires Hyde Park Label

LEWISVILLE, TX—Infinite Packaging Group (IPG), a portfolio company of Svoboda Capital Partners LLC (SC), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hyde Park Label Co. (HPL). The transaction is the second add on acquisition for IPG since SC’s initial investment in December 2012. Specific terms of the transaction were undisclosed. HPL, headquartered just north of Austin […]

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Packaging on Path to $1 Trillion Valuation

SURREY, U.K.—In its flagship report The Future of Global Packaging to 2020, Smithers Pira data charts how a market value forecast at $839 billion (€768 billion) in 2015, will undergo healthy year on year growth at 3.5 percent, reaching $998 million in 2020. Expansion will not be uniform, however. Emerging countries will expand beyond the […]

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Ronald “Lee” Kluttz Named President of Harper Corporation of America

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is proud to announce that as of March 18, Ronald “Lee” Kluttz has assumed the position of president of Harper Corporation of America and Harper International Corp. Kluttz is the grandson of founders Ron and Katherine Harper. Throughout his career, Kluttz has risen through the ranks […]

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UV LED Webinar Series to Be Hosted by Flint Group, Mark Andy

PLYMOUTH, MN—Flint Group Narrow Web is pleased to announce its participation in a webinar series focusing on UV LED technologies. UV LED experts from Flint Group and Mark Andy join together with an experienced converter to further educate narrow web printers on the power of energy curing through UV LED systems. This three part webinar series […]

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Luminite Products Corp. Celebrates 90th Anniversary

BRADFORD, PA—Luminite Products Corp. is proud to announce that it will be celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2016. Luminite has a storied history in the development of printing and specifically flexographic printing in the U.S. In 1926, it became the first full scale manufacturer of engraved aluminum printing cylinders. This was a significant departure from the wooden […]

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Central Piedmont Community College Awarded $200,000 Grant for Anti Counterfeiting Program

CHARLOTTE, NC—Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) has secured a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new certificate program focused on anti counterfeit printing and packaging technology. CPCC will use the NSF Advanced Technological Education grant to support a number of project activities, including course development and adaptation leading to a new […]

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Forum 2016 Offers Look at Past, Present, Future of Direct Laser Engraving

FORT WORTH, TX—The lights dimmed. The triumphant horns played a familiar tune. The iconic lines scrolled across the screens: “A long time ago, in an industry far, far away…” But this wasn’t a Tuesday morning showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens—it was the beginning of the final session of day three of Forum 2016. […]

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Forum 2016 Goes Around the World with Flexo International

FORT WORTH, TX—There are nearly 200 countries on Earth, and the flexographic printing market in each one is unique. Aiming to provide a look at regional preferences, trends, growth areas and more, Forum 2016 presented Flexo International: 60 Minutes Around the World. The Tuesday session was chaired by Alexander James, indirect channel manager at Kodak and […]

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