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Esko Sees Interest in New CorruSpeed Cutting Tool

GHENT, Belgium—At drupa 2016, Esko launched the CorruSpeed tool, a brand new tool for its Kongsberg family of cutting tables designed for high speed cutting of corrugated board without oscillating. The result is cleaner, more accurate cuts comparable to conventional die cutting, bringing the highest quality of digital finishing to the corrugated market. Tools are […]

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Domino N610i Digital Label Press

Argent Tape & Label Installs Domino N610 Press

PLYMOUTH, MI—Argent Tape & Label, a label printer converter serving the automotive, medical, food and beverage, and industrial markets, has purchased a Domino N610i 7-color digital UV inkjet label press and plans to debut the press to its customers and prospects at an open house scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4 at Argent’s Plymouth, MI facility. This is the first […]

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Comexi Announces New Courses for 2017

GIRONA, Spain—The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre expands its training offer for 2017. The Comexi CTec will offer next year a new advanced lamination course in German and a slitting course in English, as well as a new gravure course in Spanish. Every year, and as a part of its training sessions, the Comexi CTec […]

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Electronics For Imaging Announces Partnership with Konica Minolta Business Solutions

FREMONT, CA—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has entered into an extended partnership arrangement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. for Konica Minolta to resell cloud based EFI workflow packages to its broad base of customers. Konica Minolta currently resells EFI Fiery digital front ends for Konica Minolta bizhub digital printers and presses, along with EFI […]

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Pritzker Group Private Capital to Acquire ProAmpac

CINCINNATI, OH—Pritzker Group Private Capital announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, from Wellspring Capital Management. Pritzker Group Private Capital and other co investors are investing alongside the ProAmpac management team, which will remain a significant shareholder, continue to lead the company and serve on its […]

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ProAmpac to Acquire Vitex Packaging Group

CINCINNATI, OH—ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, has announced the acquisition of Vitex Packaging Group. A converter and printer of flexible packaging materials based in Suffolk, VA, Vitex specializes in the printing and converting of paper and laminates. Operating as parent company over the Prolamina, Ampac and Tulsack brands, ProAmpac offers multiple innovative solutions […]

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Sun Chemical to Acquire Gwent Electronic Materials Ltd.

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, have acquired Gwent Electronic Materials Ltd., a leading manufacturer of conductive inks, pastes and powders for the printed electronic market. With the acquisition of the U.K. based company, Sun Chemical will expand its leading global position in the printed electronics marketplace. By combining Gwent’s complementary portfolio of products […]

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David Nuñez Joins E.C. Shaw Co.’s Sales and Marketing Team

CINCINNATI, OH—E.C. Shaw Co. is excited to announce the recent addition of David J. Nuñez to its Sales and Marketing Team. David will serve as the Center of Excellence for the corrugated packaging market and is charged with the development and implementation of the latest in corrugated technologies at E.C. Shaw Co. In addition to […]

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Menasha Wins 16 Design of the Times Awards, Marketing Director Jill Andersen Named to 2016 Women in Excellence Class

NEENAH, WI—Menasha, one of the industry’s largest independent, retail focused packaging and merchandising solutions provider, was recognized with 16 Design of the Times (DOT) awards by the Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI). And Jill Andersen, its director of marketing, was named to the 2016 class of Women of Excellence by Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI). DOT […]

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Roll-2-Roll Technologies Announces Partnership with Power/mation

STILLWATER, OK—Roll-2-Roll Technologies LLC, developer and manufacturer of intelligent web guide systems and web position sensors for the roll to roll and converting industry, announced its partnership with manufacturing distributor firm Power/mation of St. Paul, MN. Power/mation is a leading distributor of high tech industrial automation solutions in the Midwest. The partnerships allows Roll-2-Roll to […]

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