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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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Colbert Packaging to Move Flexo Packaging to Kenosha, WI

LAKE FOREST, IL—Colbert Packaging Corp., a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes and paperboard specialty products, has announced definitive plans to move its flexographic packaging operation and related warehousing services to Kenosha, WI. Colbert has committed to purchasing the property at 9949 58th Pl., a brand new 173,000 sq. ft. building with 18 […]

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AWT Labels & Packaging Wins Bronze at NJPEC Package of the Year Awards

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—The Bod Man Body Wash label printed by AWT Labels & Packaging was recently honored with the NJPEC Package of the Year Bronze award. With the ever expanding variety of body wash options available at the store, it’s critical for manufacturers to have product package and label designs that make a commanding visual impact. […]

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Transcontinental Inc. to Acquire Flexstar Packaging Inc.

MONTREAL, Canada—Transcontinental Inc. announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Flexstar Packaging Inc., a flexible packaging supplier based in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond, British Columbia. The company specializes in converting high barrier film, including printing, lamination and pouch making, for the cereal, confectionery, snack, frozen food and coffee markets. With more […]

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DuPont Advanced Printing Announces Cyrel EASY EPC for Corrugated Printing

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) has announced the launch of the newest addition to the DuPont Cyrel EASY plate platform, DuPont Cyrel EASY EPC. Cyrel EASY EPC is a soft digital plate with a built in flat top dot developed especially for the postprint corrugated printers. “We’re excited to extend our Cyrel EASY plate portfolio to […]

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All Printing Resources Expands Commitment to Narrow Web Segment

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—Building on the company’s commitment to the label converting industry, All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) used Labelexpo Americas to launch an extended range of products and services tailored to the narrow web marketplace. Earlier in the year, APR commissioned an extensive market research study that polled narrow web converters across the U.S. The research […]

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Inovar Packaging Group Acquires LabelPrint America

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Idealliance, a communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain, has announced that Inovar Packaging Group, LLC, Arlington, TX, has purchased LabelPrint America of Newburyport, MA. The Idealliance Ideadvisors business advisory group was retained by LabelPrint to help it find a buyer that would support its successful growth strategies. […]

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Hybrid Software Announces 500th PACKZ Seat Purchase

LANGHORNE, PA—Hybrid Software, the fastest growing software company in the graphic arts sector, is excited to announce the purchase of the 500th seat of its PACKZ native PDF editor by Fusion Flexo LLC, a prepress and plate making tradeshop located in Plainwell, MI. PACKZ was a key component of a full prepress system purchased by […]

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Bob Loescher Joins Nilpeter as Northeast Senior Sales Consultant

CINCINNATI, OH—Nilpeter is pleased to announce that Bob Loescher has joined the company as Northeast senior sales consultant, effective Oct. 3. Bob joins Nilpeter with 18 years of Northeast regional sales expertise from ACTEGA North America. With more than 20 years of industry technical and application knowledge, Bob’s expertise will allow him to provide exceptional printing […]

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Flint Group Announces Winners of 12th Annual Narrow Web Print Awards

CHICAGO, IL—Flint Group is pleased to announce the winners of the 12th Annual Narrow Web Print Awards that were presented at its awards ceremony at Labelexpo Americas 2016 in Chicago, IL. The Narrow Web Print Awards, a well known competition in the industry, recognizes the highest quality printed entries in various categories and technologies such as UV […]

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