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Flint Group Announces nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processing System for Labelexpo Americas 2016

CHICAGO, IL—With a focus on innovation, Flint Group Flexographic Products introduces the new nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processing System for flexographic printing plates—incorporating the speed of thermal plate making with incredible plate and print quality. The nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processor incorporates a smart design with an enhanced user interface. The distinctive characteristics of the processor provide […]

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Avery Dennison to Showcase Photo-Reactive Adhesive Tech, High Performance Primax & FasClear at Labelexpo Americas

MENTOR, OH—Avery Dennison announced a pair of new technologies to be shown at the company’s booth at Labelexpo Americas 2016. They will be featured at Booth #119. The new, patent pending, Photo-Reactive (PR) Adhesive Technology offers simplification and reliability when permanent and removable functionality is needed. The technology provides converters another tool in the process to […]

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Esko Launches Series of Free Training Webinars

GHENT, Belgium—Esko is launching a global series of free training webinars, developed to help customers fully adopt the functionality of the Esko Software Platform 16. There are more than 120 free training webinars planned to help customers get the most out of their new software. “In developing Esko Software Platform 16, we researched our customer’s business […]

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Bobst Sells MW CI Press to Publi Grafic Internacional in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico—Among Bobst’s world premiere lines revealed at drupa 2016, the new MW range of central impression (CI) flexo press resonated extraordinarily well. Impressed by the concept of the new MW CI press, Publi Grafic Internacional S.A. de C.V., based in Mexico City, decided to purchase a 35.43-in. wide MW model, equipped with automatic face […]

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Roll-2-Roll Technologies to Showcase Web Positioning Sensors, Web Guides

CHICAGO, IL—Roll-2-Roll Technologies announced its product releases for Labelexpo Americas 2016. It will showcase the innovative technologies in web positioning sensors and web guiding that are spearheading this push at Labelexpo Americas 2016. Among the featured technologies that will be demonstrated are the product line of sensors that provide accurate edge, line, contrast, thread and UV marking […]

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Mark Andy to Demo Digital One Press, Rotoflex HSI Finishing Solution at Labelexpo Americas

ST. LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy will be busy at Labelexpo Americas demonstrating its innovative new technology solutions that are embedded in its strategic commitment as a Total Solutions Partner. In addition to the new Digital One entry level digital printing and converting label press and new Rotoflex HSI finishing solution, Mark Andy is introducing its latest […]

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Filip Weymans Named VP Marketing at Xeikon

EEDE, Netherlands—Xeikon has promoted Filip Weymans to VP marketing. Previously serving in the role of director segment marketing labels and packaging, Filip has been with Xeikon for 18 years. During that time, he has driven growth, supported significant change in emerging market sectors and helped ambitious customer companies change their approach to embrace the opportunities presented […]

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Inteplast Announces New Facility in Morristown, TN

LIVINGSTON, NJ—A new 15,000 sq. ft. facility for Inteplast in Morristown, TN is now undergoing construction and will house a high speed, 10.83-ft. metallizer for Inteplast Group’s AmTopp division, which specializes in OPP (oriented polypropylene) films. With construction of the facility underway, its completion is estimated December 2016 and the advanced metallizer will begin production […]

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Nick Tucci Named VP Sales, Patricia Hubbard Named VP R&D at Avery Dennison’s Materials Group North America

MENTOR, OH—Avery Dennison announced it has appointed Nick Tucci, vice president, sales, Materials Group North America. It also announced the appointment of Patricia Hubbard, vice president, R&D, Materials Group North America. In this role, Nick will lead the business’s field sales, technical sales, customer service and technical support teams for label and packaging materials. “Nick’s success […]

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Edale Names Matik as North American Distributor

HAMPSHIRE, U.K.—Edale, a leading supplier of high technology, narrow to mid web flexographic presses for label, flexible packaging and carton printing, is very pleased to announce that it has appointed Matik, Inc. as its exclusive distributor in North America. Edale manufactures the highly versatile FL range of modular flexo presses, from 13-in. to 30-in., which […]

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