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Randall Peek Named VP Operations, Troy Johnson Named VP Client Relationships at Schawk

DES PLAINES, IL—Schawk, a part of the SGK Brand Solutions group of Matthews International Corp., announced in another move to support its commitment to the North American flexographic plate making market, it has strengthened its flexographic plate making leadership team, naming Randall Peek, vice president, operations and Troy Johnson, vice president, client relationships. Effective immediately, both […]

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Sun Chemical Partners with ACPO, Ltd. on Coating/Packaging

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with ACPO, Ltd., a premier coater of flexible films, to meet the growing demand of brand owners and flexible packaging converters for high barrier transparent packaging. Sun Chemical will supply its SunBar oxygen barrier coatings to ACPO to coat and supply various films to flexible packaging converters. […]

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Brookfield Engineering Offers Pair of Courses

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering, a world standard for viscosity measurement and control, offers its Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements. This popular course is designed to help Brookfield viscometer users comprehend the functionality of their instrument, solve the mysteries of fluid behavior and rheology, and create successful and repeatable viscosity test methods for use in both R&D and […]

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Sun Chemical Announces Next Generation Customer Program

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has developed a program designed to help students obtain the tools they need and hands on training required to understand every aspect of the ink business in the flexographic printing process. The program, Sun Chemical Next Generation Customer (NGC), is designed to help form relationships with future business partners, customers, co suppliers […]

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Siegwerk’s Des Moines, IA Location Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

DES MOINES, IA—Siegwerk is pleased to announce ISO 9001:2008 certification was awarded to the Des Moines, IA site effective June 22. This registration reinforces Siegwerk’s commitment to providing a high quality industry standard, promotes performance and improves overall cost benefits. The registration brings value to the customer base and the overall business through setting a baseline […]

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Paper Converting Machine Company Hosts Impact 2016, Features Fusion C Press

GREEN BAY, WI—More than 275 people showed up at Paper Converting Machine Company’s global headquarters in Green Bay, WI on Aug. 3 for Impact 2016, featuring the unveiling of the converting leader’s newest innovation: Fusion C press. The event showcased a live curtain drop introducing PCMC’s brand new machine as well as interactive demonstrations so visitors […]

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Varone (left) and Monteiro

Joe Varone, Paulo Monteiro Promoted at GMG Americas

  HINGHAM, MA—GMG Americas, the U.S. based office of Germany based GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high end color management software solutions, announces that Joe Varone has been promoted to president, and Paulo Monteiro to VP sales at GMG Americas. This is in response to successful sales in the Americas and an expanded […]

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Kocher + Beck Hosts FTA’s Mid American Regional Flexo Seminar

LENEXA, KS—On Aug. 11, Kocher + Beck hosted the FTA’s Mid America Regional Flexo Seminar. The seminar took place in Kocher + Beck’s new dedicated training room, which was added during the recently completed 24,000 sq. ft. building expansion. The seminar was designed for flexographic printers, converters, suppliers and prepress providers from all market segments, located […]

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All Printing Resources to Give Labelexpo Americas Visitors a Journey from “Prepress to Press”

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—This September at Labelexpo Americas, All Printing Resources (APR) will take converters on a journey from “Prepress to Press” at booth 937. The company will be showcasing a range of production solutions that offer converters increased efficiencies, superb precision in job to job repeatability, and state of the art digital/flexo hybrid printing. On […]

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Esko, MacDermid Graphics Solutions Reps Gather for Training Seminar

ATLANTA, GA—Representatives from Esko and sales staff from MacDermid Graphics Solutions gathered at MacDermid’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA recently for a two day training seminar. The purpose of the meeting was to train MacDermid’s North American sales and technical service teams on Esko’s products and the benefits of workflow enhancement. “We value opportunities to learn from […]

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