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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FTA Fall Conference Keeps Print Operations in Tune with Future

BOHEMIA, NY – Oct. 18, 2016 – More than 350 flexographers gathered in Louisville, KY from Oct. 10-12 for FTA’s 2016 Fall Conference, “Improving Today…Envisioning Tomorrow.” The event contained all the ingredients necessary for a successful and productive show—education, networking, and strategizing. Speakers provided in-depth analysis of real-world issues critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Ideas were exchanged. […]

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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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Xeikon Announces Date for 2017 Xeikon Café

EEDE, Netherlands—The third edition of the highly popular Xeikon Café educational conference is back in 2017. This engaging event is designed to be an informal knowledge exchange platform around packaging and label innovations, demonstrating end to end digital production solutions with content presented by leading industry suppliers, including experts from Xeikon and its Aura partners. […]

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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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James Murphy Joins Xeikon as Business Development Manager for HTL, IML

EEDE, Netherlands—Xeikon has welcomed James Murphy as business development manager for heat transfer (HTL) and in mold labels (IML) in North America. James will be responsible for further developing the HTL and IML markets in North America and expand upon the first steps Xeikon has already taken in delivering solutions for these markets. His goal is […]

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FTA Announces Call for Entries for Annual Technical Innovation Awards

Bohemia, NY – Oct. 12, 2016 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), producers of the annual Technical Innovation Awards, today announced the 2017 competition is open for entries. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and can submit entries now through Feb. 10, 2017. The annual competition serves as the global stage for innovation to honor outstanding […]

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