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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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, of 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 […]

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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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