Transcontinental’s François Olivier to Retire, Peter Brues Named Next President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Transcontinental Inc announced that François Olivier will retire from the company. He will be leaving his functions on Dec. 9, 2021, after 28 years with the company, including 13 years as president and CEO. Peter Brues, a member of Transcontinental’s Board of Directors since 2018 and chair of the Audit Committee, will succeed him as president and CEO.

BOBST Obtains ISO 27001 Certification

In an era where the use of data in digital form is becoming the norm, it is essential that organizations implement secure systems to handle sensitive information and assets. Security is a top priority for BOBST, and the company has therefore decided to align with international information security management standards by further developing and refining its Information Security Management System (ISMS). As a result, BOBST has been certified in accordance with the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (also known as ISO 27001) International Information Security Standard.

Ryan Sharkey Named President at FLXON Inc

FLXON Inc founder Paul Sharkey announced that his son Ryan Sharkey will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the company, effective immediately.

Ship & Shore Environmental Cultivates New Generation of Engineers in Annual Mentorship Program

Building on its successful mentorship efforts with Cal Poly Pomona and the University of California, Irvine, Ship & Shore Environmental Inc (S&SE), a leading U.S. pollution abatement firm, announces the completion of its 2021 summer internship program with Sage Hill High School. This collaboration is an extension of the company’s annual Engineering Mentorship Programcatered for students with environmental and similar STEM-related interests originally kicked off in February 2019.

Omnicell Purchases MPS EXL-Packaging 680 Flexographic Press

To ramp up production to meet the demands of the medicine packaging market, Omnicell began searching for a new flexographic press solution for its St. Petersburg, FL location, ultimately selecting an MPS EXL-Packaging 680 flexographic press.

Gallus Labelmaster Comes with New Features

The Gallus Labelmaster is now being delivered with extensive new and optimized features. The new operating concept not only ensures greater user convenience for the machine operator, but also less waste in the daily production.

Discussing Flexible Packaging Surface Treatment with Vetaphone’s Jan Eisby

With the growth in demand for flexible packaging predicted to continue at a rapid rate for the foreseeable future, Jan Eisby, CSO at surface treatment pioneer Vetaphone A/S, explained why it is so important that printers and converters know exactly what they are dealing with to ensure optimum productivity.

Synthetic Paper Sales to Approach $850 Million in 2026

IndustryARC, an analysis, research and consulting firm based in India, with US offices in northwestern Colorado, is forecasting incremental growth of 8.5 percent annually in the worldwide synthetic paper marketplace through 2026. Sales volumes project out to reach $844 million globally at that time. Its report, Synthetic Paper Market—Forecast 2021-2026, identifies trends in raw material usage, application, end use and geographic region.