DuPont Announces 2016 Awards for Packaging Innovation Winners

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont has announced its 2016 Awards for Packaging Innovation, recognizing companies that have responded to worldwide demand for improvements in customer product experiences and sustainability, and incorporated simpler messaging and cost efficient production technologies. Graham Packaging, based in Lancaster, PA, received the highest accolade, the Diamond Award, for its ThermaSet Blow Molded PET Container […]

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DuPont, Dow Chemical to Merge

WILMINGTON, DE & MIDLAND, MI—DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded […]

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DuPont, Dow Chemical in Talks to Merge

UPDATE—The reports were true: DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. will merge WILMINGTON, DE & MIDLAND, MI—DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. are in advanced, late stage talks to merge, according to several news outlets. A deal may be announced this week. The Wall Street Journal reports that, if successful, the combined entity would have […]

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FTA Member Bemis Company Takes Silver in 2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

WILMINGTON, DE—The 2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation will be remembered as the year of design as 77 percent of the winners are being honored for design excellence in enhancing the users’ experience. Canada based IPL, Inc., earned the Diamond Award, the program’s highest honor, for SkinnyPack Technology. This mono material package marries flexible and […]

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DuPont Packaging Graphics Announces Cyrel Easy at Forum 2015

NASHVILLE, TN—At Forum 2015, DuPont Packaging Graphics (DuPont) announced the market launch of a new flexographic printing plate technology platform known as DuPont Cyrel Easy. This new technology platform simplifies the prepress process by building the flat top digital dot directly into the plate, resulting in increased productivity and consistency. This is part of an ongoing […]

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Xeikon Trumpets ThermoFlexX Advancements at Ypres Event

YPRES, Belgium—With a nod to the past, an appreciation of history, an appetite for the future and the revelations it will bring, Xeikon Prepress welcomed a 10 member cadre of international journalists on July 2 to its factory. There they were briefed on technological breakthroughs, recorded in the past two years, culminating in the launch […]

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Mark Andy Adds Esko, DuPont to Technology Center

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Print Products, the supplies and platemaking equipment division of Mark Andy Inc., has established a prepress and platemaking technology area as a key part of the show room in St. Louis, MO. The technology area features Esko Cyrel Digital Imager (CDI) Spark 4835 with Full HD Flexo, DuPont Cyrel Exposure frame […]

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Speed… Cost… Productivity—It’s All About Driving Profits for Customers

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Inc. ushered in its new digital age in front of some 200 people over the course of three days, March 25-27, debuting its Digital Series press to potential customers, but taking the time to demonstrate its Performance Series offerings, as well as Mark Andy Print Products consumables division offerings and Mark […]

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DuPont Celebrates 40 Years of Cyrel Flexographic Printing Systems

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont marks the 40th anniversary of Cyrel flexographic printing systems this year by commemorating its past, celebrating its present and looking ahead to a future of continued innovation. In 1974, DuPont introduced the first elastomeric photopolymer printing plates under the Cyrel brand to the printed packaging industry. Forty years later, DuPont continues working to […]

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Digital Flexo Revolution Promised

FLORENCE, Italy—Nuova Gidue’s headquarters was the stage for a Dec. 11-12, 2013 meeting between seven leading companies in the label and narrow web flexographic printing field. There, experts from Nuova Gidue, UPM Raflatac, Adare, Esko, Flint Group, Dupont and Apex Group of Companies gathered for a kick off meeting to run a project—”REVO, Digital Flexo […]

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