From among the record number of companies and entries to the PRINT 13 MUST SEE ’EMS competition, the judges combed through the submissions and selected 49 entries for the MUST SEE ’EMS honor. These winners were announced in August and now the 12 Best of Category winners have been announced.
Tarsus Goup, organizers of the Labelexpo Global Series, is launching a new two-day conference and table-top exhibition this autumn. Packprint Summit Americas will be the region’s first dedicated event to focus entirely on the package printing industry.
Presstek Inc., a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which it would be acquired by MAI Holdings, Inc., an entity affiliated with American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (AIP).
Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America recently has made a donation to a new flexo printing school in Monterrey, Mexico.
Mark Andy has announced the death of Michael Richardson, one of the original stalwarts of the label industry in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. Richardson was a visionary to the industry, and instrumental in introducing and building flexo technology into the prominent market position it has today. Michael founded Mark Andy UK in 1993, and was the driving force behind establishing its leading market position. He retired in 2002.
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based Squid Ink recently donated a new VDP In-LineP2; variable data printing system to Flexo Trade Services (FTS) in Fort Mill, S.C. The donation, valued at approximately $50,000, underlines Squid Ink57's continued commitment to the printing industry and enables FTS students to gain hands-on experience printing variable data on their flexographic presses.
The NorthEast Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will be holding its 6th Annual Expo and Networking Conference on Thursday, May 8th at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The event will feature an exhibit hall with key suppliers of products and services to the label printing industry. Exhibitors will included: UPM-Raflatac; Technicote; 3M; FlexCon; Spinnaker Coating; Mark Andy; AquaFlex; Matik NA; PCS (Degrava); Siegewerk Ink; Alden & Ott; Sun Chemical; Wilson Mfg.; Kocker & Beck; Tek Graphics; Anderson Vreeland; Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems; Quality Discount Press Parts; AAA Press Parts; Rotoflex; AVT; Tailored Solutions; and Yazoo Mills. In addition, registered attendees will have
Label manufacturer and automated data collection equipment distributor All Barcode Systems, Garden Grove, Calif., has added a high-speed variable data unit to its existing Mark Andy 2200-XL label/tag press. The variable data unit can print barcodes and numbers sequentially or print variable data, including address labels. It can print in black, red, green, yellow and blue inks, as well as UV ink visible only with UV light sources for added security or uniqueness on any label or tag. “We are excited about this addition to our capabilities,” stated Scott Steiner, president. “With this unit we can now offer our customers the colored numbers and
The NorthEast Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will hold its 5th Annual Expo and Networking Conference on Thursday, May 10th, at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, N. J. The event will run from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and attendance is free for up to two representatives from each company. More than 38 key suppliers—including Rotoflex, Aquaflex and Mark Andy—will be exhibiting products and services for the label printing industry during the table-top show. Registered attendees will have the opportunity to go to fascinating seminars delivered by recognized experts, designed to offer instant benefits to virtually any label-producing company. NELMA is a 12-year-old organization whose events