Competition was stiff among top high school performers from across North America in the Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Competition. A total of 19 teams participated, a total which has grown every year since the Phoenix Challenge high school program began in 1998.
On June 15, 2015, chemical manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors in the United States must comply with the new Hazard Communication Standard for hazardous chemical labeling. The new standards stem from the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification (GHS). This means that all chemicals considered “hazardous” must have a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and be identifiable with a standardized label that includes product identifiers, explanation of the danger, and a pictogram conveying the danger.
Industry news on the package printing industry including KBA, Prolamina Corp., Amcor, Harper Corp. of America, Pamarco, Print UV Conference, Mark Andy, Converters Expo, Spartanics, MacDermid Printing Solutions, Highcon, Sun Chemical, Anderson & Vreeland, and Colordyne Technologies
Scotch Magic Tape's packaging really emphasizes the "invisible" aspect of the product.
An open house focused on the latest flexographic technology and techniques for Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) will take place June 19 at All Print Resources Glendale Heights, IL, facility.
The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) is all set to celebrate its 55th anniversary at its big bash—the annual FTA Forum and INFO*FLEX exhibition. With a theme of "Right Here. Right Now.", this year's technical conference and exhibition will take place at the San Diego Convention Center in beautiful San Diego, California from April 28 to May 1.
In response to overwhelming demand, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has added 15 additional booths to the previously sold-out INFO*FLEX show floor. INFO*FLEX, the industry’s most comprehensive networking event for the packaging, printing and converting industries, will take place April 29-30, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.
Kicking off FTA’s 2013 Forum: Right Here, Right Now (April 28–May 1; San Diego) is a session focused on the regulations, certifications and food safety initiatives that are fast becoming a must for the modern food packager. Dubbed “Life is Full of Options...Complying with Food Safety is Not One of Them!" the session provides much more than a glimpse into food safety.
Seeking to strengthen its presence in Australia and New Zealand, CTC has enlisted Nekkorb Solutions as its new sales agent for its Label Automation line of products in the area.
The definitive agreement between Avery Dennison and 3M Company has been terminated, where 3M would have purchased Avery Dennison’s Office and Consumer Products business. Avery Dennison will continue to pursue a divestiture of the Office and Consumer Products business.