Collins Ink Corporation is changing its name to Collins Inkjet Corporation. The name change is to reflect Collins’ expansion into printer upgrades, parts and support for its customers.
Eastman Kodak, Kodak Versamark
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.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) announces that Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY, joined the organization as an associate member. Eastman Kodak’s Packaging Solutions portfolio includes plate systems for flexo, offset, and letterpress; proofing systems; digital asset management; creative and production workflow; brand protection; digital printing; and technical, professional, and consulting services. “We’re thrilled that Eastman Kodak has joined the council,” says Ben Markens, president of PPC. “I look forward to sharing with their entire staff all PPC’s marketing, instructional, and networking opportunities.”
News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, featuring the 2010 InterTech™ Technology Awards, GMG, Enercon Industries, Channeled Resources Group, and Avery Dennison.
RICHMOND, Va.—MeadWestvaco’s (MWV) secure, sustainable Natralock® packaging solution, a paperboard-based alternative to plastic clamshells, has been selected by Eastman Kodak as the package of choice for its Kodak C-182 digital camera.
RESTON, Va.–The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) membership recently elected the officers and members of their 2009 Executive Committee. Tamara D. Pope, director of marketing for Transcontinental Inc., was elected to chair the PRIMIR Executive Committee. Andrew Gordon, manager, Business Intelligence at Océ North America, will serve as the organization's vice chair. William K. “Kip” Smythe, vice president of NPES, serves as the group's president, and Jacqueline M. Bland, managing director, PRIMIR, serves as the secretary of the executive committee.
Cyril-Scott Company, a Consolidated Graphics company located in Lancaster, Ohio, is set to become the first installation of Stream Printheads, Kodak’s new continuous inkjet solution for inline printing on an offset press.
IDTechEx A new range of transistors using thin films of organic or inorganic compounds as the semiconductors and gate dielectrics are being pursued by organizations in more than 30 countries. The new IDTechEx report “Printed and Thin Film Transistors and Memory” studies the technologies, applications and progress of more than 150 companies in this sector. Here Dr. Peter Harrop, chairman, summarizes some of the findings ( www.IDTechEx.com/tftc). • 339 pages with 10 year forecasts and 2027 outlook • Save 25 percent until Oct 31 2007 by using the promotional code PEWA at www.IDTechEx.com/tftc • 135 tables & figures • More than 150 company profiles
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