Tag: Converter

AWT Labels & Packaging installs Mark Andy P Series 17″ press

Minneapolis, MN – AWT Labels & Packaging completed installation of a new Mark Andy P5 Series 17″ press. The new ten unit press is equipped for rotary screen, cold foil, film package, full chill system, LED curing, and has a rail for the turn bar and unwind/rewind units. It also features a Quick Change Die Cut System, which allows for die change overs in less than two minutes. “The new P5 gives us the additional capacity and capabilities we need to continue to pursue our targeted markets. We are also expanding our use of LED curing technology. This is a very […]

TLMI Announces Platinum Sponsors for 2018

January 10, 2018 (Milford, OH): TLMI is happy to announce that the association’s four Platinum Sponsors for 2018 are Domino, HP, Mark Andy and Nilpeter. TLMI’s Membership Director, Kyle Baldwin, comments, “We’re thrilled to announce our 2018 Platinum Sponsors. This year’s response to sponsorship has been overwhelmingly positive and continues to show the dedication of TLMI’s members. We want to ensure these companies receive the recognition they deserve for their ongoing support to TLMI.” Every year TLMI sends out an invitation to the association’s supplier members to become a yearlong sponsor of TLMI including events, publications, and social media […]

Barcode Label Specialist Adds Hybrid UV Inkjet Press with Inline Die-Cutting

Keene, NH – Electronic Imaging Materials has added a UV digital inkjet hybrid press to their production process. EIM has previously operated two UV inkjet presses, however this will be the first hybrid press incorporating inline die-cutting. The incorporation of the mPrint- mLabel press into their production process, will be a major driver in achieving sustained growth in the industrial/manufacturing and laboratory barcode label markets. The German-made press, the mLabel, is manufactured by one of EIM’s long standing suppliers, mprint. EIM’s relationship with mprint stemmed from the purchase of a used 8410 thermal transfer with inline die-cutting machine from […]

Ennis, Inc. Announces Employee Bonus and Declares Special Dividend

Midlothian, TX. – December 22, 2017, Keith S. Walters, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ennis, Inc. (NYSE: EBF), a manufacturer of business forms and other business products headquartered in Midlothian, Texas, announced today that in conjunction with the signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Ennis Board of Directors has approved a special one-time bonus to more than 2,200 non-management employees in the amount of $500.00 each.  This payment will take place with the first payroll period in January 2018. In addition, in response to this landmark act the Board of Directors has […]

Ennis Announces New General Manager of Special Service Partners

Midlothian, TX – Ennis, Inc. (NYSE: EBF) announced that Debi Van Handel has been promoted to General Manager of Special Service Partners (SSP). SSP is a leading tag and label manufacturer located in Neenah, WI and has been in business for more than 45 years. Debi began her career in printing in 1998, selling for the Neenah Printing Division of Menasha Corporation. She soon moved to a tag and label sales position at Special Service Partners and was promoted to Sales Manager in 2013. As the new General Manager, Debi will draw upon her extensive industry experience and her […]

I.D. Images, LLC Acquires Ready Flow Printing in Bentonville, Arkansas

Brunswick, Ohio – I.D. Images LLC, a leading pressure sensitive label converter with headquarters in Brunswick, Ohio is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Ready Flow Printing in Bentonville, Arkansas. Ready Flow was founded in 1982 as a high quality flexographic and offset printer that began by providing shelf signage to the grocery industry. Over the past 4 years, under the ownership of Simon Robinson, the company has expanded into the label and rolled film industry. The acquisition marks I.D. Images’ seventh strategic acquisition since 2009.  “We are excited to add Ready Flow’s team, products and […]

Personnel Announcement at AWT Labels & Packaging

Minneapolis – AWT Labels & Packaging is pleased to welcome Jennifer Watana as the new Purchasing Clerk/Buyer at our Minneapolis narrow web, labeling and packaging conversion facility.  Jennifer brings with her over 10 years of experience in purchasing roles at medical/non-medical filling and packaging suppliers, where she was responsible for packaging products and sourcing flexographic labels from various suppliers around the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Jennifer looks forward to using her expertise to ensure that AWT Labels & Packaging offers the highest quality, best cost resources in the labels and packaging we produce for our customers. Please join us in welcoming […]

Fortis Solutions Group Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Main Post Partners

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA  – Fortis Solutions Group is pleased to announce it has received a strategic growth investment from Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies across the consumer value chain. Fortis Solutions Group (Fortis) is a fast-growing company providing innovative labeling and packaging solutions for consumer-packaged goods. It is one of the country’s largest label converters serving customers nationwide from its seven locations. The company provides a differentiated approach giving its customers a powerful advantage in the marketplace through best-in-class lead times, quality assurance, color management and solutions-oriented approaches. Headquartered […]

Fortis Solutions Group Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Main Post Partners

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA  – Fortis Solutions Group is pleased to announce it has received a strategic growth investment from Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies across the consumer value chain. Fortis Solutions Group (Fortis) is a fast-growing company providing innovative labeling and packaging solutions for consumer-packaged goods. It is one of the country’s largest label converters serving customers nationwide from its seven locations. The company provides a differentiated approach giving its customers a powerful advantage in the marketplace through best-in-class lead times, quality assurance, color management and solutions-oriented approaches. Headquartered […]

Fort Dearborn Company Enters into Agreement to Acquire NCL Graphic Specialties, Inc.

Elk Grove, IL – December 17, 2017 – Fort Dearborn Company today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NCL Graphic Specialties, Inc. The transaction is subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions and is expected to close by the end of the year. “As the largest cut & stack label supplier in North America, the acquisition of NCL would provide us additional capacity and would expand our footprint in the Midwest. The proposed acquisition would also enhance our product offering with promotional printing capabilities and enter us into the flexible packaging market”, said Fort Dearborn […]