Industry News

  • New Technical Paper From Xenon

    September 6, 2005
    The technique of using pulsed light for photochemical sterilization is the subject of a new technical paper offered by Xenon Corporation. The document compares UV pulsed light technology with standard continuous UV lamp exposure, and shows how only a…


  • Epworth Mill Reopens Michigan Facility

    September 6, 2005
    Epworth Mill has reopened its manufacturing facility in South Haven, MI under the ownership of Ceramic Maintenance Services, Inc. of Zelienople, PA.  Epworth will continue to manufacture steel and ceramic lined ball mills, SWMill batch-type medi…


  • IndigoB2B, ChemQuest Create Global Alliance

    September 6, 2005
    IndigoB2B.com, an e-commerce solutions provider servicing the specialty chemicals industry, and The ChemQuest Group, Inc., an international strategic management consulting firm, have agreed to collaborate in marketing, sales and business development…


  • GAIN Celebrates First Year of Service

    September 6, 2005
    The Graphic Arts Information Network (GAIN), which is operated by the Printing Industries of America (PIA), Inc., and Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF), recently completed its first year of service. GAIN serves as the portal to the graphic art…


  • IMI Offers Digital Printing Directory

    September 6, 2005
    The Information Management Institute, Inc. (IMI) is offering its 2001 Inaugural Edition of the International Digital Printing Directory. The directory contains contact information and descriptions of more than 350 manufacturers of digital printing ha…


  • NUR America Appoints Canadian Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    NUR America, Inc. has appointed ImPrint, a division of Ahearn & Soper Inc. based in Toronto, Ontario, to sell and support its wide-format and  superwide digital printing systems and consumables throughout Canada.      ImPrin…


  • Dedert Corporation Acquires Drytec

    September 6, 2005
    Dedert Corporation, an Olympia Fields, IL-based supplier of custom-engineered evaporation, solvent recovery and liquid/solid separation systems, has acquired Drytec Ltd. and Drytec Contract Processing Ltd., both of Tonbridge, U.K., Drytec North Ameri…


  • Omnova Receives Regulatory Approvals

    September 6, 2005
    Omnova Solutions has announced that its proprietary new graphics coating polymers have received full, unrestricted food group and temperature approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR 17-170) for use in paper, paperboard and foil p…


  • Draeger Safety Opens New Offices

    September 6, 2005
    Draeger Safety has opened a new divisional office in Queretaro, Mexico. Draeger Mexico will handle the sales, distribution, marketing and services of Draeger Safety, Inc.’s industrial gas detection and respiratory protection products, including…


  • ExxonMobil's Singapore Plant Now Operating

    September 6, 2005
    ExxonMobil Chemical’s world-scale Singapore chemical plant on Jurong Island is operating. The highly-integrated complex is now supplying petrochemical products to the marketplace, thus further establishing ExxonMobil Chemical as a leading provi…


  • New Homepage for Munzing Chemie

    September 6, 2005
    Münzing Chemie GmbH, Heilbronn, Germany, has introduced a completely redesigned Internet homepage at www.munzing-chemie.com.      According to the company, the focus of its redesigned site is technical information, support and c…


  • UCB Chemicals, Ciba, Fusion UV Host Seminar

    September 6, 2005
    Representatives from three leading suppliers to the UV curing market, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Fusion UV Systems and UCB Chemicals, recently sponsored “Discover the Light,” a free one-day seminar highlighting the benefits of UV curable p…


  • Russell-Stanley Joins Containers America, LLC

    September 6, 2005
    Containers America and Russell-Stanley have announced that the two companies are joining forces. The addition of Russell-Stanley to this group expands the Containers America, LLC steel drum consortium’s manufacturing and logistics capabilities,…


  • Omnova, Daikin Sign Strategic Agreement

    September 6, 2005
    Omnova Solutions has announced the signing of a strategic alliance agreement with Daikin Industries to jointly develop and commercialize novel fluorochemical products for surface modification and surfactant applications. The alliance will initially d…


  • Labsphere Launches Online Store

    September 6, 2005
    North Sutton, NH-based Labsphere, Inc. has launched a new online store at http://store.labsphere.com.              According to the company, its new store provides a one-stop source for reflectance techno…


  • HP Enters Commercial Printing Market

    September 6, 2005
    Hewlett-Packard (HP) Company has entered the commercial printing market with the introduction of its HP Digital Press 6600. The machine – manufactured for HP by Indigo N.V. as part of a strategic alliance between the two companies – is cu…


  • Xerox Reduces Product Line and Workstaff

    September 6, 2005
    As part of its ongoing effort to cut $1 billion in costs by the end of 2001, Xerox has opted to discontinue its line of personal copiers and desktop ink jet printers. Additionally, the company has said it will also eliminate 1,500 jobs. Company presi…


  • European Shows Break Attendance Records

    September 6, 2005
    Grafitalia and Converflex Europe 2001 recently set a new attendance record at more than 55,000, confirming the shows as some of the largest graphic arts, printing and converting exhibitions ever staged in Italy. According to organizers, show attendee…


  • RadTech Offers UV/EB Information on CD-ROM And UV Glossary

    September 6, 2005
    Bethesda, MD-based RadTech International North America has released a new CD-ROM that provides a basic overview of UV/EB technology. According to the association, “Introduction to UV/EB-Curing” addresses a range of topics including the hi…


  • 2001 PIA Print Market Atlas Available

    September 6, 2005
    The Printing Industries of America (PIA) has released the 2001 edition of the “Print Market Atlas: The Complete Reference Guide to Current Market Trends.”      Containing detailed information about the graphic arts indus…