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Komcan named sole Canadian distributor of MBO equipment

Komcan Inc. and MBO America have reached an agreement naming Komcan as the sole authorized distributor of MBO equipment in Canada. The agreement is to include sale of equipment, parts supply and service of the MBO line of equipment.

Baldwin acquires Western Quartz Products

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Western Quartz Products, a manufacturer in the ultraviolet curing and exposure industry, known for their state-of-the-art UV curing lamps.

Flint Group Packaging Inks to increase prices across flexible packaging product lines

Flint Group Packaging Inks has implemented a North American price increase for its solvent-based business to alleviate raw material cost increases. The price increases will apply to all Flint Group Packaging Inks products sold in Canada and the United States, and will take effect July 15, 2020.

Two Sides releases fact sheet on paper product safety amid COVID-19

Two Sides North America has created a fact sheet of guidance related to COVID-19 and the safe use of paper products as part of its Keep Me Posted North America campaign.

New ISO/ASTM 52915 file format for 3D printers

Until now, 3D printing information has only been encoded using a stereolithography file format, or STL. A newly-published standard, ISO/ASTM 52915, will replace STL with the Additive Manufacturing File Format (AMF).
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4over announces Mississauga plant closure

4over, a North American trade gang run printer, has announced the permanent closure of its Canadian plant in Mississauga. This move is part of the company’s North American restructuring plan. » Read full article

Jones Healthcare Group adds Uhlmann blister packaging line

Jones Healthcare Group, an advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions company, has invested in a new, fully integrated two-lane Uhlmann blister packaging line. » Read full article

Hub Labels acquires ETI linerless adhesive coater

Hub Labels, based in Hagerstown, Md., has announced the recent acquisition of a new silicone and hot melt adhesive coater from Longueuil, Que.-based ETI Converting Equipment to support the linerless label market segment. » Read full article

Esko and AVT announce merger

Esko, a developer of integrated hardware and software solutions for the print, packaging and label industries, and AVT Inspection Systems Inc., a provider of print inspection, process control and quality assurance solutions, have announced their businesses have merged, effective immediately. » Read full article

Domino to enter corrugated sector with X630i

Domino is continuing to grow its digital printing business with a new product for the corrugated sector. Domino’s X630i, its first digital inkjet product offering for corrugated box printing, was launched during a virtual event on June 16. » Read full article
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Security solutions to foil counterfeiters and hackers

Adrian Wilkinson of Konica Minolta discusses data security in the printing industry, as well as potential solutions to this threat. » Read more