Private investment firm Apollo Management is to acquire certain businesses and product lines in Eastman Chemical’s coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers and inks segment for $215M.
Knife systems specialist Helios, Elio Cavagna, of Italy, has appointed Webtek as its exclusive UK agent.
The Packaging and Printing Division of ITC is the first Indian printer to install a Martin MBX automatic butt splicer. Fitted on an existing Aquaflex in-line press at ITC, the MBX unwinds and splices a web 476mm wide, on rolls up to 1,830mm in diameter and at speeds to 150m/min.
CMM International, next April 18-21, will feature a new Latin American Pavilion sponsored by CONLATINGRAF. It will present the latest in converting machinery and materials from suppliers throughout South and Central America. There will also be a Flexo General Assembly involving professional associations from the US, Central and South America.
WB Packaging, a new company in Ilkeston, UK, manufactures side weld bags and skirt side weld bags from a variety of substrates including LDPE, MDPE, HDPE, PP, and co-extruded films. It converts both plain and printed film.
UK label converter Sessions of York has installed a 10-unit Nilpeter FA-3300-S UV flexo/screen/hotfoil combination press. The servo driven machine has a 330mm print width and can handle a wide range of substrates.
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