Flexo Market News
January 28, 2013
Eaglewood Technologies / Sani-Blast™
Eaglewood Technologies, LLC is the maker of Sani-Blast™
anilox roll cleaning equipment and is the pioneer is anilox
roll cleaning. We offer cleaning equipment and service for
wide and narrow web rolls and print sleeves using environ-
mentally safe baking soda. Eaglewood’s product line also
includes is Variable Data Printing (VDP) equipment. To
complete the product offering is a line of daily press clean-
Flexotecnica – Get the Edge
Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change® system and
Speedy Clean® auto washup system are designed to give
converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s com-
mitment to research and development. Service and support
for Flexotecnica presses is provided by North American
Cerutti Corporation in New Berlin, WI, with U.S. resident
technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an ex-
perienced, dedicated service staff. Visit our web site for
more information.
Flint Group
Flint Group Flexographic Products globally offers an out-
standing product range: nyloflex® and nyloprint® pho-
topolymer printing plates for flexographic, letterpress and
gravure applications along with coating plates for offset
printing, processing equipment, nylosolv® washout sol-
vents, rotec® sleeves, rotec® adapters and the endless
photopolymer nyloflex® ITR sleeves. Product names
marked with ® are registered trademarks of Flint Group
Germany GmbH.
Harper Corporation of America
We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than anyone in the
world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world.
Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated
markets, Harper continuously strives to bring new flexo-
graphic products and services to the printing industry that
will improve the quality of your graphics.
J I MacWilliam Co., Inc.
Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton,
paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional,
knowledgeable service for over 30 years.
Mark Andy, Inc.
Mark Andy, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of narrow
and mid-web printing and converting equipment. The com-
pany has a rich history of delivering solutions to increase
productivity and profitability for the label and packaging
markets. The company supplies leading global brands in-
cluding Comco printing/converting machinery, Mark Andy
printing/ converting machinery and UVTechnology curing
systems and replacement parts. Mark Andy, Inc. is head-
quartered in St. Louis, MO, with sales and distribution of-
fices in France, Switzerland, and the UK.
Flexo Market News
Gene Lauffer has been promoted to Chief Operat-
ing Officer at Acucote Inc., Graham, North Carolina.
Lauffer joined Acucote in 2008 as the National Sales
Manager. In 2011, he accepted the position of Vice
President of Sales and later served as the Senior Vice
President of Commerce. He has worked in the pres-
sure-sensitive label stock industry for 30 years.
Mike Hudson has been hired as the National Sales
Manager; effective immediately. He joins Acucote
with more than 15 years of sales and sales manage-
ment experience in the paper, adhesive, converting
and labeling industries.
Rick Cromer, the former Chief Operating Officer,
has retired.
John Langdon has been promoted to National Sales
Manager, RotoMetrics, Canada. In this newly created
role, Langdon will be responsible for managing sales
and customer service relationships within the Cana-
da region.
Langdon joined RotoMetrics in 1998 and has held
increasing roles of responsibility within the compa-
ny, including internal sales, technical sales and ac-
count management.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP)
recently appointed David R. Sunderman, Project Man-
ager and SGP Coordinator of Visual Marking Systems,
Inc. (VMS) to its Board of Directors. Sunderman has
led VMS’s sustainability efforts for the last two years
and spearheaded the company’s SGP audit for certifi-
cation in 2012.
Founded in 2008, Sustainable Green Printing Part-
nership (SGP) is an independent, non-profit organiza-
tion providing a certification label for sustainability
in the graphic communications industry. SGP is the
industry standard for the certification and continu-
ous improvement of sustainability and best practices
within print manufacturing operations.
Tess Ventress has joined TAPPI as Program Director
of the TAPPISAFE safety orientation program. TAP-
PISAFE, a service of TAPPI offered in partnership
with Alliance Safety Council, provides a standardized
safety testing and orientation program for contrac-
tors and suppliers and is designed specifically by and
for the pulp, paper and packaging industries.
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