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May 20, 2013
Flexo Market News
PolyCello Receives
Loan From Novia Scotia
PolyCello, a division of New Brunswick’s EPC Indus-
tries Ltd., received a $7.1 million loan from the
province of Novia Scotia, after giving it a $1-million
grant last year for the same $10-million project.
The money is for a 10-color printing press that’s al-
ready installed at the company’s plant.
This ... equipment will allow PolyCello to continue its
leadership position in the flexographic industry — both
in Canada and the U.S.,” PolyCello President and Chief
Executive Officer Stephen Emmerson said in a news re-
lease.The company has another plant in Belleville, On-
tario, that employs about 60 people,he said.
EFI Acquires
PrintLEADER
EFI has acquired the assets of privately held print-
LEADER. printLEADER, with headquarters in Palm
City, Florida, is a provider of print MIS (management
information systems) software products for the print-
ing industry.While financial terms of the acquisition
were not disclosed, the acquisition is not expected to
be material to EFI’s Q2 or full-year 2013 results.
Avery Dennison Launches
Matrix Recycling Tool
Avery Dennison has launched a matrix recycling
tool on its website to help its converter customers
divert and process scrap. The tool is located at:
label.averydennison.com/en/home/solutions/
sustainability.html
.
Many of our customers are actively improving
their sustainability footprint,” said Rosalyn Bandy, Sus-
tainability Manager,Avery Dennison Materials Group.
We have created this matrix recycling tool as a re-
sponse to those looking to reduce their impact by
sending less waste to landfills.”
The interactive map features a directory that indi-
cates locations of non-landfill operations or energy-
from-waste facilities. Most of these operations
process discarded pressure sensitive scrap materials
generated by label presses into clean, renewable en-
ergy sources.
One such method is fuel pellets, which can be a di-
rect substitute for coal but with a lower carbon and
overall emissions footprint. The interactive tool is
based on Avery Dennison’s own information and was
developed in collaboration with key converters, recy-
clers and key channel partners.