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Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Recyclable ink coating offers glass decoration alternative

FROM PACK EXPO 2008: Touted as a possible replacement for labels on glass bottles, Hartness Inks (www.hartness-inks.com) showcased its Uvaclear™ coating technology.
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Prepress reduction. At Nestle Purina Pet Care, where packaging and collateral encompasses more than 1,000 SKUs,development of a
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Southern Graphic Systems: Southern Graphic Systems: Southern Graphic Systems: Southern Graphic Systems: Southern Graphic Systems: Southern Graphic Systems: This isn't your grandfather's prepress

Online proofing, collaboration tools, and prepress standards are having a profound impact on time to market, quality, and cost effectiveness.
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James Alexander Corp.: James Alexander Corp.: Compact plastic ampules

A compact version of James Alexander Corp.’s 5-mL plastic ampule swab package is for applications where fill volumes range between 2 and 5 mils. Available with various applicator tips, including the company’s recently introduced line of large surface area tips.
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Roberts PolyPro: Roberts PolyPro: Bottle carriers

Roberts PolyPro introduces its 2 Pack EasyLift Bottle Carriers for 2-L bottles. Packs are supplied in any Pantone™ color to match existing graphics, can be printed with a UPC code, and is available to fit all standard 2-L bottles.
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Flint Ink Corp.: Flint Ink Corp.: Water-based flexo inks

Flint Ink has globally released X-Treme™ Dispersions, its highly concentrated color technology for water-based flexo and gravure inks. The new colorants are said to increase the color strength of ink systems by 20% while significantly improving ink mileage.
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James Alexander Corp.: James Alexander Corp.: Ampoules in color

James Alexander Corp. has added the ability to color its unit dose Plastic Ampoule package (previously available in natural PP and PE colors only) to match any Pantone Matching System® color.
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Roberts PolyPro: Roberts PolyPro: Beverage carriers

Single EasyLift Beverage Carriers will be featured at the Roberts PolyPro Booth at Pack Expo Las Vegas. The carriers give consumers an easy means of handling large, 1-gal bottles.
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Flint Ink Corp.: Flint Ink Corp.: Flint Ink Corp.: New ink systems

Gemini and Matrixcure UV ink systems from Flint Ink’s North American Packaging Div. (Ann Arbor, MI) enable folding-carton and label converters to improve image quality and point-of-sale impact for multimedia packaging applications, company says.
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Roberts PolyPro: Roberts PolyPro: J-hook

The Clip-on J-Hook from Roberts PolyPro (Charlotte, NC) is designed with a slit at the base for fast and easy manual application onto the barb of multiple pairs of socks.
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Roberts PolyPro: Roberts PolyPro: Spray bottle carrier

Roberts PolyPro (Charlotte, NC) introduces the PolyLift spray bottle carriers, available in narrow-center and wide-center versions. Bottle carrier is available in any Pantone color to match color graphics and has ample space for UPC codes/stickers.
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Pantone, Inc: Color system for plastics

Pantone's (Carlstadt, NJ) reformatted Pantone Plastics Color System is a universal color system for plastic production. The Color System consists of more than 2꼀 opaque and transparent polystyrene Selector Chips that show users exactly how the color they select will look in plastic.
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Desktop color software

Pantone, Inc. (Carlstadt, NJ) announces a new version of PANTONE ColorDrive, the first application-independent desktop color palette management software.
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Pad printing ink

Marabu Tampastar TPR from Autoroll Machine (Middleton, MA) is a high-gloss, quick-drying one-part pad printing ink that is particularly resistant to chemicals and solvents.
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Color guides

The 1996 edition of the Pantone® (Carl-stadt, NJ) Color Refer-ence guide is now available. As exposure to light or prolonged contact may cause fading or discoloration of these guides, the company recommends that they be updated annually to assure color accuracy.