People 01/08 2013 08:46
Dainippon Screen announces the appointment of Brian Filler as President of Screen Europe, effective immediately.
Brian joined Screen in 1981 in sales, became Managing Director of Screen UK in 2000 and Vice President of Screen Europe in 2010. Brian has been closely involved with Screen¡Çs evolution from a leading developer and supplier of imagesetters to the leading platesetter technology company and, over the last six years, to a leading supplier of digital print-on-demand technology. His in-depth knowledge and management of the company, its products and pan-EMEA distribution have been instrumental in Screen¡Çs success.¡¡» Read More
Company Information 12/17 2012 17:37
BST ProMark, a subsidiary of BST International GmbH, has acquired a 100 procent interest in Accuweb Inc., which is based in Madison. Accuweb Inc. is a leading supplier of control technology for web processing industries. This shareholding further extends the BST Group's existing technology portfolio of control technologies.
The BST Group has at the same time become the market leader for web guiding technology in the USA.
"For us Accuweb is not just an attractive shareholding that strengthens our market and competitive position.
With Accuweb Inc., a company that is a good cultural fit for us is joining the BST Group. Accuweb and BST have the same origins and after more than 30 years are joining forces under the same roof," explained Percy Dengler, Managing Director of BST International GmbH.¡¡
NORDSON CORPORATION PURCHASES EXTRUSION DIE ASSETS OF KODAMA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY, LONG-TIME DISTRIBUTOR FOR RECENTLY ACQUIRED EDI BUSINESS
Company Information 11/12 2012 08:39
WESTLAKE, OHIO, USA, November 9, 2012: Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) today announced that it has purchased certain assets of Kodama Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., a licensed distributor for Nordson¡Çs EDI business in Japan for 20 years, and will draw on the organization¡Çs extensive technical and manufacturing capabilities to establish a new division to supply and support its extrusion die customers in Japan and Taiwan and provide remanufacturing services there and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Nordson Corporation acquired EDI in June of this year.
The new division, Nordson EDI Japan, will provide new-die sales to extrusion processors, web converters, and OEMs in Japan and Taiwan and carry out final manufacturing steps on new equipment to enhance die performance and accommodate local requirements. Included will be the full range of Nordson EDI flat dies, feedblocks, and related equipment for film, sheet, extrusion coating, and fluid coating. Die remanufacturing will be available to customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region from a fully-equipped facility in Saitama, Japan.¡¡» Read More
OE-A has 200 Members in 31 Countries. Association wants to increase activities in Asia. End-users are applying printed electronics
Printed Electronics 09/13 2012 22:26
The future of pharmaceutical packaging: Smart blister packs. (Source: Holst Centre)
Frankfurt, Germany, September 5, 2012 – The OE-A is growing worldwide. Additional
new members are underscoring the role of the association as a leading international
organization representing organic and printed electronics. The OE-A welcomed Belgian company Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. as its 200th member. ¡ÈFor a corporation that is internationally active and an end-user in pharmaceuticals and medical technologies, the global network of the OE-A is the ideal platform for
cooperation for us¡É, explains Eric Snoeckx, Director Open Innovation & Networking,
Janssen Pharmaceutica / Johnson & Johnson, Belgium.
Organic and printed electronics – thin, light, flexible and robust – enable numerous novel applications in health care, from smart packaging, which assists patients with administering medicine and drug dosage, to single-use diagnostic devices. Or even intelligent bandages that monitor wound healing.¡¡» Read More
Komori Corporation Presses for Printed Electronics Targeting Touchpanel Market Score Major Success at Touch Taiwan 2012
Printing 09/11 2012 11:26
Komori Corporation (Head Office: Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President, Chairman and CEO: Yoshiharu Komori) exhibited at Touch Taiwan 2012, the International Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition 2012, that was held for three days from August 29 to 31 in Taipei, Taiwan and recorded a very successful outcome. The results are reported in the following pages.
From August 29 to 31, Komori Corporation in cooperation with its distributor Schmidtek Ltd. exhibited at Touch Taiwan 2012, the International Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition 2012, that was held for three days at the Taipei World Trade Centre Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
Wu Den-yih, the Vice President of the Republic of China, delivered a speech at the grand opening ceremony
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