a system designed and refined by our customers and ourselves. CORE provides management the ability to sit at their desks and survey everything that is happening in production. Real time information allows those in au- thority to make the best decisions. A one-hour Webex online meeting will convince the biggest skeptic that everything we are saying is true.” Rol-Tec Purchases Axis Machine Company Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Rol-Tec, Inc. has pur- chased Axis Machine Company, a grinding company producing metal rollers and machine parts used in flexographic printing, paper making, and coating oper- ations. Rol-Tec provides rubber and cast urethane roll coverings, roller machining services, tungsten carbide roller coatings, urethane molded parts, and laser en- graved rubber coverings used in converting, printing and other industrial applications. Axis will operate as a division of Rol-Tec and will re- main in its existing 20,000 square foot facility in Green Bay just one block from Rol-Tec’s primary plant and headquarters. Glenroy Publishes Life Cycle Assessment Glenroy, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, recently pub- lished its Life Cycle Assessment of STANDCAP vs. Rig- id Plastics Report . Glenroy contracted Shelbyville, Michigan-based firm PTIS, LLC to provide life cycle assessments (LCAs) and a report with descriptions on key environmental indicators based on comparing the premade STANDCAP Pouch to a rigid package equiv- alent across a range of product categories including sauces, condiments, and personal care.The purpose of the LCAs is to use the results as an educational tool and better understand the environmental impacts of the different package options. To help summarize the key findings of each LCA case study, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) part- nered with Glenroy to produce fact sheets in keeping with previous and future LCA case studies that FPA has done with PTIS.According to the study, choosing pre- made STANDCAP Pouches instead of rigid plastic bot- tles (including rigid inverted plastic squeeze bottles) results in up to: 63 percent less plastic (by weight); 61 percent less fossil fuel consumption; 62 percent less greenhouse gas emissions;76 percent less water usage; and 52 percent less landfill waste (even when factor- ing in plastic recycling rates). CTI Management Software (Cont’d from Page 5)
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Eaglewood Technologies, LLC www.eaglewoodtech.com
Eaglewood Technologies provides the award-winning Sitexco Laser Systems, Sanilox ™ Systems and Sani- Blast ™ Mobile Service. Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technology in anilox roll cleaning and are perfect for packaging and label printers. Sanilox ™ Systems are the global standard of reliable, environmentally safe anilox roll cleaning. Sani-Blast ™ cleaning service has been cleaning rolls for over 20 years and offer several cleaning options to minimize downtime. Flint Group www.flintgrp.com Flint Group Flexographic Products develops, man- ufacturers and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: nyloflex ® photopoly- mer printing plates and processing equipment, and dayCorr ® die-cutting blankets and anvil covers. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Harper Corporation of America www.harperimage.com We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than any- one in the world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world. Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated markets, Harper continu- ously strives to bring new flexographic products and services to the printing industry that will improve the
quality of your graphics. J I MacWilliam Co., Inc. www.jimacwilliam.com
Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton, paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional, knowledgeable service for more than 30 years.
KBA-Flexotecnica – Get the Edge www.kba-flexotecnica.com/en/
Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change ® system and Speedy Clean ® auto washup system are designed to give converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s commitment to research and development. Sales, service and support for Flexo- tecnica presses is provided by KBA North America, Inc. in Dallas, Texas with U.S. resident technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an experi- enced, dedicated service staff.
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