FMN | September 19th, 2016

Anderson & Vreeland Partners With Flint Group Anderson & Vreeland will distribute the new nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processing System for flexo- graphic printing plates from Flint Group Flexograph- ic Products. EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 Shows Record Growth Ten months before its debut in the annual rotation with EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 (June 13–15, Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco) is al- ready three times the size of 2015, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Not only has the show grown to more than 400 ex- hibitors covering nearly 13,000 net square meters of exhibit space (140,000 net square feet), but the num- ber of international exhibitors has doubled since 2015. Locally EXPO PACK Guadalajara has the support of the leading national and regional trade associations, including The Mexican Packaging Association (AMEE), Food Industry Chamber of Jalisco (CIAJ),The Mexican Chamber of Processed Food (CANAINCA), The Mexican Chamber of Perfumes, Cosmetics & Toi- letries (CANIPEC),The Mexican Chamber of Pharma- ceutical Industry (CANIFARMA), National Chamber of Industry Graphic Arts (CANAGRAF), National Chamber of Metal Containers (CANAFEM) and Manu- facturing Industry Chamber of Jalisco (CAREINTRA). TAPPI Prepares For Innovation Awards TAPPI and the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) have announced that U.S. applications are now being accepted for the Blue Sky Young Re- searchers Innovation Award. This awards program aims to recognize students, young researchers and engineers carrying out pro- jects in a wide range of activities relevant to forest- based science, products using forest-based raw materials, process improvements or other innovations throughout the value chain. Sponsored by the Interna- tional Council of Forest & Paper Associations (ICFPA), the Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award program focuses on research and development as well as showcasing significant innovations in science and technology in the forest and paper industry. Winners will have the opportunity to present their projects to a roundtable of global forest and paper in- dustry CEOs in Berlin, Germany, in May 2017.

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