The struggle between DuPont and MacDermid over the latter’s Lava flexographic thermal plate processing technology looked set to continue as L&L went to press with issue 4 (Aug-Sept). DuPont is arguing that Lava infringes its Fast thermal flexo plate processor patent and is seeking a...

Stephen Green has been named vice president, marketing, pre-press solutions for Kodak’s graphic communications group (GCG). Green will be responsible for building and leading the marketing organization for pre-press solutions worldwide.


With more than 20 years of sales and...

MacDermid, developer and seller of a broad range of photopolymer printing plates and processing equipment for the flexographic package printing market, has responded to the recent press release by DuPont regarding MacDermid’s ability to support its thermally processed printing plates...

DuPont has reached an agreement with Cortron Corporation to settle a patent infringement case involving DuPont’s Cyrel Fast thermal flexographic printing plate technology.


Under the terms of the agreement, Cortron Corporation, based in Minnesota, has agreed to immediately...

Dantex, European distributor of letterpress and flexographic plates, is bringing its products and services to the North American market. The company’s subsidiary, Dantex Corporation, welcomes its new vice president, Richard Mix, and his team.


Dantex is the European master...

Dominic Ibarra has been appointed as manager of training and technologies for Anderson & Vreeland, manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment. In his new position, Ibarra will be responsible for overseeing pre- and post-sale technical service and...

Punch Graphix plc and Punch Graphix nv has elected Wim Deblauwe, current CFO at Punch International nv, the majority shareholder of Punch Graphix nv, and a non-executive director of Punch Graphix plc to be CEO. Ben Van Assche will be a member of the Punch Graphix nv supervisory board with...

Flint Group, a privately-owned supplier to the printing, converting and colorant industries, has announced that Charles Knott will assume the role of chief executive officer effective from 1 September 2007. He will succeed Dave Frescoln, who will become deputy chairman of the company’s...

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