Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East 2011, EastPack, and a number of its sister shows will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City June 7–9, 2011, with conferences beginning a day early on June 6. 2011.
Interpack 2011 will take place from May 12 to 18 in Düsseldorf, Germany. As of mid-March, show organizer Messe Düsseldorf GmbH was expecting approximately 2700 exhibitors from roughly 60 countries. These packaging and process solution providers will again be occupying all 19 halls of the Düsseldorf exhibition center.
Exhibitors showcasing pharmaceutical and medical device related packaging equipment and materials will be among the companies occupying more than a dozen halls.
The annual pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging show Interphex will be held March 29–31 in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The event will exhibit more than 650 resources for equipment, innovations, solutions, products, and services for small and large molecule manufacturing needs and provide the opportunity to meet with representatives of the 2011 Facility of the Year Award winners.
Glenroy Inc. won four Graphics Excellence Awards from Printing Industries of Wisconsin in the 2010 Graphics Excellence competition. The statewide printing competition recognizes cutting-edge, top-quality printing. Competing alongside nearly 800 printing and graphic arts firms within Wisconsin, Glenroy received four awards including a "Best of Category" award and three "Awards of Excellence."
Hitachi America Ltd., Industrial Systems Division, reports that its CL1000 Cleaning Solution is compliant with the Clean Air Solvent (CAS) protocol from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). Hitachi’s CL1000 Cleaning Solution, an Acetone-based solvent containing low Volatile Organic Compounds, is used to clean continuous ink-jet printers as part of normal maintenance procedures. SCAQMD enforces air pollution regulations in Southern California.
ITW Trans Tech (Carol Stream, IL) has introduced the InDecs UV Single Pass printers and the InDecs UV Flatbed printers for fast, full-color and variable product marking and decorating for medical device, personal care, and other packaging applications.
Griffin-Rutgers (Ronkonkoma, NY) has introduced the Linoprint FixedLine, a digital UV ink printing system that uses Piezo-based drop-on-demand ink jet technology. Griffin-Rutgers is the exclusive North American representative for Heidelberg’s Linoprint digital printing systems.
Kammann USA (Geneva, IL) is offering the K 15-CNC family of newly designed rotary indexing screen printers. The printers combine the high printing speed possible with a rotary indexing machine with the flexibility provided by CNC-controlled movements.