Masterpiece Graphix to Distribute acpo Digital Overlaminates
FENTON, Mo.—Masterpiece Graphix (MGX), a digital coating company and HP-Certified Treatment Center, has partnered with acpo, a manufacturer of polyester and polypropylene PSA roll label films, to distribute acpo's new line of digital self-wound overlaminates to HP Indigo users and other digital press operators.
Acpo's range of self-wound digital laminates is engineered with an adhesive formula that forms a secure bond with oil-based digital inks.
Bobst Group Realigns
ROSELAND, N.J.—Starting in January of 2010, Bobst Group North America realigned into three Business Units: Sheet Fed, Web Fed, and Services. As part of its reorganization of responsibilities, Bobst Group SA has named Alain Jendly, formerly North American vice president—flexible materials, to the newly created position of worldwide head of service centers. Jendly has relocated to the company's headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Michael D'Angelo has assumed the newly created role of vice president and business director for the Business Unit Web Fed North America, which comprises the former Flexible Materials business. D'Angelo will also continue in his current management position in sales for corrugated equipment in the Business Unit Sheet Fed North America.
Business Unit Web Fed serves the United States and Canada with products manufactured under the brand names Fischer & Krecke, Rotomec, Champlain, Kochsiek, Schiavi, and Titan. Bobst Group Sheet Fed products for corrugated include the brand names Bobst, Martin, and Asitrade.
Radius Solutions Creates Business Intelligence Solutions Group
CHICAGO—Radius Solutions Ltd. has expanded and formalized a Business Intelligence Solutions Group to concentrate on the continued development of business intelligence solutions for its packaging clients.
Steve Rice has been appointed director of Business Intelligence Solutions, in charge of the group.
"For years, our customers have told us that the data in PECAS Vision is world class and provides a sound platform for analysis; historically this has been provided in a static manner through a report generator. Our new Business Intelligence offering and the appointment of Steve Rice represents a strong commitment from Radius Solutions to our client base. It is through this team that we will be able to turn data into information and allow our customers to make informed business decisions in an interactive manner, ensuring that our clients maintain their leadership role as the top companies in the printing and packaging industry," says David Taylor, president and CEO of Radius Solutions.