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Flexo&GravureAsiaPac launch

This article submitted by Stuart Hoggard on 11/290.

Flexo&Gravure Asia Pacific magazine was launched at LabelExpo, Singapore Nov 10. With a News and Technology bias the magazine appears quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) and targets the broad spectrum of the packaging, converting and tag&label industries with an initial print-run of 5,000 copies distributed to key packaging professionals in 16 Asian countries - ABC Audit applied for. Highlights in this issue: News: - Packaging Demand increases as MNCs move into Asia's Retail Sector - TUSCARORA (US) signs pact with Singapore's Central Packaging - PECHINEY (Fr) sells China unit to AMCOR (Aus) - SMURFIT (Ir) to invest US$200mil in Asia - NIPPON HI-PACK (Jp)takes 74% of Thai Containers - FISCHER&KRECKE (Ger)sell three wide-web presses to Pakistan, China & Thailand - WINDMOLLER&HOLSCHER (Ger) sells CI press to Thailand - DIGITAL Flexo gains ground - nine new processers installed this year-total=15 - R. HERNANDEZ, Former President San Miguel Packaging appointed Undersectrtary Philippine dept of Trade Technical: - Photopolymer plate processing - Treaters - Water based inks: For Flexo & Gravure - Control of repeat lengths on CI presses - Die-cutting of filmic substrates NEXT ISSUE: DATA SURVEY: Packaging Markets in Asia Flexo&Gravure Asia Pacific welcomes News & suggestions for Technical Articles with relevance to Asian readers - contact the publisher. Annual Subscriptions are available @ US$50 (USA/Europe) Contact: Stuart Hoggard EP TechMedia Pte Ltd 20b Upper Weld Rd Singapore 207377 Tel: +6 Fax: +6 e-mail:

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