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Commercial printer Finlay took home four awards from the Printing Industries of New England third annual Industry Awards Gala. Three of the laurels were Pinnacle awards, the highest honor possible in the competition.
Last month, the San Francisco Chronicle became the first significant general interest daily to print its editions on high-quality glossy paper.
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According to the USPTO, manroland has been granted 709 patents since 1976 and ranks second in pending patent applications filed in the United States last year in its industry sector.
Despite a 32% decline in sales for the current fiscal year, only Euro 125 million remains of the original Euro 654 million purchase price in 2006. On a net basis, Finkbeiner indicated manroland was debt free in 2008 and state aid from the German government is not an issue for the company.
FRANKFURT, GERMANY—German concerns Allianz SE and MAN SE are paying off the remaining debt owed by manroland, the press manufacturer jointly owned by the two companies. Gerd Finkbeiner, CEO of manroland, told a newspaper here that ownership will replace the remaining liabilities entirely with equity. Allianz Capital Partners, a private equity arm of the German insurer, purchased a 65 percent interest in manroland from MAN in 2006.