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Eco-Friendly Printers Honored For Their ‘Green’ Printing Initiatives BRANCHBURG, NJ—Agfa Graphics recently selected H&S Graphics of Lodi, NJ, and Accell Graphics of London, Ontario, as the inaugural honorees for its Environmental Recognition Awards program. The award recognizes Agfa customers that use “green” printing technologies, promote environmental awareness to their customers using those technologies, and whose environmental efforts go beyond using Agfa’s ThermoFuse plate products. Additional steps taken by H&S and Accell include recycling 99 percent of production materials, printing on FSC- certified stocks, using green energy and cutting VOCs from their inks. INDUSTRY NEWS Corey B. Brinkema has been appointed

MORTSEL, BELGIUM—Agfa-Gevaert has signed an agreement to sell Agfa Monotype, of Wilmington, MA, to Boston-based private equity investor TA Associates for $169 million. Agfa Monotype will change its name to Monotype Imaging. Monotype Imaging is a leading provider of fonts and font-related software technology for the display and imaging of text. In other company news, Agfa is consolidating its Lastra/Western Litho plate manufacturing activities, with production to be done at its Branchburg, NJ, plant. The Lastra America plant in Jacksonville, TX, will be closed by the end of the second quarter of 2005. The move is part of the continuing integration of the two companies' North American

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