Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

SPG Adds Large Format Press

RADISSON, NY | Specialized Packaging Group (SPG), a div. of Paperworks Industries, Philadelphia, PA, has invested in a ten-color 48-in.-wide Gallus INTRO

Inks Suited for Containers

The Fryflex line of inks is designed mainly for shipping containers. Color intensity, rub, and hue meet general requirements usually specified for commodity

Retail-Ready Packaging To Grow Says Pira Intl.

Research from Pira Intl. indicates there will be steady growth for "retail-ready packs" (RRPs) to 2016, representing new opportunities for converters/suppliers

Containerboard June Operating Rate Up from May

The American Forest & Paper Assn. reports that while June 2011 US containerboard production was flat when compared to May 2011, month over month average daily production was up 3.3%

Juiced Up

The CoolJuice Beverage Co., Dunedin, FL, founded in 2006 to help tackle childhood obesity, has launched a line of all-natural, 100% juice blends that contain no high-frutose corn syrup; no preservatives, artificial colors, or flavors; and no added sugar.

Best of Show Boxes

With competing brands nestled together on retail shelves, consumer products companies must rely on converters' perfect execution of the package designers'

GPI Seeks New Packaging Ideas

MARIETTA, GA | Graphic Packaging Intl. (GPI) reports the launch of InnoGate, an open innovation portal for inventors, students, and vendors to share their

Menasha Wins 11 OMA Awards

NEENAH, WI | Menasha Packaging won 11 awards at the 53rd annual POPAI Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement (OMA) Awards Competition. Held during

AICC To Focus on Independents

ALEXANDRIA, VA | The Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters (www.aiccbox.org) adds new member categories as it focuses further on producers. The association

Sheeter Expansion

KOLKATA, INDIA | ITC Paperboard and Specialty Paper Div. operates what is said to be India's largest integrated pulping and paperboard manufacturing unit

Waste System Is Upgrade

Version 11 of the Scrap Trakker, a waste data collection and reporting system designed to help corrugated facilities take better control of waste, includes

Software Will Modify Parameters

Packmage packaging structural design software for corrugated and folding cartons features architecture said to combine the best of web technology with

Menasha Packaging Installs Flexo/Folder/Gluer

Menasha Packaging installs a four-color Isowa flexo/folder/gluer at its Lakeville, MN, plant with the capability to perform quick setup and fast run speeds and support customers with a lean supply chain and inventory control

Speaking Out Against Extended Producer Responsibility

Taking an active role in opposing a proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) resolution at the Chicopee City Hall in Chicopee, MA, on June 6, were Jeff Shinners, president of Pioneer Packaging and Kim Guarnaccia

AICC Expands To Focus on Independent Producers of Folding Cartons & Rigid Boxes

The Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters adds new member categories as it focuses further on "independent" producers. The association will have further relevance to independent producers of folding cartons and rigid boxes
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