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Meadwestvaco Answers Call for Sustainable Packaging

Meadwestvaco Corp. has announced the findings of an independent comparative analysis between its tear-resistant, paberboard-based Natralock packaging solution and the traditional PVC clamshell package.

Diamond Packaging Earns Paperboard Packaging Awards

Diamond Packaging has earned four awards in the 64th Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).

Preserve & Protect

The newly reincorporated North American Packaging Assn. (NAPA), Alexandria, VA which combines the membership of the National Paperbox Assn. and the Canadian

Critical TRENDS

Last year's April issue featured, for the first time, PFFC's special report on the critical trends affecting the converting industry. This year, we again

Updating Critical Trends

This month, PFFC brings you the results of its annual Critical Trends survey that we published for the first time in April 2006. As with most they tend

HPx Academy Opening

Huston Patterson will host the Grand Opening of its HPx Academy on May 18, 2007.

Cradle 2 Cradle

Sustainability and collaboration were hot topics at the Paperboard Packaging Council's spring meeting, held March 6-8 at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville,

Lasting Impression

Exceeding clients’ expectations results in double-digit growth for large-format package printer Huston Patterson.

Folding Carton Shows Off

Adding a special effect to a package is one of the best ways to get a new brand noticed among dozens of similar products and thousands of other items on the retail shelf. One sure fire way to obtain a “look-at-me” look is via holographic technologies offering geometric, shimmering, and reflective metallic effects that provide the consumer with an almost interactive experience.

Super Sized

The challenging retail environment is making a significant impact on U.S. corrugated box shipments.

Please Touch

Versatile equipment from the Bobst Group allows Hanover Packaging to capture the look and feel of products inside the box.

Wal-Mark Unveils Packaging Scorecard

Wal-Mart Stores released a packaging scorecard to continue its commitment of reducing packaging across its global supply chain by 5% by 2013. The company first announced this packaging initiative at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City in September 2006, but did not reveal the specific metrics until the keynote address at Pack Expo.

Heidelberg Hosts Packaging Event

Heidelberg recently hosted a two-day packaging event for key industry influencers at its U.S. headquarters. The event focused on showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the packaging market.

Fast and Juicy

Graphic Packaging Intl. (GPI), Marietta, GA, has teamed up with Oscar Mayer to offer hot dogs that are juicy and ready to eat after 35 sec in the microwave.

Proof is in the Process

A perennial problem for consumer product companies is approving expensive packaging runs before seeing what the finished product will look like on the
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