Corrugated

SuperCorrExpo Discount Offer Announced

An unlimited number of employees from the same box plant will be able to attend SuperCorrExpo next fall, thanks to an offer from TAPPI and AICC

Strive Group is Acquired by Menasha Packaging

With common focuses on food, household, and personal care packaging, Menasha Packaging and The Strive Group join forces

Meyer Acquires Gee Clean

Meyer Laboratories has acquired Gee Clean, a supplier of foaming print place cleaners distributed by Harris & Ford LLC.

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.

Mondi Shows Products at EMBALLAGE in Paris

Mondi Packaging will exhibit its product highlights and news at Salon de l'Emballage in Paris November 20-24, 2006.

Packages that 'POP'

Growing demand for sophisticated point-of-purchase packaging leads York Container to a KBA Corrugraph flexographic press.

A Family of Possibilities

Family-owned Utah Paperbox finds the perfect mix of flexibility and quality with its MAN Roland 707 Plus.

Constantia Packaging Group Announces Bulgarian Acquisition

Duropack AG, a 60%-owned subsidiary of Constantia Packaging has agreed to acquire a 47.6% equity interest in Trakia Papir S.A., Bulgaria.

Apex Exhibits at IPT

POP Goes the Platemaker

Today's digital technology delivers the versatility and speed required to serve the new applications for corrugated and other POP display printed materials.

TAPPI Conference Joins Pack Expo and CPP Expo

TAPPI’s Corrugated Packaging Conference will be held in conjunction with Pack Expo and CPP Expo 2005, September 26-27 in Las Vegas.

Positive Projections

Paperboard packaging provides advantages in the distribution, marketing, protection, and preservation of thousands of consumer goods, reports the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC). These apparent advantages may be key to the positive sales projections forecast for the paperboard industry this year.

CPP Expo 2005 Hosts Meetings

CPP Expo 2005 will host seven trade associations’ annual meetings and events.

Phoenix Foundation Addresses ICPF's CorrAlliance

Bettylyn Krafft, chairman of the Phoenix Challenge Foundation, addressed the Intl. Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) CorrAlliance Partners.

Digital Gone Wide

While many within the converting industry still weigh the benefits of digital printing, Carolina Container Co., a 76-year-old corrugated converter, took a giant leap forward eight months ago. Looking to create new opportunities for its ever-growing point-of-purchase and display business (and most recently the trade show arena), the company created Digital Highpoint, a division solely dedicated to all that is digital.

Aniline printing - 100 Years Later

Flexography evolved from a primitive printing process known as "aniline printing." In the early 1900s, this printing process took root to print flexible substrates using inks that were based on aniline-based dyes. Although the earliest use of aniline printing can be traced to 1860, the first patent for an aniline press was issued in 1908.

Raymond Report Sheds Light on Packaging 'Trash Wars' between Michigan and Ontario

Raymond Communications' new report, "Canadian Recycling Policy: The Complete Guide for Product Makers," says the author, "sheds some light on how many major US-based manufacturers and retailers have come to complain about having to pay 50 percent of Ontario's $118 million [Canadian dollars] 'Blue Box' recycling program."

Sonoco Helps Home Guard Get Homeland Security Products in Stores for National Preparedness Month

Sonoco reports it is helping Home Guard Inc., of Cornelius, NC, USA, and its Ready Kit and Ready Kit Plus play key roles in the Department's of Homeland Security's (DHS) first National Preparedness Month.

Ghent PDF Workgroup Releases Base Line Format for Packaging PDF

According to the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG), during its late-June meeting, it welcomed a new member, set up a new subcommittee for Office Document Printing and Marketing, and released a 2004 Base Line Format for packaging PDFs.

Roots & Realized Dreams

Established as a two-machine operation before 1920, Burrows Paper today boasts a dozen facilities. With a brand new F&K press, its newest packaging plant provides the promise of a thriving future.

AICC Directory Provides Wealth of Information for Corrugated Converters

The Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) announces the availability of its 2004 membership directory.

A Recipe for Flexo Printing Success

Harper Graphic Solutions' Mike Huey provides converters utilizing flexography for their printing applications with some tips— a recipe —for success.

York Container Purchases KBA's New Corrugraph Press

York container has purchased KBA's new "highly productive" Corrugraph, a flexo sheet-fed press for corrugated substrates.

Leading POP Producer Simpsongroup Installs First Scitex Vision CORjet in UK

Scitex Vision reports its customer, Simpsongroup, a UK-based manufacturer of point-of-purchase (POP) and point-of-sale (POS) corrugated displays, is the first converter to install the OEM's CORjet, "the world's first industrial, digital inkjet press for corrugated applications."

Esko-Graphics ArtiosCAD 6.0 Receives Major Productivity Enhancements

Esko-Graphics says it structural-design software for packaging, ArtiosCAD 6.0, has been upgraded.

Koerber PaperLink Schneider XT System Helps Converters and Paper Mills Eliminate Dust

Koerber PaperLink will showcase its new Schneider XT system, technology that helps converters and paper mills remove costly dusty problems.

Top of the Line

Premium products deserve premium packaging. NPA honors the year's best folding cartons and rigid boxes.

Gussets Lead to Growth

A paperboard envelope that expands to hold thick, bulky items delivers double-digit growth for Calumet Carton.

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