AIMCAL Selects Seven for Annual Honors

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminatots rewards outstanding packages and labels in its annual competition.

A look at the world of German Packaging today.

I've just returned from Germany where I lectured, visited four flex-pack converters and several packaging machinery suppliers, and toured three large

Innovation is a winner in FPA competition

For meeting the challenges of today's packaging industry, ten companies are honored with Top Packaging Awards by the Flexible Packaging Assn.Judges in

Fresh produce offers converters opportunities for healthy sales

With flexible packaging forecast to hit almost $15.5 billion in 1995, many converters are frantically looking toward the emerging fresh produce market

Islamic marketing opportunities opening up for converters.

Islam - with over 1 billion adherents worldwide - is the fastest growing religion in the Western world. Over 5 million Muslims live in the US alone, worshipping

Converting capabilities grow in Caribbean nations.

Using Puerto Rico as a shining example of successful plastics/packaging industrial expansion (particularly for pharmaceuticals), many other Caribbean

Bagmaking operation refuses to stand still

As the plastic bag operation at Shields Bag & Printing Co. continues to grow and evolve, 32 Battenfeld Gloucester production lines keep pace.In 1954 Gene

Czech converter pursues new free-market direction

Kovohute Bridlicna, long ago a foundry, is writing new history as it stands unique amidst few manufacturing plants in ex-socialist countries and targets

Bagmakers add a strong link to quality chain

Sengewald USA believes in high quality equipment all along the line. Amplas bagmakers fit perfectly into that philosophy.Sengewald USA, Marengo, IL, is

Adapting flexible system in trim-recovery operations.

Product output improves after James Rivers' Flexible Packaging Group installs a new air handling system for trim recovery and reprocessing on a cast extrusion

UK packaging markets expected to show growth in plastics, paper

A PIRA international market report on UK packaging markets includes the chapter Industry Forecast, which states, "The overall market for packaging in

Reynolds subsidiary in Spain benefits from technology transfer

Grafiba SA, a subsidiary of Reynolds Metals Co., started as a manual converter of paper bags and has grown into one of the first firms in Spain to use

Costa Rican converter expands Latin market

Empaques Universal, headquartered in San Jose, Costa Rica, is Central America's largest flex-pack converter with sales of $25 million.The firm has plants

Film offers food packagers green marketing opportunity

When ICI Films decided to develop the first polyester foodpackaging film using post-consumer recycled (PCR) content nearly a year ago, we did so believing

Quick changeovers, quality top bagmaking demands.

Manufacturers and suppliers of bagmaking machinery and equipment are finding that quick changeover, servo drives and computer controls are essential in

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