Folding Cartons

Coming to America

European converter Å&R Carton, with the help of Roberts PolyPro, has set its sights—and its two-piece OBC technology —on the US marketplace.

AmeriStar Awards Honor Best in Packaging

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) recently announced the winners of its AmeriStar Package Awards, honoring the best in packaging for 2003.

Appleton Launches MoistureBloc, Moisture Vapor Barrier for Folding Carton Packaging

Appleton reports it has launched MoistureBloc folding carton barrier packaging, "a substrate engineered to provide superior protection from moisture vapor damage for consumer dry goods like detergents, powdered milk, rice, potato flakes, and baby cereal," says the co.

Ticona Topas COC Barrier Material Utilized in Joint-Development Folding Carton of VG Nicolaus and Henkel

German packaging converter VG Nicolaus GmbH reports that joint-development work with its customer Henkel on a "novel type" of folding carton...

100 Recycled Paperboard Makes 'Great' Strides

The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance says 2003 has been a good year for the 100% recycled paperboard industry.

Winning with Covers

The critical question for converters is: "Just how do you work with heavyweights?"

Hello DBS, Good-Bye Jaded Jewel

Will it be 'bye-bye now' for the standard CD case? QC Packaging says 'indeed,' and an Arpeco press and BST Pro Mark system may help the converter make it so.

NPA's Best of Show Packages

Glowing from its successful production of the high-end Glominerals cosmetics package, Aurora, CO-based All Packaging Co. now has another reason to celebrate.

Folding Carton Shipments Up in 2003

After two years of registering negative growth, the folding carton industry recently took a turn for the better, says the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC). According to the trade group, April marked the third consecutive month in 2003 to show year-over-year increases in shipments.

As Good as It Gets: PPC Awards

The National Paperboard packaging Competition, which the Paperboard Packaging Council says celebrates the best of the best, is more than just a beauty contest. Entries must demonstrate innovation, structural superiority, and creativity, and this year’s winners definitely meet the judges’ expectations.

Boxes That Rock

The National Paperbox Assn. (NPA) has announced the winners of its Judge's Citation Awards, as well as the 2002 National Student Design Competition winners, in its 53rd Annual Packaging Competition....

Folder/Gluer Broadens Markets for Contract Converter

A Vesta folder/gluer is giving Dyno Press an edge, allowing it to convert larger and more complex cartons and POP displays.

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