Paperbox winners honored for industry excellence

The National Assn. rewards folding cartons and rigid boxes for unique and outstanding packaging contributions.Forty rigid box and folding carton manufacturers

Paperboard industry showcases its winning ways

The Paperboard Packaging Council competition selects 80 outstanding packages from a wide field of entries.Eighty packages were honored for innovation

Today's printing presses are whatever you want them to be.

There isn't really one type of printing press that's dominant in the converting business. Because our industry is so diverse, each unique niche has developed

Viscosity system saves ink and improves print quality

By choosing a Norcross in-tank viscosity control system for its new press, Lally Pak improved both its process printing and efficiencies of operation.There

"Partnering" helps get press up to speed

Viking Label and Packaging faced production delays with ink foaming problems until DIP Co. stepped in and gave its partner a helping hand.When Viking

Pollution prevention makes good sense

If you generate less waste, you will have less waste to dispose of. It's common sense, and it's cost-effective, but some companies still need convincing.In

Doctor blades are the right Rx for gravure

A new doctor blade design, offering spring load tension and high contact angle, reportedly makes the quality printing afforded by gravure even better.The

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

UV letterpress assures quality at QA Label

Building Quality Assured Label from the ground up meant a lot of sweat and some very good decisions, including the choice of ultraviolet letterpress equipment

Two-component adhesive system eliminates mixups

Minneapolis-based CSD/WestPac Division solves unpredictable moisture-curing problems by switching to a two-component laminating adhesive that allows total

Converter combines profit with environmental concern

At Brady USA, the careful selection of a flexo press and bare-roll treater results in improved product quality, EPA compliance, and increased profitability.The

Paperboard Packaging Awards bring out the best

"This year, the National Paper Paperboard Packaging Competition received more than 350 entries, a 25% increase from 1994, and the most in the last seven

Building quality into the web printing process

This is the first in a three-part series on video web inspection. The series will present the technological basics, define concept and principals essential

Traditions fall as prepress moves into electronic age

Electronic prepress is growing up and replacing the traditional prep methods in most graphic-arts applications, including most segments of the converting

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