Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

Tapes Allow Easy Opening

Easy Open Tear Tapes are designed as embedded opening tools for small to mid-sized corrugated packages. Tapes are applied to the interior side of the

Board Has Many Green Features

Earthboard, now engineered for use in food packaging applications, has barrier properties for oils, fatty acids, and moisture. Mineral-based layer is

SBS for Tobacco Packaging

Promina Style is a new addition to the Promina line of single-ply SBS board. Intended for use in premium tobacco packaging, it is a successor to the Printkote

What's <i>In Dinner?</i>

When Canada-based McCain Foods decided to redesign the packaging of its reformulated "It's all good" brand of frozen foods, the company turned to Schawk Inc.

Turning Corrugated into Firelogs

Enviro-Log Inc. is using a patented extrusion process to recycle old wax corrugated board into firelogs said to burn cleaner, hotter, and more consistently than firewood. Enviro-Logs reportedly

Beyer Adds 4th Bobst Folder/Gluer

Beyer Graphics has upgraded its capabilities with the addition of a fourth Bobst folder/gluer. The Expertfold 110-A2 CS runs at 1,476 fpm and gives Beyer the capability to fold more than 3,000 box styles

Board Printing: Quality Is Key

Brazilian packaging printer Brasilgrafica offers a model of how a comprehensive quality policy can be implemented in a printing company. Managing director

Sheeter Cuts Downtime

Dual-knife rotary sheeter is equipped with productivity enhancement features for board converters and printers. Speeds to 1,300 fpm can be achieved on

Automated Color Functions

The Diamond Color Navigator automates color corrections and basic press functions. Press operators use a touchscreen color wheel to fine-tune colors on

Inkjet Coatings Are Versatile

Aqueous coatings for inkjet printing are formulated to accept a diverse range of inks with varying surface tensions, allowing the printer to achieve even

Software Aids Corrugated Runs

CS1 modularized software solution for corrugated packaging and display manufacturers has a modular design. Advanced management analysis tools provide

Offset Printing: Spin in a New Direction

Disc Graphics knows first hand that differentiation is always a critical attribute in a competitive environment. In an era when vinyl records still reigned

PPC, NAPA Merge

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) and the North American Packaging Assn. (NAPA) merged on February 19 and are moving forward as the Paperboard Packaging Council

Independence Corrugated Saves Energy

WPS Global recently installed its customized energy-saving solution at Independence Corrugated, Oak Creek, WI. The system reportedly guarantees to reduce energy consumption by at least 10%

Bell Invests in VLF

Heidelberg recently sold a Speedmaster XL 162 VLF press to Bell Inc., Sioux Falls, SD. Bell is supporting its new press with a Suprasetter 162 VLF CtP system. Both the press and platesetting device are scheduled to be installed in April

Safe-Slab™ Core Recycler(MD) - Blade Free Slabbing - an Appleton Mfg. Division Product

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