People Making News in the Converting Industry

Dean A. Scarborough, president and CEO of Avery Dennison Corp., Pasadena, CA, is elected chairman of the board to succeed Kent Kresa. David Samide, marketing

Simplify Waste Data Collection

Version 10 of the Scrap Trakker waste data collection and reporting system adds new tools and enhanced reports to identify high-waste areas within a corrugated

Software Is Upgraded

The ArtiosCAD 7.6 version of structural design software for corrugated, folding cartons, and POP displays includes extended connectivity to other applications

Critical Trends

Our 2010 survey of Critical Trends facing converters revealed some remarkable observations gleaned from the responses of 246 qualified participants across

40th Anniversary AIMCAL

Highlights of the decade Visit www.pffc-online.com for the AIMCAL Turns 30 Special Report 2000 Establishes a Technical Advisory Panel 2001 Merges Fall

Silver Lining Starts to Shine

Those gray clouds that have been hovering over our global economy are starting to lift, allowing the silver lining to shine through. For many, it can't

PSTC Offers Training At Chemsultants

MENTOR, OH | The Mentor technical facility of Chemsultants Intl. has been selected as the preferred hands-on training facility for members of the Pressure

Chuck Larsen

CEO of Celplast Metallized Products Recommended reading | Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers by Robert Kriegel How did you get into the converting business?

M&A Activity Addressed

CHICAGO, IL | AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. will host the M&A Executive Forum 2010 June 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL, featuring

AIMCAL turns 40!

I have been fortunate to have participated in AIMCAL for much of its lifetime. As an active board member for the past ten years, I have had the privilege

A time to celebrate

When members of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators approved a name change at this year's March Management Meeting, the result

Menasha Cited for Retail Achievement

NEENAH, WI | Menasha Packaging took home eight Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement (OMA) Awards at the 52nd annual Point-of-Purchase Advertising Intl. (POPAI) competition, held during GlobalShop 2010 in Las Vegas, NV

Wanderlust for Tomorrow

I feel a bit like Alice after she awoke from her adventures in Wonderland a bit befuddled but utterly amused and amazed. While the characters who led

Estimate Jobs

Designed for sheetfed, web, wide format, digital, and flexo printing, Release 10.8775 Estimating & Job Entry Work-Flow Software is Windows 7 compatible.

Foodservice Disposables Study

CLEVELAND, OH | World demand for foodservice disposables is forecast to increase 4.8%/yr to $48.6 billion in 2013, according to World Foodservice Disposables,

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