New Roles for Converters

The process technology now in routine use in the converting industry will perform a key role in the commercialization of several advanced, high-technology

Experience Speaks: Dhuanne Dodrill

President of Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. Management style | Promote a culture of collaboration. Hobbies | Reading, travel, and for my creative side,


Exclusive PFFC research analyses critical issues within each of four major converting industry sectors.

Catching Up, Looking Up

First, thanks to all who sent me well wishes. The pelvis is on the mend, and the wheel chair no longer is in use — nor the pain meds! I'll be able to abandon my title as armchair philosopher soon.

Show Preview: ICE Heats Up

With 300 exhibitors from 17 countries, ICE Europe 2009 the 6th International Converting Exhibition is nearly sold out.

Experience Speaks: Wayne Etchells

Executive VP of Metlon Corp. Management style | Hands on Hobby | Fishing How did you get into the converting business? I started working at Metlon in


This monthly Face-Off permits a comparison of responses to a total of 30 questions that were posed to four industry segments, including flexible packaging; unprinted rolls and sheets; tapes, labels, and tags; and paperboard products.

An Armchair Philosopher

News flash: I've become an armchair philosopher, although not by choice

Pamarco Improves Logistics

To increase efficiency and streamline communications, Pamarco Global Graphics and TOTALogistix, Sparta, NJ, have completed a project that expedites the flow of shipping rates, routes, and information into and through Pamarco's enterprise resource planning system (ERP)

Three for the Price of One

Las Vegas has long been a city of intrigue and wealth, where people enter with optimism about fortune and change


The June '09 issue of PFFC (p32) presented the cumulative responses from converters who responded to our annual Critical Trends survey that addresses

Accentuate the Positive

Eliminate the negative. Latch on to the affirmative. Don't mess with Mister In-Between. How many of you are familiar with this sage advice written in

Focus on Quality

It's no secret exhibitions and conferences have experienced a trend toward a more compact size. The Converting Machinery/Materials Conference and Exposition

Experience Speaks: John Felinski

President/CEO of Filmquest Group Inc. Recommending | Free to Choose by Milton Friedman; The Art of War by Sun Tsu; and Nicolo Machiavelli's The Prince.

Where Were You?

An 800-pound gorilla is in the room, and it's time to ask why it's there. I may be figuratively burying myself for asking this, but why didn't you come to CMM?

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