What Is the Role of Additives in Water-Based Inks?

The performance of water-based inks in flexographic printing is, to a large degree, based on additives that are incorporated into the ink to optimize

Label Converter's Business Is Prime Labels & Pride

Striving to be not the biggest but the best, award-winning Premiere Labels values its customers and its suppliers, including press manufacturer Mark Andy.

Converter Preps for Digitally Printed Packages

Darwin, with his adaptation theory of natural selection, has nothing on Stora Enso's research center in Imatra, Finland. The packaging board manufacturer

Anilox Rolls Are Key When Printing Corrugated Board

Printing on corrugated board is like printing on air," says Fernando Jorge da Silva, production manager at AssiDoman Packaging Benelux B.V. in Eindhoven,

Innovation Drives Converter of Pressure-Sensitive Labels

Sinel Systems S.A. is located about 30 miles from Barcelona's famous "La Rambla." The firm is Spain's leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels

Snack Food Packaging: 100 Years and Counting

"Cellophane brought about the first transparent...packaging concepts." So said Dr. Richard Podhajny, one of PFFC's contributing editors, in his feature,

Experts Scan the Future for Technologies with Impact

In 1455 Johann Gutenberg printed the Bible with movable metal type and, in doing so, changed the world. His invention was ranked by The History Channel

Golden Cylinders Go to Gravure's Very Best

The Gravure Association of America (GAA) started a new tradition when it presented the 2000 Golden Cylinder Awards at its annual convention April 6th

Variations on a FluteAICC Honors the Best in Corrugated

Roaring into the Future!" was the theme of the 9th International Corrugated Packaging Design Competition sponsored by the Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC). AICC presented the awards at its annual meeting in Chicago, IL, November 6, as part of the joint AICC/TAPPI Corrugated Week '99.

Tape Converter Stands Up to Goliath with New Press

A flexo press from Bell-Mark makes a large contribution to Filmex Corporation, a smal specialty tape converter.

Drupa 2000 Celebrates Change on a Global Scale

Drupa 2000 has a new "byline"-- Print Media Trade Fair. It also has two new halls, many new features, and a new cycle. But not everything has changed.

FPA Winners Prove Again How to Do More with Less

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), Washington, DC, presented its 1999 Top Packaging Awards to seven companies for flexible packages that broke

Shorter Turnaround Time Drives Move to CTP

Founded in 1928, Steketee-Van Huis (SVH), Holland, MI, produces high-end folding cartons for customers across the US

Clean Room Environment Makes Excellence a Priority

In an aggressive effort to increase sales, the management team at Autotype Americas Inc. decided to make some bold moves that have paid off handsomely

Bringing a New Dimension to 3-D Imaged Packaging

You're at the store pondering the many choices of toothpaste. Over the years you've sampled everything from tartar control types to baking soda brands.