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Shelf Space: Déjà Vu All Over Again
May 27, 2015 at 1:59 pm

It was—gasp—22 years ago when the first Indigo and Xeikon presses were rolled out at IPEX in Birmingham, England. The hype du jour was that digital printing was going to grow rapidly and dominate the commercial printing market. But it did not and has not.

Time is Running Out!
May 26, 2015 at 2:07 pm

June 5th is rapidly approaching and we want to see your entry in the 29th Annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards. A panel of experts in labels and packaging are ready to select the best examples of labels, folding cartons, flexible, and corrugated packaging, plus the most impressive sustainable packages and those that overcame especially challenging requirements.

FTA Launches Newly Enhanced Online Store
May 26, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading trade organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the flexographic industry, has announced that it has launched a completely redesigned online store.

RadTech Announces UV LED 2015 Conference
May 26, 2015 at 1:59 pm

RadTech, the Association for Ultraviolet (UV) and Electron Beam (EB) Technology, has announced a new technology conference targeting the emergence of UV LEDs used with advanced materials.

Paperboard Boot Camp for Millennials and New Hires
May 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm

The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp, next taking place on June 9-10, 2015, in Springfield, MA, provides Millennials and other new packaging professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the design and manufacture of sustainable paperboard packaging.

Mactac Unveils New Logo
May 26, 2015 at 1:34 pm

Mactac has officially unveiled a new logo to better align its branding with company values as it continues to grow and evolve as a stand-alone company.

PPC Membership Surges in First Quarter 2015
May 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has seen a surge in new membership since the beginning of 2015, with six new converter members and six new supplier members.

Phoenix Challenge College Competition Honors 2015 Winners
May 26, 2015 at 1:12 pm

On Saturday, May 2 near the honky-tonks of Nashville TN, 53 students from nine different colleges across the United States made music to the ears of judges at the eighth annual Phoenix Challenge college competition.

Mark Andy Bursts Onto the Scene in Poland
May 26, 2015 at 1:08 pm

Mark Andy celebrated the extension of its market presence across central and eastern Europe with an open house at its newly opened facility in Warsaw, Poland.

Sipe Inc. and MGI Taste Sweet Success with Gold Leaf Award
May 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm

MGI Digital Graphic Technology and Sipe Inc. celebrated a special partnership and successful project at the annual IADD/FSEA Gold Leaf Awards during the recent Odyssey 2015 print finishing conference in Schaumburg, IL.

MWV and RockTenn to be Named WestRock
May 26, 2015 at 12:58 pm

The pending merger of MeadWestvaco Corporation and Rock-Tenn will be called WestRock when the two packaging leaders complete their previously announced combination.

AVantage TechTip #5 From Anderson and Vreeland
May 26, 2015 at 12:55 pm

This month's TechTip from Anderson and Vreeland provides advice on setting up the Chemical Feed and Bleed system. Read on for information on extending bath life and the necessary chemistry additions for each wash cycle.

Lay's Launches Customizable Packaging
May 19, 2015 at 1:52 pm

The potato chip brand is launching a program in which people can create custom bags by uploading a personal picture and phrase depicting their "favorite summer moment."

DuPont Announces 2015 Packaging Innovation Awards
May 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm

The 2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation will be remembered as the year of design as 77 percent of the winners are being honored for design excellence in enhancing the users’ experience.