Toray Plastics (America) has introduced Torayfan - Over-the-Mountain BOPP films, which can withstand high-altitude and low atmospheric pressure conditions.
Inovar Packaging has acquired multiple business in various parts of the country, including Murray Label & Printing, 21st Century Labels & Printing, SafePrints and LabelPrint America.
Every four years, drupa is typically the industry event that sets the tone for the future. But Labelexpo and Graph Expo provided a strong glimpse for the North American market.
Expanded gamut printing has offered package printers and converters efficiency improvements and strong graphic quality. Gamse Lithographic Co., is one example of a label converter that has benefitted from expanded gamut.
With enormous crowds and packed booths, Labelexpo took Chicago by storm. The show demonstrated digital is heading in exciting new directions and flexo continues to evolve.
Never one to back down from a challenge, Dan Muenzer's ability to lead TLMI through several challenging transitions is just part of why he has been named packagePRINTING's 2016 TLMI Converter of the Year.
The Annual Meeting of the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) concluded Tuesday night with an awards banquet that feted the Converter of the Year, Supplier of the Year, sustainability leaders and the winners of the 2016 TLMI Label Awards.
Jonathan Kraft, president of The Kraft Group, which owns multiple companies in the corrugated industry, along with the NFL's New England Patriots, opened SuperCorrExpo with a keynote address.
The TLMI Annual Meeting is underway at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. The first general session of the event featured former NFL player Eric Boles, who is currently the president of The Game Changers. Boles' presentation discussed strategies for implementing change in an organization.
When creating a packaging design and working through the steps toward the printing process, it's essential to ensure the brand owner's needs are met. But to make that happen, there are several instances in which the best answer isn't always "yes."
A strong ability to adapt to a changing industry, especially when it comes to the strategic use of mergers and acquisitions, has been demonstrated in recent years by members of the Printing Industries of New England, the largest printing trade association in the Northeast.
The Flexible Packaging Association Fall Executive Conference had a record-breaking 134 attendees and welcomed speakers that focused on topics important to the flexible packaging industry. The event also featured political, economic and inspirational speakers.
UPM Raflatac partnered with Labelexpo Americas at this year’s event in Chicago to provide a solution for exhibiting label converters to responsibly dispose of their label, matrix and liner waste and give it a new life in the form of energy.
Colbert Packaging has received a U.S. patent for its MedLock EZ family of patient compliance packages. MedLock EZ provides an alternative to amber pharmacy vials and features a recyclable outer shell housing and an integrated locking mechanism that holds the pill blister card in place.
VanMoof, a Netherlands-based bicycle company, came up with an unusual way to prevent damage to its packaging during delivery: print flatscreen TVs on the side of the box. Damages are now down 70-80% in the U.S.
Fritolay launched a marketing campaign in partnership with Rock the Vote, taking its Doritos packaging to a whole new level. As part of the campaign, those who aren't registered to vote receive a bag of tasteless chips in a plain silver bag.
Curtis Packaging, which has earned a reputation as one of the most environmentally-conscious converters in the industry, is nearing the completion of a $2.5 million project, which includes a variety of sustainability-focused initiatives.
Comexi executives attended the recent Flexible Packaging Association Fall Executive Conference in Chicago. Comexi highlighted its F1 press and expanding its North American business.