In this week's edition of the Packaging Report, Senior Content Editor Cory Francer discusses Flint Group's acquisition of Xeikon, and gets the lowdown on the recent open house hosted by Nilpeter.
In late October, Masterwork, a leading finishing manufacturer supplier of folding carton and packaging equipment headquartered in Tianjin, China, invited customers and corporate partners to its headquarters to mark its 20th milestone anniversary.
Well-known printing industry expert Raymond J. Prince has donated $2.3 million to Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department to preserve the history and knowledge of the printing and imaging industry.
Diamond Packaging won six awards in the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. Awards were presented last month at the PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Indianapolis.
Colbert Packaging has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 for pressure-sensitive roll label applications. The press features a 13˝ web width and utilizes a four-color print process.
A few months shy of its 50th anniversary, Allstate Paper Box of Newark, New Jersey, purchased a new 54˝ Saber X-15 cutter with Microcut from Colter & Peterson.
Rotoflex has released the new HSI horizontal slitter/rewinder, designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and rewinding.
KBA North America has extended its congratulations to Hub Folding Box, an innovative leader and custom manufacturer of quality folding paperboard cartons headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, for being awarded the Family Business Award in 2015 in the large business category.
Emerald Packaging, a privately held flexible packaging company based in Union City, California, has invested in the EFI Packaging Productivity Suite, including business intelligence and inventory-tracking components.
Heidelberg hosted more than 40 customers to display its expanding digital portfolio at a recent open house held at Print Media Center Atlanta. Highlights included the new Linoprint CV and CP digital printing systems and new Prinect software offerings.
New designs, fresh labels and innovative closures all strive to impart a message of care, of quality. Of staying on-trend, ahead of the pack. All important things, yes. But the fact is that the vast majority of pet food products carried by independent pet retailers already embody these qualities, upgraded packaging or not.
Nilpeter hosted a "Bases Loaded" open house in Cincinnati to showcase its latest flexo technology, launch its new digital solution in North America and introduce its recent partnership with Clemson University's graphic communications program.
TLMI has announced that Mark Tibbetts has been selected as the association’s new president, effective January 1, 2016. Tibbetts will become the association’s fourth president in TLMI’s 82 year history.
Flint Group has announced its acquisition of Xeikon, a digital solutions provider to the packaging and commercial printing markets. Wim Maes, CEO of Xeikon, will lead the newly created Flint Group Digital Printing Solutions Division.
DuPont Packaging invites packaging innovators to enter to win a coveted DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation. Entries will be accepted through Feb. 19, 2016.
Mondi, an international packaging and paper group, recently met with more than 1,500 customers, potential customers and business partners at several trade shows throughout the fall.
The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has announced the launch of a new scholarship opportunity, the FFTA/FQC Gary Hilliard Memorial Scholarship.
Following the installation of a classic FA-Line press, a new 10-color FA-4* flexo press was delivered to Clever Etiketten in Leipzig, Germany. The press is expected to help Clever improve its changeover times.