Industry Headlines

Heidelberg to Highlight Vast Portfolio at PRINTING United
March 21, 2019 at 1:38 pm

With a product portfolio spanning the packaging, label and commercial print segments, Heidelberg has joined the list of exhibitors for the debut edition of PRINTING United. The event's overarching theme of convergence will align Heidelberg's diverse product offerings with attendees.

The Paper Chase: Inside the Shifting Paper Market
March 19, 2019 at 10:20 am

In many cases, paper manufacturers have been closing mills, taking papermaking machines off-line or rededicating machines to produce more profitable substrates, such as paperboard and packaging grades.

Heidelberg and MK Masterwork Debut Diana Go Folder/Gluer
March 19, 2019 at 10:44 am

During an open house event at the MK Masterwork facility in Nové Město, Slovakia, Heidelberg and MK Masterwork unveiled the Diana Go folder/gluer, an entry-level option for printers and converters that can run a wide range of carton styles.

TLMI Reveals Annual Eugene Singer Award Winners
March 19, 2019 at 10:22 am

During its annual Converter Meeting held March 10-13 in Asheville, N.C., TLMI revealed the four winners of this year's Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence. The award recognizes excellence in business management measured and defined by an established set of growth and profitability ratios through participation in the TLMI Management Ratio Study. Presents: Griffiths Brothers Gin Label
March 19, 2019 at 10:18 am

The award-winning Griffiths Brothers Gin actually tells you when it is cold enough to drink. Thanks to a thermochromic varnish, a section at the back of the label turns blue when reaching the optimum temperature. As the label warms up, that blue fades until you return it to the ice box to chill down once more.

Labels Unlimited Brings Digital on Board with Domino N610i
March 19, 2019 at 9:07 am

Labels Unlimited, a Nashville, Tenn.-based label printer and converter has implemented a Domino N610i inkjet press into its operation. The Domino is the company's first digital press and has allowed it to expand into new markets.

FPA Meeting Highlights Industry's Success and Tackles Challenges
March 12, 2019 at 12:18 pm

The success and growth of the flexible packaging segment was a key theme throughout the Flexible Packaging Association's (FPA) Annual Meeting, which was held March 6-8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The meeting also covered key strategies in approaching some of the challenges impacting the industry.

Clemson's Sonoco Institute to Host Expanded Gamut Seminar
March 14, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is offering an Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) Seminar for industry professionals. The seminar will be held April 9-11 and will feature industry experts from Esko, All Printing Resources, Clemson’s Graphic Communications department and more.

Retroflex Reveals Plans for $1.5 Million Expansion
March 11, 2019 at 6:35 pm

Retroflex Inc. has announced its plans for a $1.5 million addition to its Wrightstown, Wis. facility, which will add 12,500 sq. ft. The expansion is set to begin in the first quarter of 2019 and will increase the physical space of several Retroflex departments.