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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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 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.
The Independent Carton Group (ICG), an association of independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers, has announced that Carton Craft Supply is the recipient of its Supplier of the Year Award for 2018.
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.