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Flexo Advancements and Success Highlight FTA Forum
May 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The latest achievements in flexographic technology took center stage during the Flexographic Technical Association's annual Forum, which was held May 5-8 in New Orleans. Additionally, the future of flexo and its place in the packaging industry were key themes throughout the event.

Domino Announces Last Call for Digital Printing Spectrum
May 14, 2019 at 10:08 am

Domino has announced the last call for registration for Digital Printing Spectrum 2019. The two day event will feature more than 25 presenters, more than 40 table-top exhibits, Q&A panel discussions, equipment demonstrations, networking meals and more.

PRINTING United Educates Across Industry Segments
May 14, 2019 at 9:50 am

With nearly 100 curated sessions, three half-day intensives and show-floor amphitheater sessions, the education experience at PRINTING United will address convergence in the printing industry.

RRD Acquires Second Linerless Line from ETI Converting Equipment
May 14, 2019 at 9:42 am

R.R. Donnelley added a 26˝ linerless press, developed and manufactured by ETI Converting Equipment, to expand its global label manufacturing platform and to provide clients with a premium, innovative solution that enhances productivity while improving profitability through operational effectiveness.

Ultimate Paperbox to Add Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-8P+L
May 14, 2019 at 9:18 am

After picking up several high-end cosmetic accounts, Ultimate Paperbox decided on the Speedmaster XL 106 with coater, Prinect Inpress Control 2 and integrated Drystar UV to satisfy its clients’ needs for high quality packaging with a gloss-matte finish.

Packaging Startup Launches with EFI Nozomi C18000 Digital Press
May 13, 2019 at 4:24 pm

Precision Digital Printing, a corrugated startup company in Jonesboro, Ark., has installed an EFI Nozomi C18000 and plans on adding a second. The company uses the Nozomi to digitally print corrugated sheets provided by its customers, which are then returned to be converted.

Registration Opens for PRINTING United
May 8, 2019 at 2:27 pm

Registration is open for PRINTING United, the new event from SGIA and NAPCO Media taking place in Dallas, Oct. 23-25, 2019. PRINTING United brings the universe of printing under one roof, serving markets including apparel decorating, graphics production and installation, functional printing, commercial printing, package printing and in-plant.

Going Beyond Boxes with Wide-Format Digital
May 7, 2019 at 11:26 am

Southern Carton wanted to offer more to its customers and discovered new opportunities with wide-format digital printing. With its new printer on board, the company has expanded beyond packaging.

WestRock Acquires UBS Printing Group to Expand in Multiple Market Segments
May 7, 2019 at 11:10 am

WestRock Company is expanding its capabilities to support the beauty and personal care, nutraceutical and media industries with the acquisition of UBS Printing Group, Inc., a specialty printing and packaging company that manufactures high impact cartons, as well as related literature products.

TLMI Announces Rebrand of Index & Trend Report
May 7, 2019 at 10:42 am

TLMI announced that its Index & Trend Report will be rebranded as TLMI MarketWatch and will be published twice yearly with a Converter Edition in the spring and a Brand Owner/Packaging Buyer edition later in the year.

Bison Bag Invests in New W&H MIRAFLEX II AM Press
May 7, 2019 at 9:58 am

Lockport, N.Y.-based Bison Bag has placed an order for a 10-color MIRAFLEX II M. The device will be Bison Bag’s fourth flexographic press and its first from Windmöller & Hölscher. The press is scheduled for start-up in fourth quarter 2019.

Assessing the Digital Decision
May 7, 2019 at 9:47 am

Understanding the impacts hybrid and stand-alone digital printing can have on a company and its customers is essential in deciding on a digital technology.

Cenveo Completes Sale of Its Long-Run Labels and Receipt Paper Assets
April 30, 2019 at 11:28 am

Cenveo has announced the sale of its long-run labels and receipt paper assets to Iconex LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings. The sale includes plants in Joplin, Mo. and Jefferson City, Tenn., along with certain assets of the Vernon, Calif. plant. The acquisition will allow Iconex to expand on its current portfolio of label solutions.

Practical Steps Toward a More Sustainable Process
April 30, 2019 at 10:14 am

As consumers continue to value an environmentally-friendly lifestyle, brands will seek out packaging providers to help them share a strong sustainability story. For package printers, it’s important to understand steps they can take toward a greener direction.