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Discount Labels Plans to 'Shout It Loud' at PRINTING United
January 15, 2019 at 9:44 am

Discount Labels exhibits at more than 30 trade shows every year. However, most of the events on its calendar aren’t print-only trade shows. What would convince Discount Labels to take part in one? An invitation to exhibit at PRINTING United.

TricorBraun Announces Acquisition of Pacific Bag
January 15, 2019 at 9:10 am

TricorBraun, a global packaging leader, has acquired Pacific Bag, LLC, one of the largest independent U.S. distributors of flexible packaging. The company will combine Pacific Bag with its existing flexibles business, Taipak, to create TricorBraun Flex, a new business unit focused on flexible packaging.

Call for Presentations Announced for PRINTING United 2019
January 8, 2019 at 10:52 am

The debut of PRINTING United will feature more than 100 educational sessions on topics including new technologies, printing techniques, market trends and conditions, and sales business strategies. Submissions will be accepted through February 22.

COMMENTARY: Navigating Packaging Backlash
January 8, 2019 at 10:33 am

The rising backlash against plastic packaging among consumers continues to gain steam, with concerns over recyclability at the forefront. However, consumers need to understand the sustainability advantages of all packaging formats before demanding a material be eliminated.

Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Infinite Packaging Group
January 2, 2019 at 9:09 am

Fortis Solutions Group has announced its acquisition of Infinite Packaging Group, which has locations in Lewisville, Tex. and Catoosa, Okla. Infinite Packaging is a full-service label converter, providing pressure-sensitive labels and shrink sleeves, among other products and services.

packagePRINTING's 10 Most Read Articles of 2018
December 18, 2018 at 11:35 am

From talking bottles to the basics of Delta E, packagePRINTING covered a wide range of topics in 2018. Here is a look at the top 10 articles based on page views by our audience.

SGIA Creates First-Ever Convergence Council
December 18, 2018 at 11:26 am

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association has created a Suppliers and Manufacturers Council, which taps an elite group of industry leaders from all printing industry segments to advise the association.

Remembering Dan Canzoniero: A True Printer's Printer
December 18, 2018 at 11:13 am

When a client becomes a friend, it’s special. When that client treats vendors as assets, it’s unique. Dan Canzoniero was that kind of customer for Bill Farquharson and in his blog this week, he honors his friend with a remembrance.

The Top 10 Package Printers on the Printing Impressions 400
December 18, 2018 at 10:44 am

The 35th annual Printing Impressions 400 has been released, detailing the top 400 printing companies in the United States and Canada, based on annual sales. Check out the full report to see how package printers fared in this year's ranking.

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle Recycling Program Expanded to North America
December 7, 2018 at 10:44 am

UPM Raflatac has announced the expansion of its RafCycle label liner recycling solution to the United States and Canada. Through the RafCycle program, UPM Raflatac collects the paper and PET liner waste from its RafCycle partners and recycles it into new materials.

Southern Carton Expands Into Wide-Format With Fujifilm Pinnacle Onset X3
December 3, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Southern Carton has expanded its capabilities with the addition of a Pinnacle Onset X3 UV flatbed printer from Fujifilm. The printer has provided new opportunities for the company to expand into the wide-format print segment, serving new customers and growing into new markets.

A Package Printing Supporting Cast
November 27, 2018 at 11:15 am

Built in or added on, systems that enable a press’s basic functions or extend its capabilities are must-have components for truly competitive performance.

Deep Dives into Digital for Three Packaging Segments
November 26, 2018 at 2:55 pm

As digital printing continues its emergence throughout the packaging industry, it has become evident that the various packaging segments have different needs. During the Digital Packaging Summit, industry experts led deep-dive sessions on digital printing for labels, folding cartons and corrugated packaging.

Mattias Byström Named New Esko President
November 20, 2018 at 4:41 pm

Esko announced that Mattias Byström has been appointed President, effective January 1, 2019. Byström succeeds Udo Panenka, who is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities.