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, 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.
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.
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 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.
Flextec Corporation, a primary label and printed packaging supplier located in Colorado Springs, Colo., has appointed David Young to the position of director of operations.
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 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 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.
Industrial Inkjet Ltd. has added Courtney Marshall and Stuart Hill as account managers in Golden, Colo. Marshall joins IIJ having most recently accumulated experience as a research analyst with Navigant Consulting while Hill will bring 28 years of experience to the role.
MPS has promoted Michael Weyermann to the role of VP of sales and marketing. Weyermann has been with the company since 2015 and is expected to help the company grow in the North American market.
Gerard Geurts, formerly of HP Indigo, brings four decades of experience to S-One Labels & Packaging, where he will implement new processes to improve availability and compatibility of pre- and post-printing solutions.
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.
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.
A panel of digital printing adopters took the stage at the Digital Packaging Summit to discuss their first-hand experiences with the technology. The panel provided advice for label, folding carton and corrugated printers interested in digital printing.