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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Established three years ago as an exploratory committee, the Women in Print Alliance became the newest alliance within the SGIA organization in 2019. Denise M. Gustavson, Editorial Director for the Print and Packaging Group, which includes packagePRINTING, was invited by SGIA to be a member of the Women in Print Alliance Advisory Committee.
Techkon gives printers the tools they need to get and keep color under control. The company plans to promote its expertise at PRINTING United, where there's certain to be interest in color management.
When the sale of a printing or a packaging business as a going concern isn’t feasible, there’s another, mutually rewarding way to transfer ownership and keep customer relationships intact.
Amgraph Packaging, a Baltic, Conn.-based flexible packaging printer and converter, has been named the 2018 Supplier of the Year from Mississauga, Ontario-based Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee. Amgraph is the first American supplier and first tea packaging supplier to win the award.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, S-One Holdings Corp. has published its 2019 Culture Book, highlighting the teams that make up S-One and its subsidiary companies, as well as its customers, partners and communities. To make the book stand out, the cover features multiple digitally applied embellishments.
Multi-Color Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity LLC.
Industry convergence was the topic of the night when Specialty Graphic Imaging Association Executive Vice President James Martin spoke to members of the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) about PRINTING United.
Among printers and converters, the definition of “short run” depends on whom you ask and what they’re producing. A high-margin opportunity to differentiate themselves from competitors with short-run output is what they all share.
The Paperboard Packaging Council's Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference will be held from April 3-5 in Coronado, Calif. Presentation topics during the event will include workforce development, the state of the economy, California's Prop 65, and more.
Kodak has announced that Jeffrey Clarke has stepped down as CEO after nearly five years leading the company. Effective immediately, Jim Continenza has been named executive chairman. Continenza has also served as chairman of Kodak's board of directors since 2013.
Steinhauser, a Newport, Ky.-based label and shrink sleeve printer, has been awarded a Best Workplace in the Americas designation from Printing Industries of America. The award recognizes exemplary human resources practices that create an outstanding workplace.
When the Bureau of Labor Statistics called the printing industry "too small to be tracked" it brought some furious reactions from printers. But indignation aside, what real impact does this decision by a government agency have on printers?