The German antitrust authority that regulates and prohibits what it deems to be monopolies or cartels, struck down the proposed deal.
Proactive Packaging and Display, an Ontario, Calif.-based printer of corrugated displays and packaging, has been acquired by New-Indy Containerboard, a joint venture between Schwarz Partners LP and Kraft Group LLC.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
American Packaging Corporation's recently opened Roto Center of Excellence in DeForest, Wis., will undergo a $50 million expansion, adding 126,000 sq. ft. to the facility. The expansion will allow the company to keep up with gravure demand and provide converting of extensible substrates that qualify for a circular plastics economy.
It's natural for a trade show exhibitor to choose the venue “where [it] can get the most exposure in the industry.” That’s precisely the reason why Eltosch Grafix is exhibiting at PRINTING United
EFI's announcement about its intentions to be acquired by private equity firm Siris Capital Group in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.7 billion shouldn't come as a total surprise. After all, the private equity world has been taking notice of the printing and, especially, packaging markets for a while now.
Brands want their packaging colors to be rich, vibrant and evocative. But, more than anything else, brands want colors that are consistent from run to run across all the processes used to reproduce them. Here’s how printers are delivering.
Unicorr Packaging Group is now a certified Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) Network provider. As an APASS provider, Unicorr is qualified to design, test and manufacture packaging to meet Amazon’s latest stringent guidelines.
Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by EFI’s Board of Directors, an affiliate of Siris will acquire all the outstanding common stock of EFI for $37 per share in cash. The purchase price represents an approximately 45% premium over EFI’s 90 day volume weighted average price ended on April 12, 2019.
Demand for biodegradable plastic film is expected to climb 5.4% yearly to $122 million in 2023, according to "Specialty Films," a new study from The Freedonia Group. Food packaging is expected to be the market segment responsible for the majority of this demand.
The sale of the Kodak Flexographic Packaging Division is complete. The division was sold to Montagu Private Equity LLP and will operate as a standalone company called Miraclon.
The Suppliers and Manufacturers Council, an elite group of printing industry leaders who advise SGIA, has appointed Stahls’ CEO Carleen Gray vice chairman, and has added Felix Mueller, president, Heidelberg Americas, to its roster.