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Heidelberg to Highlight Vast Portfolio at PRINTING United
March 21, 2019 at 1:38 pm

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.

TLMI Reveals Annual Eugene Singer Award Winners
March 19, 2019 at 10:22 am

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.

The Paper Chase: Inside the Shifting Paper Market
March 19, 2019 at 10:20 am

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. Presents: Griffiths Brothers Gin Label
March 19, 2019 at 10:18 am

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.

FPA Meeting Highlights Industry's Success and Tackles Challenges
March 12, 2019 at 12:18 pm

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.

NAPCO Media’s Denise Gustavson Joins SGIA’s Women in Print Alliance
March 11, 2019 at 6:44 pm

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.

Packaging for the Boutique Brand
March 5, 2019 at 10:34 am

Consumers are increasingly seeking out products from craft, boutique and artisanal brands, whose packaging needs tend to differ from their larger CPG counterparts.

Major Beverage Producer Names Amgraph Supplier of the Year
March 5, 2019 at 9:32 am

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.

S-One Culture Book Features Printing and Packaging Innovations
March 5, 2019 at 9:12 am

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.

PRINTING United Sparks Printers' Imaginations
February 26, 2019 at 8:59 am

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.

Adapting to Short-Run Realities
February 22, 2019 at 3:32 pm

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.

Kodak CEO Steps Down, New Executive Chairman Named
February 22, 2019 at 9:27 am

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 Among Best Workplace in the Americas Recipients
February 20, 2019 at 3:45 pm

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.

5 Packaging Trends to Watch in 2019
February 19, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Based on interviews with three packaging experts, we've compiled a list of five key packaging design trends that could impact the industry in 2019.