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FPA Announces 2019 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners
March 7, 2019 at 11:23 am

The Flexible Packaging Association announced the winners of its 63rd Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. This year, 54 packages were submitted in the competition and 14 packages were honored with 26 Achievement Awards in various categories.

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.

Nilpeter Names New Head of Sales and Partner Support for Northeast
March 5, 2019 at 9:59 am

Effective February 18, Walt Mesik has taken the lead on sales and partner support for Nilpeter in the Northeast region of the United States. Mesik has more than 25 years of experience in the narrow-web industry, including a previous stint with Nilpeter.

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.

Steinhauser Purchases its First MPS Flexo Press
March 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm

Newport, Ky.-based Steinhauser recently added the company's first ever MPS flexo press, installing a 12-color EF 530 in January. Steinhauser opted for the MPS press due to its ability to print pressure-sensitive labels and shrink sleeves at high speeds.

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.

Packaging’s Next Evolution
February 19, 2019 at 11:50 am

The way consumers interact with products and packaging is constantly changing, and packaging must evolve to keep up.

Highcon to Showcase Solutions for High-End Finishing at PRINTING United
February 19, 2019 at 10:23 am

Highcon, a provider of digital cutting and creasing solutions, has announced it will exhibit at PRINTING United (Oct. 23-25 in Dallas). The company will be highlighting its multiple solutions that provide printers and converters with the ability to efficiently finish short-run production runs.