Clausen Ely, The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) legal counsel of more than 40 years, was honored for his contribution to the organization during PPC's recent Fall Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Ely will retire from his post with PPC effective January 1, 2015.Read more
Bob Chapman, Chairman and CEO, is pleased to announce that Carol O'Neill, a respected veteran of the packaging and manufacturing industries, has been named Barry-Wehmiller's Vice President of Strategy, Technology and Key Initiatives. In the new position for the rapidly-expanding $2+ billion global organization, O'Neill will lead the effort to examine Barry-Wehmiller's long-term vision and the organizational and technical infrastructure needed to ensure its success.Read more
The consultation process with unions and employees was completed and some 250 jobs will be cut, a spokesperson from the firm said.
The firm announced its plan to close the plant in order to improve its overall production efficiency and strengthen its regional competitiveness.Read more
A strong showcase of programming, equipment and industry suppliers has been set for the 2015 IADD·FSEA Odyssey, May 13-15, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill.. The 2015 Odyssey, with the theme "Innovation and Technology Converge,” will feature a large selection of equipment demonstrating new technology trends; Techshop™ and classroom educational workshops and a wide range of products and services specific to the fields of diecutting/diemaking, print finishing, folding carton, corrugated, and specialty markets.Read more
DuPont Packaging Graphics has announced the introduction of the DuPont™ Cyrel® Quality Assured Platemaking program. This updated program builds on the 15-year tradition of the Cyrel® QA Tradeshop program, and is now being offered to both printers and tradeshops in North America who process digital Cyrel® plates. Like its predecessor, the Cyrel® Quality Assured Platemaking program is designed to help all users to consistently achieve the highest print quality and on-press performance from their finished DuPont™ Cyrel® flexographic printing plates.Read more
As a leading supplier of equipment and services to the packaging industry, Bobst spends a lot of time and effort getting to know its customers. Now, both existing and potential Bobst clients, as well as the general public, can find out more about Bobst, thanks to a short video.
Showing the history, global reach, range of products and values of a company that serves more than 50 percent of the worldwide packaging industry, the five-minute video also highlights the innovation, knowledge and passion of the 5,000 strong global BOBST team.Read more