The new U.S. corrugated industry life cycle assessment (LCA) study shows a significant 32 percent reduction per unit in the industry’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 2006 and 2010. Dennis Colley, executive director of the Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA), spoke last week on the study findings during the AICC and TAPPI Corrugated Week in Long Beach, Calif.Read more
C&M Conveyor announced today a $2.7 Million investment on a building expansion to consolidate its manufacturing operations in Mitchell, IN and to open a new engineering/design center in Bloomington, IN.
“Bringing all of our manufacturing under one roof will provide the company with a more efficient work flow and greater flexibility to respond to future customer requests,” said Don Laipple, CEO.
Harold G. Craddock, cofounder of Triad Packaging, Conover, N.C.; Bristol, Tenn.; and Athens, Ala.; and a partner in Chambers Container, Gastonia, N.C., passed away on Friday, September 12, after a long illness. He was 76. He was an active member of AICC since 1983, attending many national and regional meetings with his wife Joanne “Jo” Craddock, who predeceased him in 2013. Lee Shillito, a longtime business partner of Mr. Craddock, said, “Harold was a great business partner for 30 years and a true friend and mentor for 44 years. I miss him greatly.”Read more
Members of the AICC – The Independent Packaging Association elected the following slate of officers and directors at the Association’s annual meeting, September 28-October 1, in Long Beach, Calif. The slate was approved by acclamation during the general session held Tuesday, September 30.
The Board of Directors of AICC – The Independent Packaging Association has named David P. Goch of Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP, Washington, as AICC’s Secretary and General Counsel, succeeding Paul H. Vishny who is retiring at the end of 2014. Vishny served AICC since the Association was founded in 1974.Read more
Impressions moldable packaging makes its US debut with the release of Transformers, Age of Extinction, by Paramount Studios. This unique packaging technology lets designers add deep embossing to graphics to create sculpted effects previously unattainable with paperboard.Read more
WÜRZBURG, Germany, Oct. 7, 2014 (Press Release) -Polish packaging printer Werner Kenkel recently expanded its press fleet with a second giant sheetfed offset press from Koenig & Bauer (KBA). The new Rapida 145 with five printing units and coater will predominantly print corrugated packaging like the KBA Rapida 162a which has been successfully in operation at the firm for a few years. The new press will expand the company's production capacity by approx. 80 per cent.Read more