HARTSVILLE, SC, Nov. 18, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco Display and Packaging, the point-of-purchase (POP) display and packaging services business of Sonoco (SON), has been awarded four Design of the Times 2014 awards, including a gold award, by the Path to Purchase Institute.
The Design of the Times award celebrates the most inspiring and creative in-store activation tactics and campaigns and recognizes their key role in the discipline of shopper marketing. Sonoco Display and Packaging was recognized with:Read more
On October 30, 2014, at the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, former Chairman of the Board Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging International inducted Kyle Eldred of Frankston Packaging Co., LP as PPC's 45th chair.Read more
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