ROCHESTER, NY , Nov. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging won three awards in the 73rd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, the industry’s premier showcase for all that is new and outstanding in paperboard packaging design and technology. Awards were presented October 27, 2016 at the PPC 2016 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX.Read more
CORONA, CA, Nov. 10, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Thoro Packaging, a premier folding carton manufacturer, is offering customers more colorful and vibrant folding carton packaging by having perfected Extended Color Gamut technology and processes. With Extended Color Gamut (ECG), Thoro is able to achieve an intensity and vibrancy of color not previously seen in traditional 4-color process printing. With ECG, Thoro can match approximately 90% of spot colors, and make packaging graphics more brilliant with enhanced color.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet and Kotkamills Oy have signed an extensive automation service agreement. In addition to supporting production processes, the agreement will secure high availability of automation at the entire Kotkamills mill and especially on the new consumer packaging board machine BM 2. This is one of Valmet's most extensive service agreements for automation in Finland to date.Read more
FREMONT, CA, Nov. 9, 2016 (Press Release) -Los Angeles-area business The Warren Group (TWG), a full-service company producing packaging, displays and point-of-purchase (POP) signage, has made another investment to stay on display graphics printing’s leading edge, purchasing an EFI VUTEk LX3 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed LED inkjet printer.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Building upon the success of the AskRalph blog and Q&A service, AICC is adding a new technical advisor with expertise in the folding carton and paperboard sector. AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, now offers members unlimited access to Tom Weber, Folding Carton Technical Advisor, for answers to all of their folding carton technical questions.Read more
APPLETON, WI, Nov. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Great Northern Corporation (GNC), one of the largest independent producers of corrugated packaging, folding cartons and in-store displays in the U.S., has purchased the HP PageWide T400S Press. GNC will leverage this new high-speed inkjet press to produce flexible run lengths tailored to meet customer needs, provide reduced inventories, offer variable graphics and versioning, and satisfy customer lead time requirements, all with enhanced speed-to-market.Read more
SOMERSWORTH, NH, Nov. 7, 2016 (Marketwired) -J-Pac Medical, a trusted manufacturing and packaging outsourcing partner to medical device and diagnostic companies, today announced new custom fabricated mesh bags and filters for tissue bank allograft processing. J-Pac's custom shaped and assembled medical-quality textile components can be tailored to specific allograft processing needs and combined with other sterile devices in a single kit for quality improvement, processing efficiency and cost savings.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has walked away with five of the most prestigious design awards from the internationally recognised Red Dot Award for Communication Design.
From over 17,000 entries from 46 different countries, the Smurfit Kappa products stood out for their outstanding and game-changing designs. Previous winners include global brands such as Apple, Samsung and Phillips.
Smurfit Kappa teams from Germany, Poland and Spain, created a series of unique designs helping to elevate consumer experience.Read more