The use of advanced industrial robots is nearing the point of takeoff, a development that could power a new wave of productivity growth in many industries and lead to changes of up to 5 percentage points in the cost competitiveness of major export economies relative to the U.S., according to new research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).Read more
Testing and analysis conducted by the University of California-Davis and toxicology experts Haley & Aldrich investigating the cleanliness of corrugated shipping containers confirmed that all corrugated containers tested met acceptable sanitation levels.
"One hundred percent of the samples evaluated were below the sanitation levels of 1000 colony forming units (CFU) per swab for the organisms tested," said Maryann Sanders, senior toxicologist, microbiologist and regulatory compliance specialist at Haley & Aldrich.Read more
The 1.7m flatbed die-cutter includes the latest generation camera technology to achieve market leading print to die cut registration accuracy of less than 1mm. This will complement the high quality print being produced by the company's seven-colour Gopfert Impression printer.Read more
Registration is now open for Fibre Box Association's (FBA) 75th Anniversary Annual Meeting to be held May 18-20, 2015 at The Peninsula Hotel in Chicago, IL.
This year FBA will celebrate our association, our members and the corrugated industry with an event that recognizes our rich history of service while highlighting today's hot topics.Read more
The city is expected to vote Wednesday night to facilitate a $100,000 low-interest loan and a $10,000 grant for Miami Valley Packaging Solutions Inc. to help expand its presence in Dayton. The company is investing $2.1 million to purchase and renovate the building at 150 Janney Road.Read more
As compared to 2013's fourth quarter, results for 2014's fourth quarter are below:
Net sales of $563 million flat to the prior year
Net income of $34 million down $9 million, or 22 percent
Adjusted net income of $40 million down $4 million, or 8 percent
Adjusted EBITDA of $102 million down $8 million, or 7 percentRead more