Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

Color-Logic Chosen for Launch of MirriNor Metallized Microflute Board

Joint venture combines biodegradable metallic film with T-flute

Folding Cartons | Cut & Crease Without Dies

Highcon's Euclid digital cutting and creasing machine gets beta testing in Israel

PPC Speakers Will Cover Much Ground

An impressive array of speakers is lined up for the PPC’s Spring Meeting, with topics to include economics, package design, recruiting, EPR, and more

Colbert To Close Louisville Manufacturing Facility

Company will cease operations at 33,500-sq-ft plant within 60 days.

PPC to Honor Companies for Safety

Companies with excellent safety records as measured by OSHA recordable injuries will receive awards at the Paperboard Packaging Council's spring meeting

Corrugated POP | Digital Finisher a Cut Above

The VT Group moves into new display markets with the help of EskoArtwork.

IPS Testing Approved for Corrugated Recyclability Protocol

Corrugated Packaging Alliance approves IPS Testing to perform testing protocol certifying repulpability & recyclability of corrugated wax alternatives

Rust Preventer

The CorrTube from Cortec Corp., St. Paul, MN, can be used to provide corrosion protection for raw barstock, cylindrical parts, gears, and bearings during shipping or storage.

Package Design: Make an Impact

Pity the poor package designers. Their task is formidable: Create a package that appeals to consumers; is easy to open, yet tamper-resistant; meets all

EPR Rule Is Voted Down

SPRINGFIELD, MA | An Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) resolution proposed at Chicopee, MA, City Hall was unanimously rejected on June 6. The resolution

Reporter Carton & Box

American Forest & Paper Assn., Washington, DC, reports total kraft paper shipments in May 2011 were 131,800 tons, an increase of 0.2% compared to May

SPG Adds Large Format Press

RADISSON, NY | Specialized Packaging Group (SPG), a div. of Paperworks Industries, Philadelphia, PA, has invested in a ten-color 48-in.-wide Gallus INTRO

Inks Suited for Containers

The Fryflex line of inks is designed mainly for shipping containers. Color intensity, rub, and hue meet general requirements usually specified for commodity

Retail-Ready Packaging To Grow Says Pira Intl.

Research from Pira Intl. indicates there will be steady growth for "retail-ready packs" (RRPs) to 2016, representing new opportunities for converters/suppliers

Containerboard June Operating Rate Up from May

The American Forest & Paper Assn. reports that while June 2011 US containerboard production was flat when compared to May 2011, month over month average daily production was up 3.3%
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Safe-Slab™ Core Recycler(MD) - Blade Free Slabbing - an Appleton Mfg. Division Product

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