Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

Foil Stamping: Let it Shine

It’s shelf appeal and security that are driving foil stamping. And it looks like there’s no end in sight.

Smurfit-Stone Launches New Innovation Center

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. has announced the opening of its new Innovation Center at the company’s Carol Stream, IL, facility.

PPC Reports Folding Carton Shipments Show Sustained Growth in 2004

According to the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), December was a strong month for folding carton shipments, which increased 4.3 percent by value and 2.8 percent by volume year-over year. For the full year 2004, folding carton shipments grew 4.4 percent by value, and 4.3 percent by volume. Based on projections, the folding carton market reached $9 billion in 2004. Measured by volume the market grew to 5,825 thousands of tons.

Digital Gone Wide

While many within the converting industry still weigh the benefits of digital printing, Carolina Container Co., a 76-year-old corrugated converter, took a giant leap forward eight months ago. Looking to create new opportunities for its ever-growing point-of-purchase and display business (and most recently the trade show arena), the company created Digital Highpoint, a division solely dedicated to all that is digital.

Packaging Easy for Seniors, Tough for Kids

Stora Enso and Bosch have joined to introduce PharmaPak SHR, a customized packaging solution comprising an automatic cartoning machine, a novel package

Apollo Sheeter Helps Polish Converter Grow

When the Polish economy began to grow in preparation for the country's entry into the EU, paper converter Gemipap decided to grow with it. Having already

The Cutting Edge of Sheeters

In the converting industry, "clean-cut" is more than just a professional fashion statement. It’s an important factor in the decision to purchase a sheeter. In the same way you don’t buy a new suit without trying it on, you must be sure a particular sheeter is the "right fit" for your company.

Roots & Realized Dreams

Established as a two-machine operation before 1920, Burrows Paper today boasts a dozen facilities. With a brand new F&K press, its newest packaging plant provides the promise of a thriving future.

Embossing Impacts Form and Function

Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, knows the value of an embossed package. In April, the converter took Best of Show honors in the annual competition sponsored

Extreme Makeovers

After driving through the splash and pop literally of the Midwest's largest vacation destination, the Wisconsin Dells, you'll soon arrive in Adams population:

Recycled Paperboard Packages Win Big in Paperboard Contest

Among the top honorees in this year's National Paperboard Packaging competition were ten folding carton packages made from recycled paperboard, according to the Recycled Paperboard Alliance.

York Container Purchases KBA's New Corrugraph Press

York container has purchased KBA's new "highly productive" Corrugraph, a flexo sheet-fed press for corrugated substrates.

Appleton and Rock-Tenn Partner on Paperboard-Based Security Package

Appleton reports it has partnered with packaging manufacturer Rock-Tenn Co. in the development of a paperboard-based package with brand protection capabilities.

Leading POP Producer Simpsongroup Installs First Scitex Vision CORjet in UK

Scitex Vision reports its customer, Simpsongroup, a UK-based manufacturer of point-of-purchase (POP) and point-of-sale (POS) corrugated displays, is the first converter to install the OEM's CORjet, "the world's first industrial, digital inkjet press for corrugated applications."

Top of the Line

Premium products deserve premium packaging. NPA honors the year's best folding cartons and rigid boxes.
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