Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

Innovation on Board

A consumer favorite gets a facelift thanks to innovative use of paperboard packaging.

Gussets Lead to Growth

A paperboard envelope that expands to hold thick, bulky items delivers double-digit growth for Calumet Carton.

Paperboard Packaging Council to Celebrate 75th Anniversary and Hold Spring Meeting at Drake Hotel in Chicago

PPC will celebrate its 75th Anniversary March 14 through 16, 2004, at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, USA, a venue that has been selected numerous times for annual meetings throughout the association’s history.

Blue Ridge Enters Gable-Top Carton Packaging Alliance with Italpack Cartons

Blue Ridge Paper Products is headquartered in Canton, NC, USA, and manufactures liquid packaging, coated bleached board for food-service packaging, and envelope and specialty papers.

Colbert Packaging's Senior-Friendly, Child-Resistant PharmaDial Gets Highest Rating from US Consumer Product Safety Commission

PharmDial utilizes Colbert Packaging's BlisterGuard paperboard product, a sealed-end style of folding carton material using Valéron strength film (valeron.com).

US Packaged Goods Companies Report Growing Satisfaction with Use of 100% Recycled Paperboard

The RPA-100%-commissioned study revealed, among other findings, that more than 55% of respondents rate 100% recycled paperboard as having superior value, especially in the categories of dry and frozen/refrigerated foods.

Capable Corrugated

From fun-loving train sets to cremation coffins, AICC's corrugated Packaging Design Competition pays tribute to corrugated excellence.

Ticona Topas COC Barrier Material Utilized in Joint-Development Folding Carton of VG Nicolaus and Henkel

German packaging converter VG Nicolaus GmbH reports that joint-development work with its customer Henkel on a "novel type" of folding carton...

100 Recycled Paperboard Makes 'Great' Strides

The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance says 2003 has been a good year for the 100% recycled paperboard industry.

What Would PI Do?

PI, or Packaging Innovators, will always service the customer. And the corrugated plant does it well with the divine help of SunGraphics.

NPA's Best of Show Packages

Glowing from its successful production of the high-end Glominerals cosmetics package, Aurora, CO-based All Packaging Co. now has another reason to celebrate.

Retrofitting Older Sheeters

A dual rotary knife retrofit on an older sheeter can improve equipment productivity and reduce waste effectively.

Folding Carton Shipments Up in 2003

After two years of registering negative growth, the folding carton industry recently took a turn for the better, says the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC). According to the trade group, April marked the third consecutive month in 2003 to show year-over-year increases in shipments.
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