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Corrugated & Paperboard Study

Demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes is expected to increase 2.4%/yr through 2014 to $36.4 billion, with gains driven by an expansion in manufacturing output after the real declines registered during the 2004-2009 period

Graphic Packaging Adds Print Capacity with MLP

The Consumer Products Div. of Graphic Packaging Intl., Marietta, GA, is adding capacity with an eight-color Mitsubishi Diamond V3000LX press. Plant manager Joe Mahoney says

Paperboard Report Is Out

WASHINGTON, DC | According to the American Forest & Paper Assn.'s January 2010 Paperboard Report, total production increased from December 2009 totals by 81,800 tons or 8.0%

Simplify Waste Data Collection

Version 10 of the Scrap Trakker waste data collection and reporting system adds new tools and enhanced reports to identify high-waste areas within a corrugated

Software Is Upgraded

The ArtiosCAD 7.6 version of structural design software for corrugated, folding cartons, and POP displays includes extended connectivity to other applications

VT Graphics Installs Cyrel Digital Imager

GENT, BELGIUM | EskoArtwork has installed a Cyrel Digital Imager (CDI) at VT Graphics, Yeadon, PA

Menasha Cited for Retail Achievement

NEENAH, WI | Menasha Packaging took home eight Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement (OMA) Awards at the 52nd annual Point-of-Purchase Advertising Intl. (POPAI) competition, held during GlobalShop 2010 in Las Vegas, NV

Cyrel DigiCorr Honored by FPPA

WILMINGTON, DE | The DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr System for printing on corrugated packaging has received the 2010 Technological Innovator of the Year award

Tapes Allow Easy Opening

Easy Open Tear Tapes are designed as embedded opening tools for small to mid-sized corrugated packages. Tapes are applied to the interior side of the

Board Has Many Green Features

Earthboard, now engineered for use in food packaging applications, has barrier properties for oils, fatty acids, and moisture. Mineral-based layer is

SBS for Tobacco Packaging

Promina Style is a new addition to the Promina line of single-ply SBS board. Intended for use in premium tobacco packaging, it is a successor to the Printkote

What's <i>In Dinner?</i>

When Canada-based McCain Foods decided to redesign the packaging of its reformulated "It's all good" brand of frozen foods, the company turned to Schawk Inc.

Turning Corrugated into Firelogs

Enviro-Log Inc. is using a patented extrusion process to recycle old wax corrugated board into firelogs said to burn cleaner, hotter, and more consistently than firewood. Enviro-Logs reportedly

Beyer Adds 4th Bobst Folder/Gluer

Beyer Graphics has upgraded its capabilities with the addition of a fourth Bobst folder/gluer. The Expertfold 110-A2 CS runs at 1,476 fpm and gives Beyer the capability to fold more than 3,000 box styles

Board Printing: Quality Is Key

Brazilian packaging printer Brasilgrafica offers a model of how a comprehensive quality policy can be implemented in a printing company. Managing director

Safe-Slab™ Core Recycler(MD) - Blade Free Slabbing - an Appleton Mfg. Division Product

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