Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

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.

Delivering Quality on Time

Ohio-based converter RiverCor competes at the "cutting edge" with the installation of an SHM 1450 dual rotary precision sheeter from Körber PaperLink.

As Good as It Gets: PPC Awards

The National Paperboard packaging Competition, which the Paperboard Packaging Council says celebrates the best of the best, is more than just a beauty contest. Entries must demonstrate innovation, structural superiority, and creativity, and this year’s winners definitely meet the judges’ expectations.

Boxes That Rock

The National Paperbox Assn. (NPA) has announced the winners of its Judge's Citation Awards, as well as the 2002 National Student Design Competition winners, in its 53rd Annual Packaging Competition....

Corr Expo Shows the Latest for Corrugated Industry

With a full schedule of conference sessions and over 100 trade fair exhibitors, TAPPI's 2002 Corrugated Container Conference and Corr Expo provided attendees with the latest in industry trends and products.

The Cutting Edge of Corrugated

Corrugated 2002 closed its doors June 15 acclaimed by both exhibitors and visitors.

Ergonomics: In a Box?

Out-of-the-box thinking from Ergonomic Technologies Corp. has resulted in a cost-effective way for your operation to have an "ergonomist in a box."

Sonoco to Raise Paperboard Prices

Sonoco reports it will raise prices on uncoated recycled paperboard by $50 (US) per ton, effective June 4, 2002.

Smurfit-Stone Streamlines Sourcing with Perfect Commerce Software

Perfect Commerce, Inc., a supplier of enterprise supply management (ESM) software and services, recently announced a Smurft-Stone investment in its product technology.

May 6, 2002Offers for Jefferson Smurfit Continue

DUBLIN, IRELAND & NEW YORK, NY -- Jefferson Smurfit Group plc, made the following announcement recently regarding recent market speculation that a buyer

Coating Control, Quality, & Paperboard Packaging

It is often forgotten the vast majority of folding cartons are coated with either a water-based or ultraviolet (UV)-cured coating. In fact, most new presses

Beauty & the Box

For the first time in the history of the Paperboard Packaging Council's carton competition, one entry took the top award the President's Award and scored

International Containerboard and Corrugated Meeting to Explore Fast-Emerging Markets

he 10th International Containterboard/Corrugated Conference is slated for October 17–18, 2002, in Chicago, IL.

Esko-Graphics Webcenter Helps Folding Carton Converter's Service

According to Esko-Graphics, its online packaging design database, "WebCenter," is helping smaller folding-carton converters dramatically improve cycle times for packaging design and development.

Advantage Flexo? Carton Converters Convene at FFTA

Flexography is moving ahead of offset due to process controls. FFTA to hold a forum to present this case and debate flexo vs. offset.

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

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