Integrated Plant Control

PlantPAx Process Automation System Release 2.0 offers an integrated control and information solution for plantwide optimization. Features have been added

Staying on Task

Don't know about you, but as I look forward to this new year, I'm starting to feel behind the eight ball already. For me, making a list of things to do

Optimism Returns

It sure has been an interesting past three years. At the end of 2007, the stock market was riding high, the global economy was growing nicely, and while

Experience Speaks: Mike H. Edlin

President & CEO of Protective Packaging Solutions (Cincinnati, OH, and Louisville, KY) and Foam Fabricators (Denver, CO) Management style | Give people

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Smurfit-Stone, Chicago, IL, promotes Craig A. Hunt to chief administrative officer and general counsel. Brad Brown is appointed corporate accounts manager

Graph Expo Reports Satisfaction

RESTON, VA | Graph Expo 2010, held October 3-6 at Chicago's McCormick Place, featured 506 exhibiting companies, including 68 first-time exhibitors, reports

Bertram Capital To Acquire EDI

Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI), a leading international supplier of flat extrusion and coating dies, announced its acquisition by Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in San Mateo, CA

Glenroy Launches 'First-Ever' Smart Phone App

Glenroy, Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging film, says it has launched the first-ever flexible packaging smartphone application. The app

CPP EXPO Modifies Event Format

H.A. Bruno, owners of CPP EXPO that has appeared in tandem with Pack Expo events hosted by the Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst. (PMMI) both in Chicago and in Las Vegas

Converted Flex-Pack Report Is Out

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK | Europe's converted flexible packaging market declined by 3% in value terms to around e10.4 billion in 2009, equivalent to 44.2

Davis-Standard Equips New Jen-Coat Plant

WESTFIELD, MA | Packaging Solutions Holdings is planning a state-of-the-art, greenfield packaging plant in the Midwest (location not determined at presstime).

Green Color of Choice in Q2

MONTREAL, QC, CANADA | Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance has issued its quarterly packaging recap for Q2 2010, noting that a key focus has been the

Experience Speaks: Larry Owen

Sr. VP, Adhesives & Polymers Div., Franklin Adhesives & Polymers Management style | Empowering Motto | If you're gonna be lucky, you have to think lucky

Year Finishes Upbeat

From the looks of things from my small window to the converting world, 2010 is finishing upbeat. If the co-located Pack Expo and CPP (Converting & Package

ICE Gets Social

BURLINGTON, MA | ICE USA is launching a social media network aimed at facilitating online conversations, sharing information, and fostering ideas within

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