Experience Speaks - June 2009

Greg Smith Shares Management Style in Experience Speaks

International Conference Debuts in Italy

Piacenza, Italy | Nordmeccanica, a supplier of coating and laminating machinery to the worldwide flex-pack industry, held its first International Technical

People - May 2009

Dr. Gary A. Baum is designated the 2009 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medalist by TAPPI, Norcross, GA. He served as director of corporate R&D for James River

Positive Signs From Italy

The Italian printing and converting machinery industry, represented by ACIMGA, reported a sales increase of 4% in 2008

Graphics Expo Attracts Thousands

Technology, networking, and education brought thousands of graphic communications professionals together for the annual Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Exposition and Conference

Experience Speaks: John Rebecchi

Senior Vice President of Disc Graphics Inc. Hobbies | Besides golf and motorcycles, I am nearing completion of my Ph.D. program at Walden Univ. How did

Are We There Yet?

What’s the best description of our industry right now? From 30,000 feet above the tumultuous markets that have slid down (and in some cases, off) the economic Richter scale, let’s just say we’re in a mixed transition with improvement awaiting on the horizon.

Hit the Apex at CMM

There's something about a trade show that gets me all fired up. Although I admit that over the years I've also been known to say, Not another one! No

Victory Lane

When you arrive at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, for the 2009 edition of CMM Intl., put the pedal to the metal to ensure you

Not Just a Pretty Face

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators, Fort Mill, SC, bestowed this year's top Metallized Product of the Year Award, named in honor of PFFC's former publisher Peter Rigney, to Graphic Packaging Intl.

The Show Circuit

Two events coming in May will provide opportunities to see new equipment and products, to hear about emerging technologies, and to network with industry

Experience Speaks: Stephen K. Schwartz

CEO of RiteMade Paper Converters Inc. Hobbies | I've always had a love affair with golf, though recently it hasn't been returning the love. How did you

Experience Speaks: Daniel Weber

President/Owner of WebCut Converting Inc. Management style | Avoid micromanaging to allow for creativity Hobbies | Golfing, hiking, and bow hunting What

Examining Recession Resistance

In PFFC's December 8 edition of E-Clips e-newsletter, I asked readers this question: With consumers opting to eat at home more and spending down, is the

How To Find Green Projects

One of the sad responses to the sustainability movement has been bogus compliance, sometimes known as This involves invalid claims, no proof, hidden tradeoffs,

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