Experience Speaks: Wayne Etchells

Executive VP of Metlon Corp. Management style | Hands on Hobby | Fishing How did you get into the converting business? I started working at Metlon in


This monthly Face-Off permits a comparison of responses to a total of 30 questions that were posed to four industry segments, including flexible packaging; unprinted rolls and sheets; tapes, labels, and tags; and paperboard products.

An Armchair Philosopher

News flash: I've become an armchair philosopher, although not by choice

Pamarco Improves Logistics

To increase efficiency and streamline communications, Pamarco Global Graphics and TOTALogistix, Sparta, NJ, have completed a project that expedites the flow of shipping rates, routes, and information into and through Pamarco's enterprise resource planning system (ERP)

Three for the Price of One

Las Vegas has long been a city of intrigue and wealth, where people enter with optimism about fortune and change


The June '09 issue of PFFC (p32) presented the cumulative responses from converters who responded to our annual Critical Trends survey that addresses

Accentuate the Positive

Eliminate the negative. Latch on to the affirmative. Don't mess with Mister In-Between. How many of you are familiar with this sage advice written in

Focus on Quality

It's no secret exhibitions and conferences have experienced a trend toward a more compact size. The Converting Machinery/Materials Conference and Exposition

Experience Speaks: John Felinski

President/CEO of Filmquest Group Inc. Recommending | Free to Choose by Milton Friedman; The Art of War by Sun Tsu; and Nicolo Machiavelli's The Prince.

Where Were You?

An 800-pound gorilla is in the room, and it's time to ask why it's there. I may be figuratively burying myself for asking this, but why didn't you come to CMM?

News Clips - July 2009

Printing Industries of America, Pittsburgh, PA, has revitalized its website at www.printing.org. GEW Inc., North Royalton, OH, donated a seven-lamp ECP

Double-Duty Packages

Innovation and sustainability are the key features of package designs winning recognition from DuPont in its annual Packaging Awards competition.

PFE Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary

Orange, MA | PFE Rolls, founded in 1984 as a manufacturer of precision rollers, is celebrating its 25th year in business. The company formerly was known

Flexo Forum Fervor

The hope of learning new strategies and technology that would sustain business despite a turbulent economy inspired approximately 1,200 fervent attendees

New Roller Services Company Forms

Orange, CA | Integrity Roller Services Inc. is newly formed to meet converters' roller fabrication needs. Company reportedly is capable of manufacturing

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