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,

Changes at Sartomer

Exton, Pa | Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Co. is restructuring its Americas division, eliminating 17 positions at the Exton headquarters,

Lab Facility Gets Support

Minneapolis, Mn | Mocon is partnering with Clemson Univ. and Sealed Air to support the new Cryovac Flavour Mark Retort Laboratory. To that end, Mocon

Graph Expo Beats the Odds

Reston, Va | Despite bleak worldwide economic news that had dominated the media in the preceding weeks, Graph Expo 2008 exceeded expectations and enjoyed

Credit Chaos

What a year 2008 turned out to be. A crisis that began in the subprime lending marketplace escalated into a full-blown credit freeze. Governments across

GOA Is Bilingual

The Printing Assn. of Florida (PAF), headquartered in Orlando, will stage the 34th edition of Graphics of the Americas (GOA) at the Miami Convention Center

Alan Lane

Operations manager at Huhtamaki's Fulton, NY, plant Personal motto | If you haven't got time to do it right the first time, where are you going to find

Experience Speaks: Tony Petrelli

President of CardPak Inc. Management style | Passionate and enthusiastic Motto | Do more with less until you can do everything with nothing. What is the

Special Causes: Enemy or Opportunity?

All converting processes are subject to variation, and product at the end of the line is shipped within a narrow window of performance specifications.

Aiding Overseas Business

Cleveland, Ohio | NineSigma, Intrasoft Intl., RTI Intl., and the European-American Business Organization have formed the US-EU Match consortium in an

Tune Up Your People

The cause-and-effect diagram shown below (also known as the or diagram after its creator Kaoru Ishikawa) is used to systematically list all the different

CPP 2008 Has it All

Converting & Package Printing Expo returns to McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, November 9-13. Once again, CPP Expo will be co-located with Pack Expo and

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