Driving excellence in business performance in today’s printing and converting sector is the key to remaining competitive and profitable. Esko, a global supplier of integrated hardware and software for the flexible packaging sector, has recently released a Digital Maturity Model designed for packaging suppliers.
At the heart of every web converting process lie precision rollers. Designed to carry the web, laminate or coat it, cool it, heat it, or treat it, these cylindrical objects must be engineered and constructed with an exact eye for detail in order to meet the unique demands of any given application and system.
Sustainability, innovation, automation and Industry 4.0 are just a few of the words a packaging professional is likely to hear bandied about each day. Another word you are likely hear is collaboration, which seems to be experiencing growing importance these days.
This is a list of all the new members of The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA). This list includes Ascend Performance Materials LLC (Associate), Atlapac Corporation (Converter), Max Katz Bag Company, Inc. (Converter/Associate), and Peliculas Plasticas S.A. de C.V. (International Converter).
Following definitive agreements from their respective Board of Directors, Amcor is set to acquire Bemis in an all-stock combination. Combining the two complementary companies will create a global leader in consumer packaging, with the footprint, scale and capabilities to drive significant value for shareholders, offer customers and employees the most compelling value proposition in the packaging industry and deliver the most sustainable innovations for the environment.
By becoming a one-stop shop for all things flexible packaging, Consolidated Packaging Group has skyrocketed to new heights.
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Consolidated Packaging Group (CPG) prides itself on fast time to market, quality and a high level of customer service. But perhaps the Ridgefield Park, New Jersey-based printer/converter's biggest competitive advantage is how diversified it is in its business.
Narrow- and mid-web converters able to manage short- to medium-run sizes are seeking new and innovative technologies to make them more competitive. The materials and equipment suppliers are responding, introducing new technologies and techniques.
Converters Expo is celebrating its 10th anniversary on March 23 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and doing so with intentions of exceeding the record 650 attendees and 100-plus exhibitors that made the show a rousing success in 2016.
Since World War II, Newark, New York-based Maco PKG has maintained a healthy business relationship with the military by creating packages that meet military specifications (Mil-Spec) and support the war effort.
Some lessons can be hard to learn, and COVID-19 has been one tough teacher when it comes to supply chains. We shed some light on what this taskmaster has taught us in the November issue of Flexible Packaging as well as how printers can use less ink without sacrificing quality, how advances in technology are opening up new markets for flexible, and showing you a brand that’s dear to our hearts with its flippancy. There’s more than that, though, but you’ll have to dive in to see it!