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Alliance To End Plastic Waste Offers Up $3 Million Prize
05.20.2022

Put your money where your mouth is, the saying goes. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has targeted “flexible plastic packaging waste” with a $3 million prize for solutions to address what organizers say is...

Industry-led Consortium Announces Flexibles Collection and Recycling Pilot
05.19.2022

An industry-led consortium unveiled a flexible plastic household collection and recycling pilot, which it says is ‘the most extensive’ of its kind in the UK. The project will offer local authorities financial support to roll...

TotalEnergies and New Hope Energy Partner on U.S. Advanced Recycling Project
05.18.2022

France’s TotalEnergies and Houston-based New Hope Energy have entered into a commercial agreement under which New Hope Energy will build an advanced recycling plant in Texas to transform end-of-life plastic waste into a recycled feedstock....

ProAmpac Debuts ProActive Sustainability® and Digital Print Capabilities at Packaging Innovations
05.18.2022

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, opens Packaging Innovations 2022 at stand G60 with an emphasis on their European ProActive Sustainability® flexible packaging portfolio and digital print capabilities. ProAmpac has increased their...

Miraclon Partners with Paper Converting Machine Company in New Packaging Innovation Center
05.17.2022

Miraclon, home of KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions, has become Paper Converting Machine Company’s (PCMC) sole plate technology partner in the company’s new Packaging Innovation Center. Officially opened in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 26th, the new...

Tosaf Completes Latest Capital Investments in Bessemer City, N.C. Facility
05.17.2022

Tosaf, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of additives, compounds, and color and white masterbatches for the plastics industry, announced the completion of additional capital investments in its Bessemer City, N.C. plant. The latest...

Tosaf Completes Latest Capital Investments in Bessemer City, N.C. Facility
05.17.2022

Tosaf, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of additives, compounds, and color and white masterbatches for the plastics industry, today announced the completion of additional capital investments in its Bessemer City, N.C. plant. The...

Ramco Gets Nod to Buy Out Packaging Firm for Sh500m
05.16.2022

Ramco Plexus has received unconditional regulatory approval to take full control of Platinum Packaging in a transaction that sources estimated at about Sh500 million. The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has allowed Ramco Plexus —...

Bar Graphic and J&J Converting Open US Demo Center
05.16.2022

Bar Graphic Machinery has announced the opening of a new demonstration center at its distributor partner J&J Converting Machinery LLC in Grandview, MO, USA. A designer and manufacturer of label finishing systems, diecutting slitter rewinders,...

Three Tips for Chief Procurement Officers Navigating Packaging Shortages
05.16.2022

Gartner, Inc. provides tactics for chief procurement officers attempting to deal with packaging material shortages amidst supply instability and rising costs. Supply instability and rising costs are prompting chief procurement officers (CPOs) to adopt new...

ProAmpac Facilities Secure Safety Awards
05.16.2022

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, announced for the second consecutive year it has been recognized by The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) for safety excellence. Two ProAmpac facilities were...

Toppan Develops Temperature Logger Label
05.16.2022

Toppan, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has developed a thin, card-sized temperature logger label that enables temperature to be measured and recorded at regular intervals and data to...

Flexible Packaging Firm Expands to Vancouver
05.13.2022

The Vancouver Innovation Center has added ePac Flexible Packaging as a tenant at its newly remodeled facilities in east Vancouver, according to the Columbia River Economic Development Council. The company will expand into the Pacific...

New Montalvo Technical Article – Learn How to Test and Troubleshoot Your Load Cells
05.13.2022

Montalvo, an international specialist in Web Tension Control and Web Handling, is proud to publish an in-depth article educating users on how to troubleshoot and test Load Cells. Load Cells play an integral role in...

PCMC and Hudson-Sharp Assist Aspen Press & Packaging
05.12.2022

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) and Hudson-Sharp, part of Barry-Wehmiller’s Converting Solutions platform, have made significant contributions to Aspen Press & Packaging’s new flexible packaging division. Based in Salt Lake City, the packaging company has...

Ecolean Once Again Rated in Top 1% in Sustainability by EcoVadis
05.12.2022

For the second year in a row, Ecolean has been awarded the Platinum EcoVadis medal, placing the company’s sustainability work in the top 1 percent of assessed companies globally in 2022. Global sustainability ratings provider...

Spartech Announces Marshall Scott as Chief Financial Officer
05.12.2022

Spartech, a leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, is pleased to announce that Marshall Scott has joined Spartech as Chief Financial Officer. "As we continue to drive accelerated growth across Spartech, Marshall...

Pregis Begins Production in New Reno, Nevada Manufacturing Facility
05.12.2022

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, recently started production at its new 298,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Reno, Nevada. The facility is producing the Pregis EverTec™ cushioned mailer, a durable, lightweight, curbside...

Selig Group Appoints its Next President
05.12.2022

Global packaging solutions provider, Selig Group is pleased to announce that Adam Sheridan will assume the role of President of Selig Group effective June 1st. Selig Group’s President and CEO Steve Cassidy will step away...

Donald J. Wroble Jr. Named Vice President of Sales at Mica Corporation
05.12.2022

Mica Corporation (Mica) is pleased to welcome Donald J. (DJ) Wroble Jr. as Vice President of Sales. In this role, DJ will oversee Mica’s global sales efforts, and lead Mica’s technical sales team. DJ has...

Innovation, Collaboration and KODAK FLEXCEL NX Technology Drive Growth for Impression Label
05.12.2022

Early in 2022 a new name — Impression Label — appeared on the label manufacturing scene in Denver, Colorado (US). The rebranding followed the merger of two long-established Denver label manufacturers, Blair Labeling and Buckley...

Aspen Press Opens Flexible Packaging Division
05.12.2022

Aspen Press & Packaging has invested in a 10-color, 52-in Fusion C flexo printing press from PCMC and two Ares 400-SUP stand-up pouch machines from Hudson-Sharp for its new flexible packaging division. The purchase of...

Siegwerk Offers New UV Offset Ink Series with High Bio-renewable Content for Paper & Board Applications
05.11.2022

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, is now offering a new sustainable UV offset ink series for non-food paper and board applications: SICURA Litho...

ProAmpac and Syndego Honored with AIMCAL 2022 Product of the Year Award
05.10.2022

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, joined with Syndego to celebrate receiving the AIMCAL 2022 Product of the Year Award for their innovative insulation supplement featuring phase change materials (PCM) branded QE...

Brook + Whittle Continues Expansion with the Announcement of a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Diamond Flexible Packaging
05.10.2022

Brook + Whittle, a leading provider of pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging, has acquired Diamond Flexible Packaging in Northbrook, IL. Diamond is a third generation, family-owned business with over 90 years of...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Supporting the Supply Chain Subtitle in the America COMPETES Act
05.10.2022

As members of Congress come together to advance bipartisan legislation strengthening supply chains and enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness, the undersigned organizations write to express our strong support for the Manufacturing Security and Resilience Program and...

AMERIPEN: ‘New Recycled Content Mandates Doomed To Fail’
05.09.2022

Using mandates to boost demand for postconsumer recycled (PCR) content in packaging is a compelling argument for lawmakers. Increasing recycled content is beneficial not only for our environment, but also for our industry. However, a...

Cosmo Films Announces New Name ‘Cosmo First’, Bonus Post Record Results
05.09.2022

Cosmo Films Limited, a global leader in films for packaging, labelling, lamination, and synthetic paper and an emerging player in specialty chemicals, polymers, and pet care declared its financial results for the quarter ended March...

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