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St. Johns Packaging Completes Acquisition of Mexican Converter Plásticos Uribe, S.A. de C.V.
05.09.2022

St. Johns Packaging Ltd. (Québec, Canada) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plásticos Uribe (“PU”). Based in Tlaquepaque, a suburb of Guadalajara (Jalisco, Mexico), PU’s a vertically integrated manufacturer of flexible packaging products...

Markus Lehmann Appointed Area Sales Manager
05.06.2022

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that Markus Lehmann has been appointed area sales manager, representing Davis-Standard’s German subsidiary ER-WE-PA GmbH. In his new role, Markus will be responsible for capital equipment and converting machinery sales...

Flint Group Launches Kryoset Heatset Ink Series
05.06.2022

Flint Group officially announced the launch of its Kryoset ink series, which enables production of heatset quality products within the conventional heatset process without the need for the drying process. “We have been developing this...

Tredegar Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
05.05.2022

The board of directors of Tredegar Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of twelve cents ($0.12) per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on July 1, 2022 to shareholders of record at...

BillerudKorsnäs Interim Report January–March 2022
05.05.2022

Quarter one was the first quarter fully focused on our new strategy. Despite all the macro-economic uncertainties further exasperated by the Russian war, we believe that our prioritisation on paperboard and growth opportunities in North...

PCMC Opens State-of-the-Art Packaging Innovation Center
05.05.2022

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, welcomed 70-plus customers, suppliers and area supporters to its new Packaging Innovation Center on April 26 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, tour and overview presentation. Located at PCMC’s...

Minnesota-based Initiative Launches Circular Economy for Flexible Films
05.04.2022

A groundbreaking partnership led by Minnesota’s MBOLD coalition has united leading global businesses and research institutions to catalyze a regional circular economy for flexible films and packaging materials in the Upper Midwest. MBOLD members General...

Sonoco Advances Sustainable Flexible Packaging Options with Expansion of Solutions for Store Drop-off Recyclability
05.04.2022

Sonoco, one of the most sustainable global packaging companies, announced it has been pre-qualified for How2Recycle® Store Drop-off labels for the EnviroFlex™ PE line of mono-material flexible packaging products. The EnviroFlex brand is part of...

Coral Products Acquires Film & Foil Solutions for £3.0 million
05.04.2022

Coral Products plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Film & Foil Solutions Limited (F&F) from two private individuals for a consideration of £3.0 million. Coral Products plc is a specialist in the...

Sirane to Open New Co-packing Facility in Telford, UK
05.04.2022

Plastic and compostable packaging specialist Sirane is opening a new co-packing facility in Telford, UK. Besides being able to handle the more traditional plastic laminates, this facility will be focused on being able to handle...

Chris Frank Named Vice President, Operations for BW Flexible Systems
05.04.2022

BW Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Frank to the role of Vice President of Operations. As a member of BW Flexible Systems’ executive leadership team,...

ePac Opens New Australia Factory
05.04.2022

Global digital flexible packaging phenomenon ePac opened its Australian site, the latest in its growing list of facilities it has built around the world in the last six years. The North Coburg site is the...

What Do We Want From EPR?
05.04.2022

Last year two states, Oregon and Maine, enacted extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging laws. By the time you read this, Hawaii may have joined them. Several other state legislatures are still considering EPR, while...

UK Packaging Firm Mondi to Sell Russian Assets
05.04.2022

British paper and packaging firm Mondi Plc said it would sell its Russian assets, the latest company to exit the country following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. Mondi said the net asset value of its Russian...

BOBST Rewards Inventor Employee for Revolutionary Embossing Detection Technology
05.04.2022

A BOBST employee has been recognized for the development of a pioneering innovation that has positively impacted the company and its customers. Matthieu Richard, leading engineer of optoelectronics systems development and optical expert at Bobst,...

TC Transcontinental Packaging is Proud to be Recognized as an Accredited Business by the Pet Sustainability Coalition for Demonstrated Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility
05.04.2022

TC Transcontinental Packaging is proud to be recognized as an Accredited Business by the Pet Sustainability Coalition for our demonstrated leadership in corporate social responsibility. Through this accreditation we continue to demonstrate our commitment...

QuickPouch Announces Launch of CannaPouch, New Cannabis Focused Division
05.03.2022

With the launch of CannaPouch, QuickPouch is aiming to use its decades of experience in the design and manufacture of automated pouching equipment for the medical and pharmaceutical industries to develop new features and systems...

Baldwin’s AMS Spectral UV to Showcase Next-generation UV and LED-UV Industrial Curing Lineup at RadTech
05.03.2022

AMS Spectral UV, a Baldwin Technology company and North America’s largest manufacturer of UV and LED-UV curing solutions, will showcase its latest industrial curing lineup at RadTech (booth 95), which is taking place May 9...

Zeus Announces Acquisition of Canadian Distributor Agri-Flex
05.03.2022

Zeus, the Irish-owned global packaging solutions company, has announced today the acquisition of Canadian agricultural supply business, Agri-Flex. Positioning Zeus as one of the world’s largest distributors of agricultural crop packaging product, this acquisition marks...

All Sides Agree: Workforce Issues Need Solutions
05.02.2022

Before the pandemic, workforce issues were a growing concern for Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) member companies. For several years, the industry faced the initial phase of the massive exit from the labor pool of retiring...

Outlook Group Diverts Waste With Help From Channeled Resources Group
05.02.2022

Founded in 1977, Outlook Group is a manufacturer of labels, flexible packaging, and paperboard packaging, with fully integrated contract manufacturing and fulfillment services. Headquartered in Neenah, WI, USA, with over 330 associates, Outlook produces over...

Novolex Named Corporate Account Supplier of the Year
05.02.2022

Novolex, a leader in packaging choice, innovation and sustainability, announced that it has earned Network Distribution’s prestigious Corporate Account Supplier of the Year award. “At Novolex, we are dedicated to delivering the best service and...

Downgauging Multi-layer Film Structures
05.02.2022

Compare almost any packaging film from 40 years ago to a modern film and you will see many differ­ences. While different packages have changed in different ways, two evolutions are nearly universal: The film’s thickness...

E-Commerce Evolves: As Pandemic Wanes, Deeper Trends Emerge
05.02.2022

The explosion of e-commerce over the last two years fueled a burst of creativity that will leave a lasting mark on flexible packaging, even if online sales retreat from their pandemic-era highs. The mark is...

FPA Monitors EPA Regulations of Chemicals
05.02.2022

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of manufactured chemicals that have been used in industry and consumer products since the 1940s due to their useful properties. There are thousands of different PFAS, some...

More States Ponder Packaging Policies
05.02.2022

2021 witnessed landmark passage of new laws on recycling and packaging policy, and 2022 is becoming a year of conflicting state perspectives over potential new laws that will govern how flexible packag­ing is made and...

At the Judges’ Table: Experts Acknowledge Fresh Looks and Designs
05.02.2022

Three judges in the annual packaging compe­tition sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) examine the wrapping of the Celebrate HerSHEy’s Bar, a version of the iconic candy company’s mainstay. The design set off the...

Connecting Sustainability with Consumers: Challenges with Messages Can Hinder Goals
05.02.2022

Sustainability is more than a buzzword for flex­ible packaging companies. It is spurring a rush to create products that are reusable, recyclable, made entirely from recycled materials, or all of the above. But for many...

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