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PAC Worldwide Names New President

PAC Worldwide has announced the hiring of Thomas Parenteau as its new president. He will join the company immediately, working closely with the executive leadership team and current president Steve Foster, who is retiring at...

Constantia Flexibles Invests for the Future

The world's third-largest flexible packaging manufacturer is investing more than EUR 80 million in its Constantia Teich facility in Austria. The key elements are a new rolling mill and another lacquering line, allowing the group...

Mondi Approves €400 Million Investment in New Kraft Paper Machine at Štětí Mill (Czech Republic)

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has announced the approval of a €400 million investment in a new paper machine at its flagship Štětí mill in the Czech Republic. The investment forms...

Resource Label Group Expands Pharmaceutical Offering with Acquisition of MedLit Solutions

Resource Label Group, LLC, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology, announced it has acquired MedLit Solutions, a leader in pharmaceutical packaging and printing solutions. With two locations, in Garner,...

Kamakshi SÜDPACK Opens Production Plant Near Ahmedabad, India

Kamakshi SÜDPACK, a joint venture of packaging companies SÜDPACK and Kamakshi Flexiprints, has opened a production plant near Ahmedabad, India. Covering a total area of around 47,000m², the new Kamakshi SÜDPACK plant houses spaces for...

Remembering John Kalkowski

The former Editorial Director of Packaging Digest has died from brain cancer, and we remember his love of travel and great food, as well as his dedication to packaging journalism. If you knew John Wolfgang...

Kamakshi SÜDPACK Opens New Plant in India

On 14 October 2022, the state-of-the-art Kamakshi SÜDPACK production plant near Ahmedabad opened with a festive ceremony. The new site is a key component of SÜDPACK’s internationalization strategy – as well as a strategic hub...

Multi-Color Corporation Has Signed Agreement to Acquire Flexcoat Label Operations in Brazil

Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), one of the largest label companies in the world, is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of Flexcoat’s label and lamination operations in Brazil. The closing of...

ePac Flexible Packaging Makes “Longer” Run Digital Packaging a Reality

ePac Flexible Packaging, the industry leader in quick turn, short and medium run-length flexible packaging, is expanding its offering to include long run orders for brands of all sizes, while continuing to serve its SMB...

BillerudKorsnäs Becomes Billerud

BillerudKorsnäs is simplifying its name to Billerud to cater to its international customers. As a leading supplier of virgin fiber-based paper and packaging materials, the name change is fully in line with the company’s strategy...

Miraclon Appoints Evan Spinosa as Regional Commercial Director for United States & Canada

Miraclon announced the appointment of Evan Spinosa as its new Regional Commercial Director. In this role, he will lead the sales, service and business management teams in the United States and Canada. Based in Rochester,...

ePac Flexible Packaging Adds 50 New HP Indigo Digital Presses

HP Inc. and ePac Flexible Packaging, the all-HP Indigo leader in digital flexible packaging, announced the purchase of 50 new HP Indigo digital presses to be deployed in existing and new sites around the world,...

Flint Group Packaging Boosts North America Business With Key Commercial Appointment

Leading developer of inks and coatings for the Packaging and Label industries, Flint Group Packaging has announced the appointment of Terry Davis as Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Flexible Packaging North America. To support the...

Pregis Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Pregis®, a leading global manufacturer of flexible packaging and protective packaging solutions, announced it is expanding its senior leadership roles, with Kevin Baudhuin adding the title of chairman in addition to his chief executive officer...

Resource Label Group Acquires Chicago Based Deco Flexible Packaging

Resource Label Group, LLC, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, announced it has acquired Chicago-based Deco Flexible Packaging expanding its presence in the Midwest and...

Pixelle to Restart Paper Machine in Chillicothe, Ohio

Pixelle Specialty Solutions LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty papers in North America, has announced plans to restart a paper machine in the Chillicothe, Ohio facility. The company is investing $21 million to upgrade and...

Newcorn Takes the Presidential Reins at PMMI Media Group

David Newcorn is the new President of PMMI Media Group, taking over for Joe Angel, nearly 30 years after Angel co-founded the company. Newcorn joined PMMI Media Group in 1995 as staff editor of Packaging...

PAC Machinery Rebranding Bags and Materials Business Positions Company for the Future

PAC Machinery announced the rebranding of its Rollbag® Bags and Materials business, previously known as Converting Technology Inc. (CTI), now PAC Machinery Bags and Materials. The rebranding is announced to coincide with PAC’s new website...

ePac Flexible Packaging Appoints Ian Wilson to Board of Directors

ePac Flexible Packaging, the industry leader in quick turn, short and medium run-length flexible packaging, has announced the appointment of Ian Wilson to its Board of Directors. Currently, Wilson serves as Executive Vice President for...

Channeled Resources Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Channeled Resources Group, a manufacturer of blank shipping labels, release liner, and a large global supplier of value-priced laminated papers and films, has announced that its Maraliner, WI, USA facility – the division focused on...

Rengo Acquires Marufuku in Japan

Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares issued by Marufuku Co., Ltd., making Marufuku a Rengo subsidiary. Marufuku primarily manufactures and sells folding cartons and flexible packaging for confectionary and...

Sappi Accepts Offer to Sell Three European Graphic Paper Mills

Sappi Limited announced that it has concluded an agreement with AURELIUS Investment Lux One S.à.r.l. regarding the divesture of its Maastricht Mill in the Netherlands, its Stockstadt Mill in Germany and its Kirkniemi Mill in...

Flint Group Announces a Global Price Increase Due to Continued Inflation

Effective 1st January 2023, Flint Group will implement a global price increase in order to respond to continued inflationary pressures across multiple cost drivers. Following an extended period of volatility and cost escalation during the...

MRP Solutions, Formerly Known as Mold-Rite Packaging, Announces Rebrand

Mold-Rite Packaging, a provider of value-added packaging components, today announced a corporate rebrand including a name change to MRP Solutions. Drawing on more than 70 years of manufacturing experience, MRP has established itself as a...

Spartech Announces Dan Gallo as Chief Operating Officer

Spartech, a leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, is pleased to announce that Daniel (Dan) Gallo has joined the Spartech Executive Team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Gallo will be responsible for...

AIMCAL Announces Name Change, Rebranding

AIMCAL, The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, announced it is adopting a new name, the Association for Roll-to-Roll Converters. The announcement was made to attendees at the AIMCAL R2R USA Conference (Sept. 26-29,...

Coveris Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Leading European packaging company Coveris has appointed Jörg Schuschnig to Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, replacing Markus Petersen who is stepping down from his role for personal reasons. Jörg Schuschnig graduated as PhD in...

Bobst North America Appoints Label Zone Business Director

Matt Bennett has joined Bobst in the position of label zone business director. Matt will be responsible for sales team leadership and driving revenue and will lead our ambitious growth plan for both flexo and...

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