API Foils Announces MV-Plus Hot Stamping, Metallic Foil

LAWRENCE, KS—API Foils has announced the North American release of an enhanced hot stamping metallic foil product line, the MV-Plus Series, bringing outstanding luster and high speed performance to the marketplace along with the economics needed to compete in today’s competitive market. The MV-Plus Series is a versatile, compelling option for brands seeking aesthetic appeal, […]

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Wellspring Capital Management Acquires Ampac Holdings, Prolamina Corp.

NEW YORK, NY—Wellspring Capital Management LLC, a New York based private equity firm, announced the creation of a leading flexible packaging company through the merger of portfolio companies Prolamina Corp. and newly acquired Ampac Holdings, LLC. Financial terms were not disclosed. The combined company, which will be headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, will have a strategic […]

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American Packaging Co. Breaks Ground on Expansion

STORY CITY, IA—American Packaging Co. in Story City has broken ground on its $44.3 million expansion that will create an additional 94 new jobs. The company, which began operations in Story City in 1989, has been one of the community’s major employers, as well as a prominent economic anchor and community partner for many years. […]

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Craig Reese Joins Coveris as President, Americas Food & Consumer Products

CHICAGO, IL—Coveris, a global leader in packaging and coatings solutions, is pleased to announce that as of Sept. 14, Craig Reese will be joining the organization as president, Americas food and consumer products. In his new role, Reese will responsible for leading the company’s recently formed Americas Food & Consumer Products business unit. He will […]

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Label Technology, Inc. Completes Flexible Packaging Operations Relocation

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA—Label Technology, Inc., based in San Joaquin Valley, CA, completed the transfer of its flexible packaging operations to a 90,000 sq. ft. manufacturing location down the street from the current building in Merced, CA. The existing 60,000 sq. ft. location will continue to house all pressure sensitive label operations as well as […]

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A Spoonful Weighs a Ton: Smyth Co. Sees Large Returns on FIRST Certification

A little can equal a lot. Take, for example, the incrementally small bump in price to go from a medium to large soft drink at any fast food restaurant: How can McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and the like make any meaningful profit from selling an additional 20-oz. of soda for pennies? The answer is, they […]

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Dan Conti Apex International

Dan Conti Named Technical Sales Representative at Apex International

DONORA, PA—Apex International is pleased to announce that Dan Conti has been promoted to technical sales representative, corrugated. Conti will support an expanded focus on the North American corrugated market with sales responsibly in IN, MI, KY, WV, OH and Western PA. Most recently, Conti served Apex in an inside business development role, but has […]

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Nilpeter Crown Labels Ltd.

Nilpeter Installs FB-3 at Crown Labels Ltd.

WORCESTERSHIRE, England—Crown Labels Ltd. has been manufacturing plain and printed labels for nearly 30 years and have always taken pride in delivering customers a great service at a competitive price. With this in mind they are always looking for new innovative ways to improve the quality, service and price on which they have built such […]

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Comexi NEXUS SL2

Comexi Group Sells NEXUS SL2 Solventless Laminator to Flexographic Packaging Co.

Girona, SPAIN—The Comexi Group, a leading company specializing in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry, will support Flexographic Packaging Co. in improving its business and to expand Flexographic Packaging’s capabilities by installing a Comexi NEXUS SL2 solventless laminator. The Waupun, WI based company will be installing this machinery in its newly expanded printing and laminating […]

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Nilpeter FA-4

Nilpeter USA Hosting Open House

CINCINNATI, OH—As a follow up to the fully packed Expanded Gamut Seminar last year, Nilpeter will be hosting an open house event on Nov. 12. The full day event will take place in Nilpeter’s completely renovated, 20,000 sq.ft., state of the art Technology Center in Cincinnati. Attendees will get the opportunity to attend the live […]

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