Crease & Fold Analyzer: Quality Control Tool for Folding Cartons

CARLSTADT, NJ—Beta Industries recently introduced the BetaFold Crease & Fold Analyzer, the first quality control tool for the folding carton industry. Until now, this large sector of the packaging industry hasn’t had the benefit of process control devices/analyzers for the production operator commonly found in other segments of the printing industry. The BetaFold Crease & […]

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DuPont Survey Reveals Packaging That Changed Our Lives

WILMINGTON, DE—Recloseable packaging and microwaveable plastic trays were named top packaging breakthroughs that most impacted peoples’ lives over the last 25 years in an online survey hosted by DuPont. Together the two categories of invention captured 48 percent of the votes. The online survey was available to industry professionals from April 9 through May 10, […]

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BCM Inks, Close the Loop, Win Packaging Innovation Award

CINCINNATI, OH—BCM Inks, along with its collaborative partner, Close the Loop, Hebron, KY have been named Gold award winners at the 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation. The announcement was made by DuPont President Bill Harvey during the awards banquet Thursday evening, May 16th at the Hotel DuPont Wilmington, DE. The DuPont Awards for Packaging […]

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Esko Releases Full HD Flexo for Flexible Packaging

GENT, Belgium—Full HD Flexo by Esko, just introduced for flexible packaging, moves flexo to an unseen level of quality and consistency with no need for compromises. The unique, patented technology stretches the possibilities of flexo printing, allowing it to perfectly match gravure and offset quality, according to Jürgen Andresen, vice president, Flexo Business. “Since the […]

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Creative Labels of Vermont Buys A Xeikon ThermoFlexX 30 Digital Imager

ITASCA, IL—Xeikon NV, an innovator in digital color printing technology, announced that Creative Labels of Vermont, a Winooski, VT-based label printing company, has purchased a Xeikon ThermoFlexX 30 digital imager. The ThermoFlexX 30 is a reliable, high-quality solution for flexographic platemaking to serve a wide and growing group of customers. Dwayne Wall, owner of Creative […]

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Exceptional Results in First Commercial Use of New Plate Technology

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont Packaging Graphics recently received the results of its first commercial trial of a new DuPont Cyrel flexographic plate technology designed to deliver greater quality, productivity and sustainability to the package printing industry. The new Cyrel Performance Plates provided Ultra Flex, a global leader in innovative flexible packaging solutions for consumer packaged goods companies […]

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First U.S. Patent for APEX North America

DONORA, PA—Genetic Transfer Technology (GTT), Apex Group of Companies’ groundbreaking successor to traditional closed-cell anilox printing, received a major boost with the news that it has been granted its first U.S. Patent. The unique printing technology, first launched in Europe in 2008, has consolidated its position among progressive printers in North America since its initial […]

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Autumn Graphics Selects Kodak System to Expand U.S. Operation

ROCHESTER, NY—As one of the earliest users of KODAK FLEXCEL NX Plate technology, Autumn Graphics has leveraged the unique capabilities of the system to expand its customer base and grow into new services. Autumn Graphics installed its first FLEXCEL NX System in London, Ontario, in 2008 and added a FLEXCEL NX Wide System in 2010. […]

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King Is Harper Corporation’s Narrow Web National Sales Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is happy to announce that Robbie King has accepted the position of narrow web national sales manager. King has accrued 33 years of experience in the printing and packaging industry; after starting his career in 1980, he has held several positions that have allowed him to […]

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Flint Group to Host Shrink Sleeve Seminar

PLYMOUTH, MN—Flint Group Packaging and Narrow Web will host an AWA sponsored seminar at its Center for Technical Excellence on June 11, 2013. This workshop, titled,” Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies,” is designed to provide an all-round essential briefing along with workshop activities presented by Flint Group and Esko. This will be a […]

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