TC Transcontinental debuts Integritite packaging made of 30% post-consumer recycled plastic

TC Transcontinental Packaging (Montreal) has launched Integritite 30% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) collation shrink film. The new packaging can be found in the AHA Sparkling Water printed case wrap appearing on select Sam’s and BJ’s Club Store shelves this Fall in Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Indiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and … Read more →

PMMI Media releases how-to guide on mastering Pack Expo Connects that starts today

The Pack Expo Connects online event scheduled from today to Friday, November 13, and produced by PMMI Media Group (Chicago, Illinois), will highlight this year’s most comprehensive packaging technologies. Live chats, live product demonstrations and engaging educational opportunities will provide attendees with a direct connection to the industry’s top suppliers to get real-time answers and … Read more →

Ryerson GCM students earn first-time international packaging award for Canada

    Laura Rendell-Dean. Two fourth-year Graphic Communications Management (GCM) students from Ryerson University in downtown Toronto secured first place with their sustainable and innovative packaging design concept in the annual Student Design Challenge hosted by the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) in Washington, DC. Dorotea Bajic and Laura Rendell-Dean worked together on the design that … Read more →

Iggesund releases sustainable alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard (Iggesund, Sweden) has released Inverform, a sustainable high-performance paperboard alternative for ready-made food packaging trays. Made from pure cellulose fibres, Inverform has been specifically developed for pressed and folded trays used in food packaging “with an exceptional formability, and is an ideal replacement for traditional solutions such as plastic trays.” The company pointed … Read more →

Xeikon unveils PX30000 7-Colour Label Press

Xeikon America (Itaska, Illinois) has announced the addition of a high-end, high-productivity label press to its Panther portfolio. The new Xeikon PX30000 Digital UV Inkjet Label Press is equipped with eight printing stations, two of which are used to achieve high opaque white layers at maximum speeds. The new press is driven by Xeikon’s X-800 … Read more →

Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica names Vilchez as its Area Sales Director for North America and Latin America

Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica has chosen industry veteran Daniel Vilchez as its Area Sales Director for both North America and Latin America. In this new role, he’ll be responsible for sales and business development to ensure the highest level of customer support, by providing his in-depth expertise to the OEM’s range of flexography presses as … Read more →

Domino launches N730i Digital UV Inkjet Label Press

Characterizing the N730i Digital UV Inkjet Label Press and Domino’s new Generation 7 inkjet platform as “the most significant new product we have launched,” Philip Easton, Director of the Domino Digital Printing Solutions Division, added: “This is the most significant new product we have launched since we started in the digital label press business. It’s … Read more →

Jones Healthcare launches NFC Connected Packaging Solutions

The Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a world-leading provider of advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions for over a century, has released new technology aimed at health and wellness brands looking to better engage consumers, while also collecting real-time, supply-chain and user data. The new tool, CapX Near Field Communications (NFC) Connected Packaging, can elevate … Read more →

PPC to host its first virtual Fall Conference this month

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC ­– Springfield, MA) will hold its first online Fall Meeting & Growth Conference from Wednesday, October 14 to Friday, October 16, 2020. With sessions for all employees and functional areas of paperboard packaging companies, the meeting will cover crucial topics – including diversity and inclusion, economic trends, and the latest … Read more →

FPA 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards calls for entries

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA – Annapolis, Maryland) has called for submissions for its 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The deadline for entries is Friday, November 6, 2020. Awards will be given in the following categories; expanding the use of flexible packaging, technical innovation, sustainability, printing, shelf impact, and packaging excellence. All entries will … Read more →

Jones Healthcare Group acquires custom-built Aquaflex LX 2350 Label Press

Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a market leader in advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, has installed a new, one-of-a-kind, Aquaflex LX 2350 Label Printing and Converting Press. The press will expand the company’s capacity to produce customized laser pharmacy labels with enhanced speed to market for its clients. “As the number of prescriptions dispensed … Read more →