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 →

Live PACK EXPO event cancelled for first time in its 60-plus-year history

The PMMI Board of Directors (The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies), organizers of PACK EXPO events, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO set to take place this Novmeber in Chicago. The PMMI Board determined that, due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current … Read more →

PAC Global Leadership Awards now open for submissions

The Packaging Consortium’s (PAC’s) Annual Global Leadership Awards are basically the “Oscars” of the packaging industry. The global packaging competition is open to any individual or company directly involved in the brand ownership, brand/graphic, structural design, pre-press or manufacture of a package sold anywhere in the world. The package must be sold commercially in market … Read more →

Great Little Box Company acquires Ideon Packaging

Great Little Box Company (GLBC – Richmond, British Columbia) and Ideon Packaging (also based in Richmond), have joined forces in one of the most significant acquisitions the Canadian packaging industry has seen in recent years. The acquisition of Ideon by GLBC – an award-winning manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions since 1982 – brings together … Read more →

Jones Healthcare Group invests in new Uhlmann Blister Packaging Line

Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a market leader in advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, has made a significant investment in taking its packaging services to an unprecedented new level, in the form of a new, fully integrated two-lane Uhlmann Blister Packaging Line. The highly automated equipment will increase the company’s capacity to manage high-demand … Read more →

Arrow Systems launches ArrowJet Aqua 330R for labels and packaging

Arrow Systems (Brookfield, Wisconsin), a leading provider of digital printing and finishing equipment as well as materials and coatings, has launched the ArrowJet Aqua 330R Digital Label Printer for mid-volume to high-volume labels and packaging. This new solution is a high-speed, aqueous pigment press “that provides enhanced print quality and greater production flexibility than previous … Read more →

COVID-19 Heroes: PAC members reveal inspirational contributions to their communities

  The Packaging Consortium (PAC) recently asked it members to submit their stories and tell the industry how they’re contributing to their local communities, across Canada, or the world at large, during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The responses were both inspirational and overwhelming. Members came together to contribute much-needed funding, re-purposed their equipment and overall … Read more →

PAC to hold free Smart Packaging webinar on Wednesday, May 6

Christina Cvetan. Titled Smart Packaging Overview: Use, Cases and Value, the free online event is organized and presented by the Packaging Consortium (PAC) and is part of its Webinar Wednesdays series of informative, online webinars. PAC Packaging Consortium, founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit industry organization that has over 2,500 members throughout the packaging value … Read more →