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 →

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 →