Garfinkle becomes majority owner of Pazazz Printing

After naming Marc Giroux as new President of the Montreal-based Pazazz Group last summer, Warren Werbitt former CEO and founder of Pazazz, has left the company. The commercial printer specializes in offset, digital, wide-format and packaging. Giroux assumed leadership and operational duties with the company’s senior management team and brought over 18 years’ experience to … Read more →

Labelexpo Global Series and Labels & Labeling partner with Graphics Canada tradeshow

Add another special, co-located event to the already sold-out Graphics Canada tradeshow Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 11, 12 and 13, 2019, at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, Ontario. Labelexpo’s Global Series and Labels & Labeling will be partnering with Graphics Canada for a helpful and informative two-day Label and Package Printing … Read more →

PPC Spring Conference to address hiring issues and ways to win in a “decelerating world”

The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC, Springfield, MA) 2019 Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference will take place April 3-5, 2019 on Coronado Island, California. With the beautiful San Diego coastline as a backdrop, CEOs and executives from North American paperboard packaging manufacturing companies will convene to network and learn about crucial issues such as hiring challenges … Read more →

Nilpeter celebrates 100 years of innovation

May 1, 2019 will be a very special day at Nilpeter Headquarters in Slagelse, Denmark, as the company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Founded by two old friends in 1919, Nilpeter started out servicing newspaper printing machines in central Copenhagen before launching its first semi-rotary printing press, The Simplex, in 1924 (which in various versions remained … Read more →

Matik appoints Albrecht to Sales Manager of Label Products

Matik (West Hartford, CT), a North American distributor of leading European print and packaging technologies, has announced the appointment of Kregg Albrecht as Sales Manager, Label Products. In this new role, he’ll represent Matik label products throughout Canada and the eastern half of the U.S. Albrecht has had a very accomplished business career in printing … Read more →

PPC to host People, Paperboard & Productivity Workshop in Dallas next month

Finance, human resources and operations professionals in the folding carton industry have a unique opportunity this winter to hone their skills and grow professionally. The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) People, Paperboard, & Productivity Workshop, February 19-21, 2019, in Dallas, Texas will feature keynote speakers, experiential plant tours, and multi-track breakout sessions relevant to any paperboard … Read more →

Gilmor to lead sales efforts in Eastern Canada for Uhlmann Packaging Systems

Uhlmann Packaging Systems has announced that Chris Gilmor has been named as Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Canada. From his Toronto-area office, Gilmor will oversee and direct all healthcare packaging market commercial activity in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Gilmor has over … Read more →

Esko launches expanded software platform with the release of 18.0.1

Worldwide packaging software leader Esko (Ghent, Belgium) has unveiled the latest update to its Esko Software Platform – Esko 18.0.1. This newest release delivers a host of platform-wide updates and continues Esko’s ongoing commitment to regularly and consistently enhancing the solutions portfolio customers rely on, the company said. “In a fast-moving market, we need to … Read more →