PCMC opens new packaging innovation center

 The multi-purpose space is more than 4,700 square feet and will serve as a hub for demonstrations, training, education, industry trials, and research and development.

The packaging innovation center will be the home of a Fusion C flexographic press, Hudson-Sharp’s Ares 400-SUP stand-up...

Nazdar has appointed Shawn Butson to the role of Narrow Web Technical sales representative for the USA’s northeast region
Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Butson will work alongside the Nazdar Narrow Web team and focus his efforts on providing the very latest information on new and existing narrow web products to Nazdar’s current and potential customers. He will be involved in product training and seminars...
North American packaging provider for the beverage and food industries Saxco International has acquired We Sleeve-It (WSI)
This strategic transaction significantly strengthens Saxco’s aluminum can service offerings to the beverage market and expands its geographical locations in North America. Sleeving operations are a critical service provided to craft beverage customers as they grow their businesses and Saxco...
(L-R) McDowell won in the ‘Heat-shrink TD Sleeve’ category for its label for ‘Ghost/Sour Patch Kids: Blue Raspberry’ and Exportaciones Im Promocion (EXIMPRO) earned the award for ‘Environmental Contribution’ for the product Zen Water
The AWA International Sleeve Label Awards, now in its seventh year, annually document the achievements that sleeve labeling has brought to today’s packaging industry.  
 
Heat-shrink sleeve labeling applications dominated the large number of entries received – a...
Spending on packaging by consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands has grown over the past two years and will continue to do so over the next two years

Fifty-six percent of CPG brand owners reported an increase in spending on packaging since 2019 and 65 percent said they anticipate growing their spending in 2022 and 2023. And a full 78 percent of brands classified as Tier 1 (those with more than USD 1 billion revenue and a branded international...

AWA’s Corey Reardon and TLMI’s Linnea Kean opened the conference with a look at the global label market

The first day, moderated by L&L’s North America editor Luis Rodriguez, started with an overview of global and US label market trends, followed by an in-depth look at the hot topic of the day, digital embellishment. 

“We knew there was

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Jeffrey Fielkow assumes the new roles December 1, 2021

An experienced business leader, Jeffrey Fielkow will succeed Brian Gale and assume responsibilities on December 1, 2021. Brian Gale is set to retire at the end of the year.

Jeffrey Fielkow brings significant expertise to this role, having served in executive leadership roles for the past...

Inovar Packaging Group has completed the acquisition of Dion Label Printing in Westfield, MA

This is Inovar’s seventh platform company and adds to its existing manufacturing footprint in Dallas, TX, Boston, MA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Milwaukee, WI, Kansas City, KS and Oceanside, CA.

The company is executing on a strategic growth plan, both organically and through acquisitions in...

Avery Dennison Labels and Packaging Materials has introduced TC-2000, a new film topcoat developed to streamline workflows, increase agility and enhance sustainability

The new product was designed to deliver the anchorage and ink flow that enables stronger colors and bolder graphics with a wide range of printing techniques.

While TC-2000 delivers solid, consistent performance across a wide range of printing technologies, the improved performance of the...

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