Three high performance compostable coatings Michem Coat 2000, Michem Coat 525, and Hydraban 8000 manufactured by Michelman have received certification by Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)

Michelman continues building on its 70-year history of sustainable technology as three of its PFAS-free coatings, have recently complied with the specifications established by the American Society for Testing and Materials standards ASTM D6400 and D6868 per the terms and conditions of...

The first place in the 2020 edition was awarded to a group of students from California Polytechnic State University for their Open Sesame – Premium Dipping Sauce packaging

In its 17th year, the FPA Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge has become a prestigious competition within the flexible packaging industry attracting young talent to the market.

This year’s challenge is to develop a flexible packaging that addresses a certain issue, such as...

StickerGiant has garnered several prestigious awards and grew the workforce by a third in 2020

StickerGiant has been named the Manufacturer of the Year in advanced manufacturing and machining category of 2020 Colorado Manufacturing Awards. The award recognizes companies achieving outstanding results from continuous improvements in operations, infrastructure, and people. StickerGiant was...

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has launched Global MDO Next Generation, a semi-squeeze film that offers enhanced clarity, conformability and sustainability

Global MDO Next Generation achieves a 60 percent improvement in clarity compared to the current MDO product. Combined with improved conformability across a wide range of squeeze requirements, the clarity enables maximum creative freedom and allows designers to create the clear-on-clear look....

Channeled Resources Group has sold 25 million feet of its competitively priced Channeled Choice portfolio in just four months after initiating the program

‘We’re thrilled that Channeled Choice is now saving our existing customers money and has opened the door to new business,’ said Cindy White, president and CEO of Channeled Resources Group. 

‘Converters are really appreciating being able to purchase from our huge volume of off-cuts of...

Comexi has started to develop its new technology center (CTec) at the company’s US headquarters in Miami, Florida

With new customer sales and service offices already completed, the 15,000 sqft CTec facility, with a large, centralized parts inventory, is scheduled for completion in November 2020. It will be equipped with a fully operational SL2 solventless laminator, an S2 DT slitter, and an F2 MP hybrid...

Fujifilm Canada has entered a strategic agreement with Focus Pre-Press Systems, to distribute Superia ZD Processless and Superia LH-PL/PJ plates in Western Canada

‘Focus Pre-Press Systems understands our industry and has a strong reputation for providing excellent customer service, support and training,’ said Raymond Brideau, national sales manager at Fujifilm Canada. ‘We are pleased to collaborate with Focus Pre-Press Systems and look forward to...

INX International Ink has increased the price of all solvent inks and coatings for its North America customers, effective September 1

The company’s management made this decision despite efforts to absorb costs. The expense to manufacture solvents, especially alcohols used in the production of critical sanitizers and medical initiatives to fight the virus, has risen sharply this year.

‘We regret needing to take this...

I.D. Images acquires Kieran Label

Kieran Label Corporation, founded in 1979 by Kieran F. Vanier, also the founder of Vanier Graphics Corporation, is a vertically integrated and ISO certified label manufacturer. Kieran specializes in converting and printing pressure-sensitive label materials and works in agriculture, food and...

Jim Silianoff, president of Arden Software North America said: ‘Much like Arden, Cimex is a global supplier of CAD and CAM software in the packaging sector, so we’re delighted to bring their skills and expertise into the Arden Group.

‘This partnership will bring together some of the best...

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