GREEN BAY, Wis.—WS Packaging Group, Inc. recently honored Ken Kidd, co-CEO, and Tom Braig, sales representative, with a service recognition award for reaching a career milestone of 40 years in the printing business.
Kidd and Braig were two of the original founders in 1970 of –Superior Label Systems, Inc., located in Mason, Ohio. In October 2000, a merger between Superior Label Systems and Wisconsin Label Corp. created WS Packaging Group—one of the top privately owned label and tag manufactures in the United States.
PITTSBURGH, Pa.—The Label Printing Industries of America (LPIA) announced that Louis Iovoli, vice president of sales and marketing for Rochester, N.Y.-based package printer Hammer Packaging, has been named the new chairman of the LPIA Board of Directors.
SANDY HOOK, Conn.—Curtis Packaging announced the appointment of Beth Scherer as its first-ever director of sustainability. Curtis created this position in an effort to deepen its commitment to environmentally friendly manufacturing operations, and to advance its sustainable packaging strategy. In this new role, Scherer is responsible for all corporate sustainability efforts and environmental initiatives.
Cryovac® Trap Printed Film Provides Branding Opportunities
DUNCAN, S.C.—Sealed Air's Cryovac® trap printed film is a new print technology for high-speed liquid packages, providing processors, retailers, and foodservice operators an opportunity for enhanced –merchandising and branding.
The Cryovac trap printed film is capable of producing finished packages from three to 24 ounces for sauces, glazes, and gravies to accompany meal kits or meats. A high-quality printable material designed to run on high-speed Onpack VFFS systems, Cryovac trap printed film is created with multi-layer coextruded films that have been laminated with print between the layers. The printed film was specifically designed for VFFS packages that require direct contact with food, such as those used in meal kits or paired with raw meats.