Business Management – Supply Chain
The slowdown has started. PRINTING United Alliance released its State of the Industry research report, and here is what to expect.
Monadnock Paper Mills announced that Stephen Murphy has rejoined the company as director of supply chain and logistics.
2022 was supposed to return to normal, but many issues from 2021 carried over, with paper and raw materials topping a list of concerns.
Total job, label versions, and output volumes are growing, while average run lengths fluctuate. Add in ongoing material and labor shortages, and the time to optimize workflows is now. The latest report from NAPCO Research delivers data and perspectives converters and suppliers can do to stay ahead.
The Flexible Packaging Association has issued a notice about potential trade actions that threaten the supply chain for a material that plays a crucial safety role in a variety of markets from food and beverage to medical and pharmaceutical.
The global market for glassine paper is expected to double in the next decade to $4.7 billion USD. And almost every other paper market in the world utilizes glassine: Europe, Asia, South America. Every market except North America.
Noting supply chain challenges hitting businesses in general, AGE Industries is promoting how its dynamic inventory management system is empowering the packaging converter and supplier to make just-in-time delivery of corrugated boxes and other packaging.
Here’s a closer look at the supply chain challenges printers are facing, as well as strategies on how to manage them.
Here are 10 realities about the packaging supply chain from industry experts.
Aging inventories, continued labor challenges, and paper shortages were hot topics at the TLMI Annual Meeting 2022 as supplier and packaging converters and printers discussed the current state of the supply chain for label printing and how they can adapt.