Elsner Engineering Works

Supplier News - March 2013
March 1, 2013

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Avery Dennison Corp., Creative Labels Inc. and Epson, Lotus Labels and Xeikon, Grafix Equipment and Mark Andy.

Supplier News - November 2012
November 1, 2012

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Brandtjen & Kluge, Girl Scout Cookies and Anthem Worldwide, Heidelberg, EFI and Online Print Solutions (OPS), Schober USA, Trelleborg, Siegwerk Canada and USA (CUSA), Anderson & Vreeland, Channeled Resources Group, Davis-Standard, Harris & Bruno, Elsner Engineering, UEI Group and Southern Lithoplate, Inc.

Chairman of Elsner Engineering Works Dies
September 19, 2007

HANOVER, Pa.—Frank Elsner, Jr., P.E., chairman emeritus of Elsner Engineering Works, Inc., passed away on August 30, 2007. Frank died after a brief illness at the age of 80 with his family by his side. He was born in 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of first generation German immigrants to the USA. He moved with his parents to Hanover in 1932. Frank is survived by his wife of 56 years, Eleanor Jane Scholl Elsner and four children. Ensign Elsner served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theatre in World War II. Upon his discharge, he worked in Canton, Ohio and Meadville,

Under the Radar
March 1, 2006

It’s invisible to unsuspecting consumers. It doesn’t have a smell, taste or sound, but it can grab their eye while scanning the teeming grocery store shelves. It can add a certain “pop” to the packaging which can help make almost any merchandise fly off the shelves. “It” is ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) curing and, according to many experts, package printers can grow their businesses in the converting market if they add this technology to their arsenal. “For the most part, UV and EB are ideal for all manufacturing processes that require faster production speeds to add to their bottom line or enhance

It's No Piece of Cake
February 1, 2004

It's not a simple two-step process, but many suppliers are offering slitter/rewinders that help converters simplify and manage all of their slitting/rewinding needs. SLITTING/REWINDING IS an everyday aspect of the package-printing job, often taken for granted as a necessary evil. But, behind this mundane reality are technologies that can impact a company's bottom line. From heavy-duty knives to wide-diameter rewind rolls, there are multiple components to each slitter/rewinder machine. packagePRINTING spoke with several suppliers about this off-press component of the package-printing job and the machines that help make it possible. Films, papers, and foils With a wide array of substrates dominating the package-printing industry,

Optimal Options
November 1, 2003

A wide array of quality unwinds, rewinds, and splicers provides converters with endless choices. HENRY FORD'S MODEL T made the automobile a permanent fixture in American society. It was mass produced and the working man could afford it. For all its virtues, however, the Model T had one downfall: there were no color options. "The customer can have any color he wants, so long as it's black," Ford said. Up until about two decades ago, converters dealt with a similar situation, though not as simple as color, when looking to invest in winding and splicing equipment. At the time, manufacturers mostly supplied shafted