packagePRINTING April 2010 edition


Advantage: Flexible Packaging

The Flexible Packaging Association's State of the Industry report forecasts slow growth in the near term, with gradual improvement of 2 to 4 percent per year.

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas

With 70 plants in 24 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas (AFEA) is a market leading supplier of flexible packaging.

American Packaging Corp.

American Packaging Corp., based in Rochester, N.Y., is a flexible packaging converter specializing in flexographic and rotogravure printing and multi-ply extrusion, co-extrusion, and adhesive laminations of film, paper, and foil.

Ampac Packaging

Ampac is an international flexible packaging company with manufacturing centers located across the U.S. and worldwide.

Coast to Coast

Equipment, software and service purchases by U.S. packaging printers, including Beyer Graphics.

Design Innovation

Innovative packaging implementations, featuring Darigold Creamer, Kleenex and DMI's Design/Management Thinking.

Digital Domain

Digital printing and workflow developments for package printing, including products from NewPage, Griffin-Rutgers and Masterpiece Graphix.

Experience FFTA’s Annual Forum

The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association's Annual Forum and 2010 INFO*FLEX exhibition is slated for May 3-4 at Paris Las Vegas.

Global Packaging

Global Packaging, with facilities in Oaks, Pa. and Ambler, Pa., is a full-service, wide-web flexographic printer providing consumer products packaging to companies across North America.

Integrate for Success

Sonoco has invested in growing the consumer side of its business by moving into packaging platforms such as rigid paperboard and flexible and rigid plastics.

Printer News

Packaging printer business and personnel news, including items on TLMI's Eugene Singer Award and 2010 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Award winners.

Printing Awards —Polischuk

Achievement awards for top-quality printing provide something to brag about. Even more than that, they can give a printer a golden opportunity to market its award-winning capabilities to prospective customers.

Services Equal Opportunity

The origins of what is now Menasha Packaging Company, with 1,800 employees and more than 20 facilities in North America, have nothing to do with printing.

Supplier News

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including Harper GraphicSolutions, Sun Chemical, Mark Andy and DuPont.

Sustainability Watch

Sustainability in package printing news, including items on SGP Partnership and Sustainability Advantages of Flexible Packaging Education Toolkit.