WestRock Acquires UBS Printing Group

WestRock Company announced it is expanding its capabilities to support the beauty and personal care, nutraceutical and media industries with the acquisition of UBS Printing Group Inc. (UBS). The acquisition further extends the company’s geographical footprint on the U.S. West Coast and will become a part of WestRock’s Multi Packaging Solutions business.

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American Forest & Paper Association Releases April 2019 Containerboard Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its April 2019 Containerboard Monthly report on May 16.

The report featured revised data based on findings from the 59th Annual Capacity Survey released May 15. Containerboard production in April 2019 decreased 5.3 percent compared to April 2018 and was down 4.1 percent year-to-date. The average […]

The Box Maker: Meet the HP PageWide C500 Digital Press

Print for corrugated packaging has come a long way in the past several years. Once dominated by traditional methods such as offset litho-lamination and flexography, the tides are turning in a new direction. Increasingly, brands are recognizing the importance of creating a unique packaging experience to drive sales. Ready or not, the future of […]

Sean Riley | Digital’s Day has Arrived

Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI, says the evolution of digital printing presents a market poised to pop.

With digital package printing allowing brands and manufacturers to respond quickly to customer demand, there is a significant opportunity for digital printing as CPGs and OEMs work to keep up with the explosion […]

CorrVenturesLLC Announces its Intention to Build a New Brownfield Recycled Containerboard Mill in Rensselaer County, New York

CorrVentures LLC (“CVL”), a private development firm specializing in strategic project development in the Pulp & Paper and Corrugated Packaging markets, announces its intention to build and operate a 300,000 TPY 100% recycled lightweight containerboard milllocated on a 102 acre site approximately 9 miles south of Albany, NY (the “Hudson Valley Paperboard Project”; or […]

Valmet to Deliver Pulp and Board Technology to Klabin in Brazil

Valmet has secured an order from packaging paper and board producer Klabin in Brazil to deliver large pulp and paper technology.

Under the contract, Valmet will provide a kraftliner machine (PM27), a new fibreline, new continuous cooking, and a pulp dryer rebuild.

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Don’t Make These 3 Branding Sacrifices with Your Packaging (Pete Galbiati, Peachtree Packaging & Display)

The modern marketplace is changing fast. Global ecommerce has grown by double digits every year since 2012. While retailers have rushed to have the technology and logistics in place to facilitate customer expectations, consistent branding has suffered.

More businesses are delivering products across channels, but few are delivering consistent or exceptional marketing messages that […]

5 Key Tips to Help Your Customers Have a Knockout Unboxing Experience and a Dramatic Moment of Reveal (Bill Madl)

If you sold your product in a brick-and-mortar store, you’d want your customers to associate your brand with an easy, pleasant, and even fun shopping experience to ensure repeated purchases. Shouldn’t their unboxing experience be all of that–and more?

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Announcement: New Rotary at Odyssey!

Stop by booths 200-203 at the Odyssey Expo 2019 in Atlanta on May 1-3 to check out the XP Rotary!

Our new XP™ Rotary delivers high-performance at a standard price. With a smooth surface that is harder and more durable than wood, the XP allows for an easier and safer installation on quick-change clamping […]

BCM Inks Opens Manufacturing Facility in Mexico

Cincinnati, Ohio – BCM Inks, a manufacturer of high intensity water flexo inks, varnishes, and digital primers for the direct print corrugated graphic packaging and display industry, recently opened a manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Mexico.  This new location will enable BCM to provide a fast delivery and response time throughout Mexico.

“We look forward […]