Tappi: Advanced Bonding Course

This course will help students increase their understanding of the corrugated bonding process including factors and variables that impact bond performance, determining proper bonding settings, glue line analysis, combined board caliber and process centerlining as well as identifying the causes of warp and how to correct warp with coated liners.

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Inside an Amazon warehouse that ships your supersized purchases

Rich Hanna stands amid a seemingly unending series of long gray metal shelves loaded with a random assortment of items, including trash barrels, stacks of Kibbles ‘n Bits dog food, a stuffed-animal chipmunk sealed in a plastic bag, an LED-glowing underwater stool for a pool and a 35-pound tube of Safe Paw Ice Melter. That’s […]

The Delta Group Adding ‘Game Changing’ EFI Nozomi Single-pass Corrugated Board Press

The Delta Group, a London-based global visual communications provider, made an important investment in digital technology at the FESPA Global tradeshow in Berlin, purchasing an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass, ultra-high-speed LED inkjet corrugated packaging press from Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The Delta Group made the investment to meet customer needs, including increased demand for […]

Rigid Containers launches new corrugated packaging concept

As part of its new innovation series, Rigid Containers has launched a corrugated packaging concept with built-in tamper evident seals at both ends for the e-commerce market.

The pack offers an ideal solution for ecommerce or similar packaging situations where security is essential. Tamper evident features make it impossible to access the contents without completely […]

U.S. containerboard production up 0.7% in April

U.S. containerboard production in April 2018 was up 0.7%, compared to April 2017 and up 0.7% year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compared to March 2018 was 0.5% lower, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.

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Is your packaging prepared for clamp handling?

The growing popularity of clamp-truck handling in supply chain operations can reduce labor and help accelerate product distribution, but it can also apply extreme horizontal forces on your products’ packaging. Is your packaging designed for clamp handling?

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Traditional Packaging Fails for E-Commerce

Using traditional product packaging in e-commerce can hurt the bottom line. For many companies, the practice triggers unnecessary, counterproductive costs several percent of their total cost of goods sold (COGS).

This is a growing problem, with e-commerce rapidly becoming a much bigger slice of the business pie. U.S. online sales grew approximately 14% in 2017, […]

Industry partnership launches 2nd of CCE South East Asia – Thailand 2018 trade show

A group of industry associations and a Thai government body has announced the 2nd edition of the CCE South East Asia – Thailand 2018 trade show, highlighting the Thai Corrugated Packaging industry.

The event runs concurrently with ICE South East Asia from 5-7 September 2018 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangna, […]

EFI Unveils Hybrid Inkjet and Greener Textile Pigments

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) continues to revolutionise the future of printing by introducing new technologies at this year’s FESPA Global Expo in Berlin. At hall 2.2, stand B30, EFI™ will unveil its next-generation hybrid flatbed/roll platform technology – the EFI VUTEk® h series printers built from the ground up to offer higher quality, more […]

Roberds Converting announces the purchase and installation of two Maxson-MDH sheeters

Roberds Converting announces the purchase and installation of two Maxson-MDH sheeters coming to their facility on June 4th, 2018. The investment will increase the plants’ production capabilities by 25% and further diversify the grades of prime, 1st -quality materials provided in custom sheet-sizes from 15 inches in cutoff to 126 inches.

With this installation Roberds […]