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Filmquest Reports Price Increase

| April 4, 2018

To Our Valued Customers: Filmquest always appreciates the commitment, trust, support and confidence that you have placed in us over the past decades by honoring us with your business. We have continued to see costs escalating for raw material, energy, transportation, fluctuating currency valuations, as well as growing global demand for polyester film as the […]

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Pearl Improves Innovative Wicketer Design

Pearl Improves Innovative Wicketer Design

| April 3, 2018

Pearl’s innovative wicketer creates precision tear-offs at lightning-fast speeds. The one-piece design ensures specified gap sizes will not change, eliminating bag rejections. Recently, Pearl designed a feature that guarantees zero accidental cuts from handling, installing or removing the punch.  Teeth are never exposed outside of the attachment so there is no way to drop it, […]

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Registration Open for Print & Packaging Legislative Summit 2018

Registration Open for Print & Packaging Legislative Summit 2018

| March 29, 2018

Registration is now open for the Print & Packaging Legislative Summit 2018, slated for June 19-20, in Washington, D.C. The Legislative Summit will bring printers, packaging converters, technology and consumable suppliers, and allied interests together for public policy and political education, as well as direct interaction with Members of Congress and the Administration to discuss […]

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Flexible Packaging Market Tracker Tool Available for FPA Members

Flexible Packaging Market Tracker Tool Available for FPA Members

| March 28, 2018

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) now offers a flexible packaging market tracker tool on its website, www.flexpack.org. FPA worked with Euromonitor International to develop the tracker, which features 20 key flexible packaging country markets and highlights market dynamics, trends and opportunities to expand business internationally. The online research tool is designed to enhance the FPA […]

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FPA Announces 2018 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners

FPA Announces 2018 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners

| March 27, 2018

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has announced the winners of the FPA 2018 Student Flexible Design Challenge. This year’s first place winners were a team of students from Iowa State University. Two students from University of Wisconsin – Stout tied for second place. FPA’s annual Achievement Awards competition recognizes innovative flexible packaging from across its […]

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AWT Labels & Packaging Welcomes Tom Nelson

AWT Labels & Packaging Welcomes Tom Nelson

| March 27, 2018

AWT Labels & Packaging welcomes Tom Nelson as the new Executive Vice President – Flexible Packaging, focusing on their flexible packaging facility based in South Elgin, Ill. Nelson previously served as general manager of Amcor’s Mundelein, Ill., and Madison, Wis., facilities. He is now the general manager of AWT’s South Elgin plant, applying his 36 […]

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FPA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

FPA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

| March 23, 2018

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), Annapolis, Md., announces the election of its 2018 board of directors. David Staker, president and CEO, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC is the new chairman of the FPA board of directors. Staker succeeds Rob Tiede, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Sonoco Products Company, who served as chairman of the […]

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The New Standard for Wrinkle Prevention

The New Standard for Wrinkle Prevention

| March 22, 2018

Pearl’s Spreader Bars, the alternative to Bowed Rollers Spreader Bars offer an innovative, cost-effective solution for bag making, pouch applications, printing and laminating, nonwovens, and film operations. Simple in design, they effectively prevent wrinkles as well as create lane separation. Pearl’s spreaders are available as inside mount or as top or bottom mount. • Reduce […]

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BioLogiQ Earns “USDA 100% Certified Biobased Product” Label for NuPlastiQ® GP BioPolymer

BioLogiQ Earns “USDA 100% Certified Biobased Product” Label for NuPlastiQ® GP BioPolymer

| March 20, 2018

BioLogiQ, Inc., Idaho Falls, Idaho, a bioplastic resin manufacturing company specializing in environmentally friendly plastic products made from renewable resources, announces that its NuPlastiQ GP BioPolymer is now part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s USDA BioPreferred® Program and has earned the right to carry and use the “USDA 100% Certified Biobased Product” label. Managed […]

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Does Your Team Pass the Energy Test?

Does Your Team Pass the Energy Test?

| March 14, 2018

Does your team have the energy to succeed in 2018 and beyond? To find out, take this simple test. Imagine your team is pitted against two other teams in a unique competition. The first team to push a car—in neutral and without the engine running—to the other end of a large parking lot wins. Your […]

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