• LLFlex to Open New North Carolina Manufacturing Facility in January 2020

    By Converter on January 23, 2020
    LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, tobacco and other consumer packaging industries – is set to open a new 73,500-square-foot fully integrated manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina, that will provide the company’s premium products and services to customers in the US and abroad. The […]
  • Peterborough manufacturer provides free medical care to families in Pakistan

    By Converter on January 22, 2020
    A family-owned business in Peterborough that provides free medical care to families in Pakistan is raising money for new equipment. AA Labels, a specialist labels manufacturer, opened the Sakina Al Shafa Clinic in Lahore in 2009 to provide free general medical care for families unable to afford private medical costs. It now aims to raise another c. £200K to purchase […]
  • Midland Regional Printers Limited promotes Matt Seaford as their new sales director

    By Converter on January 7, 2020
    Matt joined MRP in 2006 straight from school as trainee sales and proof runner, sales executive and then the appointment of sales manager in 2018. Throughout the 14 years with the company, Matt has been focused on identifying new markets and opportunities, increasing new business within the labels and carton packaging, plus handling key accounts with many consumer brands and […]
  • Celebrating the second European Paper Bag Day

    By Converter on October 15, 2019
    After a successful launch in 2018, the European Paper Bag Day enters the second round on 18 October 2019 with many different activities and celebrations throughout Europe. The annual action day was initiated by the platform “The Paper Bag,” the association of Europe’s leading kraft paper manufacturers and paper bag producers, to celebrate paper carrier bags as sustainable and functional […]

    By Converter on September 17, 2019
    SCREEN today announces that Syseam, a Spanish label specialist, has invested in a SCREEN Truepress Jet L350UV+LM. This is the first of this model to be installed in Spain. The investment will enable Syseam to meet increased label safety demands as well as reducing product lead times.The press represents the company’s first investment in SCREEN technology. According to Santiago Nebra, General Manager, Syseam, […]
  • Electrolube open new manufacturing facility in China

    By Converter on September 16, 2019
    Electrolube, the global electro-chemicals specialist, welcomed visitors to a grand opening of its new 8,800-square-metre manufacturing facility in Zhuji, in the Zhejiang province of China, on the 23rd August. Many guests including leaders of local Government, clients and distributors attended the special occasion to celebrate the growing success of Electrolube in China. Key speeches were given by the group managing […]
  • Top honours for i2r Packaging at Starpack

    By Converter on July 10, 2019
    Leading aluminium foil tray manufacturers, i2r Packaging Solutions Limited, is celebrating an impressive set of results at the recent Starpack Awards, scooping Gold in the Food & Drink Category, as well as a Green Star Award and the coveted ‘Best in Show’ accolade for their innovative i2r Ultra container. The event was held at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and […]

    By Converter on July 2, 2019
    Epson UK is proud to announce that Birmingham City University (BCU)’s Facility of Arts, Design and Media student, Priti Patel, is this year’s recipient of its ‘Outstanding Use of Print’ Award. Miss Patel received the Award at the University’s annual Final Year Degree Show in June, a prize, which also includes an Epson EcoTank desktop inkjet printer. The annual award […]
  • Flex Pack chooses Flexo Wash to improve print quality

    By Converter on May 29, 2019
    One of Colombia’s leading manufacturing suppliers of flexible packaging, Flex Pack SAS, has installed Flexo Wash technology at its plant in Bogota to help improve the quality of work being produced on its two flexo printing presses. Founded in 2001 and still owned and managed by Carlos Alberto González and his wife Maribel Jácome, the company is vertically integrated offering […]
  • Sutton’s performance goes from strength to strength

    By Converter on April 3, 2019
    Last year Suttons Performance Packaging, Chatteris decided that they needed to upgrade their existing short – medium run heavy duty box making and gluing departments. As a specialist bespoke packaging manufacturer offering customers a range of multi-faceted,” just-in-time services” the issue to overcome was that quantities and sizes varied drastically of different converting machines: boxmakers, printer slotter and diecutters. John […]