• 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 […]
  • KFC Austrailia scoops Graphic Packaging’s eco-friendly food bucket for Big Bash League

    By Converter on December 18, 2018
    Leading foodservice packaging manufacturer, Graphic Packaging International will supply half a million sustainable food buckets to KFC Australia for Australian cricket’s Big Bash League 2018. Graphic Packaging’s award-winning, non-plastic solution was selected by league sponsor KFC Australia due to its outstanding eco-credentials. Manufacture of the recyclable bucket, which has been developed and commercialised over the last five years, is exclusive […]
  • Davis-Standard’s Laboratories prove valuable in supporting customer goals

    By Converter on April 26, 2018
    It’s no secret that Davis-Standard has the industry’s most extensive laboratory capabilities for both extrusion and converting applications. With R&D labs in Pawcatuck, Conn., Fulton, N.Y., and at the company’s subsidiary in Suzhou, China, customers have multiple options for making parts for proof-of-concept, experimenting with new resins, conducting materials development, and testing equipment prior to making large capital investments. According […]
  • New Era converting machinery enters into agreement with adept converting

    By Converter on April 20, 2018
    New Era Converting Machinery, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Adept Converting Equipment, Inc. whereby Bruno Raynes, Adept’s owner, will join with New Era to service Adepts’ clients’ web converting equipment needs. Adept Converting is a manufacturer’s representative organisation based in Peterborough, NH. They have been serving clientele across North America for 25 years, and will bring an expanded […]
  • Hamillroad Software to showcase Bellissima DMS at FTA’s INFOFLEX 2018

    By Converter on April 9, 2018
    UK based prepress company Hamillroad Software will be exhibiting at INFOFLEX 2018, 7-8 May 2018, in Indianapolis, IN (booth #509). Hamillroad is proud to be exhibiting at INFOFLEX 2018; an exhibition where the most innovative technological developments, products and services for the flexographic printing and converting industry are on show Danielle Kinsella, Hamillroad’s marketing director, said: “Since launching Bellissima DMS […]
  • Flex Films develops unique Polyester Film proving that ‘Soft is the New Strong’

    By Converter on April 3, 2018
    Polymeric films with satin soft surface, yet strong and durable are a dichotomy. But not anymore! Flex Films – the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex has developed an innovative bi-axially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) film with a unique velvety and luxurious surface at its manufacturing plant in Elizabethtown Kentucky in the United States. The new soft touch film FLEXPET F-STF […]
  • Next generation web sensing and guiding solutions

    By Converter on December 19, 2017
    TTS Systems has been appointed as the UK and European technical distribution partners for Roll-2-Roll Technologies, based in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. The range includes next generation sensing and control solutions for the converting industry. Its current line of products is web edge and width measurement sensors, inspection sensors, and a variety of web guiding solutions for different converting applications. The […]
  • First rotary die cutting machine of its kind sold in the USA

    By Converter on December 15, 2017
    DCS USA Corporation, distributor of Taiwan-based-company Sysco Machinery, sold the first rotary die cutting machine of its kind on the American continent to Minnesota-based-company, Pepin Manufacturing. The multi-stations rotary die cutting machine with laser is scheduled to be installed in Pepin’s brand new 18,000sq ft facility in Wabasha, MN at the beginning of 2018. Sysco’s machine, built to handle a […]
  • Color Label expands digital label business

    By Converter on December 8, 2017
    Mark Andy has announced the recent sale of a Mark Andy Digital Series to Color Label. The family-run business has been a player in the industry for a long time, beginning as a commercial print shop in 1865 and later adding a label division in 1998. The digital hybrid press was installed early November in the operation’s Saint Louis, Missouri […]
  • Overall equipment efficiency improved by 53 per cent with Asahi Photoproducts AWP Water-Washable Plates

    By Converter on December 5, 2017
    Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, recently reported that Tennessee-based Gateway Packaging Company has chosen to partner with Asahi Photoproducts and its North American Distributor CTGA after an exhaustive benchmarking process in its search for an improved platemaking process. Gateway operates three manufacturing locations serving the United States and Canada and produces packaging for consumer packaged goods […]