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22
Jan

AICC Announces Open Registration For AI XPerience In Chicago, IL

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has announced open registration for the highly anticipated AI XPerience. The AI XPerience Conference, dedicated to understanding artificial intelligence, will take place on May 14-16 in Chicago, Illinois. Co-located with the Chicago TAPPI trade fair, this conference promises to introduce you to the revolution in the…

18
Jan

Maharshi Label Installs Baldwin Guardian OLP

Maharshi Labels has recently installed Baldwin Technology Co. Inc.’s Guardian OLP Offline Proofing and Inspection system (OLP).  Headquartered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, Maharshi was launched in 1980 caters to clients in more than 45 countries worldwide.  Its portfolio encompasses packaging solutions, labels and sealing technologies across a wide spectrum of sectors…

18
Jan

Saica Opens New Corrugated Board Factory

Saica, a recycled paper manufacturing company, has commenced construction of its new corrugated board factory in Barcelona, Spain. The new facility is expected to require an investment of more than $107.8 million and is scheduled to commence operations in 2025. The project is part of Saica’s long-term commitment to the southern…

15
Jan

SupplyOne Inc. Acquires Crownhill Packaging

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, based SupplyOne, Inc., one of the largest independent suppliers of corrugated and other value-added packaging products in the U.S., announced that it has acquired Crownhill Packaging, a North American packaging distributor headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Crownhill Packaging was founded in 1986 and is one of North America’s…

15
Jan

ICPF Funds New Kongsberg Table At Appalachian State University

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that students in the Graphic Communications Management (GCM) Program at Appalachian State University will be using new equipment this Fall. The new Kongsberg X Edge 24 prototyping table replaces equipment previously awarded to GCM by ICPF in 2009, when GCM first developed packaging…

15
Jan

Hood Container Acquires Sumter Packaging Corp.

Atlanta, Georgia based Hood Container Corporation announced that it has acquired the corrugated packaging business, Sumter Packaging Corporation of Sumter, South Carolina. This includes all of Sumter’s design, manufacturing, assembly and fulfillment operations in Sumter as well as the business manufactured and serviced from its Statesville, North Carolina facility. “Our roots…

8
Jan

Paperboard Packaging Council Names Emily Leonczyk Executive Director & Vice President 

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the promotion of Emily Leonczyk to Executive Director and Vice President. A servant leader with a strong business and nonprofit association management career — including five years in the paperboard industry — Leonczyk will oversee PPC’s operations while facilitating stakeholder collaboration and driving strategic…

8
Jan

Year In Review: ICPF Expands Services, Renews Key Partnerships

BY CAITLIN SALAVERRIA  It has been a busy year for ICPF as we focused on strengthening and expanding ICPF’s foundational programs and services, while re-establishing relationships with key stakeholders.  Education & Student Outreach: We’ve rebuilt our partnerships with the education community, regularly participating in Packaging Program Council meetings (a council consisting…

8
Jan

Atlas Packaging Acquires Republic Packaging Of FL 

Miami, Florida based Atlas Packaging & Displays Inc., announced the successful acquisition of Republic Packaging of Florida in Miami. The company said that the strategic move helps strengthen Atlas Packaging’s presence and highlights the company’s commitment to delivering top-notch packaging solutions.  With Republic Packaging’s established presence in Florida, the company said…

4
Jan

Flint Group Releases Sustainability Report

Global print consumables supplier Flint Group has released its 2023 Sustainability Report, outlining the organization’s performance in the areas of social, economic and environmental responsibility. It is the company’s first Sustainability Report since 2020 and marks a revised approach to sustainability reporting for Flint Group. In addition to demonstrating progress in…