Smurfit Kappa, WestRock to Merge

DUBLIN–Smurfit Kappa, and WestRock have signed a definitive agreement to create Smurfit WestRock, a global leader in sustainable packaging. Combination will enhance Smurfit Kappa and WestRock’s existing offerings by creating the global “Go-To” packaging partner of choice and bringing together: Smurfit Kappa’s industry leading operational execution and innovation as a European leader in corrugated and … Continued

Multi Color Corp Names Rmaile President & CEO

CHICAGO–Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), a global leader in prime label solutions, providing innovative and sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most recognizable brands, appointed Hassan H. Rmaile as president and CEO in early September. Rmaile comes to MCC, a long-time, multi-site FTA member, from Avery Dennison, where he most recently served as the president of … Continued

Glenroy Installs MIRAFLEX II

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI–Glenroy Inc., a leading converter and printer of sustainable flexible packaging, has announced the acquisition of the cutting-edge Windmoller & Holscher 10-color MIRAFLEX II printing press, a significant step toward enhancing print quality and customer satisfaction.   “At Glenroy, we are continually searching for ways to elevate our performance and exceed our customers’ expectations,” … Continued

Enercon Opens New HQ

 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—Enercon Industries is nearing completion of construction on a a new headquarters in nearby Germantown, WI. The build will meet the demands of its growing customer base. When complete, it will create additional manufacturing capacity, enhances customer support offerings, and enable innovative product development. Opening at the site that previously housed Enercon’s Technical … Continued

Pamarco Names Colby Edwards Technical Sales Representative

ATLANTA–Pamarco is pleased to announce the appointment of Colby Edwards as technical sales representative for the Southeast. He will have responsibility for Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. Edwards brings with him expansive technical knowledge, having served in a technical sales role for a leading supplier to the printing and packaging industry. As a leading supplier … Continued

Hamillroad, Asahi Forge Strategic Partnership

LONDON— Hamillroad Software, maker of Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening, announced a new partnership with Asahi Photoproducts, a leading pioneer in the development of photopolymer flexo printing plates. The partnership is set to satisfy growing global demand from brand owners, trade shops, printers and converters for a more environmentally friendly water-wash plate making process that delivers … Continued

Flexo Wash Names Director, Business Operations

LOUISVILLE, KY–Flexo Wash promoted Christine Johnson to the newly-created position of director of business operations. Johnson has been with the company for nearly two decades. She will work with company leadership to ensure smooth operation on a day-to-day basis. In addition to her current duties, Johnson will collaborate with the service and sales teams to … Continued

Comexi to Open US Tech Center

MIAMI–The will to always be close to its clients pushed Comexi to open its first office in the United States, 35 years ago. Exceptional service that ithas been providing  since June 1988, has positioned it as a leader and reference in the North American market. Now, Comexi seeks to reaffirm its commitment to quality and … Continued

TC Transcontinental Packaging Invests in Recyclable Flexible Packaging

CHICAGO—TC Transcontinental Packaging has spelled out plans to dedicate $60 million to development of cutting-edge mono-material recyclable flexible plastic packaging solutions. Investment will see installation of a new innovative film line that will produce biaxially oriented polyethylene (BOPE), a first in North America. Funding will also be directed to ancillary equipment and a 120,000 sq. ft … Continued