Boettcher Marks 20 Years at FLXON, 40 Years in Print

CHARLOTTE, NC–Industry veteran Steve Boettcher was recently honored for his 40 years of exceptional industry contributions and achievements, coinciding with his 20th anniversary as the Technical Services Manager at FLXON. Forty years ago, Boettcher began his career in printing along Highway 41 in his native Wisconsin. For the next two decades, he worked his way … Continued

FORUM & INFOFLEX 2024: A Priceless Opportunity

Just weeks out from FORUM & INFOFLEX 2024 printer registrations are exceeding expectations with early reservations doubling the pace of one year ago. At the same time, converter interest is surpassing patterns established over the past five years. First-time attendee numbers are climbing Seasoned veterans are readying their return Some are prepping for what’s become … Continued

RLG Buys Labelcraft, Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainable Packaging

FRANKLIN, TN–Resource Label Group, LLC (RLG), a full-service provider of label and packaging solutions including pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging, folding cartons, durable labels, and RFID/NFC technology, has acquired Labelcraft—adding two plants, Dallas, TX; and Toronto, Canada to its roster. Labelcraft is RLG’s 31st acquisition in recent years. RLG is multi-site FTA member. Since … Continued

MCC Packaging Summit Focuses on Sustainability & Innovation

BATAVIA, OH–In a significant step toward promoting collaborative, industry leading engagement, FTA Printer Member Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) recently hosted a groundbreaking two-day, Feb. 26-28, Packaging Summit event for its customers. The event, held at Hotel Covington, Covington, KY, brought together leaders from top consumer product companies, industry organizations, and advocates committed to shaping a more … Continued

ProAmpac Buys UP Paper; Unveils Fiber Based Sandwich Wedge

CINCINNATI––ProAmpac, FTA printer member and global leader in flexible packaging and material science, has acquired UP Paper, Manistique, MI, a leading producer of recycled kraft paper. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The UP Paper team has done an incredible job developing and creating this great business. We look forward to building on existing … Continued

AkeBoose Acquires EKS

CELLE, Germany— AkeBoose GmbH, an Agergaard Group company, absorbed activities of Einbecker Kennzeichnungssysteme GmbH  (EKS) on Feb 15, 2024. EKS is a manufacturer of flexographic printing units for printing on both web and sheet substrates. Originally founded more than 70 years ago for the development, manufacture and sale of marking and coding systems, EKS has … Continued

UPrint Technologies is Agent for HELL Gravure Systems

KIEL, Germany–HELL Gravure Systems, a renowned innovation leader in the manufacture of prepress engraving systems, has announced the appointment of UPrint Technologies as an agent for the United States and Canada. This strategic partnership marks a significant step forward in HELL’s expansion efforts and commitment to delivering quality solutions to metal decorating and label printing … Continued

Harper RoadShow Set for April 25

WILMINGTON, DE–Harper Corporation of America has planned the next installment of its esteemed Harper RoadShow. It takes place place at the DuPont Global Innovation Center on April 25th, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   Network with peers. Explore cutting edge solutions to revolutionize pressroom operations. Empower your workforce.  Gain knowledge. Embrace and appreciate state-of-the-art … Continued