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Drent Goebel’s VSOP

Drent Goebel’s VSOP Drent Goebel Variable Sleeve Offset Printing (VSOP) combines the advantages of both offset and flexo. The result is an extremely flexible printing press, allowing use of variable print lengths. Drent Goebel is known for its innovative press designs combined with superior printing quality, the company says. The company’s newest press, the VSOP, […]

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Associations

Associations – Directory AIB 1213 Bakers Way PO Box 3999 (66505-3999) Manhattan KS 66502 Phone: 785-537-4750 Fax: 785-537-1493 Online: http://www.aibonline.org, info@aibonline.org Contact: Virgil W. Smail, Pres; Jon Anderson, Dir Audit Svcs; Scott Casey, Dir Maint Engr Total member companies: 700 States served: Worldwide AIM 634 Alpha Dr Pittsburgh PA 15238 Phone: 412-963-8588 Fax: 412-963-8753 Online: […]

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Container Graphics Corp

Container Graphics Corp * Jeff McCready is appointed general manager of Container Graphics Corp.’s (CGC) Neptune, N.J., facility. McCready joined CGC in 1988 as a member of the sales team and was promoted to general manager of the company’s Franklin, Ohio, facility in 1999. CGC is based in Cary, N.C. COPYRIGHT 2004 Advanstar Communications, Inc. […]

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The quiet company: this Minneapolis sheet plant keeps a low profile but has a giant presence in the corrugated box and P-O-P markets

The quiet company: this Minneapolis sheet plant keeps a low profile but has a giant presence in the corrugated box and P-O-P markets Jackie Schultz Joel Tilsner, head of Tilsner Carton Co. in St. Paul, Minn., says the answer to two simple questions provide the impetus for the steady growth his 86-year-old independent corrugated sheet […]

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Corrugated & paperboard box demand – Box biz: news you can use

Corrugated & paperboard box demand – Box biz: news you can use – Brief Article Box Demand Projected to Grow Through 2007, Study Says Cleveland–Demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes is projected to climb 2.8 percent per year to more than $35 billion in 2007, rebounding from a low base in 2002, according to a […]

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Illustrator plug-ins – Products & Services

Illustrator plug-ins – Products & Services – Brief Article Esko-Graphics produces ArtiosCAD Mac and PC plug-ins for Adobe[R] Illustrator[R], ensuring the streamlined integration of CAD with graphic design files in the prepress workflow. Until now, an EPS file had to be exported from ArtiosCAD and opened in Adobe Illustrator. The free plug-in allows users to […]

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Kraft, Printkote board info

Kraft, Printkote board info Three kits from MeadWestvaco describe several company products and give samples. The Kraftpak[R] Tool Kit from the Kraft Division gives information and samples of the company’s Kraftpak line of unbleached folding carton board. The kit showcases the board’s color reproduction and support of embossing, foil stamping, diecutting, scoring, and perforating. It […]

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more consolidation in the paperboard industry trims back the industry family trees

Pruning back: more consolidation in the paperboard industry trims back the industry family trees Esther Durkalski The board converting industry has endured some major changes in the last few years. Starting with Weyerhaeuser’s acquisition of Willamette Industries, to Madison Dearborn Partners’ recent purchase of the Boise Cascade Paper Division, including its board converting plants, the […]

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PharmaDial achieves highest safety rating – Box biz: news you can use

PharmaDial achieves highest safety rating – Box biz: news you can use – Brief Article LAKE FOREST, ILL. — Colbert Packaging Corp.’s PharmaDial[TM] packaging receives an F1 child resistance rating, the safest U.S. government rating for pharmaceutical packaging awarded by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The PharmaDial, first introduced in 2002, is a senior-friendly, child-resistant […]

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developing contacts in customer supply chains will give you a competitive advantage with retailers

Logistics offers opportunities: developing contacts in customer supply chains will give you a competitive advantage with retailers Tom Andel Dermot Smurfit, president of the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO), captured the collective wisdom of his organization’s 13th Technical seminar in his opening remarks. The event took place April 20-22 in Nice, France. “There’s […]