News for September 2019

DS Smith becomes first packaging company to recycle more waste than it produces

Packaging manufacturer DS Smith has become the first in its industry to recycle more waste than it produces. The news follows commitments to create a circular business model and to operate sustainably within the principles of the circular economy. It says more than 5.1 million tonnes of recyclable material has been collected, sorted, reprocessed or […] […]

Peachtree Packaging & Display Wins Two Awards in International Packaging Design Competition

Peachtree Packaging & Display has received two international design awards for its innovative semi-permanent/corrugated point-of-purchase (POP) displays from AICC’s 2019 Independent Packaging Design Competition. Full Story Source: Container Board

AICC: The Art & Science of Flexographic Printing

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is hosting Best Practices for Flexographic Printing: Raising the Standard, Wednesday, January 29 – Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the PrintCon Center at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. This course takes the challenges out of high-quality flexographic printing on corrugated substrates and combines classroom training with time on press.  […] […]

Fast and Free: How Shipping Expectations are Changing Retail

Delivery and fulfillment are top priorities for retailers, both big boxers and small merchants alike. Whether it’s speeding up delivery, cutting costs, utilizing stores for fulfillment or taking last-mile efforts in-house, the investments in this area are clear. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

Over 450 Michelman Associates participate in 8th Annual Commitment to Community Day

Michelman held its annual Commitment to Community Day on September 6, 2019. This year marked the 8th year in a row that the company’s associates took time away from their desks to give back to the communities in which they work and live. They volunteered their time and effort at a variety of charitable […] […]