An N.V. Publication FLEX
February 4, 2019
Vol. 21 No. 3
Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry In Print and Online at www.nvpublications.com
Key Trends Drive Corrugated Growth reported by Greg Kishbaugh
For exclusive content and breaking news please visit www.flexomarketnews.com Separate Entities Under this acquisition, DLS will re- main a separate entity, retain its name and brand, and maintain all of its cur- rent employees and executive leader- ship, including its current CEO, Jim Kersten. All four major locations will run and operate as usual, serving dis- tributors and value-added resellers. TSC’s John Otott, the Global Gen- eral Manager of the consumable products business unit, will oversee DLS operations from a TSC stand- point in partnership with Kersten. TSC Acquires Diversified Labeling TSC Auto ID Technology, a global presence in the AIDC bar code printer industry with an American headquarerts in Brea, California, has acquired Diversified Labeling Solu- tions, Inc. (DLS). Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, DLS was founded by Bob Hakman in 1985. Today, DLS is a labeling solu- tions provider with more than 200 team members; four locations: Illi- nois, Georgia,Texas, and Nevada; and more than 320,000 square feet of production space.
TT he corrugated packaging market is growing rapidly, helped by the explosion of e-commerce and develop- ments in digital printing technologies, according to a new re- port from Smithers Pira called The Future of Corrugated Packaging to 2023 .
CAGR % Growth Prospects For Corrugated Board By End Use — 2018-2023
Wood, timber products
Source: Smithers Pira
The report offers analysis on how this market is increasing, growing around 3.7 percent annually to reach $300 billion in 2023. The report reveals that the electrical goods end-use sec- tor will see the highest levels of growth.
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Omet Americas Partners With Clemson’s Sonoco Institute Omet Americas is hosting its first Open House at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on February 6-7 in South Carolina.The free event will allow attendees to connect with vendors from across the flexo industry, and they can explore the latest technologies to determine which industry advancements should be considered in 2019. Omet Americas and Clemson’s Sonoco Institute have partnered over the years in many ways to pro- vide advanced printing capabilities to Clemson stu- dents and the industr y. Omet’s Var yf lex 530 narrow-web press provides an opportunity for stu- dents and partners to experience hands-on learning in the basics of press operation, color management, process control and more.The press is placed in the Institute’s Advanced Print Lab, which also houses ink and platemaking capabilities. Aside from partnering through the print lab at Clemson, the Institute is also one of Omet’s designat- ed Future of Flexo schools, receiving additional sup- port from Omet to ensure that students receive exposure to the technologies and skills employees are using in the flexographic field.
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Dow Opens Nominations For Packaging Innovation Awards Dow is launching its call for entries for The 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards. Submissions for the in- ternational awards program will be accepted from January 22 through March 29 on the Dow Packaging Innovation Awards website. This is the second year Dow is the title sponsor of the globally recognized awards program, carrying on the tradition started by DuPont more than 30 years ago. The Packaging Innovation Awards carry on as the industry’s longest-running independently judged awards program. As in years past, Dow is assembling an international panel of independent judges from many disciplines to provide a global perspective across design, engineering, retail, e-commerce, con- verting and academia. Going For Gold Last year’s program featured more than 200 entries from companies in more than 30 countries, and it re- sulted in nine Diamond Finalist winners, eight Gold Award winners and 11 Silver Award winners, in addi- tion to the best-in-class Diamond Award winner. Proc- ter & Gamble’s Aerof lexx Liquid Packaging Technology took the top prize for using advanced technology to increase resource efficiency while im- proving the user experience. Entry in this year’s competition is free, and appli- cants are not required to use Dow or DuPont materi- als in their products. All entries must be commercial products that have been on the market for more than one year beginning in 2015 or later.Visit www.dow- packagingawards.com . ePac Flexible Packaging plans to continue its rapid growth in cities throughout the United States. Estab- lished in 2016, new ePac manufacturing plants will open this year in Cleveland, Ohio; Minneapolis, Min- nesota; Longview, Texas; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City, New York; Louisville, Kentucky, and Richmond, Virgina. All cities are currently open for order taking, with fulfillment handled by other ePac sites while construction is completed. ePac currently operates in Madison, Wisconsin; Boulder, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; and Miami, Flori- da, and has plants under construction in Atlanta, Georgia; Boston, Massachusetts; Los Angeles, Califor- nia; and Austin,Texas. ePac Flexible Packaging Plans Major Expansion
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Packaging Printing Market Forecast To Cross $192B The Packaging Printing Market is expected to ex- ceed more than $192 billion by 2026 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 4 percent in the given fore- cast period, according to a new report from market research engine. Bobst Launches Augmented Reality Assistance Service Bobst has launched ‘Helpline Plus AR’, a remote as- sistance service in the packaging industry to incorpo- rate a smart headset with augmented reality (AR) glasses. Customers requiring technical assistance can wear the smart headset and connect with experts who can simultaneously see what the user sees and offer advice and support in real time. “This is a huge step forward in terms of embracing the latest technology to maximize customer experi- ence,” said Julien Laran, Head of Business Unit Services. “We believe this will bring significant benefits for our customers, particularly time and cost savings due to the rapid problem-solving this innovation enables.” Helpline Plus AR is Wi-Fi connected and it establish- es a secure connection with the customer’s machine
via the internet. Customers get a Bobst representative on-demand, and with the help of the two-way video and audio live stream, an immediate solution to the issue can be provided. FLAG Expands Programs For Independent Converters FLAG (Flexo Label Advantage Group LLC) has start- ed the year with two new programs that are being of- fered exclusively to its 90+ member organization. FLAG has launched a series of 2019 virtual “Lunch and Learn” sessions to provide its members with tips to help grow their businesses, improve produc- tivity and impact their bottom line. The program began with a presentation on Lean by Brian Van de Water, CEO, SPL Consulting, LLC on January 17. Van de Water covered Lean principles, how they can be integrated to a converter’s strategic plan, how to help employees embrace its concepts and how to sustain results. Steven Miller, CPA from Label Traxx, will present on February 21 on the topic of Costing Rates and the Im- pact on Estimates and Job Costing .The third program of the quarter will be offered in March and cover the results of a digital printing trends survey by Xeikon.
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Bay Cities Opens New Pack Out Facility
Pamarco, GAMA Donate Ink System To Clemson
Bay Cities, a packaging and design company, has opened a new 90,628-square-foot pack out facility in Commerce, California.The facility is in full operation and is already processing several programs. The Commerce facility has 16 loading docks and of- fers around-the-clock security. The services that will be provided are: pallet display pack out; full POP display pack out, kitting, rework, labeling, sorting and bundling; blister, cold seal, heat and IR sealing; and assembly for products, packaging and displays. On The Production Line The Commerce facility will be certified and li- censed for AIB (American Institute of Baking), ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control), FDA (Federal Drug Ad- ministration), California Department of Public Health - Certified Organic, Processed Food, Pharmaceutical Wholesale Drug Permit and USDA Organic. With the addition of the Commerce facility, Bay Cities’ facilities now consist of 650,000 square feet of combined space, more than 96 loading docks and more than 20 production lines.
Pamarco and GAMA have teamed up for the installa- tion and training needed for a GAMA ink viscosity, pH and temperature control system at Clemson Uni- versity’s Printcon facility.
This donation is valued in excess of $50,000 and will provide additional tools for education and train- ing of the next generation of flexo packaging profes- sionals as well as attendees at regular industry training seminars. ( Left to right ) John Rastetter, Pamarco; Sante Con- selvan, GAMA; John Burgess, Pamarco; and Kern Cox, Clemson.
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AICC Connects Veterans With Job Prospects
Justin Constantine, Partner, JobPath, will present an HR workshop, Solve The Work Shortage Crisis - Re- cruiting & Retaining Veterans , during the AICC 2019 Spring Meeting on Tuesday,April 2. AICC Tackles Financial Corrugated Industry Issues AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has opened registration School for Financial Managers and Controllers , to be held May 21-22 at AICC mem- ber W.H. Leary’s headquarters in Tinley Park, Illinois. Taught by Mitch Klingher, CPA, Partner, Klingher Nadler, LLP, this seminar uses case studies to highlight issues that will give senior management a better un- derstanding of a company’s financial strategy. By reviewing situations at several fictional compa- nies, participants discuss traditional financial report- ing, contribution based reporting, issues specific to service-oriented manufacturing companies, the eco- nomics of paper and corrugated, and many other topics critical to the success of corrugated manufac- turing companies. Participants can earn up to a total of 15 hours of CPE Credits, issued by Klingher Nadler.
AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has partnered with JobPath, an online job portal de- signed to connect military veterans with employers to help members solve their ongoing need for quali- fied candidates.AICC members can post jobs for free or purchase discounted subscriptions to have their positions promoted to qualified candidates. Launched in 2013, JobPath, an employment engine in the market designed for military veterans and their families provides companies a platform that uses ad- vanced technology to help employers understand and connect with the most qualified veteran candidates. JobPath features multiple tools to bring veterans and employers together, including a Job Board, Candi- date Database, Candidate Matching, an automated matching tool that connects employers with candi- dates whose skills meet the company’s requirements, and a Military Skills Translator, allowing companies to fully understand what job a veteran held in the mili- tary and how their skills may apply to open positions at the company. The platform will link to certain AICC Packaging School courses so that candidates can get an understanding of the packaging industry.
FTA INFOFLEX May 6-7, 2019 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans, LA
Luxepack February 27-28, 2019 Barker Hanger Santa Monica, CA
printTHINK Summit Sept. 11-13, 2019 Hyatt Regency O’Hare Rosemont, IL
Packaging Innovations February 28-March 1, 2019
Graph Expo 19 Sept. 22-25, 2019 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL
NEC Birmingham Birmingham, UK
TLMI Converter Meeting March 10-13, 2019 Omni Grove Park Inn Asheville, NC
Labelexpo Europe Sept. 24-27, 2019 Brussels Expo Brussels, Belgium Print19 Oct. 3-5, 2019 McCormick Place Chicago, IL
American Packaging Summit April 15-17, 2019 Westin LombardYorktown Center Chicago, IL FTA Forum May 5-8, 2019 Hilton New Orleans Riverside New Orleans, LA
TLMI Annual Meeting October 27-30, 2019 Omni LaCosta Resort & Spa Carlsbad, CA
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FTA Offers Free Student Memberships
Students Receive ICPF Travel Grants For Executive Meeting Twenty-five top students from ICPF’s partner uni- versities around the country will join visiting corru- gated packaging executives in East Lansing, Michigan on February 20 for ICPF’s annual student/executive dialogue dinner on corrugated packaging careers. Ten or more of the students, who earlier have indi- cated an interest in a corrugated packaging career upon graduation, will receive ICPF travel grants to participate along with up to 15 Michigan State pack- aging students. Executive Level The next day, the visiting students also will join 100 or more MSU packaging students in the PBS broad- cast auditorium to view ICPF’s Teleconference on the Business of Corrugated Packaging & Displays and the Career Opportunities. The Teleconference will inter- actively connect an additional 400 students on 19 campuses across the nation. Many of the students who have participated in the annual dinner and teleconference in past years are cur- rently working in the corrugated packaging industry.
The Flexographic Technical Association is now of- fering complimentary membership to students. The previous charge of $50 will now be removed for those interested in being a part of FTA.
TLMI’s Scholarship Portal Officially Opens
TLMI’s Scholarship Portal is now open and online at tlmi.com . Prospective applicants can complete scholar ship applications and reference forms through the portal where they will also find informa- tion about each of TLMI’s Scholarship Programs. The deadline for applications is April 5, 2019. TLMI provides scholarships to candidates that fall within one of three categories including two-year college degree programs, four-year college degree programs and full-time employees of TLMI member companies.The association provides one graduate-de- gree program scholarship annually to a full-time em- ployee of a member company who is pursuing a graduate degree.
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Corrugated Trends ( Cont’d from Page 1)
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E-commerce E-commerce retail sales are continuing to skyrock- et, with estimates of around 20 percent annual growth in e-commerce trade in Europe. Global online sales are expected to be more than $5.5 trillion in 2023.This will reportedly have a pro- found impact on packaging demand, especially in the corrugated industry as it represents 80 percent of de- mand in e-commerce. The increasingly complex logistics chain for direct to consumer delivery — e-commerce packages are expected to be handled up to 20 times or more dur- ing standard distribution — means there is new de- mand for cost-effective secondary corrugated board packaging. Demands from brand owners are now being felt by the converting industry as many brands now require the secondary pack to carry their image into the home, not just the retail outlet. This increases the need for converters to produce high-quality graphic designs on the shippers themselves. Fit-to-product Born out of e-commerce has been the advent of fit- to-product (FtP) or box-on-demand systems, driven in particular by the needs of dedicated e-commerce sell- ers such as Amazon and Staples. This technology enables the production of cus- tomized secondary packaging based on the exact size of the product being packed, including irregular shapes. For the end-user this eliminates the need for large inventories of standard-sized boxes, which often re- quire copious amounts of filler material. As FtP platforms become more popular, there will be more demand for boards sold as fanfold, as well as finishing equipment, such as printers, that can oper- ate with them, according to the report. Major moves are being undertaken to capitalize on this growth market. WestRock for example acquired Plymouth Packaging, which derives 70 percent of its sales from its BoD systems and corrugated fanfold Sustainability Corrugated board is proving popular in packaging as sustainability becomes a more important issue across the value chain. It is easy to recycle, and the pulp and paper industry is reportedly already adept at converting these into new generations of con- tainerboard. These qualities mean there has been a rise in popularity of corrugated protective formats
Adheso-Graphics, Inc. www.adheso-graphics.com
AGI manufactures, distributes and converts current tech- nology flexo mounting tapes and backing systems for cor- rugated plate mounting. Flexstik hard vinyl, FlexSoft, bi.esse brand, Gold Series Thin tapes for sleeve and Narrow web plate mounting. Specialty tapes that cover the vast thickness range re- quirements and specific adhesion systems for all flexo mounting requirements. We provide technical service and problem solving services for unique customers & applications.
Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. www.andersonvreeland.com
A&V manufactures a complete line of photopolymer plate processing systems and is a leading distributor of flexo- graphic platemaking materials. A&V also sells digital imag- ing systems and software specifically designed for flexography.
ARC International www.ARCInternational.com
ARC International is a world leader in the manufacturing of roller products for flexography. The latest nanotechnolo- gy laser engraving in our Charlotte and Las Vegas manu- facturing facilities ensures superior quality and consistency in anilox rollers.
Comexi Group Industries S.A.U. www.comexigroup.com
The Comexi Group is a leading supplier of quality flexographic C.I. presses for the flexible packaging indus- try worldwide. We also provide solventless laminators, slitter/rewinders and related peripheral equipment such as automatic wash-up systems, solvent recovery systems, automatic roll unloaders, and plate cylinder/sleeve storage systems. DuPont Packaging Graphics is the world’s leading suppli- er of flexographic printing systems in digital and conven- tional formats; including Cyrel® brand photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products. For more than 35 years, beginning with Cyrel®, the first photopolymer printing plate, through to today’s digital workflow revolution, DuPont has been driving innovation in the Flexo and package printing industries. The Digital Cyrel® FAST imaging system has been broad- ly recognized for its efficiency, productivity, print perfor- mance, and environmental benefits. DuPont Packaging Graphics www.cyrel.com/na
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APR To Hold Flexo Fundamentals Seminar
All Printing Resources (APR), Glendale Heights, Illi- nois, will hold a one-and-a-half day seminar for peo- ple new to the flexo print process or for candidates looking to deepen their knowledge of flexo’s capabil- ities. The Flexo Fundamentals Seminar will take place at APR’s Glendale Heights, Illinois, Technology Center March 19-20.The event is open to all industry converters and suppliers in addition to personnel working at the brand and packaging-buyer level. Seminar attendees will gain a clear understanding of the flexographic print process in addition to related ter- minology, press components, and prepress/platemak- ing/ink room support functions. Print experts will take participants through the most common print defects and the procedures for defect resolution. Participants will also learn the differences and challenges in running spot colors, screens, and process color printing. Break- out sessions will include making and mounting a flexo plate, a narrow web press run, and demonstrations of ink maintenance and print analysis. Phoenix Challenge Announces Flexo Competition The Phoenix Challenge Foundation, a dedicated sup- porter of flexography education and building the flexo workforce of tomorrow, has announced the 22nd annu- al Phoenix Challenge High School Skills Competition. The event continues to build and breed interest and tal- ent in graphic arts and flexographic printing. This year’s program will be held at Central Piedmont Com- munity College March 20–22 at the Harper Corpora- tion of America campus in Charlotte,North Carolina. The competition brings 30-40 students from vari- ous parts of the United States who show their knowl- edge and compete in teams using their skills and showcasing various disciplines from prepress, platemaking and mounting to mathematics and writ- ten skills to print set-up and press operation. After two and half days of skills challenges and press-room judging, students are awarded and winners receive recognition to continue their pursuit of careers in label and package printing. Nekkorb Named Sole MPS Rep In Australia, New Zealand Due to economic growth and a growing number of printing companies with MPS presses in both Aus- tralia and New Zealand, MPS has consolidated its rep- resentation in these countries solely by Nekkorb.
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over polymer based alternatives, such as expanded polystyrene (EPS) foams. While lightweighting of board has long been affect- ing the corrugated industry, rightweighting, and rightsizing are playing an increasingly important role in this market, not only in response to consumer de- mand for efficient packaging, but also in response to the logistics chain’s adoption of dimensional weight (DIM) pricing. In some instances substituting to a heavier board grade can have a beneficial impact overall as it allows for the elimination of additional protective elements. The desire to minimize the volume of air being shipped within all delivery channels means that in some instances there have been significant cost in- creases. For example a 32-pack of toilet rolls costs an estimated 37 percent more to ship using charges based on dimensions, rather than simple weight. Lightweighting has been particularly successful in Western Europe, where box weights are now typical- ly about 80 percent of U.S. weights. The importance of lightweighting will continue to be felt over the coming years as retailers look to save costs as well as appeal to end users. Retail changes Retail-ready packaging has established itself as a major cost saver for retailers, especially in Western Europe. This ongoing profit pressure is providing an impetus to use more retail ready formats as a labor- saving solution, as it is estimated that these sec- ondar y packaging formats can reduce shelf restocking and handling costs by up to 50 percent. It is also particularly popular with sales into conve- nience stores or discount retailers such as Aldi and Walmart. For brands it gives the added bonus of giving them greater control over the presentation of their goods within the retail space. The expansion of e-commerce trade into the gro- cery sector is likely to have a slight impact on retail- ready packaging use as online sales do not require these pack types. Corrugated cases will still be used to ship goods to an online retailer’s warehouse or fulfilment center but these do not need to be retail-ready formats.The emergence of subscription box and meal kit services, which offer direct-to-consumer delivery of specialist food using a weekly or monthly subscription, are pro- viding some new opportunity for corrugated board suppliers with delivery-friendly formats containing goods within a die-cut interior.
Eaglewood Technologies, LLC www.eaglewoodtech.com
Eaglewood Technologies provides the award-winning Sitexco Laser Systems, Sanilox ™ Systems and Sani- Blast ™ Mobile Service. Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technology in anilox roll cleaning and are perfect for packaging and label printers. Sanilox ™ Systems are the global standard of reliable, environmentally safe anilox roll cleaning. Sani-Blast ™ cleaning service has been cleaning rolls for over 20 years and offer several cleaning options to minimize downtime. Flint Group Flexographic Products develops, manu- facturers and markets an extensive portfolio of print- ing consumables, including: nyloflex ® photopolymer printing plates and processing equipment, and day- Corr ® die-cutting blankets and anvil covers. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and sup- port, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and con- tinuous innovation to customers around the world. We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than any- one in the world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world. Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated markets, Harper continu- ously strives to bring new flexographic products and services to the printing industry that will improve the quality of your graphics. Flint Group www.flintgrp.com Harper Corporation of America www.harperimage.com
J I MacWilliam Co., Inc. www.jimacwilliam.com
Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton, paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional, knowledgeable service for more than 30 years.
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Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change ® sys- tem and Speedy Clean ® auto washup system are de- signed to give converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s commitment to research and development. Sales, service and support for Flex- otecnica presses is provided by KBA North America, Inc. in Dallas, Texas with U.S. resident technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an experi- enced, dedicated service staff.
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BST North America Kur t Schlichting has been ap- pointed Customer Service Manager for BST North America, Madison, Wisconsin. People & Places
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