Board Converting News, July 19, 2021



solutions; The Containers and Materials Pavilion, display- ing the latest in new recyclables and bio-based materials, printable films, flexible, resealable and plant-based pack- aging; The Reusable Packaging Pavilion: sponsored by the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA), highlighting sustainable packaging solutions and the Confectionery Pavilion, home of the Candy Bar Lounge, sponsored by Syntegon Packaging Technology and hosted by the Na- tional Confectioners Association (NCA). The brand-new PACK to the Future exhibit takes at- tendees on a journey through the evolution of packaging and processing, how the industrial and scientific revolu- tions led to rapid innovations and mass production and how the digital revolution is shaping the future. This curat- ed exhibit includes nearly 30 historic packaging and pro- cessing machines dating from the late 1890s to the late 1970s with imagery supplied by museums and instantly recognizable consumer packaged goods brands including Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kellogg, Hormel, Anheuser-Bus- ch and Merck. The PACK to the Future Stage will highlight future technology, including innovative sustainability initia- tives, e-commerce solutions, smart packaging and artificial intelligence. The Technology Excellence Awards allow attendees to recognize and vote on innovative exhibitor technology new to PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO. Winners will be announced at the show on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Additional packaging award winners from the past year-plus will reside at The Showcase of Packaging Innovations, sponsored by WestRock, and located within The Containers and Materials Pavilion. Education is a hallmark of any PACK EXPO event, with PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO once again featuring free 30-minute exhibitor-hosted sem- inars on breakthroughs and best practices at The Innova- tion Stages. The Forum offers free, 45-minute learning sessions on the latest industry trends, including hands-on activities, small group discussions and Q&As with leading organizations like the OpX Leadership Network, CPA, the Association for Contract Packagers and Manufacturers, The Organization for Automation and Control (OMAC) and PMMI Business Intelligence. Attendees can also learn the latest trends and benefits of reusable packaging in the Re- usable Packaging Learning Center. The Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Net- work (PPWLN) breakfast: The New World of Work, com- bines networking and education, with a panel discussion of key industry trends, like moving to digitalization and au- tomation on the plant floor and their impact on workplace diversity. Visit to register. Registration, which includes access to both PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, is $30 through September 3, after which the price increases by $100. Visit the website for information on the PACK Ready health and safety plan.


Serving the corrugated box industry since 1991, Chicago- based Corrugator Belt Service LLC maintains corru- gator belts for peak board quality and performance.

C.U.E., INC. www.Anvi

Makers of single and dual-width Timesaver® Anvil Covers, the premier urethane anvil cover for corrugated die cutting. Timesaver® covers feature a unique construction of solid steel backing and solid steel locking components to ensure a precise fit every time – a vital dependability difference that means seamless installation and a perfect cutting sur- face. C.U.E., Inc. also offers Dura-Latch and Cor-Lock anvil covers, in addition to urethane Lead Edge Feed Wheels.


The EMBA group supports a complete line of corrugated converting machinery for the worldwide market. EMBA’s Quick Set technology enables the highest productivity across a broad range of converting equipment, from mini to super jumbo. EMBA also includes the McKinley jumbo line of flexo folder gluers and rotary die cutters as well as ser- vice, rebuilds and upgrades for both EMBA and McKinley.


Eaglewood Technologies is the Anilox Roll Cleaning Ex- pert! We provide the award winning Sitexco Laser Systems, Sanilox™ Systems and Sani-Blast™ Mobile Service. All our systems are safe for the environment and provide proven tested results! Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technol- ogy 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.


ArtiosCAD and Kongsberg are the most trusted names in CAD/CAM solutions. Esko’s ArtiosCAD is the most widely used CAD software in the world. Esko’s Kongsberg series of tables brings you reliable, outstanding quality for sample- making and short run production.


American manufacturers of split heads, patented roll- er-bearing yokes, gang-slot upgrades, custom rebuilds, and glue systems with electronically-geared speed monitoring. Visit our website for information, tips and techniques.


July 19, 2021

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