Board Converting News, June 15, 2020

PACK EXPO Trade Shows Earn Industry Recognition


After growing over 10,000 net square feet from 2017, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019, ranked ninth in the 2019 Trade Show News Net- work Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows and has been named to Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100. These awards are the annual ranking of the largest trade shows from the previ- ous year based on overall net square feet. Last September’s event, produced by PMMI, The As- sociation for Packaging and Processing Technologies, moved up five spots in the TSNN rankings from fourteenth place in 2017, occupying 889,599 net square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event also offered the largest number of attendees in the show’s history, growing five percent from 2017. The biennial trade show focuses on the latest developments in packaging and converting machinery, packages and containers, materials and com- ponents. It counts the most prominent companies in the industry as exhibitors. “We are extremely grateful to our members, exhibitors and attendees who have helped grow the PACK EXPO portfolio of Trade Shows to now have two shows on the Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 and TSNN’s Top Trade Shows list,” says Jim Pittas, President and CEO, PMMI. “PMMI takes great pride in our never-ending goal to en- sure PACK EXPO evolves to meet the constant advances in packaging and processing innovation.” Space applications for PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2021 (Sept. 27–29, 2021, Las Vegas Convention Center), are now available. Visit or contact BHS Corrugated Appoints Guibert Sales & Marketing Specialist Weiherhammer, Germany based BHS CorrugatedMaschin- en- und Anlagenbau GmbH has announced the appoint-

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ARC International is a world leader in the manufacturing of roller products for flexography. The latest nano-technology laser engraving in our Charlotte and Las Vegas manufac- turing facilities ensures superior quality and consistency in anilox rollers.


hhs is a global leader in advanced gluing, camera verifica- tion and quality assurance systems for the packaging indus- try. Zero-defect quality and elevated production speeds are key parameters in the manufacturing of corrugated boxes; hhs systems ensure efficiency and precision across the board. With hhs Xcam Box Monitoring and non-contact flap gluing of corrugated board, hhs offers every option for au- tomated quality assurance in the production of corrugated boxes with flexo folder gluers. BLOWER APPLICATION COMPANY (BLOAPCO) BloApCo has served the corrugated industry since 1933 with a variety of scrap handling solutions, including Hori- zontal Floor Shredders, Trim Cutters, and Material Handling Fans and Conveying Systems. BloApCo Shredders allow for continuous shredding and pneumatic removal of sheet waste stacks of all sizes, roll slab, cores, carton scrap and much more.


Cimex writes affordable yet powerful CAD/CAM software for the packaging and diemaking industries. We also offer numerous samplemakers, etc., to fit all needs and budgets.


ment of Javier Argal Guibert as new Sales & Marketing Specialist for the worldwide corrugating roll division. Argal has over 25 years indus- try experience selling converting equipment and corrugating rolls. As the Sales Director of a corrugating roll manufacturer, he dedicated the

Leading manufacturer and installer of quality retrofits, up- grades and replacement parts for S&S and Prime Flexo Folder Gluers. Specialists in reconditioning of S&S Flexo Folder Gluers, including ink, air and electrical systems.


Corrugated Replacements, Inc. is a production powerhouse that manufactures high quality machine parts and replace- ment parts for the corrugated and paperboard converting industries. CRI can redesign, engineer, and manufacture any part while providing a rapid turn-around rate, keeping machines running at their peak performance and limiting down time.

Javier Argal Guibert

last 20 years developing the sales of corrugating rolls for paper/corrugated groups, independent board manufac- turing companies and various OEMs. At BHS, he will work with the international corrugating rolls sales team and to make sure that global customers are using corrugating rolls from BHS Corrugated. He will also assist customers using single facers from other sup- pliers to receive the best roll solutions and services.


June 15, 2020

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