Board Converting News, April 4, 2022



light of the show’s second day came after show hours as well when 170 industry professionals gathered for the Packaging and Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) networking event. Attendees also enjoyed returning to PACK EXPO East, noting the convenient access from points up and down the Northeast corridor. Long-time PACK EXPO attendee Tom Rogers from Vibrac LLC was pleased with how easy it was to Amtrak down from Manchester, New Hampshire, to search out bottle caps, closures and new technology used in his bottling test systems facility. As a hub in the life sciences sector — 80% of U.S. phar- maceutical and biotech companies have a presence in and around the Philadelphia region making PACK EXPO East a modest commute. Registration is officially open for PACK EXPO Interna- tional’s return to McCormick Place, Oct. 23-26, 2022, in Chicago. Registration for the show is $30 until Sept. 30, after which it increases to $130. For more information and to register, visit TAPPI Selects Fellows, Outstanding Young Professionals For 2022 TAPPI has announced that it will bestow the title of Fellow on ten members and name two individuals as this year’s recipients of the Young Professional of the Year award. Fellow is an honorary title bestowed upon a small per- centage of TAPPI’s membership and is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contri- butions to the industry and/or the Association. The following individuals have been named 2022 TAP- PI Fellows: • Garnet Bremner, Global Technical Specialist, Nalco • Scott Frasca, Technical Sales Representative, MiniFI- BERS, Inc. • Lucian Lucia, Ph.D., Professor, North Carolina State • Kim Nelson, Ph.D., CTO Nanocellulose, GranBio US • Tim Patterson, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Solenis • Gregg Reed, Ph.D., Technical Manager, Imerys • Guenter Schubert, Dr. rer. nat., Foil Converting, Senior Scientist R&D, Speira • Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D., Professor, Texas Tech • Douglas Singbeil, Industrial Sector Leader – Bioprod- ucts, FPInnovations • Doug Sweet, P.E., President, Doug Sweet & Associates, Each year, the Association may elect members as TAP- PI Fellows in recognition of meritorious service to the Association and the industry. The title Fellow is also con- ferred upon TAPPI Board chairs, vice chairs, and directors at the end of their terms of office, and upon Gunnar Nich- olson Gold Medal Awardees and Herman L. Joachim Dis- tinguished Service Recipients.

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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 NC and NV manufacturing facilities ensures superior quality and consistency in anilox rollers.


AES is a leading full-service provider of integrated convey- ance systems specializing in scrap, trim, and dust. AES en- gineers custom scrap systems and works as a partner in process improvement to help businesses achieve greater profitability, productivity, and sustainability. Products include balers, shredders/hoggers, core shredders, filters, fans, and specializeddust control andcollectionsystems. AES is theex- clusive distributor for the AirShark Rotary Material Separator. For a wide variety of new and used equipment on to- day’s market, visit our website at BAUMER HHS CORPORATION 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. With hhs Xcam Box Monitoring and non-contact flap gluing of corrugated board, hhs offers every option for quality as- surance in the production of boxes with flexo folder gluers. AMERICAN CORRUGATED MACHINE 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, and carton scrap.


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.


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



April 4, 2022

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