Printing and Packaging News

Printing and Packaging Industry News – including print services, print on demand (POD), packaging and related printing industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

eAgile Announces partnership with Heinlein Plastik to bring its eSeal RFID Solution to Europe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces a partnership with Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH to bring RFID smart packaging solutions to the European cap and closure marketplace. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

Sambrailo Packaging is Helping CCOF-Certified Growers Promote ‘Certified Organic’

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states “Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables” on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

XanCan, LLC expands its Concept of Texturing Beyond Aluminum Beverage Cans into the Wonderful World of Aerosols

ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan, LLC, a U.S. based company, today announced the expansion of its textured aluminum beverage can concept (patent pending) into the aerosol can markets. Functional changes to the aerosol can as we know it have been minimal since its introduction. The idea of texturing the sidewall of an aerosol can (patent pending) is both innovative and revolutionary. XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite while adding personality, flare and of course, function.

Terrapin Care Station ‘Rolls’ Out New Products Sure to ‘Shake’ up Colorado’s Cannabis Market

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terrapin Care Station, with dispensaries in Boulder and Aurora, Colo., begins a new year with the launch of two cannabis products that incorporate innovative packaging design with child resistance, product protection, and portability.

eAgile Announces the Production Launch of the eSeal RFID Solution for Sealed Caps and Closures

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and ZURICH, Switzerland, Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces the successful high-volume production launch of the eSeal heat induction solution. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

A&I Presents Photojournalist Tish Lampert at PhotoLA 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert’s 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.

The Harman Press is Official Printer for the 2015 AAPC New Orleans Pollie Awards & Conference

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marking its active role in the political printing arena, The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19, organized by the American Association of Political Consultants. This will be the second year that The Harman Press has provided the AAPC with printing for its programming material and signage for its annual conference and awards events.

The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

XanCan takes the beverage industry by storm with their concept of texturing the sidewalls of aluminum beverage cans

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan(TM), a U.S. based company, today announced the launch of its textured aluminum beverage cans (patent pending). Changes to the aluminum beverage can have been minimal at best, since its birth. The concept of texturing the sidewall of beverage cans is both innovative and revolutionary. The XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite.

eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Intelligent Packaging Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.

The Harman Press Acquires Fox Printing – Legacy North Hollywood Printers Consolidate Union Printing Operations

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing the expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area, The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.

Peel to Exhibit Flexible Packaging in the States

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. is the largest national market for flexible packaging and the value it brings to brand owners through versatility and potential for innovation. Peel Plastic Products Ltd. is bringing this value to the brand owners attending two U.S. September trade shows – HH Backer Total Pet Expo and Pack Expo. Peel is exhibiting in booth 1733 at the Total Pet Expo and booth S6075 at Pack Expo.

Peel to Connect with Pet Industry Players at 2013 PIJAC Shows

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canada is a growing nation of pet lovers. According to the Pet Food Association of Canada, there are more than 12.5 million pets nationwide. The 2013 Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada’s (PIJAC Canada) tradeshows provide unique gatherings of the Canadian pet market and the leading companies that influence that industry, including Peel Plastic Products.

Beacon Printing adds new technology from ProSource, expands capabilities

CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProSource announced today that Beacon Printing recently increased its capabilities with the addition of a Konica Minolta color bizhub Press and a black and white bizhub Pro, both with variable data printing support. The color press allows Beacon to produce the best color images in the production print marketplace, while delivering short-run color jobs to fit customers’ tight deadlines.

ProSource Names Sean Sullins as Vice President of New Market Development

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProSource, the tri-state leader in business solutions for copying, printing and document automation, announce the addition of Sean Sullins to its executive leadership team as Vice President of New Market Development.

ProSource Names Kathryn Kendell as Vice President of Marketing

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProSource, the tri-state leader in business solutions for copying, printing, automation and improving mission critical business processes, is pleased to announce the addition of Kathryn Kendell to its executive team as Vice President of Marketing.

The Harman Press Chooses North Hollywood for Expansion

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move signaling an expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has re-located from its longtime address in Hollywood to a larger facility at 6840 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood (CA 91605), in the San Fernando Valley, and added personnel to its executive roster.

Selling at Auction: Surplus Printing Equipment, Office Furniture and Misc. Machinery

ST. CLOUD, Minn., and YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Printing companies, paper producers, companies looking for misc. equipment or to stock their offices with office furniture can now find all of this at an online auction offered by IAAS Worldwide. Surplus to the continuing operations of Creative Memories, and hosted at two locations (Yellow Springs, Ohio and St. Cloud, Minn.), this unbelievable auction will feature top quality merchandise.

A&I Books Pre-Paid Cards Debut at B&H

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., July 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books Pre-paid Cards, allowing purchasers to create photo books online at a discount with advance payment, are now for sale online at www.bhphotovideo.com or at the B&H Superstore in NYC.

Bookstand Publishing Makes its Mark on the Bestseller List

MORGAN HILL, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traditional publishing companies reject 98 percent of new authors, but authors like Moshe Kai Cavalin are quickly discovering that self-publishing can be done effectively with today’s Print-on-Demand (POD) technology. In March of 2012, Moshe Kai Cavalin’s ‘We Can Do’ (ISBN-13: 978-1618630452; paperback), published using POD technology by Bookstand Publishing, made Amazon’s Top 100 list, showing how successful an author with a dream can be.

Intelligent Mail Barcode White Paper Released by Ballantine Corporation

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation announced this week the launch of a new white paper – ‘Intelligent Mail Barcode 101.’ It discusses the benefits, requirements and how it works. Until recently, the United States Postal Service (USPS) had planned to make the Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB) a requirement by May 2011.

Alabama Graphics Earns an ‘Excellence In Construction’ Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.

Ballantine Expands Services to Include Tech-Savvy Imprinted Promotional Products

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ballantine Corporation, a leading, full-service direct marketing production firm, announced this week that they have added a new client service to its roster – imprinted promotional products.

AandI Books and West Hollywood Book Fair Open New Chapter for Photo Books

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books is proud to announce its sponsorship and first-time participation in the 9th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair, Sunday, September 26, 2010. A division of A&I Photographic and Digital, A&I Books is a leading printer and publisher of photography books.

Ballantine Provides Tips for Choosing Right Vendor for Direct Mail Campaigns

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct mail continues to be one of the most effective ways to reach a targeted audience. In addition, choosing the right vendor can make or break a direct mail campaign. So, this week the Ballantine Corporation announced that they are offering their expertise in a newly-released white paper that focuses on how to make the best vendor choice.

CustomXM Wins Arkansas Business 2009 Business of the Year Award (Category 1)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.

A and I Books Releases Jeff Sheng’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books, a division of A&I Photographic and Digital Services, is releasing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Volume 1’ (ISBN: 978-0-9844474-1-1) by Jeff Sheng, the first-ever photography book that features the portraits and stories of gay and lesbian service members currently serving under the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy. The book contains an Afterword by W.M. Hunt, noted gallerist and Vietnam War veteran.

Direct Marketing Company Ballantine Corporation Announces New Clients

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation, a family-owned direct marketing company, this week announced that Incisive Media, Trinity Solar, Subco and EF Education have chosen Ballantine for production services for a variety of direct marketing projects and campaigns. ‘We are honored that these companies have chosen us for these important services for their direct marketing efforts,’ Tom Cote, president of Ballantine Corporation, says.

CustomXM – Custom Printing Company, Inc. – Becomes First in State to Offer Dimensional Printing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a central Arkansas marketing services provider, recently added the Kodak Dimensional Printing capability to its Nexpress 3000 Digital Production Color Press. CustomXM is currently the only provider of these services in the state of Arkansas

Commercial Printers Accountable for Identity Theft Protection Under FTC Enforcement of FACTA ‘Red Flag Rules’

DENVER, Colo., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commercial printers must provide identity theft protection to their customers under Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement of the Red Flag Rules provisions of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA), advises identity theft security expert and identity recovery services provider idBUSINESS.

Ballantine Corp. Offers Free Proofreading Service for Client Projects

WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s current economic climate of cut backs and layoffs, it’s refreshing to learn about a company that is actually adding a new service and for free! The Ballantine Corporation, a full-service direct mail company, announces that they are now offering all clients free proofreading before their projects go to press.

Card Cafe Announces Fund Raising Tool for Non-Profits

OREM, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the launch of Charity Builder. Charity Builder is a tool which enables non-profit organizations throughout the United States to leverage the vast greeting card industry to help them raise money. With the Charity Builder, businesses who donate to non-profits can now give even more money by simply purchasing customer gifts, employee incentives, etc. through the non-profit’s site.

Card Cafe Promotes Kira Case to Vice President and General Manager

OREM, Utah, Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the promotion of Kira Case to Vice President and General Manager. She will oversee and manage all operating aspects of the company. Card Cafe was founded in 2005 as an easy way to keep in touch with people through online ordering of printed greeting cards.

Solar Communications Invests More Than $10 Million in New Equipment and Capabilities

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Communications, a full-service print and production provider, has completed its capabilities expansion begun in 2006, with more than $10 million in capital investments over the past few months. These latest acquisitions further support the company’s refined focus as a complete marketing services partner.

Custom Printing Invests in a Kodak NEXPRESS to Upgrade Digital Printing Capabilities to Increase Clients Sales and Marketing Opportunities

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Custom Printing Company of North Little Rock, Ark., a regional leader in digital printing, has purchased a NEXPRESS Digital Color Production Press from Kodak. The new printing system upgrades Custom Printing’s production and versioning capabilities and allows them to continue to help their clients create more effective sales and marketing communications.

Interactive Design Web Site Provides Customers with Tools to Customize and Create Items Online

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new, cutting-edge Web site – www.sbgsigns.com – recently launched by Signs by Gina, provides customers with design elements and tools to create items online such as t-shirts, magnets, signs, banners, decals, lettering, and more.

Cprint(TM) Affiliate Press Tech Chooses BRANDCONTROL.NET’s BigCabinet 3.0(TM)

ELMHURST, Ill. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0(TM), today announced that CPrint affiliate Press Tech, a Des Plaines, Illinois-based printer has signed up to use BigCabinet 3.0(TM) for online dynamic publishing of customer documents.

BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM) Develops Integrated Preflight System in Response to Customer Demand

ELMHURST, IL — September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET, a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of BigCabinet 3.0, a turnkey browser-based solution that uses industry standard desktop publishing files and allows authorized users to repurpose original documents, announced today that it has released an Integrated Preflight system to help print professionals and system administrators keep tabs on the quality of files checked into BigCabinet 3.0.