A Cleaner FalconBoard Debuts Overseas

By now I am sure most of you in the packaging/display world have heard of Falconboard.  Made by the company Hexacomb (headquartered just outside of Chicago in Buffalo Grove, IL) – “Falconboard is an environmentally-responsible alternative to foam and expanded polystyrene materials because it is made primarily from kraft paper, which is made with a […]

Local Chicago Print Shop + Classes!

I stumbled upon yet another great resource for us Chicago based print lovers.  This time – its a little closer to downtown.  Spudnik press.  Located at 1821 W Hubbard, Suite 302, Chicago, IL 60622 this little print shop is packed with resources – old and new. The goal of their printshop is to provide printmaking facilities and services […]

Learn more about DMA13

DMA13 started Sunday at McCormick Place in Chicago and goes until Tuesday, October 15th. Learn more about the conference and the exhibitors from the link below. In reviewing the exhibitors list there are plenty of printers and direct marketing companies that will be showcasing the latest and greatest for direct mail and multi-channel communications. Will […]

PCA purchases Boise Packaging

There is a new acquisition hitting the news wire in the corrugate world.  PCA is preparing to buy out Boise Packaging in a transaction worth just shy of $2,000,000,000.  Lots of zeros in this sale.  This includes the debt on Boise’s books – which totals over $700,000,000. This deal will add more than 30% capacity […]