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UPDATE – The Printing Showcase Sept. 27th, 2022

Hosted by Green Bay Innovation Group, the SOLD-OUT exhibitors’ space for the Printing Showcase takes place September 27 at The Stadium View in Green Bay, WI. Attendees will learn about printing companies and suppliers’ offerings, from high-speed flexography to the latest 3D innovations. This event features  nearly 50 exhibitors with industry information and networking in all the basic and extended categories including:

  • Flexographic printing services, at high speeds on substrates including paper and film.
  • Offset printing for sheet-fed and web applications in packaging and converting.
  • Trending 3D printing serving manufacturing, medical and engineering needs.
  • Wide web, and display graphics, from branding to pre-press and large formats. 
  • Allied services from label makers, to roll slitting-winding, and engineering.

Voorwood North American Sales Manager Tom Bishop is one exhibitor. He says, “We design and manufacture precision-made web converting machinery, which includes slitter rewinders, high-speed winders, converter sheeters, and converting laminators. Our machinery can be used to convert paper and paper board, foil, tape, plastic film, labels, and pressure-sensitive laminates, flexible packaging, non-woven, rubber, and specialty materials.”

Kicking off the day at 10 am will be guests Barb LaMue, President & CEO of the New North; and Dan Heiser, Dean of the Schneider School of Business & Economics at St. Norbert College.

Additionally, companies including AGFA, ColorDyne Tech, Graphic Composition, NEWAY, Retroflex, and Waldan Paper will be exhibiting. Advanced Tex will do a short demo of its 3D PRINTING at the closing hour, 4PM. (Contact us for a complete list of exhibitors)

Associated companies who make presses, supplies and services will participate along with printing resources for commercial, direct mail, catalog, publications, and labels.

“We’re excited to offer the first-of-its-kind event in Wisconsin,” says Marty Ochs, host. “As a major printing region in the U.S., it’s a timely event,” notes Susan Stansbury, co-host. “Over the next weeks, we will be reporting on exhibitors and plans for the September 27 event.” 

The location at the Stadium View Conference Center, Green Bay, is a block from Lambeau Field at 1963 Holmgren Way. Cost to attend for the day is $40.00. Interested attendees and exhibitors can sign up at: 

 www.GreenBayInnovationGroup.com and go to EVENTS to register.  

Marty Ochs, 608.698.3333 martinpochs@gmail.com 

Susan Stansbury, 920.265.6407 Susan@SusanStansbury.com

For more than 60 years Voorwood has designed and manufactured innovative high quality precision-made converting machinery.

Voorwood will be exhibiting at the Printing Showcase and you can visit us at booth 20.  We will be in Northeastern Wisconsin the full week so if you want to set up an appointment, please give us a call!

For more than 60 years, Voorwood has designed and manufactured innovative, high-quality, precision-made web converting machinery, which includes slitter rewinders, high-speed winders, converter sheeters, and converting laminators. Voorwood converting machinery can be used for the following applications to convert paper and paper board, foil, tape, plastic film, labels, and pressure-sensitive laminates, flexible packaging, non-woven, rubber, and specialty materials. Voorwood engineering customizes our machines to meet your process requirements. We provide training, parts, technical support, and service after installation.

High-Speed Graphics Printing – New PageWide Pro Live Demo Event

Big Systems and HP will host a live Virtual Demo from 10-11am CDT on Thursday, Sept. 22. John McEntyre, HP Applications Engineer, will demonstrate the new HP Pagewide XL Pro Series.

Capabilities:

  • Print up to 24 (B1) posters per minute
  • Print 3 (BI) boards per minute
  • Single and double-sided printing
  • Rigid material up to 3/8” (10mm) thick
  • Economical large ink capacity

Sustainable Film Solutions to Power the
Next Generation of Flexible Packaging

Menomonee Falls, WI – A new educational webinar brings industry leaders from Charter Next Generation, Henkel Corporation & Enercon to deliver CPG companies sustainable film solutions for flexible packaging.

The webinar takes place on Thursday, October 20th at 10am CDT and is presented as a complimentary service to the flexible packaging industry. 

Sustainable packaging topics include:

  • Trade-offs and considerations
  • Recently launched sustainable flexible packages
  • Keys for successful adhesion
  • Adhesives enabling recycling
  • Surface treating best practices for promoting adhesion

This webinar is useful to all corona treater users, regardless of a particular brand.

To learn more about the webinar or to register, please click here
Enercon Industries Corporation, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI, is a major manufacturer of equipment for the plastics, converting and packaging industries. The company supplies custom built corona and atmospheric plasma treating systems, as well as induction cap sealing systems.

Contact: Gina Maule, Marketing Projects Manager

262-250-6070, gmaule@enerconmail.com

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo at the Resch Expo in Green Bay

We all want to thank Henry Schienebeck and his team at the Great Lakes Timber Professional Association for the outstanding event at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 

The event attracted many people from the Great Lake States involved in the logging, forestry, pulp, paper and supporting industries.  We especially want to thank Henry Allen, Jason Bauknecht and Representative Thomas P. Tiffany Representing the 7th, so District of Wisconsin along with Representative Bruce Westerman and Brandon Miller Professional Staff, House Natural Resources Committee from Washington D.C.  

The forest products industry in Wisconsin provides more than 64,000 full and part-time jobs and has a total industry output of $24.5 billion and value-added $7.1 Billion.  Combining direct, indirect, and induced effect, the industry contributes over 140,000 jobs with an annual gross output of $38 Billion.

GBIG Latest List of Events

Stay up to date with GBIG’s latest list of Events. If you would like to sign-up for any event, please visit https://greenbayinnovationgroup.com/events/

Flexible Packaging Companies in Wisconsin

GBIG NEWS SEPTEMBER: The Future of Packaging is Flexible Packaging and Wisconsin is the leader!

Flexible Packaging is a container made of flexible or easily yielding materials that, when filled or closed, can be readily changed in shape.  The Packaging is used in consumer, institutional and industrial applications to protect a vast array of products. Flexible Packaging is constructed using a number of substrates: Paper, Plastic Film, Foils or other materials.  Normally, the final product is a bag, overwrap, liner, pouch, sleeves, etc. The Flexible Packaging industry continues as one of the fastest growing packaging segments in the Packaging World. The expected growth rate (CAGR) is 6.5% from 2022 to 2028.  

Wisconsin is the worldwide leader in Innovation and flexible packaging production! We have a large number of Wisconsin, USA and International companies with facilities located in Wisconsin.  In addition, Wisconsin has a large number of companies producing flexible packaging materials. Finally, Wisconsin is the leader in the Converting Industries and Supporting Manufacturing for Flexible Packaging employing well over 20,000 people!  Amcor annual revenue for is $14,544 Billion.  The Green Bay Innovation Group will host George Huber at Amcor Innovation Center on October 25, 2022. Reservations are required due to security reasons.  You can register by going to:  www.greenbayinnovationgroup.com EVENTS – Amcor Seminar with Prof. George Huber. The EVENT is FREE!

WISCONSIN FLEXIBLE PACKAGING COMPANIES

UPCOMING – The Printing Showcase Sept. 27th, 2022

Hosted by Green Bay Innovation Group, the Printing Showcase takes place Sept. 27 at Stadium View in Green Bay.  Attendees will learn about printing companies and suppliers’ offerings, from high-speed flexography to the latest 3D innovations. This event features exhibitors with industry information and networking in all the basic and extended categories including:

  • Flexographic printing services, at high speeds on substrates including paper and film.
  • Offset printing for sheet-fed and web applications in packaging and converting.
  • Trending 3D printing serving manufacturing, medical and engineering needs.
  • Wide web, and display graphics, from branding to pre-press and large formats. 
  • Allied services from label makers, to roll slitting-winding, and engineering.

“For printers pushing the edge on complex jobs, or just pushing the multi-color envelope, the latest flexographic presses cannot be overlooked,” says exhibitor Legacy Flexo of Green Bay. Along with other printing category specialists, these experts will be on hand to tout their particular capabilities.

Exhibitor IMS Technologies Sales Manager Bryan Reilly says, “We are excited to announce our appearance at Printing Showcase on September 27. We are producers of the LAEM brand of slitter/ rewinders and ‘Doctor machines’ for printers and converters. We will highlight capabilities and advances in our machine portfolio and look forward to answering your questions.”

Additionally, companies like Big Systems LLC, Orion Labels, PCMC, Precision Roll Solutions, Printco Industries and Quad Plus will exhibit. From the latest in color and print science by SGS & Co., to printing surface technologies by Vetaphone, the day will display industry advances.
Associated companies who make presses, supplies and services will participate along with printing resources for commercial, direct mail, catalog, publications, and labels.

“We’re excited to offer the first-of-its-kind event in Wisconsin,” says Marty Ochs, host. “As a major printing region in the U.S., it’s a timely event,” notes Susan Stansbury, co-host. “Over the next weeks, we will be reporting on exhibitors and plans for the September 27 event.”

The location at the Stadium View Conference Center, Green Bay, is a block from Lambeau Field at 1963 Holmgren Way. Cost to attend for the day is $40.00. Interested attendees and exhibitors can sign up at: www.GreenBayInnovationGroup.com and go to EVENTS to register.

Marty Ochs, 608.698.3333 martinpochs@gmail.com 

Susan Stansbury, 920.265.6407 Susan@SusanStansbury.com

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