Jamestown Container earned FSSC certification for its Cleveland, Ohio, facility.
Jamestown Container Cos. acquired the industry-accepted and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-recognized FSSC 22000 certification at its Cleveland, Ohio, packaging facility.
According to the official FSSC website, “FSSC 22000 provides a certification scheme that incorporates an in-depth hazard analysis in a robust food safety management system to control the food safety hazards, minimize risks, and assure the production of safe packaging and packaging materials.”
H.B. Fuller recently joined the 4evergreen Alliance, a cross-industry alliance hosted by the Confederation of European Paper Industries to improve the circularity of fiber-based packaging.
“This is both an exciting and challenging period for the packaging industry,” said H.B. Fuller Global Sustainability Manager Elizabeth Staab. “Collaboration throughout the supply chain is vital if we are to achieve changes that improve the world for this generation of consumers and beyond. Sustainability is a core pillar of our business strategy at H.B. Fuller, and we are joining the 4evergreen Alliance to expand collaboration with a variety of companies.”
The initiative brings together a network of around 90 organizations and stakeholders throughout the packaging value chain to push for innovation throughout the sector and develop robust, fact-based guidelines for the future of fiber-based packaging. The goal of the alliance is to raise the overall recycling rate of fiber-based packaging to 90% by 2030 and contribute to a climate neutral and sustainable society.
The Royal Group (TRG) appointed Bryan Fagan as general manager of TRG Mid-Atlantic.
Fagan comes to TRG with 15 years of corrugated industry experience, including roles in design, inside sales, sales, sales management, general management, and regional general management.
“Bryan is a passionate leader and fantastic communicator,” said TRG President Kevin Miller. “His emphasis on relationships and team-building, combined with his wide-ranging experience, makes him the ideal fit for TRG. We’re excited to see what the future holds for both Bryan and our company.”
Fagan, who will be based in Pennsylvania, will report to Miller and help build on the foundation created by the team at TRG Mid-Atlantic, according to a company news release.
Quest Graphics purchased a new Koenig & Bauer Rapida 164 six-color plus coater press.
“We have grown significantly over the last two years and have invested in new equipment to ensure that we always have the latest technology,” said Quest President and CEO Dan Cribbin. “As our customers have asked for faster turnaround times and for us to handle a greater volume of their work, we invested in a key purchase with a new Koenig & Bauer Rapida 164 six-color plus coater press. It will provide us with greater capacity and allow us to grow significantly.”
The press will be installed at Quest’s 100,000-square-foot headquarters in St. Louis, which already has a Koenig & Bauer 64-inch press in operation.
Lewisburg Printing Co. hired Roger Chou and Blake Miller as its new chief financial officer and director of human resources, respectively.
Chou comes to Lewisburg with more than 20 years of experience in various finance roles in manufacturing. Miller, who also comes to the company with experience in the manufacturing industry, is stepping into the HR role previously held by Cathy Talley. Talley recently retired after 44 years with Lewisburg.