Koenig & Bauer appointed Stephen Sanker as the company’s digital printing manager.
Sanker brings with him more than 20 years of management experience in at several digital printing manufacturers.
“We’re excited to welcome Stephen to the Koenig & Bauer family,” said Eric Frank, the company’s senior vice president of marketing and product management. “He has a wealth of experience in this ever-evolving area and an excellent depth of knowledge in digital applications and technology, which will be invaluable to our customers.”
In other Koenig & Bauer news, Litho Press added a new large-format Koenig & Bauer Rapida 145 press, its first new large-format press in North America.
A.G. Stacker will unveil its new full-line digital solutions at Corrugated Week 2022 in San Antonio, Texas.
The company’s new eXT DUO™ digital twin system, new SIMCORRA™ custom factory productivity simulation, and new GO AG™ mobile app features will be revealed for the first time at the show, along with A.G.’s full line of solutions at booth 807.
“We had a great response to our digital twin systems at SuperCorrExpo 2021, and we look forward to taking that one step further this year at [Corrugated Week],” said A.G. Stacker President Joe Wunder. “With cutting-edge digital technologies connected to a full line of proven equipment solutions, A.G. remains committed to innovating for the future of the industry.”
Durst Tau RSCi
Durst Group is showcasing two printers from its Tau RSC portfolio at LableExpo in Rosemont, Illinois, September 13–15.
The Tau RSCi will be at booth 3105, and the Tau 330 RSC E will be at booth 3123, both of which offer 1,200-dpi resolution and come equipped with Durst Workflow and Durst Analytics software.
“We are excited that soon we will be back on the LabelExpo show floor, showing the strengths of our RSC portfolio with 1,200-dpi inkjet technology,” said Steve Lynn, Durst’s director of labels and packaging. “Durst equipment has a reputation for reliability, quality,
Durst Tau 330 RSC E
and speed—LabelExpo Americas 2022 will allow us to show those strengths to the entire label community.”
The new Stafford Corrugated Products headquarters in Indian Trail, North Carolina
Stafford Corrugated Products unveiled its brand-new headquarters facility in Indian Trail, North Carolina.
The 50,000-square-foot headquarters, factory, and warehouse will more than double the company’s capacity.
“Our new facility significantly increases Stafford’s ability to inventory more products,” said founder and CEO Tony D’Aprile. “That’s great news for our customers. But it also gives us the ability to develop and create new products that are essential to the corrugated industry. Our reputation of being known as the ‘go-to’ guys will be enhanced by our increased ability to respond to customer needs.”
The Royal Group (TRG) acquired Winder, Georgia-based Progress Container & Display, a corrugated service provider in the industry’s industrial, retail, e-commerce, and point-of-purchase display segments.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for TRG to expand our capabilities and solutions for our customers” said TRG CEO Bob McIlvaine. “Progress Container is a well-respected name in our industry and their commitment to high graphics solutions and state-of-the-art equipment further enhances our mission statement to provide value added solutions to the most demanding customers.”
Progress Container is the 17th manufacturing facility and 37th TRG location in the United States. It’s the second TRG location in Georgia, which is where Dalton Box is also based.