Paper Products

Diversified Labeling Solutions Celebrates 30th Anniversary
October 29, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Diversified Labeling Solutions (DLS), Itasca, Ill., has announced the recent celebration of its 30th anniversary. In 1985, founder and owner Bob Hakman identified a growing demand for barcode pressure-sensitive products, and formed the company, aiming to provide high-quality, custom-printed tape to the distributor market. The company started with a 1,550-square-foot facility. Today, DLS has more…

BIC Releases Fourth Quarter and 2013 Results
February 17, 2014

Although net sales are down 0.6 percent from last year, BIC's approximately €1.9 billion (about $2.6 billion) net sales total is up 3.6 percent comparatively or 4.6 percent with constant currencies. That increase was 6.7 or 11.4 percent, respectively in the fourth quarter alone.

Mohawk Introduces the Mohawk Sample Club
October 25, 2013

Mohawk, Cohoes, N.Y., announced the launch of the Mohawk Sample Club, a new subscription-based service featuring a curated collection of Mohawk printed samples and fine paper products selected to celebrate the beauty and impact of paper and print.

A Social Spin on Greeting Cards: Open Me Teams with Threadless to Shake Up a $4 Billion Industry
October 22, 2013

Ilya Pozin likes greeting cards, but he doesn't like going to what he calls "the dreaded greeting card aisle at the store" to buy one. "You have all these horrible, mass-produced designs" that take forever to pick through, he complains. Not that e-cards (which are also mass-produced and take just as long to scroll through) are a huge improvement. Knowing that cards still represent a $4 billion industry, Pozin figured there had to be a better way. "We saw a huge opportunity in terms of the lack of convenience and lack of quality. We thought we could do better."

RR Donnelley Expands Logistics Network With Addition of International Logistics Services Facility
August 16, 2013

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company recently announced that it has further expanded its international logistics services offering with the opening of a facility in Itasca, Illinois. This new location is strategically located near Chicago O'Hare International Airport and extends the company's physical presence, complementing its logistics facilities on the East and West Coasts.

The Leslie Company Installs Acuity Digital Printer
August 15, 2013

The Leslie Company, an Olathe, Kansas-based leader in custom presentation manufacturing, recently announced the successful installation of an Acuity Advance UVdigital printer. The Acuity Advance sets a new standard for creating photorealistic images.

Mohawk Launches Mohawk Live Mobile Phone App
July 9, 2013

Mohawk announced the launch of Mohawk Live, a new mobile app powered by HP Aurasma augmented reality technology. The app, designed to generate interactive experiences with print, was developed for use on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices. It is available for free download in the App Store and Google Play.