Thursday, April 14, 2016

Diamond Packaging Wins Best of Show in 23rd Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition

Diamond Packaging 2016 Calendar
Diamond Packaging won six awards, including Best of Show, in the 23rd Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition, the industry's premier showcase for foil stamping, embossing, and other specialty effects. Awards were announced at the FSEA National Conference in Orlando, FL on April 4, 2016.

The competition recognizes creativity and superior execution of designs that reflect positively on the industry as a whole. Entries are judged by a panel of industry experts on several criteria including design, execution, and level of difficulty.

Diamond won Best of Show as well as Gold Leaf and Bronze Leaf awards in the “Calendar” and “Self Promotion” categories, respectively, for its three-month corporate calendar, a popular promotional item given to customers and suppliers. This year’s 2016 calendar marks the 25th anniversary of a long-standing company tradition. The grandfather clock theme, with its inner mechanisms perfectly balanced, was chosen to represent the collaborative and precise nature of Diamond’s work. more

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Thursday, March 03, 2016

Harry Voss, Former CEO, President, and Owner of Diamond Packaging, Dies at 78

Harry Voss
Diamond Packaging is deeply saddened to announce that Harry Voss, former CEO, president, and owner of the company, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2016.

Harry joined Diamond in 1965 and was a powerful force in the packaging industry for over 40 years.

In 1973, he bought controlling interest of Diamond, and led its transformation from a company with 13 employees and $750,000 in sales to a global industry leader providing packaging products and services to Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

Harry’s fundamental business values: “Give the customer what he wants, when he wants it, made of the highest quality necessary, and charge what it is worth – nothing more and nothing less. That way he will be back tomorrow and you will be there to service him again.”

His presence will be missed yet always remembered. more

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Global Packaging Alliance® (GPA) Welcomes New Partner in South Korea

The Global Packaging Alliance® (GPA) announces
partnership with Samwon Printing in South Korea.
The Global Packaging Alliance® (GPA) today announced that they have added a new partner by reaching an agreement with Samwon Printing in South Korea. GPA representatives convened from all over the world last month to evaluate which of several potential partners in Asia best complement the GPA’s packaging network in terms of management philosophy, technical capabilities, and markets served.

“With Samwon Printing we found a perfect fit within the GPA world,” said Hans-Christian Bestehorn, GPA spokesman and CEO of the rlc | packaging group, a GPA charter member. “Their willingness to share information as well their productivity orientation and technology park is a great benchmark for the Asian packaging market.”

Samwon Printing is a leading supplier of folding cartons in South Korea, with key clients ranging from food and beverage to the fashion and beauty industries. The company was founded by Mr. JC Won in 1983 and is known for its speedy lead time while maintaining global standards in quality. Samwon achieves this by following its strict philosophy of clean environmental practices and transparent management. The company has also had the distinction of receiving a ‘Medal of Honor’ from the Korean Government, the first ever given to a printing company in Korea. more

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Friday, February 05, 2016

Diamond Packaging Installs State-of-the-Art Cold Foiling System


Diamond recently invested in the latest cold foiling technology to cost-effectively deliver inline metallic and holographic effects.

The video was produced to demonstrate our new capabilities with the state-of-the-art Compact Foilers CF1000PM cold foil module mounted on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 offset press.

For more information on how we can transform your packaging visit http://www.diamondpackaging.com.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Diamond Packaging Unveils its 2016 Calendar

Diamond Packaging 2016 Calendar
Diamond Packaging has unveiled its 2016 calendar, the 25th anniversary of a long-standing company tradition.

The grandfather clock design, with its inner mechanisms precisely balanced, was chosen to represent the collaborative and precise nature of Diamond's work.

The calendar design features multi-color UV printing, UV gloss spot coating, cold foiling, multi-level embossing, and intricate die cutting. The decorative foil accents were achieved using state-of-the-art cold foiling technology to cost-effectively deliver inline metallic and holographic effects. more

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Diamond Wins Six Awards in 72nd Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition

Elizabeth Arden's 5th Avenue NYC Premiere
folding carton won a Gold Award


Diamond Packaging won six awards in the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, the industry’s premier showcase for all that is new and outstanding in paperboard packaging design and technology. Awards were presented last month at the PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

Diamond won a Gold Award for Elizabeth Arden's 5th Avenue NYC Premiere carton. The packaging features metallized polyester board and intricate foil stamping and embossing accents. The brilliant, mirror-like finish of the substrate makes it a perfect choice for conveying the stunning graphics.

The carton was converted utilizing metallized polyester board and offset printed with purple, dense black, and opaque white inks, in-line with DiamondTouch soft touch coating. The overall DiamondTouch soft touch coating provides an appealing tactile quality that promotes consumer interaction. The high gloss foil stamped and embossed accents on the front and rear panels add distinction and reinforce 5th Avenue as a luxury brand. more

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Diamond Packaging Wins Three Awards in 29th Annual Excellence Awards Competition

Elizabeth Arden's Green Tea Cucumber folding carton
Diamond Packaging won three awards in the 29th annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards, the industry's only competition recognizing the highest level of printing quality and technical achievement across the full range of packaging segments – tags and labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons, and corrugated cartons. Winners were chosen from hundreds of entries submitted in over 40 different categories. Entries were judged on print quality, functionality, and secondary converting and finishing attributes.

Diamond won First Place in the “Sustainability – Folding Cartons” category for its 2015 corporate calendar, a long-standing company tradition and popular promotional item given to customers and suppliers. The stained leaded glass-themed calendar transforms the old world craftsmanship of a hand-drawn design by infusing it with modern finishing touches.

Diamond won Second Place in the “Sustainability – Folding Cartons” and “Folding Cartons – Offset” categories for Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea Cucumber carton. more

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