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Paper, Publishing & Printing - Case Studies
The Case Studies described below are based on information provided by companies in the Paper, Publishing & Printing sector. Each study has been written in collaboration with employees of the company and Preactor International would like to thank those who provided these insights into how Preactor is used and the benefits it has provided.

Parnaplast Plastics Industries Ltda was founded in 1974 and is considered one of the best flexible packages manufacturer in Brazil, being reference of quality and competence in the flexible packages segment.
 
Founded in 1903, Inland Label lead the industry as one of the top label suppliers to some of the largest brands in the beverage, food and consumer products markets.
 
Bedford Industries, Inc. a family-owned company founded in 1966, started as a manufacturer of wire twist ties. With an innovative mind-set, Bedford has expanded into all types of identification products, elastomer integrations, adhesive technology, specialized bundling ties, Bendable Components®, packaging re-closures, promotional marketing, tying equipment, strapping, and fasteners.
 
Located on an 6500m² area in the city Dourados, on Mato Grosso do Sul state, Inflex stands out on Brazilian market for its flexible packaging production, operating on many sectors. The company started its activities in 1989, having a scope of producing polyethylene monolayer plastic packages, and today its production volume amounts to around 390 tons per month in 2012.
 
With annual revenues of around $3m, Herrbaiers is a classic example of a successful small and family business. The key is their continuous investment in technologies and management to enhance its customer service levels.
 
Royal Sens was founded in 1896 and has its routes in the packaging industry. It focusses primarily on the production of paper and synthetic labels, printing, cutting, and punching being the main processes. It has two plants in the Netherlands, in Enschede and the other in Rotterdam, which is also their headquarters.
 
The Flexoprint Company was founded in 1997 and has been manufacturing labels since 2000. It is considered one of the most comprehensive suppliers in the labeling market, holding a wide variety of products such as labels and tags with or without adhesive, molded sleeves, as well as mono and laminated films in small or medium batch sizes.
 
TAKT Sp. z o.o., with its main factory located in Bolesław, Poland, specializes in producing all formats of CDs and DVDs and has a monthly capacity of 16 million CDs and 8.5 million DVDs.
 
International Greetings PLC is one of the world‟s leading designers, manufacturers, importers and distributors of giftwrap, stationery, gift bags, crackers, greeting cards and accessories.
 
Altmaster is one of the biggest printing houses in Europe specializing in large format printing, related to outdoor advertising displayed on advertising boards, street poles, walls of buildings, etc. The company works with a wide range of clients both in Poland and abroad (in Germany, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Slovakia, Ukraine).
 
Supravis Group S.A., based in Bydgoszcz, Poland specializes in production of packaging for the food industry where the company's brand is known across all the cured meat producers in the domestic market. It has a significant market share in the Polish packaging market and 50% of its revenues come from overseas. Supravis’s products include multilayer casings, monolayer casings, barrier films and bags.
 
In June of 2005, Kohlberg, LLC, purchased Thilmany Papers from International Paper (IP). The acquisition included a pulp mill, two paper mills and a paper converting facility in the Green Bay, WI area.
 
Mega Embalagens was established in 1995 in Salvador do Sul, a small town just 100 km from Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil.
 
Klabin group is the largest producer, exporter and recycler of paper in Brazil. It is the market leader in packaging paper and board, corrugated boxes and industrial sacks, and also produces and sells timber logs. Founded in 1899, today it has 17 plants in Brazil and Argentina.and is organized in four business units – Forestry, Paper, Corrugated Packaging and Industrial Sacks. In 2007 it had gross revenue of R$ 3.4 billion (U$ 1.8 billion) and a net profit of R$ 621 million (U$ 345 million), an increase of 31% over the previous year.
 
Opolgraf S.A. is a book printing and binding company located in Opole, Poland, which employs about 150 people, with approximately 8 million books under 1,700 titles produced annually.
 
SCA is a global consumer goods and paper company. They develop, produce and market personal care products, tissue, packaging solutions, publication papers and solid-wood products in more than 90 countries.
 
Whatman International is a global leader in separations technology. It is recognised throughout the scientific community for providing innovative products and solutions, many paper-based. Indeed, for over 250 years the Whatman name has been synonymous with the finest quality paper.
 
Smurfit Ward is a leading paper based packaging supplier located in Leyland, Lancashire. Ward Packaging was first established in 1980 by local Lancashire farmer John Ward as a potato sack production company, supplying sacks to other local farmers.
 
Founded in 1911, P P Payne is recognised globally as the leading manufacturer and supplier of pressure-sensitive tear tape to producers of consumable products. The company has manufacturing facilities in the UK, the US, South America, India and the Middle East, with the UK facility alone responsible for an output of 4.5 million square metres per month.
 
Technicolor has been synonymous with the film industry for over eighty years, having become immortalised in the phrase, “Color by Technicolor”. Acquired by Carlton Communications plc in 1988 and awarded its ISO 9002 certification in 1995 by SGS Yarsley, Technicolor is also seen as the world leader in video duplication.