Hammer Installs First Speedmaster CX 102 in North America

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Hammer Installs First Speedmaster CX 102 in North America

Hammer Packaging has become the first North American customer to purchase Heidelberg's new Speedmaster CX 102-8 Color Press with CutStar Technology.

"This acquisition will help support our ongoing strategic efforts of increasing overall manufacturing efficiencies while reducing waste and increasing throughput," said Jim Hammer, President and CEO.

Speedmaster CX 102
Speedmaster CX 102

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Thermochromic Ink Options Now Available!

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Thermochromic Ink Options Now Available!

Graphics can have a dramatic effect on consumer interest. What about graphics that can change with environmental conditions? The bottles shown in this photograph have the same label applied to them. What’s the difference? The milk bottle shown on the left is at room temperature, while the bottle on the right has been refrigerated, causing the ink to turn blue.

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Hammer Achieves G7 Master Printer Status

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Hammer Achieves G7 Master Printer Status

Hammer has become one of the first packaging printers in North America to achieve G7 Master Printer Status.

G7 Master Printer Award

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The Results are In!

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The Results are In!

We appreciate the time invested in completing our annual Customer Opinion Survey. Our success as a company relies on how we are performing in the marketplace and your feedback helps us determine that. We listen to the "voice of the customer" and are committed to using this information to improve the service we deliver to you.

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3D Shrink Sleeve Mock-ups Available!

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3D Shrink Sleeve Mock-ups Available!

Did you know that Hammer is a leading provider of shrink sleeve labels with both offset and flexo printing capabilities? In fact, shrink sleeve labels will be the fastest growing segment of our product line in 2011!

With our new 3D rendering software, we can quickly create, test, analyze, communicate and produce designs with 3D visuals, without the need to conduct physical test runs.

Mastic Blast

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100 Years of Printing Excellence

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100 Years of Printing Excellence

It was 1912 when our founding company, Genesee Valley Lithograph printed their first seed packet. Now, 100 years later, we are known as Hammer Packaging, still privately held and focused on "listening to the voice of the customer".

Over the past 100 years, 5 generations and with a rich heritage of entrepreneurial spirit, we have focused on quality and innovation in a cost effective manner to grow our business.

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Current Headquarters

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Expanded Gamut Printing

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Expanded Gamut Printing

Take advantage of the benefits of 7-color Equinox Expanded Gamut (XG) profiling software from Hammer! Combine items that would traditionally be run with spot colors on 1 form with 7 colors to reproduce the images. Also enhance the visual appearance of your product by utilizing XG inks to add more shelf appeal.

Expanded Gamut Printing

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Expanding Capacity with Two New Presses

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Expanding Capacity with Two New Presses

Hammer is investing for growth in 2012 by adding two new presses to our already deep line-up of packaging printing equipment.

Hammer has purchased a third variable sleeve offset printing press (VSOP), due in mid-November! The purchase of this additional press makes Hammer the single largest user of VSOP sleeve technology in the world. Our new VSOP will be equipped with the latest upgrades from Muller Martini.

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Nilpeter

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Hammer Expands IML Capabilities with New Die-Cutting System

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Hammer Expands IML Capabilities with New Die-Cutting System

Hammer Packaging entered the IML- Injection Mold (IML-I) market in the mid-90's as one of the first printers in North America capable of printing sheet-fed offset on OPP films. Since then, we have continued to invest in cutting and printing capabilities that expand our offerings to this market!

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