Hammer Remains in Top 40 of PI400

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Hammer Remains in Top 40 of PI400

Rochester, NY – January 3, 2018 – Hammer Packaging was ranked in the top 10 percent of the 2017 Printing Impressions 400 (PI 400) list, at number 38. The PI 400, now in its 34th year, provides the industry's annual ranking of leading printing companies in the United States and Canada ranked by annual sales volume.

"It's an honor to be recognized near the top of such a renowned list," said James E. Hammer, President and CEO. "This is a great reflection of our growth and commitment to quality, service, and innovation at Hammer Packaging."

Hammer Packaging is ranked No. 38 in the Printing Impressions Top 400 list for 2017.

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Hammer Celebrates Revolutionary KBA Press

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Hammer Celebrates Revolutionary KBA Press

DALLAS - January 10, 2018 - The red carpet was rolled out as Jim Hammer, president of Hammer Packaging, and his executive team and employees were honored to welcome Koenig & Bauer president and CEO Claus Bolza-Schünemann who arrived from Germany to its headquarters in Rochester, N.Y. Bolza-Schünemann was especially interested to inspect the new eight-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 106 press on Hammer’s pressroom floor, which was installed in July 2017, and how its unique features are assisting Hammer and its customers.

Koenig & Bauer President Claus Bolza-Schünemann, Hammer Packaging President & CEO Jim Hammer, KBA Sales Manager Edward Heffernan, and Hammer Packaging Chief Research & Innovation Director Hart Swisher.

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Hammer Wins Two Gold Ink Awards

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Hammer Wins Two Gold Ink Awards

Hammer Packaging has received two Printing Impressions Gold Ink Awards for 2017. With nearly 1,000 entries submitted over 50 categories, Hammer received the Silver award for digital printing with Seven Teas pressure sensitive label and the Pewter award for packaging/labels for Hydrive Energy Water shrink sleeve label.

Winning pieces were chosen based on print quality, technical difficulty, and overall visual effect.

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Hammer Keeps Advancing on the PI 400 List

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Hammer Keeps Advancing on the PI 400 List

Hammer Packaging was ranked in the top 25 percent of the 2016 Printing Impressions 400 (PI 400) list. The PI 400, now in its 32nd year, provides the industry's annual ranking of leading printing companies in the United States and Canada ranked by annual sales volume.

"It's an honor to be recognized near the top of the list," said James E. Hammer, President & CEO. "We have moved up four spots to #38 from only two years ago. This reflects on our team "making it happen".

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Hammer Packaging Named Best Workplace in the Americas

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Hammer Packaging Named Best Workplace in the Americas

Hammer Packaging has been awarded the designation, Best Workplace in the Americas 2016, for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, the Best Workplace in the Americas program was created in 2000 and is run by Printing Industries of America.

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Hammer Packaging Achieves Idealliance G7 Master Qualification

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Hammer Packaging Achieves Idealliance G7 Master Qualification

Hammer Packaging, a renowned print service provider located in Rochester, New York, has achieved G7® Master Qualification, for the 5th year in a row, awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards worldwide. Hammer Packaging joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed training, examination and qualification process of their print production processes, validating their capabilities to the highest level of global industry standards and specifications.

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Floatable Shrink Sleeve Labels from Hammer Packaging

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Floatable Shrink Sleeve Labels from Hammer Packaging

Did you know Hammer offers an APR (Association of Plastic Recyclers) approved shrink sleeve material for companies that want packaging to be readily prepared for recycling. This is a floatable film that helps recyclers get the highest quality flake from their processes.

Floatable Shrink Sleeve Labels from Hammer

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Hammer Installs First Shrink Sleeve Cutting Machine

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Hammer Installs First Shrink Sleeve Cutting Machine

In response to increased customer demand for cut to length shrink sleeve labels, Hammer Packaging has installed a Karlville Cutter 300 to its’ portfolio of label finishing equipment.

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Hammer Packaging Receives Three Premier Print Awards

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Hammer Packaging Receives Three Premier Print Awards

“The entire team at Hammer Packaging works on every project as if it were an award-winning piece,” shared Jim Hammer, President and CEO of Hammer Packaging. “To receive three certificates of merit is an honor, especially when there were more than 2,400 entries from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world.”

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HAMMER PACKAGING ENTERS DIGITAL PRINTING MARKET

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HAMMER PACKAGING ENTERS DIGITAL PRINTING MARKET

Hammer Packaging is pleased to announce that we now offer digital narrow web solutions for your label needs. Our new HP Indigo WS 6800 ILP (in-line priming) Digital Press complements our existing state-of-the-art conventional printing platforms and will allow us to enter new markets while offering our customers the advantages of digital printing.

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