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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Interstate Container to Exhibit 100% Recyclable Greencoat® Wax-Free Boxes at PACK EXPO 2014

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Interstate Container, US-based corrugated packaging manufacturer, will showcase eco-friendly, wax-free corrugated boxes at booth N – 5883 during PACK EXPO International 2014 from November 2 – 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

During the exhibition, Interstate Container will demonstrate the strength of the wax-free box in withstanding moisture, water, ice and pressure from heavy loads.

Shipping over 5 million Greencoat® boxes a month, Interstate Container’s innovative 100% recyclable, wax-free corrugated packaging offers clients a strong, effective and sustainable solution for packing and shipping fresh produce, meat, poultry, seafood and stone products across the country.

Interstate Container representatives will meet with booth visitors to discuss Greencoat® boxes, customer requirements, and possible side-by-side trials throughout the 4-day event. Representatives at the booth will include:

Pete Bugas, Director-Global Greencoat® Group
Doug Mckee, General Manager
Jeff Cormier, National Sales Manager
Anne Potterton, Regional Sales Manager
Elyse Cristos, Sales Account Manager



About Interstate Container


Interstate Container, a division of Interstate Resources, produces award-winning sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for food processing industries; retail and shelf ready packaging; counter, pallet and POP displays; shipping and transport boxes, custom dunnage and packing materials; and corrugated boards and sheets.

Plants are located in Cambridge, MD; Columbia, SC; Lowell and Westminster, MA; North Brunswick, NJ; Reading, PA; Asheville and Greensboro, NC; and Greeneville, TN.


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Friday, September 26, 2014

Interstate Container New Castle Wins Three PackagePRINTING Excellence Awards

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The 28th Annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards 2014 recognized Interstate Container New Castle for three innovative packaging designs in the ‘Corrugated (preprint) Offset’ category. 


Flexographic printing specialist, Interstate Container New Castle (DBA Creative Color Display LLC) presented strong corrugated preprint offset designs for the annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards 2014. The base wrap and corrugated products producer won first, second and third place for Perfect Pairings; Redd’s Apple Ale; and County Concert point-of-purchase (POP) display designs.

The Annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards searches for and acknowledges captivating, pioneering and creative designs for an array of packaging types, including corrugated, folding cartons, flexible, and labels. The judging panel, a strong team of industry veterans, evaluates entries based on print quality, function, and finishing.

Print Quality Evaluation Criteria:
  • Screen value
  • Smoothness of Vignette/Halftone
  • Representation of Print Process
  • Registration
  • Ink Laydown
  • Overall Uniqueness
  • Image Sharpness
  • Difficulty of Substrate
  • Overall Complexity
Function Evaluation Criteria:
  • Visual Appeal
  • Serves Intended Purpose
Secondary Converting/Finishing Evaluation Criteria:
  • Coating Laydown
  • Quality of Diecutting/Laminating/Hot Stamping/Embossing
PackagePRINTING will feature the winning designs at their booth during GRAPH EXPO 14 and CPP Expo from September 28 – October 1, 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL USA. Further, the August 2014 issue of packagePRINTING features Interstate Container New Castle on page 20:



About Interstate Container New Castle (DBA Creative Color Display LLC)


Established in 1996, Interstate Container New Castle (DBA Creative Color Display LLC) manufactures printed corrugated products, including base and pallet wrap, continuous poly banner rolls, lamp/bulb wrappers, egg sleeves, custom applications/ can wrap/bottle wrap, pizza box liners/pizza pads/pizza box inserts, and nested single face pizza circles.

The manufacturer based in New Castle, PA, USA is a member of the Interstate Container a division of Interstate Resources, Inc. and INDEVCO Group company.

Contact Info

Tim Spatara
General Manager
Interstate Container New Castle, PA
792 Commerce Ave.
New Castle, PA 16101

Tel: 724-657-3650
Fax: 724-657-3430
Email: tim@ccd-pop.com 
Web: http://www.creativecolordisplay.com/


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Monday, September 22, 2014

Interstate Container to Showcase Greencoat® at the 2014 PMA Fresh Summit

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Interstate Container, US-based corrugated packaging manufacturer, will discuss its ground-breaking product, Greencoat®, at the 2014 PMA Fresh Summit.


PMA Fresh Summit 2014 attendees can learn more about Interstate Container’s Greencoat®, the only 100% recyclable, wax-free, and water resistant box in the produce industry, from October 17-19, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, USA. Jeff Cormier, Interstate Container National Sales and Marketing Manager, will be available during the event to meet with interested visitors and discuss Greencoat® wax-free box performance, cost-savings, and sustainability.


PMA Fresh Summit covers the whole of the produce and supply chain by bringing together highly inventive companies, allowing representatives to interact with each other, grasp opportunities, meet potential global partners, and track industry innovations. Interstate Container, which ships over 5 million Greencoat® boxes monthly, will explain how the strong wax-free box protects produce, client bottom line, and the environment.


About PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo


PMA Fresh Summit is an annual event that brings together decision makers across the supply chain in the fresh produce industry from around the globe. The event offers grounds for industry leaders, marketing specialists, retail buyers, and food safety experts to connect. PMA Fresh Summit consists of a convention and an expo focused on building connections, innovation, and consumer trends. The event attracts over 20,000 visitors, 900 exhibitors from over 60 countries.


About Interstate Container


Interstate Container, a division of Interstate Resources, produces award-winning sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for food processing industries; retail and shelf ready packaging; counter, pallet and POP displays; shipping and transport boxes, custom dunnage and packing materials; and corrugated boards and sheets.

Plants are located in Cambridge, MD; Columbia, SC; Lowell and Westminster, MA; North Brunswick, NJ; Reading, PA; Asheville and Greensboro, NC; and Greeneville, TN.

Read customer testimonials and success stories:

Contact Information

Jeff Cormier
National Sales and Marketing Manager 
Interstate Container 

Tel: 410-221-1508 
Email: greencoat@interstatecontainer.com 
Website: www.greencoat.net   

Twitter: www.twitter.com/GREENCOATboxes 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GREENCOATboxes 
LinkedIn: 
www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-container
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