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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Hammer Packaging Places Second on Rochester’s Top Workplaces for 2015 List

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Hammer Packaging Places Second on Rochester’s Top Workplaces for 2015 List

Click HERE to hear how employees feel about working at Hammer! The annual award celebrates local businesses and is based solely on employee satisfaction. Hammer competed against other Rochester-based companies using a WorkPlaceDynamics Survey that is utilized to assess the health of organizations. According to WorkPlaceDynamics, “this isn’t about free lunches, or trips to Las Vegas.

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HAMMER PACKAGING IS GROWING!

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HAMMER PACKAGING IS GROWING!

“Company culture is key to the success of our business,” shared James Hammer, President and CEO, Hammer Packaging.  “So we are always looking for the right people to join our team.”

Current opportunities exist for maintenance technicians, shift supervisors, electronic prepress system specialist, and general workers with production experience in finishing, slitting and seaming.

HAMMER PACKAGING IS GROWING!

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Hammer Finds Multiple Benefits with its Third and Newest Colter & Peterson Paper Cutter

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Hammer Finds Multiple Benefits with its Third and Newest Colter & Peterson Paper Cutter

The new unit joins two other Sabers, a similar size 75” and a 62” paper cutter, and all are equipped with the Microcut automated back gauge control system. With a little more than a month of results, Larry Ockenden, Finishing Operations Manager at Hammer Packaging, is happy with how well the new machine is performing.

“We are impressed with the Sabers’ performance and the newest cutter is doing what we expected it to do. We have less down time and the automatic knife change is a very nice feature,” said Ockenden, who has managed Hammer’s Label Finishing Department for 33 years.

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