Beverage Industry Taps Hammer
Hammer Packaging is quoted in Beverage Industry magazine's feature "Shrink, stretch labels revolutionize beverage packaging" in the February 2019 issue.
Hammer Celebrates Revolutionary KBA Press
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.
Hammer Expands Flexo Printing Capabilities
Hammer Packaging is excited to announce the addition of a new 10-color state-of-the-art Mark Andy Flexo Press with expanded capabilities to our fleet of cutting edge press technology! We've seen immediate returns with the Mark Andy Flexo P7 Press installed last year and have applied our learnings to this newest version by adding even more modern technology to meet the needs of our customers and keep Hammer at the forefront of our industry. Bringing redundancy to one of our most popular printing methods increases our speed-to-market and gets our customers on the shelves faster.
Hammer Installs Fitment Inserter
Phase 1 of our expansion in pouch offerings, Hammer has installed a state-of-the-art fitment insertion machine for liquid pouches. This machine is highly versatile, allowing us the capability to fulfill almost any pouch request.
Hammer Named Rochester Top Workplace Three Years in a Row!
Hammer Packaging has been named one of Rochester’s Top Workplaces for 2017 by the Democrat & Chronicle. The annual award program celebrates local businesses based on employee satisfaction. This is the third consecutive year that Hammer has been recognized with this award!
Hammer Packaging featured on Good Day Rochester
Hammer Packaging was featured on 13WHAM ABC's morning program, Good Day Rochester.
Hammer Packaging Named Best Workplace Awardee in Best Workplace in the Americas 2017 Competition
Hammer Packaging has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) designation, to recognize exemplary human resources practices that create an outstanding workplace. Hammer has consistently received this recognition for more than a decade.
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.
Trends in Beverage Industry
Hammer Sr. VP Lou Iovoli interviews with Beverage Industry magazine about latest packaging trends.
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.