Hammer Hot Seat: Kellye Rizzo, Flexo Manager
"If you stand still in this market there is only one way to go, and that's backwards." We sat down with Hammer Packaging's Flexo Operations Manager, Kellye Rizzo, to discuss the evolution of flexographic printing and where she sees the future of flexo at Hammer.
Hammer Achieves High Marks for Sustainability
Hammer Packaging ranked highly in a recent review of sustainable practices and ethical business policies through third party, EcoVadis.
A Sleeve with Built-In Security
Hammer Packaging has developed insertion technology to put EAS and RFID tags into shrink sleeves and flexible packaging.
Hot Stamping 101
What is hot stamping?
Hot stamping creates a precise application of foil with a dimensional feel on the paper. It utilizes a die on our stamping machine mounted above the flexo press.
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.