Shelf appeal and design innovation are showcased in this section. You’ll also find a Q&A with an FPA member, who provides their unique take on matters relating to flexible packaging.
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A Conversation with Andrew Wheeler

President, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation

Editor’s Note: This is an expanded version of an interview that appears in the May/June 2022 issue of FlexPack VOICE®. The printed article can be found online, too, in the digital format of the full magazine. Each issue, as well as occasionally in a digital exclusive, FlexPack VOICE® hosts a question-and-answer segment that discusses issues […]

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A Closer Look at Catherine Heckman

A Closer Look at Catherine Heckman

Business Unit Director, Ashland

For each issue, FlexPack VOICE® hosts a question-and-answer segment with an industry leader. In this issue, we interview Catherine Heckman, business unit director—North America, laminating, adhesives and coatings at Ashland, a global specialty materials company.

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A Closer Look at Guenther Hering

A Closer Look at Guenther Hering

Business Director, Global Business Development Coatings in Flexible Packaging, Henkel Corp.

Each issue, FlexPack VOICE™ hosts a question-and-answer segment with an industry leader. In this issue, we interview Guenther Hering, Business Director, Global Business Development Coatings in Flexible Packaging, Henkel Corp. Hering also is the 2018–2022 treasurer of the Flexible Packaging Association. Hering also is the 2018–2022 treasurer of the Flexible Packaging Association. Hering was born […]

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A Closer Look at Kathy Bolhous

A Closer Look at Kathy Bolhous

CEO, Charter Next Generation

Each issue, FlexPack VOICE™ hosts a question-and-answer segment with an industry leader. In this issue, we interview Kathy Bolhous, CEO of Charter Next Generation and the 2021–2022 chair of the Flexible Packaging Association. Bolhous was born in Mishawaka, Indiana—the ninth of 10 children in a blue-collar family. She has more than three decades of experience […]

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A Conversation with Dhuanne Dodrill

A Conversation with Dhuanne Dodrill

CEO, PAXXUS

Editor’s note: This is an expanded version of an interview that appears in the November/December issue of FlexPack VOICE®. The printed article can be found online, too, in the digital format of the full magazine. Each issue, as well as occasionally in a digital exclusive, FlexPack VOICE® hosts a question-and-answer segment that discusses important issues […]

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A Conversation with Paul Frantz

A Conversation with Paul Frantz

Chief Commercial Officer, Novolex

FlexPack VOICE™ occasionally provides insights from industry executives through our digital exclusives. These interviews, in particular, will look at how leaders became involved in the flexible packaging industry and what advice they would offer about careers. Here is a discussion with Paul Frantz, chief commercial officer with Novolex based in Hartsville, South Carolina. Frantz is […]

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A Closer Look at Dhuanne Dodrill

A Closer Look at Dhuanne Dodrill

CEO of PAXXUS

Each issue, FlexPack VOICE™ hosts a question-and-answer segment that discusses important issues with an industry leader. This issue, we interview Dhuanne Dodrill, CEO of PAXXUS, based in Addison, Illinois, a global, vertically integrated flexible health care packaging manufacturer. With over 30 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry, Dodrill has worked in a variety of technical, quality assurance, and management positions.

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Conscious Coconut

Manufacturer: Inland Packaging, inlandpackaging.com Description: This package was printed with eight colors, including two bumps of white on a 48 g PET outer layer, extrusion-laminated, high-barrier foil construction. To ensure a clean, annoyance-free opening experience, the pouch has tear notches on both sides. This construction provides an excellent barrier to oxygen and moisture and offers […]

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True Leaf Hip + Joint Support Pet Chews

Manufacturer: Advanced Web Technologies – Illinois, Inc., awtlabelpack.com Description: This package is a stand-up pouch for the True Leaf brand of dog treats, which are marketed as therapeutic for pets with hip and joint pain. When filled, the packages can stand on store shelves or be hung on retail display hooks. The front panel is […]

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Simple Kitchen Southwestern Penne Pasta

Manufacturer: PPC Flexible Packaging, ppcflex.com Description: The Simple Kitchen Southwestern Penne Pasta pouch bag is an example of the use of INX’s Soft Touch Matte Varnish, as it is difficult to hold the registration on matte varnish. This bag’s matte varnish nicely frames various elements of the art. Printed at 300-line screen, the images on […]

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