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MIAD Industrial Design Students Build Functional Furniture with Dura-Fibre Board

From the Milwaukee Institute of Design website: From chaise lounges to children’s chairs, six teams of Industrial Design (ID) students create functional seating designs using donated Dura-Fibre laminated paperboards. Students in Senior Professor of ID Pascal Malassigné’s, FIDSA, Human Factors and Ergonomics course brought their concepts to life in a presentation for Dura-Fibre representatives, who…

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Dura-Fibre Introduces Simplified Pricing for its High-Strength Grades

Customers benefit from ease of new, streamlined pricing structure for popular folding carton grades. Dura-Fibre, an industry leader in custom paperboard solutions, has launched an improved, streamlined pricing system for their high strength folding carton grades. With the simplified pricing system, Dura-Fibre is now offering standard, consistent pricing for three high-strength paperboards: 36 pt Eclipse (white…

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Folding Carton Substrate ‘Quick Ship Program’ Speeds Delivery

Dura-Fibre introduces Quick Ship Program for their folding carton materials. Orders placed for folding carton stock sheets will be processed and shipped within 24 hours. Dura-Fibre offers the same high quality folding carton substrates as always, but ready to quick ship in stocked sizes. “Lead times are critical in this market and our Quick Ship…

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Luke Benrud Promoted to General Manager of Dura-Fibre

Dura-Fibre is pleased to announce the promotion of Luke Benrud to General Manager. In his new position Benrud oversees the manufacturing facility as well as the commercial activities of the business and is now responsible for overall company performance. Previously, Benrud has held positions of Director of Operations and Continuous Improvement Manager. In these roles…

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New Laser Engraving System Offers Premium Product Imprinting

Dura-Fibre offers tamper-proof, consistent product marking technology to provide marketing and sales advantages. Dura-Fibre’s recent investment in a high speed laser marker system provides permanent, high-quality engravings to display product information and enhance visual appeal on paperboard packaging materials. The laser marking system can be used for imprinting product logos, codes, expiration dates, serial numbers,…

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Dura-Fibre Grows Laminated Substrates Sales Team

Dura-Fibre announces a new hire to their growing laminated substrates sales team. Jim Woller, Account Representative, has joined Dura-Fibre to manage the company’s customer relationships and business development. Woller will serve as an instrumental role in expanding the laminated substrates business through development of targeted outreach, forecasting and relationship management. Woller has over 20 years…

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State-Of-The-Art Shop Floor System at Dura-Fibre

The new state of the art tracking system installed on Dura-Fibre’s laminator has streamlined business operations, improved visibility, enhanced automation, encouraged accurate quality tracking and reduced scrap waste. From order entry, to quality control, to precise piece counts, the system tracks everything completely and accurately, from top to bottom. The data is accessed immediately through…

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Laminated Folding Carton Board Eliminates Outsourcing, Eases Converting

Dura-Fibre’s heavy weight folding carton line presents an alternative to mini-flute, offering superior quality graphics and high stacking strength—without the hassle of outsourcing lamination or offset printing. Traditionally, mini-flute has been the go-to for larger packaging applications that also required printed graphics. However, this requires folding carton converters to either offset post print directly on…

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Dura-Fibre Folding Carton Substrates Feature Superior Freeze/Thaw Capabilities

For the folding carton industry, freeze/thaw applications are particularly challenging, as moisture can cause packaging to lose its integrity and warp or tear. To address this concern, many of Dura-Fibre’s substrates including Forte, Eclipse, and Blanc, feature a kraft liner, which provides unmatched wet durability, quality, and consistency. Dura-Fibre’s heavy weight folding carton substrates combine…

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