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Nosco Achieves Idealliance G7® Master Qualification

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News Qualification G7

GURNEE, IL ­–  December 27, 2017 – Nosco, Inc., a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., announced today that it has achieved G7® Master Qualification, awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide. Through this qualification, Nosco joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed print production training, examination and qualification processes, validating their capabilities to the highest level of global industry standards and specifications.

Nosco Announces Acquisition and New Product Launch

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News Acquisitions

GURNEE, IL ­– November 1, 2017 – Nosco, Inc., a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., announced today that it has acquired assets of Knight Packaging Group, Inc., a Chicago-based offset folding carton printer with more than 50 years of experience in the industry. With this investment, Nosco will be more broadly equipped to serve the needs of its growing customer base by adding:   

  • New products and capabilities
  • Significantly greater capacity to produce folding cartons
  • An additional carton facility for redundancy in operations, completing a goal to have facility redundancy for all significant product offerings

Nosco Announces Acquisition of Gooding Company, Inc.

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News Acquisitions Gooding Company

GURNEE, IL ­–  October 23, 2017 – Nosco, Inc., a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Gooding Company, Inc., a New York-based insert and outsert manufacturer with over 141 years of printing experience. Through the acquisition of Gooding, Nosco will add an additional manufacturing facility on the east coast that will help reduce lead times, lower packaging costs and provide an expanded portfolio of folded literature.

Shipping Documentation Improvement Notification

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News shipping

GURNEE, IL ­–  September 22, 2017 – In an effort to improve and standardize package labeling and documentation across all Nosco manufacturing sites, we are pleased to announce several changes to our shipping documentation procedures.

A New Offset Printing Press for Nosco

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News shipping

GURNEE, IL ­–  September 2017 – Nosco recently purchased a state-of-the-art Komori six-color offset printing press for its Carton Business Unit in Waukegan, Illinois. This new asset will replace an existing conventional press that will be retired from use.

Nosco Becomes First Fully-Certified GMI Print Facility in U.S. for Digital & Conventional Cartons

Topics: Packaging Printing Digital Printing Nosco News cartons

GURNEE, IL ­–  April 4, 2017 – Nosco is proud to announce that it is now the first fully-certified GMI (Graphic Measures International) print facility in the United States for conventional offset litho and digital carton printing. This announcement comes after Nosco’s digital carton press earned a full certification from GMI in March of 2017, which adds to Nosco’s current full conventional certification from July of 2016.


Nosco Launches The World's First Personalized Packaging Supergroup

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News

As a first in the industry, Nosco, a full-service supplier of printed packaging,now provides an end-to-end solution for personalized/customized products and packaging through the launch of our new brand, Sonder. Sonder is a conglomerate of three companies that have come together to offer personalization/customization programs in order to help brands build, launch and promote hyper-customized products and packaging systems for their customers. Deemed "The world's first personalized packaging supergroup," Sonder is a brain trust of experts from three companies – Nosco, Akavit and LCP Complete – formed to create the best turn-key product personalization offerings on the market.

Nosco becomes first in the world to install second HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press.

Topics: Packaging Printing Nosco News

Installation of second HP Indigo 30000 in Bristol, PA. Extends Nosco’s Position as Healthcare Packaging’s no. 1 Digital Provider!

Gurnee, Il (June 2016) - Nosco, Inc., a full-service supplier of printed packaging, plans to expand its industry-leading operations by doubling production capabilities for digital printed cartons. The company just announced, in conjunction with HP Indigo, the acquisition of a second HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press for folding carton production, making Nosco the first in the world to achieve this milestone. The new press will be installed and begin operation on August 1 in Nosco’s Digital On_Demand Solutions Center in Bristol PA.

Best Seller: Telling a Brand's Story through Dietary Supplement Package Design

Topics: Design Packaging Natural Health Brand Protection

This article was featured in the April 2016 edition of Nutritional Outlook magazine and was written by Kimberly J. Decker.

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover—and for the most part, they’re right. But a book’s cover can say a lot about what’s on the pages within, and the same is true—or at least has the potential to be—of the packaging around a supplement or functional food.

Sure, the text on any bottle or box will tell you the obvious details about contents, ingredients, net weight, expiration date, lot number, and so-on. But there’s a subtext going on here, as well, wherein subtleties and nuances of the package—from the shape of the label to the color of the cap—convey a story not just about the product inside but the health-and-wellness brand behind it.

Nosco acquires Ross PPD’s Healthcare business

Topics: Printing Nosco News

Waukegan, IL - Nosco, Inc., a full-service supplier of printed packaging for Healthcare markets, is excited to announce its acquisition of the Healthcare packaging business of Ross PPD Corporation, a commercial and packaging printer based in Cleveland, Ohio.