How Paper is Made

Ryan Van Horn Paper Education

Want to know how modern paper is made? This video follows paper’s journey from sustainable forests all the way to finished product.


Donating Custom-Printed Deli Paper to South Beach Wine & Food Festival

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Custom Packaging & Products donated custom-printed basket liners for the 13th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The four-day festival, which helped raise more than $2 million for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, was attended by 60,000 people. “The owner and chef of Tongue & Cheek, Jamie DeRosa, contacted us ...

Do I Need Lightweight or Heavyweight Deli Paper?

Ryan Van Horn Custom Print Deli Paper

Custom-printed food packaging comes in different shapes and sizes for different applications. When trying to determine the thickness of the deli paper you need, it helps to decide what the paper will need to stand up to. For example, our lightweight sheets use 20 lb stock (see How Thick Is Custom-Printed Food Paper? for more details about basis weight). These ...

How Thick Is Custom-Printed Food Paper?

Ryan Van Horn Custom Paper Products

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia user Niklas Bildhauer Some paper is thicker than others. So how do you make a comparison when discussing different thicknesses? There are two common systems paper makers and printers use: grammage and basis weight. Grammage Grammage measures the number of grams per square meter of paper. Typical office paper, for example, weighs about 80 grams per ...

Custom Packaging & Products Hires Drew Chicone as Director of Sales and Marketing

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Custom Packaging & Products has hired Drew Chicone as Director of Sales and Marketing. Chicone's responsibilities will include speaking to clients about their custom-printed food packaging needs, as well as planning, coordinating, and implementing marketing strategies to bring in new business.  Chicone was born and raised in the Finger Lakes region of New York, where he ...

Four STARZ Shows Honored with Custom Food Paper at Corporate Lunch Event

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Custom Packaging & Products recently delivered four custom-printed food paper designs to the STARZ channel for a corporate luncheon. The lunch featured four of the channel's original television shows: "We were happy that STARZ contacted us for their special event," said Ryan Van Horn, president of Custom Packaging & Products. "Sometimes the things that makes events special are the unique ...

Custom-Printed Food Packaging Delivered in One Week for LA Groove Cruise

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Custom Packaging & Products delivered a custom-printed food packaging order in record time to an event on the 2013 Los Angeles Groove Cruise, the world’s largest floating dance music festival. The order was delivered only one week after being placed, on time for Carnival Cruise Lines on September 27. “We were happy to help The Groove ...