News & Events

latest company news  and industry trade events

2017
5.2017Kevin Kwilinski appointed CEO of Fort Dearborn Company
2.2017Visit us at the ACSA Distillers Convention & Vendor Trade Show in Nashville, TN February 16-17, 2017
2016
10.2016Visit Fort Dearborn at Pack Expo Booths #E-8328 and #N-5525 in Chicago, IL Nov 6-9, 2016
10.2016Fort Dearborn Company Announces New Investment Partner
8.2016Advent International to acquire majority stake in Fort Dearborn Company
6.2016Fort Dearborn Company Receives Sherwin-Williams Certified Supplier Award
6.2016Fort Dearrborn Company Acquires SleeveCo
2.2016Visit us at the Craft Brewers Conference in Philadelphia, PA May 3-6, 2016
2.2016Visit us at the ACSA Distillers Convention & Vendor Trade Show in Chicago, IL March 2-3, 2016
2.2016Little Spoon set to disrupt the baby food category in packaging featuring Fort Dearborn’s shrink sleeve labels (Packaging World)
2.2016Fort Dearborn Company Introduces ‘Floatable’ Shrink Sleeve Label
1.2016Fort Dearborn Company Now Offering Extended Content Roll-Fed Labels
2015
10.2015Fort Dearborn Company Leamington Reaches 4 Million Safe Hours
9.2015In the News: Premium beverages, sustainability drive labeling material trends (Beverage Industry)
9.2015Fort Dearborn Expanding Pressure Sensitive Capacity
9.2015Visit Fort Dearborn at Pack Expo Booth #S-7551 in Las Vegas, NV Sep 28-30, 2015
8.2015Visit us at the International Dairy Show in Chicago, IL September 15-18, 2015
8.2015Fort Dearborn Company White Shrink Sleeve Film
7.2015Fort Dearborn Company Dual Chamber Shrink Sleeves
6.2015Fort Dearborn Company Acquires Core label
4.2015Visit us at the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, OR April 14 – 17, 2015
3.2015Hellman’s new improved squeeze mayo bottle packaged with Fort Dearborn’s shrink sleeve labels (Packaging Digest)
3.2015Deep Eddy Vodka introduces Lemon flavor featuring Fort Dearborn’s pressure sensitive labels (Beverage Industry)
3.2015Visit us at the ADI Craft Spirits Conference in Louisville, KY Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2015
3.2015Fort Dearborn Company Awarded Diageo Supplier of the Year Award
2.2015Visit us at the ACSA Distillers Conference & Vendor Trade Show in Austin, TX Feb 14-16, 2015
1.2015Fort Dearborn Expanding Shrink Sleeve Capacity
2014
12.2014Seventh Generation’s new hand soap packaging featuring Fort Dearborn’s pressure sensitive labels has doubled product sales (The Dieline)
10.2014Visit Fort Dearborn at Pack Expo Booth #E-8309 in Chicago, IL Nov 2-5, 2014
9.2014Fort Dearborn Company launches wood veneer labels
8.2014Fort Dearborn Company now offering foam insulating labels
8.2014Fort Dearborn shrink sleeve label makes ketchup stand out Packaging World
6.2014Fort Dearborn Company Announces New Web Site
3.2014Visit Fort Dearborn at the American Distiller Association Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo Booth #331-333 in Seattle, WA Mar 31 – Apr 2, 2014
3.2014Visit Fort Dearborn at the American Craft Distiller Association Distillers Convention & Trade Show Booth #E11-12 in Denver, CO Mar 13-15, 2014
1.2014Fort Dearborn Company Achieves BRC Certification (all 12 of the company’s facilities on schedule to be BRC certified for packaging in 2014)
2013
11.2013Domino launches shapely, ‘table-worthy’ canister design using Fort Dearborn shrink sleeve labels (Packaging World)
9.2013In the News: How to find the perfect label for your package (Beverage Industry)
9.2013Visit Fort Dearborn at Pack Expo Booth # S-6508 in Las Vegas, NV Sep 23-25, 2013
7.2013Fort Dearborn Company Announces New Shrinkable Cut & Stack Labels
6.2013Fort Dearborn Company Acquires AC Label (which includes St Louis Litho and St Louis Pressure Sensitive)
2.2013Fort Dearborn Company Acquires FetterGroup’s Paint & Coatings Label Business
2.2013In the News: Shrink and stretch label usage on the rise (Beverage Industry)
1.2013In the News: Label solutions, pick the right process, paper for your brand (Craft Brewing Business)
1.2013Fort Dearborn Company Receives Leadership in Safety Award
2012
6.2012Visit Fort Dearborn at Booth # E-7809 in Chicago, IL Oct 28 – 31, 2012
6.2012Kraft cooks up another quick-prep meal kit using Fort Dearborn PS Labels (Packaging World)
2011
9.2011Fort Dearborn Releases Its Latest Developments in Decorative Label Solutions at Pack Expo
6.2011Visit Fort Dearborn at Booth # C-451 in Las Vegas, NV Sep 26-28, 2011
2010
11.2010Fort Dearborn Receives Del Monte Supplier Excellence Award
6.2010Visit Fort Dearborn at Booth # E-6409 in Chicago, IL Oct 31 – Nov 3, 2010
6.2010Fort Dearborn will be exhibiting at PLMA Nov 14-16, 2010 in Chicago, IL. Visit Booth #2535.
2009
8.2009Visit Fort Dearborn at Pack Expo Booth #S5829 in Las Vegas, NV Oct 5-7, 2009
8.2009Fort Dearborn will be exhibiting at PLMA Nov 15-17, 2009 in Chicago, IL. Visit Booth #1848.
2007
6.2007Fort Dearborn Acquires Renaissance Mark
2.2007Fort Dearborn Wins First Place PLGA Award for f’REAL Foods Label
1.2007Fort Dearborn Announces Acquisition of Rotogravure Press