The Tag and Label Manufacturing Institute Inc. (TLMI) recently held its annual awards competition in San Antonio Texas and Alpine Packaging, Inc.of North Versailles, PA came away with a Best of Class win in the Flexography and Letterpress Category for Full Pint Brewing Company’s White Lightning label. Printing innovation and technical achievement is the emphasis in judging all areas of the narrow web industry, including tags and labels, cartons, flexible packaging, non-woven pressure-sensitive material and more. This year’s competition saw hundreds of entries from throughout the USA and Europe, and as far away as China and Australia.

TLMI is a member-driven association, which provides business solutions that enhance the prosperity of its members and the narrow web tag, label, and packaging industries. With more than 300 converter, supplier and international members, the association provides converters with critical benchmarking tools and information resources to assist them in meeting the constantly shifting requirements of the marketplace. The TLMI Converter Meeting offers companies the opportunity to network with their peers and to learn from one another. The Annual Meeting allows converter members to interact with their suppliers in a relaxed environment, conducive to establishing new partnerships and to strengthening existing relationships.

Alpine Packaging Inc., a family business, was established in 1972 and is owned and operated by sisters Jan Lehigh and Jill Grunst. Their label-printing heritage started over half a century ago with their parents and founders, Bill and Sug Johnson.  With 22 printing presses and 1500 die shapes, Alpine Packaging has capabilities to print pressure-sensitive label stock and flexible packaging films on 13”, 10” and 7” wide, six color presses. In addition to the award recognition, Alpine receives positive customer feedback for their four-color process printing and the experience of their knowledgeable label engineers. To find out more, please visit


Jill J. Grunst, Secretary/Treasurer

412-664-4000 ext. 21


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