With consumers demanding convenient packaging that matches their on-the-go lifestyles and environmental values, stand-up pouches are rising to the challenge.
Packaging is in demand across nearly all market segments. Package printers and converters on the pulse of market trends will have a competitive advantage.
Implementing a streamlined finishing workflow requires a lot of attention and planning, from equipment maintenance to space within a facility.
When a customer approached McDowell Label with a challenging shrink sleeve job for a new line of foaming hand soaps, there was never a question the Plano, Texas-based printer would take on the job and produce it to the customer's specifications. In fact, the final product was so impressive, it was among the top entries in the 32nd annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards, winning first place in the Flexible Packaging - Flexo (Process) category.
Image recognition, near field communication and many other technologies are making packaging a more interactive experience, engaging consumers in new ways. As smart packaging continues to catch on with brands, printers and converters should be prepared to be able to offer these technologies.
During a recent webinar, three commercial printers discussed the transition into adding digital packaging.
These generations have different characteristics than those that came before them, and with that varying packaging and product preferences.
Consumers' growing sustainability concerns are having a significant impact on how brands are packaging their products. At Luxe Pack New York, a panel discussion focused on these concerns and discussed sustainable packaging strategies for brands and package printers and converters.
As more people turn to social media to gather information, "social media influencers" will play an important role in steering buying decisions. At Luxe Pack New York, a panel of fashion and beauty bloggers and brand ambassadors discussed their personal packaging preferences.
In a recent webinar hosted by packagePRINTING and sponsored by Nortec, four experts discussed five of the key trends driving packaging's future.
To build a successful workflow, hardware and software components should work together to ensure efficiency throughout the flexographic production process.
Package printing businesses and sports teams may have more in common than you think. Check out this webinar from packagePRINTING, and sponsored by PCMC, to learn how studying film of your processes and implementing more practice time can improve your productivity and consistency.
Paper Specs, a resource for printing and packaging designers, sent us a VIP Sample box that was filled with unique and interesting samples. However, there was one that stood out in particular — a series of diecut calendars finished using a Highcon Euclid III. Check out this video for a closer look at these digital diecutting capabilities, which can create amazing designs in a variety of printing and packaging applications.
Mark Subers recently sat down with Deborah Corn for an episode of Podcasts from the Printerverse to talk about PRINTING United.
In October 2019, PRINTING United will break down the obstructive silos that have been established and will align all segments of printing technology under one roof with the goal of providing significantly increased ROI for exhibitors and attendees. This three-day event will take place in Dallas.