Cory Francer

Cory Francer

Cory Francer is the editor-in-chief of packagePRINTING.

Advancements for an Enhanced Supply Chain

As software solutions continue to advance, all packaging stakeholders are benefiting from increased automation, efficiency, and clearer channels of communication.

Understanding the Complete Impact of Digital Packaging

The fifth-annual Digital Packaging Summit — the largest ever edition of the event — addressed all four major segments of the packaging industry and how package printers from across the board can benefit from all that digital printing and converting technology have to offer.

Komori Sets its Sights on the Future of Print

“Connected automation” is at the forefront of Komori’s latest developments in offset and digital printing, and was on display at a recent event in Yamagata, Japan.

How Komori's Innovative Manufacturing Produces Innovative Presses

Komori’s facility in Tsukuba, Japan, has centralized the company’s production of its sheetfed offset, web offset, and banknote printing presses under one roof, along a non-stop assembly line. It also houses the Komori Graphic Technology Center for global demonstration, and its training center.

Converter Experiences Highlight TLMI printTHINK Summit

TLMI hosted its biennial printTHINK Summit from Sept. 11-13, highlighting a variety of label industry topics. This year marked the second edition of the printTHINK Summit, which has expanded on the former Technical Conference, providing insights into the technology and business management aspects of the industry.

Offset's Legacy of Creativity

Offset printing may have a lengthy history, but that does not mean it lacks in innovation. Printers and converters rely on the latest in offset for high-end packaging.

An In-Depth Look at the Top 3 Excellence Awards Entries

The results are in for the 2019 Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards, with winning entries being honored in more than 30 categories. However, three entries stood out from the rest of the pack. Read on to learn more about this year's top three entries.

Technology Solutions for Challenging Trends

The packaging industry is moving faster as run lengths are becoming shorter. While digital printing has provided one tool for handling these challenges, advancements in conventional processes are also helping printers and converters rise to the occasion.

HP Indigo Digital Packaging Innovation on Display at Thrive Event

The latest digital printing and packaging innovation from HP Indigo was the highlight of a recent Thrive event the company hosted near Cincinnati. In addition to learning about the technology from HP Indigo executives, attendees had the opportunity to tour Innovative Labeling Solutions (ILS), where multiple HP Indigo digital presses are installed.