To celebrate our rebranding as Packaging Impressions, the first issue under our new name will feature a cover tip that celebrates our past and looks ahead to the future. Read on to find out how the piece was produced utilizing Komori offset printing and digital embellishments from MGI.
In a rapidly evolving industry, package printers, converters and brands are being challenged to deliver more advanced packaging, and deliver it faster. Technological solutions are emerging to make what once seemed futuristic into reality.
Over the past several years, there have been many exciting changes and initiatives that we've taken part in here at NAPCO Media. But for me, the rebranding of packagePRINTING to Packaging Impressions may be the most exciting of all.
As printers continue to seek ways to best serve existing and prospective clients, diversifying their product offerings is emerging as a strategy to become a well-rounded supplier. In a recent webinar, two printers and a brand representative discussed how expansion into various packaging segments can provide a boost in sales.
The latest achievements in flexographic technology took center stage during the Flexographic Technical Association's annual Forum, which was held May 5-8 in New Orleans. Additionally, the future of flexo and its place in the packaging industry were key themes throughout the event.
In a press and analyst briefing held on Thursday, April 18, Xeikon customer CS Labels outlined its digital pouch production process, featuring Xeikon dry toner technology. The briefing also provided updates on Xeikon's Panther inkjet platform and the upcoming Xeikon Café North America.
To stay competitive in a changing industry, package printers are striving to get better and faster. Advancements in flexography are helping them rise to the challenge.
Nilpeter and SCREEN have announced a partnership between the two companies in support of the PANORAMA digital printing platform. The hybrid system combines a five-color inkjet engine produced by SCREEN with flexographic and converting components from Nilpeter.
Baseball season is officially in full swing, with several parks across the country celebrating their Opening Days last week. With 2019 marking the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's birth, Budweiser has unveiled a campaign celebrating Robinson's legacy, featuring eye-catching packaging adorned with his iconic No. 42 jersey number.
As digital printing continues its rise throughout the industry, printers and converters are helping brands see packaging in a new light.
The success and growth of the flexible packaging segment was a key theme throughout the Flexible Packaging Association's (FPA) Annual Meeting, which was held March 6-8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The meeting also covered key strategies in approaching some of the challenges impacting the industry.
Based on interviews with three packaging experts, we've compiled a list of five key packaging design trends that could impact the industry in 2019.
The way consumers interact with products and packaging is constantly changing, and packaging must evolve to keep up.
The Kodak Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division has renewed its commitment to the packaging segment, with a new campaign based on its versatile continuous inkjet technology. During a Summit held at Uteco headquarters in Verona, Italy, Kodak unveiled its latest plans and the impact its partnership with Uteco will have on the flexible packaging industry.
Virtual Packaging, a Grapevine, Texas-based producer of packaging prototypes, mockups and comps, is scheduled to install a Highcon Beam digital cutter and creaser this spring. It will be the first Highcon Beam installed in an all-digital B1 packaging ecosystem in North America and will help move Virtual Packaging into production-length runs of folding cartons.