Cory Francer

Cory Francer

Cory Francer is the editor-in-chief of Packaging Impressions.

A Tequila Brand with Celebrity Backing Amazes with Precision in Printing

Celebrity backed brands are a growing trend in the spirits segment, but few have gained the recognition from the printing industry that Próspero Tequila has earned. The brand, which burst on the scene with the support of pop star Rita Ora, received multiple Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards for its label produced by McDowell Label.

Impressive Gravure Printing From Thailand-Based Print Master Wins Big in Excellence Awards

Gravure printing technology has a well-deserved reputation for its excellent print quality, depth of color, and vivid images and text. In the 34th annual Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards, Print Master, a Thailand-based printer and converter, demonstrated its gravure printing skills, earning first place in the Flexible Packaging: Gravure category and second place overall in Best of Show.

Landa Virtual Event Highlights Expanding Opportunities for Nanography

The far-reaching impacts of COVID-19 will lead to a world that's increasingly digital, Benny Landa, founder of Landa Digital Printing, shared in a virtual Q&A session on Sept. 16. Alongside CEO Arik Gordon, Landa provided an update on the company's latest developments and expectations for the industry's future.

How this Sleek Shrink Sleeve Makes Laundry More Fun

When Downy launched its line of Unstopables In-Wash Scent Boosters, it veered away from the traditional bright-colored rigid plastic bottles often found in the laundry aisle, opting for a sleek black shrink sleeve instead. In addition to the creative packaging design, the innovative Unstopables cap allows the consumer to test out the various scents without ever opening the bottle.

Colbert Packaging Increases Efficiency with Zünd Digital Cutting Technology

Since installing Zünd digital cutting technology, Colbert Packaging has experienced several advantages, including increased efficiency, leading to time and money savings. Colbert Packaging's Darrick Gordon and Wanda Speer recently joined Packaging Impressions Editor-in-Chief Cory Francer to share their experiences.

Single-Serve Honey Packaging For On-the-Go Consumers

As a food product that traditionally comes in rigid packages, honey has not typically been something consumers take with them on-the-go. But as demand for honey continues to blossom, Buzz + Bloom has implemented squeezable single-serve packs for its organic honey offering.

Cover Story: Food Packaging and Consumer Safety

Consumers place a great deal of trust in brands to provide safe food products, and it’s up to converters and brand owners to develop packaging that ensures food safety.