Chris Bauer

Chris Bauer
Minimizing Ink Migration to Build Brand Trust

Package printers play an essential role in food and product safety. Through the proper usage of low-migration inks, brands and consumers can rest assured that their products are protected.

Shrink Sleeve Segment Shows Continued Growth

For brands in the beverage segment and beyond, shrink sleeves are providing cost-effective, decorative packaging options. Packaging Impressions spoke with three package printers that have entered the shrink sleeve segment to learn how this growing packaging trend has benefited their company and customers.

Embracing Environmental Aspirations

As consumers and brands continue to push for more sustainable packaging, printers and converters have had to lead the charge in eco-conscious production.

Keeping Color On-Brand

Brand owners are becoming increasingly cognizant of the importance of color consistency in their packaging. It’s up to printers to both meet and manage their expectations.

The Path to Zero Defects

In the fast-moving world of packaging, subpar production can be a quick way to lose clients. But with the latest advancements in print inspection systems, package printers can ensure their output is pristine.

Assessing the Digital Decision

Understanding the impacts hybrid and stand-alone digital printing can have on a company and its customers is essential in deciding on a digital technology.

Printing and Packaging: The Next Generation

Workforce development has been among the top challenges in the package printing industry in recent years. It’s important to understand why this is, and what can be done about it.

Making the Digital Corrugated Printing Decision

Digital printing for corrugated packaging has proven to be a versatile and beneficial technology. But converters face important decisions when adding the technology to their businesses.

Diversification Leads to Market Expansion

Through the use of multiple print processes, package printers and converters are able to achieve market expansion and produce varying product types.

The Wide Scope of Narrow Web

Narrow-web flexography has long been the dominant printing technology in the label segment. But, some converters have found success using narrow-web printing for flexible packaging and folding cartons.

Maximizing Efficiencies for Sustained Success

Throughout the package printing process, there are opportunities for increased efficiency. Experts weigh in on color matching, press room configuration and finishing.