There are many factors that commercial printers should consider when adding package printing into their mix of offerings. An industry expert and commercial printers share their experiences and what they have learned along the way.
As the demands for quality and consistency have increased for brand owners, the need for inspection systems has gone from a luxury to a necessity for converters.
As digital finishing is opening up new windows for brands and converters to develop creative packaging and improve efficiencies, two converters shared their digital finishing experiences with packagePRINTING.
Hybrid printing solutions that combine digital and conventional technologies have gained a great deal of attention in the packaging industry. However, converters don't have to buy a new press to experience the hybrid benefits. Three converters shared their experiences with digital retrofit options.
SGIA is addressing a critical need for attracting skilled workers in the industry by compiling an extensive resource.
Sarah Scudder addressed a vital need on educating the next generation. She’s the founder of the Young Innovators Conference.
Several driving factors are pushing folding carton converters toward adding digital printing capabilities. Two converters with digital capabilities shared their insights on the technology.
Through its apprenticeship program, Heidelberg is seeking to increase the number of skilled operators in the printing industry. This year, the company hosted 90 apprentices at its Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, location, and is hoping to launch an apprenticeship program in the United States.
“Amazement or nostalgia” is how Frank Romano, world-renowned printing expert and Rochester Institute of Technology professor emeritus, would describe a typical visitor’s reaction when entering The Museum of Printing, a non-profit organization based in Haverhill, Mass.
There was plenty of excitement at Kodak’s plate manufacturing facility as Kodak executives, community leaders, customers, and media gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony here to celebrate the company’s $28 million expansion of a new manufacturing line for the production of Sonora Process Free Plates.