Ongoing economic, legislative, and regulatory issues — let alone a big election — should make for an interesting year for the printing industry in 2020. Printing industry experts and analysts weigh in on what printers can expect in the year ahead.
As a variety of external forces drive labels and packaging in the direction of short runs, printers and converters are adjusting their approaches to profit from the shift.
Nosco may have been founded more than 100 years ago, but the company continues to prioritize growth in multiple packaging segments and embrace new technology. With digital printing capabilities for labels, folding cartons, and flexible packaging, it now counts for 50% of Nosco's orders.
Jim Lundquist, CEO of AWT Labels & Packaging, says his company’s recipe for success is “a kind of a combo platter” in which the key ingredients have set it on a growth trajectory that makes it one of Printing Impressions' 2019 “Fast Track” companies.
The show opened with an intensive educational session led by two printing industry consultants…
With the help of digital and conventional technologies, converters are…
For package printers, providing value for brands that goes beyond traditional packaging manufacturing processes is quickly becoming an expectation.
At the Digital Packaging Summit, attendees learned how digital print can be a source of success for small brand owners in a variety of market segments. Lisa Sohanpal of Nom Noms World Food shared her perspectives on the power of packaging, and Ron Sasine, a retail packaging consultant, provided insight from his extensive experience in brand packaging.
The playing field among digital print technologies may have leveled, but that doesn't mean misunderstandings don't still exist. A session on their advantages and trade-offs brought clarity to conferees at the Digital Packaging Summit.
"This is your opportunity to get smart," conference co-chair Marco Boer told attendees. His opening keynote indicated how rich in that opportunity the event would be.
There’s a strong business case for printers and converters to attend the upcoming inaugural PRINTING United trade show in Dallas Oct. 23-25 – and some informal but persuasive reasons as well.
If the machines don’t need us, they’ve discovered that they need each other – and that they’re better together under Industry 4.0.
Memjet's new DuraFlex technology fills an implementation gap between VersaPass and DuraLink. All three feature high-resolution thermal drop-on-demand printheads, but in DuraFlex's case, these will be A4 and A3+ configurations up to 50˝.
For Mercury Print Productions, the Landa S10P digital printing press with Nanography it has been beta-testing over the past four months represents a new way to serve customers in the educational and commercial markets with high-quality, on-demand digital printing.
As brands discover new ways to leverage the power of labels, converters with good brand sense and the right mix of capabilities will be poised for success.