Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry a Senior Editor at NAPCO Media and writes for In-plant Graphics, Printing Impressions and Packaging Impressions.

Offset Press Automation Takes Hold in Packaging

In packaging, automation isn’t about robotizing the machines and pushing humans to the margins. It’s a practical solution for getting the most output from the equipment, the highest return on the technology investment, and the best performance from press operators.

[VIDEO] Long Island to Lone Star State: A Label Printer Branches Out

After 155 years of continuous operation as a family-owned label printing business in the New York City metropolitan area, DWS Printing Associates of Deer Park, N.Y., is preparing to open its first plant outside the region in Austin, Texas. Co-owners Andy Staib and Tom Staib explain why they chose Austin and give a preview of the printing and sleeving capabilities they’ll have in the new location.

How Corrugated Converters are Maximizing Print Quality

Continuing advances in conventional and digital production give printers and converters new ways to make corrugated board work just as well for high-graphic packaging as it does for traditional applications.

How Packaging Repackages Itself for E-commerce

Trends in online buying habits are driving corresponding changes in the design and production of e-commerce packaging — and the demand appears to have nowhere to go but up.

Kodak Promises to ‘Double Down on Digital’

Under determined new leadership, Kodak will focus both on avoiding its previous pitfalls and on doing more of the digital things it believes it does best. In a press and analyst event on March 5, company executives described plans for Kodak to serve as an industry leader in digital printing and packaging.

Strategic Acquisitions and Digital Investments Put Nosco on the 'Fast Track'

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.