Digital Printing-Toner Roll-to-Roll
Skratch Labs, a producer of nutrition products for endurance athletes, has collaborated with ePac Flexible Packaging to produce a limited edition packaging design in support of the EF Education First Pro Cycling team as it competes in the Tour de France. Using HP SmartStream Mosaic software and the HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press, each pouch features a unique design.
With HP Indigo solutions for the label and folding carton segments already installed, Nosco has announced it will expand its digital packaging capabilities into flexible packaging with the addition of an HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press and Karlville Pack Ready Lamination System. The new equipment is set to be installed this summer in Nosco's Carrollton, Texas facility.
Flexible packaging executives who have achieved success in the segment will share their insights into the latest in flexible packaging.
HP Inc. has announced significant adoption of the high-volume HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press worldwide. The device can print at up to 262 linear feet (80 m/min), enabling label converters to move toward an all-digital production floor by printing any run length or any application with an HP Indigo fleet.
As printers continue to seek ways to best serve existing and prospective clients, diversifying their product offerings is emerging as a strategy to become a well-rounded supplier. In a recent webinar, two printers and a brand representative discussed how expansion into various packaging segments can provide a boost in sales.
During its Xeikon Café North America event, Xeikon unveiled its Power of Dry Toner campaign. The campaign serves to promote dry toner as a complement to high speed inkjet solutions.
Donna Covannon, Xeikon's director of marketing, North America, recently spoke with packagePRINTING Editor-in-Chief Cory Francer about the upcoming Xeikon Café North America. The event will be held May 14-16 in Itasca, Ill., and will feature an educational conference schedule and an up-close look at some of the latest digital printing technology and the creative applications it can produce.
In a press and analyst briefing held on Thursday, April 18, Xeikon customer CS Labels outlined its digital pouch production process, featuring Xeikon dry toner technology. The briefing also provided updates on Xeikon's Panther inkjet platform and the upcoming Xeikon Café North America.
ePac Flexible Packaging, a provider of digitally printed flexible packaging, has announced its expansion into Europe with a manufacturing facility planned to be opened this year in the United Kingdom. This expansion builds on the 15 locations ePac has already announced for the United States.
Xeikon has announced its development of a digital printing solution for pouches. The solution has been developed for use in consumer goods markets and provides a response to industry trends such as increased SKUs, shorter lead times, and the popularity of flexible packaging.