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An emerging trend in the craft beer market is implementing digitally-printed beer labels on cans, rather than utilizing direct print methods. In today's episode of POW!, we're highlighting how Northern Monk, a Leeds, England-based brewery, has turned its labels into collectors items, with some help from CS Labels and its digital printing capabilities.
Red Truck Beer’s Road Trip Classic Lager needed a label that would stand out on shelf while expressing the nostalgic tone of the brand. To achieve the desired effect, The Great Little Box Company implemented digital printing to produce this excellent label.
At Labelexpo Europe 2019, HP is showcasing the HP Indigo digital portfolio, including presses, workflow, and partner solutions. The portfolio offers printers and converters new ways to grow business with more innovative products and higher efficiency.
Mark Andy will be showcasing a variety of new products at Labelexpo Europe 2019, including the two digital presses that comprise its Digital Pro line, along with the Digital Series HD hybrid platform, and the company's latest developments in flexographic label printing.
The latest digital printing and packaging innovation from HP Indigo was the highlight of a recent Thrive event the company hosted near Cincinnati. In addition to learning about the technology from HP Indigo executives, attendees had the opportunity to tour Innovative Labeling Solutions (ILS), where multiple HP Indigo digital presses are installed.
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.