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Xeikon will be highlighting its Folding Carton Suite at the upcoming Interpack exhibition, which will be held from May 4-10 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Xeikon folding carton suite is based around its flagship Xeikon 3500 digital press.
For the second year in a row, Tap Packaging Solutions received an HP Inkspiration Award for its exceptional use of digital printing for folding cartons. Tap’s winning submission was the Albeit “Art Deco” Shimmering Powder Palette, which placed under the Labels and Packaging/Health & Beauty category.
At Dscoop Phoenix, HP announced it reached the 500 sales milestone of its HP Indigo Series 4 digital press lineup. The Indigo Series 4 presses include the HP Indigo 10000 and 12000 for commercial printing, HP Indigo 20000 for labels and flexible packaging, HP Indigo 30000 for folding cartons and the duplex oversized 30˝, roll-fed HP Indigo 50000.
TRESU Group has unveiled the TRESU Flexo Kit, a flexo printing unit used for the rapid application of high-gloss metallic finishes onto digitally printed folding cartons. The TRESU Flexo Kit is specifically designed for product lines featuring an HP Indigo 30000 digital press and TRESU iCoat coater.
Xeikon Café, which will be held from March 28-31 at Xeikon's headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, will showcase end-to-end digital production solutions. The event will also feature approximately 30 digital packaging applications spanning a variety of market segments.
Chances are, you've seen a Tasty video. BuzzFeed's wildly popular food vertical has been dominating social media feeds with its videos of easy-to-make recipes. Now, the recipes are available in custom cookbooks, digitally printed and packaged by Superior Packaging and Finishing on an HP Indigo 10000 digital press.
DigiWrap co-founders Brad Boskovic and Charlie Williams swam with the sharks on a recently-aired episode of the popular “Shark Tank” television series on ABC. The company specializes in digitally printed, customized gift bags and tissue paper.
With the rise of digital printing, new competitive forces are impacting package printers and converters. During the Digital Packaging Summit, Kevin Karstedt, CEO of Karstedt Partners and the event's co-chair, outlined some of the new competition that converters need to keep an eye on.