Southern Coating & Nameplate of North Little Rock, Arkansas, has specialized in industrial label printing for decades. A new Durst Tau 330 digital press will help the company expand into new markets and applications.
Digital package printing was the centerpiece of the Digital Packaging Summit, which debuted in November in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The event, hosted by NAPCO Media and nGage Events, followed a unique format in which printers and suppliers were challenged to do more than just spend a few days taking in speaker presentations and panels.
New digital label presses highlighted the event and made it clear that digital printing is going to be a seminal technology in package and label printing. But despite 2015 being the year of the digital label press, technological innovations abounded across all packaging segments and print methods, spanning presses, finishing equipment and just about every other pressroom function converters need to consider.
There is no better feeling in business than coming to the end of a good year with the wind still at your back for another one. It’s a pleasure to be able to sum up 2015 in this way as we review how the year played out for mergers and acquisitions among printing and packaging companies.
When Nestlé Waters North America decided it wanted to begin using expanded gamut printing, the team at CSW knew it had a mission to get the designers, printers, and even the brand owner, on board with the idea to ensure a seamless transition.