Industry Headlines

Market Research: The Secret Competitive Advantage in Print
October 22, 2020 at 9:59 am

Understanding the benefits provided by market intelligence can lead print executives to make the informed decision on whether or not to invest in it. Done right, market research can reveal hidden opportunities for revenue growth, deliver customer insight, and help read the tea leaves on where the industry is headed.

Heidelberg Highlights its Latest Initiatives in the Label Printing Segment
October 22, 2020 at 8:51 am

Heidelberg is utilizing an innovation initiative to step up its activities in the label segment and is further expanding its position in the growing labels market. In the growing labels sector, Heidelberg will be concentrating on end-to-end digitized solutions in sheetfed offset printing.

Bacardi Reveals Plans for 100% Biodegradable Spirits Bottle
October 22, 2020 at 8:38 am

Bacardi and Danimer Scientific have announced a collaboration through which Bacardi will launch a 100% biodegradable spirits bottle by 2023. The new bottle will replace 80 million plastic bottles – 3,000 tons of plastic – currently produced by Bacardi across its portfolio of brands every year.

Matt Bennett Joins Fujifilm North America as VP in the Packaging Segment
October 21, 2020 at 4:12 pm

Matt Bennett has joined Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, as VP of global strategy and business development for packaging. He will be responsible for developing the product roadmap and global go-to market strategy for packaging, focusing on digital solutions.

Digital Storefronts for Labels and Packaging: Not If, but When
October 20, 2020 at 9:46 am

The buying habits of label and packaging customers are changing, and new technologies exist to support them. Through digital storefronts, buyers can access the short-run, quick turnaround production services they’re increasingly shopping for.

Duggal Visual Solutions Installs First High-Definition Ready Landa S10
October 20, 2020 at 8:34 am

Duggal Visual Solutions has added the world’s first Landa Nanographic Printing Press equipped with High Definition-ready capabilities to its fleet. The New York-based company serves some of the world's top brands with a variety of high-end print and packaging applications.

M&A Trends on the Way to 2021: What We Can See from Here
October 20, 2020 at 8:58 am

The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to have a bearing on mergers and acquisitions among printing and packaging companies as we enter 2021. But, the virus won’t be making the deals. Smart owners will, and with realism and flexibility, the deals can be as good as any in a normal year.