Industry Headlines

MPS Opens Philadelphia Facility with In-Depth Open House
January 23, 2020 at 10:38 am

To celebrate its new North American headquarters, MPS hosted an open house event on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at its new facility in Levittown, Pa. In addition to unveiling the Philadelphia-area Technology & Expertise Center, the event featured updates and presentations from MPS executives, customers, and partners.

Promoting Growth and Increasing Valuation with Investment in Technology
January 23, 2020 at 10:50 am

A plain truth for our commercial printing clients is that a company’s valuation is directly linked to its investment in technology. We think that investment in technology is just as crucial for producers of labels and packaging, but we wonder if the message is being heard clearly enough.

Konica Minolta Launches MGI JETvarnish 3D One
January 23, 2020 at 10:13 am

First unveiled at PRINTING United, Konica Minolta's MGI JETvarnish 3D One is a simple, compact, and affordable digital embellishment press. The new device utilizes components of JETvarnish technology and offers a full spectrum of 2D/3D spot coating and dimensional textures.

All Color Increases Productivity and Quality with Heidelberg Speedmaster
January 23, 2020 at 10:27 am

Deer Park, N.Y.-based All Color installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-6+L two years ago to increase volume and lower costs. Since its installation, the all-Heidelberg shop has been able to cut makeready times in half and move from job-to-job at the fastest speeds possible due to “Push to Stop” technology.

Enhancing the Customer Experience with Digital Package Printing
January 16, 2020 at 5:48 pm

Digital package printing is redefining the ways brand owners are using packaging to engage consumers and drive purchasing. In a new special report, NAPCO Research has highlighted and analyzed packaging trends in key industries, with a special focus on the food and beverage market segment.

Production Starts on First Uteco Sapphire EVO Digital Flexible Packaging Press
January 21, 2020 at 10:45 am

Tokyo-based Kinyosha Printing Co. has started production on its UTECO Sapphire EVO Press, following a successful on-site acceptance test. Kinyosha will use the device to print on paper and plastic substrates across different applications, and expects to be able to expand into new business opportunities.

The Customer Buys Your Value Stream
January 21, 2020 at 9:23 am

The value of a printing company stems from the result of multiple processes that when strung together create a value stream. The value stream of a company is what its customers are interested in buying. Therefore, ensuring waste is removed from the processes is essential to maximizing performance.