packagePRINTING September 2009


A New Look —Polischuk

packagePRINTING has a new look! With this issue, we are rolling out a revamped editorial package to enhance our ability to provide the information you need to operate and grow your package-printing businesses.

Coast to Coast

Monthly roundup of equipment, software and service purchases in packaging industry.

CPP Hits the Main Line in Vegas

When CPP EXPO visited Las Vegas in 2007, it enjoyed a 28 percent increase in attendance over the 2005 Las Vegas event. The difference was co-locating with PACK EXPO and PROCESS EXPO.

Design Innovation

Coverage of innovative packaging implementations making a positive impact on store shelves.

Digital Domain

The latest information for packaging printers about adding digital capabilities, including digital offset, inkjet and toner-based technologies.

Folding Cartons: A Strong Message

The folding carton industry has some substantial positive qualities, which, in the long run, should bode well for its future. Two noteworthy aspects are its strength in the food and beverage markets and its position as a renewable resource. However, in light of the global economic meltdown, no industry escaped unscathed—2008 was a very challenging year all around.

Printer News

Packaging printer news from the September 2009 edition of packagePRINTING.

Streamlining Assets

For budget-squeezed ad agencies, package designers, and converters that need to make the most of their time and money, the tools of digital asset management (DAM), properly implemented, can greatly enhance their ability to locate, manage, and archive digital files and the metadata (format, authors, versions, permissions, etc.) used to describe them.

Supplier News

Latest news on suppliers to the packaging printing industry.

Sustainability Watch

Coverage of Sustainability News in the package printing industry.

Taking Packaging to Heart

It's easy to tell when someone truly enjoys what he or she does. There's the way a person answers questions—with energy and exuberance. There's the pride that comes through when a person talks about his business and the affection with which he speaks of his employees.

Technology’s Edge

A look at state-of-the-art and future technologies for packaging printing.