April 1, 2021

Featured Resources

Sponsored by Wilson Manufacturing

Your Guide to Rotary Tooling Care and Handling

Tooling is a significant investment for converters, so proper handling is critical to ensure the sharp cutting blades and other surfaces are protected from unnecessary wear and damage. Maximize your investment to reduce downtime and extend the life of your tooling with these comprehensive care and handling recommendations.

Sponsored by All Printing Resources, Inc.

Proven Inventory Management using RFID Technology

RFID-enabled restocking ensures you always have the essential flexo pressroom supplies you need. Trust the flexo experts at APR to keep you fully stocked and always running. You get 24/7 visibility of your inventory with our dashboard, and predictive analytics set reorder points based on your order history. All this with zero hidden fees, zero stock-outs, and zero worrying about your supply inventory.


Digital Packaging Summit Series

We had so much great content from our sponsors at the 2020 Digital Packaging Summit that we wanted to share it with you in this special section. If you are interested in participating in the next Summit, email dpsinfo@napco.com

Sponsored by INX International Ink Co.

The Next Generation of Digital Product Decoration

With chemists, engineers and software experts focused on inkjet formulations and print drive electronics, INX Digital can provide cost-effective customer-driven solutions. For optimizing an entire inkjet system or any part of it, INX Digital has the experience and resources to explore new possibilities for customization and integration.

Sponsored by XEIKON

Trade Label Printer Adds Xeikon Folding Carton Solution

Stouse, LLC, examined various digital press options and quickly concluded that the Xeikon 3500 digital press was particularly well-suited for folding cartons. “Xeikon was a natural and it was an easy decision to make. “They’re the clear leaders in the digitally printed folding carton space.


Weekly Headlines


Digital Packaging Summit Announces Domino, HP, SCREEN, and Xeikon as Keynote Sponsors

PRINTING United Alliance confirms that Domino, HP, SCREEN, and Xeikon have returned as keynote sponsors for the 9th annual Digital Packaging Summit. The invitation-only event takes place Nov. 13-15, 2023 at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.


Spinnaker Now Offering Ultra-Thin Bloom hi.mpact Liner

Spinnaker has launched Bloom hi.mpact, an ultra-thin, environmentally friendly release liner. The highly refined glassine liner is 30% thinner than traditional liners, helping to reduce liner waste and deliver significant efficiencies to manufacturing, converting, shipping, and transportation.


PRINTING United Alliance Releases State of the Industry Update for Q1 2023

by Andrew D. Paparozzi

The slowdown has started. Fewer participants in PRINTING United Alliance State of the Industry research report sales are growing, more report pre-tax profitability is declining, and nearly three-quarters report credit conditions are tightening. Here is what to expect.


What to Say in a First-Time Sales Call

by Bill Farquharson

After a lot of hard prospecting, you find yourself sitting in front of a potential client. Want to know what to say that will completely blow someone away?


Paul Edwards Joins INX as Digital Division VP

INX announced the hiring of Paul Edwards as the new vice president of the digital division. Edwards brings with him more than 30 years’ experience in leadership and technology from both the fluids and printing system perspective.


Package of the Week


Soft-Touch Laminate, Precision Printing Brings Luxury to the Moon

This episode of Package of the Week explores how precision package printing can pair with luxurious converting choices to elevate oral care experiences to moments of beautiful luxury.