November 12, 2019

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PRINTING United Brings Industry Under One Roof for Monumental Expo

PRINTING United took over the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, from Oct. 23 to 25, in which 30,000 visitors roamed through 724,000 sq. ft. featuring more than 680 exhibitors.


Package of the Week


Cookie Dough in a Pouch? Ben & Jerry's Makes it Happen

Ben & Jerry’s is known for its tongue-in-cheek brand personality and innovative flavors, and in this episode of POW!, we look at how it is also revolutionizing one of the most delicious achievements of mankind: cookie dough.


Weekly Headlines


'Burning Questions' and Encouragement from OEMs at Opening of Digital Packaging Summit

by Patrick Henry

“This is your opportunity to get smart,” conference co-chair Marco Boer told attendees. His opening keynote indicated how rich in that opportunity the event would be.


Printing Industry Shocker: Xerox Makes Reported $33B Offer to Acquire HP

by Mark Michelson

Xerox is mulling over a $33 billion cash-and-stock offer to acquire HP Inc., a fellow digital printing equipment and supplies provider with a market value more than three times its own.


ePac Invests $100M in Major Expansion With 24 HP Indigo 20000s

ePac announced that it has invested in 24 HP Indigo 20000 presses that will enable its global expansion into Canada and the U.K. The all-HP Indigo company expects to expand from 12 locations to 20 in the next year.


Top Traits of the Most Attractive Companies

by Paul Reilly and Peter Schaefer

An “attractive” company is a well-managed company: one whose owner has kept it competitive by making the right decisions about market focus, technical capability, and customer relationships.


Heidelberg Makes a Successful Return to Major US Tradeshows at PRINTING United

At PRINTING United, Heidelberg made its U.S. debut of the Diana Go, displayed digital solutions with the Versafire EP, and premiered the new Digitmatrix 60 FC diecutter. The company also showcased an application gallery of products produced for Reformation Brewery.


Utah Paperbox Sees Boost in Sales With Fujifilm J Press 720S

Utah PaperBox installed a Fujifilm J Press 720S at its Salt Lake City facility and experienced an immediate boost in sales. The company is now able to meet client demand for “test market” boxes in runs upwards of 5,000 pieces, which wouldn’t have been financially feasible on its previous offset press.


EFI Nozomi C18000 Achieves Best-in-Class Energy Efficiency Recognition

The Fogra Research Institute for Media Technologies determined the EFI Nozomi C18000 LED inkjet corrugated printer to be the leading single-pass corrugated production device in terms of energy efficiency, according to the ISO 20690 standard.


Infinity Foils Releases New Foil Selection Guide

Infinity Foils released its new Foil Selection Guide, the largest guide to date. The guide offers an expanded foil shade range and increased product offering, with a compressive shade guide. The foil shade selection guide book also features shade cross-reference charts, and foil tear tabs.


Digital Packaging 'Technical Jargon' Deconstructed for DPS Attendees

by Patrick Henry

The playing field among digital print technologies may have leveled, but that doesn’t mean misunderstandings don’t still exist. A session on their advantages and trade-offs brought clarity to conferees at the Digital Packaging Summit.


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Succeeding with Determination and Collaboration: Lori Campbell Named Converter of the Year

by Cory Francer

From receptionist to company president, Lori Campbell, the 2019 TLMI Packaging Impressions Converter of the Year, has made her mark on the industry with her determination and inclusive leadership style.