May 21, 2020

Featured Resources

Sponsored by XEIKON

Xeikon Introduces New High-End Digital Label Press

The Xeikon new CX300 – Cheetah 2.0 – delivers exceptional application versatility, designed to achieve the highest possible Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). Now more than ever, today’s investments need to deliver results. Printing speed is an important factor, but combining that with a low OEE does not deliver the value printers and label converters require. With Cheetah 2.0 technology, Xeikon delivers high production speeds with a high OEE, ultimately resulting in maximum sellable, profitable output.

Sponsored by Duraco

Securely Seal Anything in Transit

Duraco’s all-new 4581 adhesive line is an aggressive adhesive system offering excellent initial tack and adhesion. 4581 pairs perfectly with the following applications.


COVID-19 Ask the Experts: A Candid Conversation with Industry Leaders

In this interactive 60-minute panel discussion, you’ll gain insights on how business leaders are managing the COVID-19 “new normal”, production impact challenges and adjustments, how to keep staff safe connected and motivated, and ideas for staying engaged with customers.


Packaging Trends Through the Consumer’s Eyes

In this webinar, we’ll explore how consumers’ interactions with brands, products, and packaging has evolved in recent years, and how printers and converters can utilize established and emerging technologies to meet their needs. Attendees will learn the value of creating a personal connection between brands and consumers, and the role that printers play in that equation. Additionally, we’ll explore the importance of establishing a nimble and flexible workflow to help brands adjust to the changes and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Expand Your Business by Leveraging Your Digital Print Capabilities

In this webinar you will learn how leveraging digital print engines can help your business grow in new, untapped areas, how to identify the markets you’re equipped to move into, and how printers are using Heidelberg’s Versafire technology to expand their business volume and wallet share with new and existing customers alike.

Sponsored by Koenig & Bauer

Optimizing Folding Carton Production for Maximum Profit

Within the folding carton segment, Koenig & Bauer has been, and continues to be, the name ubiquitous among the most demanding package printers of all sizes. With Koenig & Bauer’s depth of knowledge in packaging, their team was able to create a product line that stands out in speed, automation, print quality, and reliability, making for the ideal press to serve today’s brand owner’s needs.




Tom Dupont on how acpo is Keeping Customers and Employees Up and Running

Tom Dupont, chief development officer for acpo, joined Packaging Impressions to discuss the steps that acpo has taken to ensure its customers are supplied with key materials they need while ensuring employee safety.


Today's Headlines


Emerald Packaging Ramps Up in Produce Segment as Consumer Behavior Shifts

by Cory Francer

With consumers trending toward packaged produce amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Emerald Packaging is balancing increased demand with the safety precautions needed during these circumstances. CEO Kevin Kelly shares how his company has contended with the last two months.


Fujifilm Signs on For Digital Packaging, Inkjet, and Wide-Format Summits

Fujifilm Graphic Systems Division has announced that it will sponsor all three NAPCO Media/SGIA-produced hosted summits in 2020, including the Digital Packaging Summit, taking place Nov. 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.


Oliver Inc. Set to Install its Ninth Koenig & Bauer Press

Oliver Inc. has invested in a seven-color, 57˝ Koenig & Bauer Rapida 145 press with UV for its facility in Hauppauge, N.Y. The device is expected to drive production and capacity by 20%.


Fibre Box Association Creates Video Thanking Corrugated Industry’s Essential Workers

The Fibre Box Association created a video to thank corrugated box manufacturers who have been working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to keep transport packaging flowing to industry segments that need it.


University Printers Detail How the Pandemic Has Changed Their Operations

In the latest Impressions Xchange podcast episode, Bob Neubauer, editor of In-plant Impressions, talks with the directors of three large university print and mail operations about how they are coping during the COVID-19 crisis now that their campuses are closed and most of their print work has disappeared.


Package of the Week


How BioAdvanced Improves Consumer Experience with Expanded Content Labels

In today’s episode of POW! we take a look at how BioAdvanced, a lawn and garden care brand, utilizes expanded content labels to improve the consumer experience, providing instructions for use, product warnings, and multiple languages all in an easy-to-read format.