Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts is the Senior Production Editor of the Printing & Packaging Group.

Harnessing the Brand Message with Packaging

For some brands, the packaging is just as important as the product. The Unemployed Philosophers Guild shares why it places such a strong emphasis on packaging.

The Pink Doughnut Box Phenomenon

The pink doughnut box has become a staple of Southern California, although some doughnut shops have started rebranding.

The Offset Opportunity

New technology in offset printing offers opportunities to cut costs and makeready times and to increase quality control, ultimately winning over new customers and satisfying existing customers. But first you need to know what options are available.

Finding the Right Finishing Solution to Streamline Your Workflow

In a recent packagePRINTING webinar, "Streamlining Your Digital Workflow with In-line Finishing" two experts discussed the advantages of pairing a digital press with in-line finishing, what factors need to be considered when making the decision to transition to this workflow and what the process is like to make the transition.

The Craft Consideration

As the craft movement permeates the beverage industry, the need for quality packaging has increased. However, there are some important factors to consider when working with small companies.

Monvera Glass Décor Impresses With Direct to Glass Printing

Monvera Glass Décor received second place overall in Best of Show voting in the 2017 packagePRINTING Excellence Awards. Monvera impressed the judges with a craft beer bottle featuring direct printing to the glass substrate.

Flexo's Place in Packaging's Future

packagePRINTING's recent webinar, "21st Century Flexo: Conventional Printing’s Place in Packaging’s Future," focused on flexography's growing strength. A leading flexo expert and a representative from a company that has invested in the latest flexo technology provided insight into the recent developments in the technology.

Express Your Individuality With 'Pick Your Pepper' Packaging Campaign

Dr Pepper has launched its "Pick Your Pepper" campaign for the second summer in a row, which features hundreds of label designs for the consumer to choose from. Although the label designs lead the campaign, consumers can also download limited edition Snapchat filters and choose from dozens of t-shirts as a prize for purchasing the sweet beverage.

Multi-Color Inks Deal to Acquire Constantia Labels for $1.3B

Multi-Color Corp. announced that it has come to an agreement to acquire the Labels Division of Constantia Flexibles for approximately $1.3 billion. The deal will integrate Constantia Labels' food and beverage business with Multi-Color's expansive vertical market label business while widening its global reach.