Cory Francer

Cory Francer

Cory Francer is the editor-in-chief of packagePRINTING.

How Innovative Color-Changing Ink Reveals Hidden Messages

Color-changing ink in packaging applications has been around for years, but Crown and CTI have collaborated on a new technology that features hidden messages. Matt Twiss of Crown shared some insights on Reveal Ink with packagePRINTING.

UV LED Ink: What Converters Need to Know

When UV LED curing first hit the market, it was clear that the technology would bring several advantages to the package printing industry. However, one of the biggest concerns surrounding the technology was the availability of compatible inks.

How Converters Can Achieve Automation and Color Control

Delivering consistent results is essential in the package printing business. To capitalize on these customer demands, converters should be prioritizing their automation and color control. packagePRINTING recently hosted a webinar to discuss these important aspects of printing.

PPC Spring Meeting Highlights Paperboard Advantages

There are several reasons why now is a great time to be a printer of folding cartons and paperboard packaging. The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Spring Meeting highlighted paperboard's sustainability advantages, visual quality, protection capabilities and much more.

What the Bottled Water Boom Could Mean For Packaging

Consumers are opting for healthier lifestyles, which has led to a noticeable drop in soda sales, combined with an increase in bottled water consumption. With these evolving consumer preferences, what will be the implications for package and label printers and converters?

Converting Takes Center Stage at ICE USA

With its fourth U.S. edition scheduled for April 25-27 in Orlando, Fla., ICE USA, the International Converting Exhibition, will bring the converting community together for three days dedicated to the several facets of the converting process.

How AMGRAPH Goes Beyond Green

Backed by clean energy and an environmental conscience, AMGRAPH takes a sustainable approach to flexible packaging.

Flexible Packaging Still on the Upswing

As consumers, brands and retailers begin to realize the benefits of flexible packaging, package printers will see increased opportunity in the segment.

Smart Packaging Gets Even Smarter

As brands seek ways to make packaging more interactive, some have tried implementing technologies such as NFC, RFID and QR Codes. But, could image recognition technology — like that provided by MYPACK Connect — make it easier for brands and consumers to access the value of smart packaging?