The Flexographic Technical Association’s Annual Forum addressed the most pressing issues facing converters and honored those who stand out in the industry.
After many years as a commercial printer, Produlith’s offset and digital printing expertise has led to a successful transition to packaging.
Embossing elements on labels and packages can — literally and figuratively — add a new dimension to a substrate. A raised surface, especially when combined with foil or varnish, does provide visual enhancements, but can also enhance the chances a consumer will touch the package, greatly increasing the likelihood of a purchase.
Because many wine novices largely base their purchasing decisions on the appearance of a wine label, it's essential to make a label as eye-catching as possible. Through the use of eye-tracking technology, brands and converters can gain a better understanding of the types of labels that consumers find most appealing, which could lead to a purchase.
Is the package printing industry experiencing a "Press Crew Crisis?" At the Flexographic Technical Association's annual Forum, four industry experts discussed the importance of attracting a younger generation of press operators to the industry.
Flexographic Technical Association’s annual Forum started Sunday, April 30, highlighting a changing flexo industry. Over the first two days of the event, it’s evident that the flexo community is rising to the occasion.
Having now completed four editions in the United States, ICE USA has established itself as a premier industry event for the converting industry. But with the addition of InPrint USA and the Future of Converting Theater, the 2017 version of the show offered new educational opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
More so than many other products, plants and flowers often require a great deal of consumer maintenance to flourish. Orora Visual has partnered with Lowe's to print Grow Together connected plant tags that extend product information to consumers' mobile devices.
With a theme of “Trending Now,” the Flexographic Technical Association’s annual Forum and INFO*FLEX will cover the most pressing issues in the industry.
Control Group combines its background in pharmaceutical packaging with a drive to innovate, leading to high-quality, creative results.
2017 marks two major milestones for the Phoenix Challenge Foundation. Chairman Bettylyn Krafft reflects on the foundation’s impact on the industry.
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.