Business Management

New Overtime Rules Blocked by Judge; How Printers Should Respond
November 29, 2016 at 8:54 am

A federal district court in Texas made a ruling last week that will have wide implications for the printing industry and business employers in general. Adriane Harrison, human relations specialist at the Printing Industries of America, shared her insight on what the court decision means for the printing industry.

The Right Leader at the Right Time
October 21, 2016 at 10:04 am

Never one to back down from a challenge, Dan Muenzer's ability to lead TLMI through several challenging transitions is just part of why he has been named packagePRINTING's 2016 TLMI Converter of the Year.

5 Reasons 'No' Can Be an Acceptable Answer in Packaging Design
October 17, 2016 at 2:05 pm

When creating a packaging design and working through the steps toward the printing process, it's essential to ensure the brand owner's needs are met. But to make that happen, there are several instances in which the best answer isn't always "yes."

Multipurpose Packaging
September 21, 2016 at 3:43 pm

Packaging isn’t just for the consumer. Stores are increasing the demand for retail ready packaging, providing opportunities for converters.

[Video] Ups and Downs in Packaging Design Communication
September 20, 2016 at 9:50 am

Strong communication is a key aspect of a packaging production project. However, aligning the designer, brand owner and printer is not always easy. In this video, Kory Grushka of Works Design Group discusses a project where communication went smoothly and one where communication could have been improved.

[VIDEO] Why Poor Communication Isn't Worth the Risk
September 11, 2016 at 9:41 am

When a packaging project is on a tight deadline, it can be easy to overlook the communication process. But when brand owners, designers and printers don't get on the same page, the project is put at risk. Ashley Roberts, senior production editor of packagePRINTING, spoke with Kory Grushka, director of business development at Works Design Group, to learn more.

Keeping Ahead of Consumer Packaging Demands
August 9, 2016 at 10:34 am

Whether it's recyclability, waste reduction or nutritional implications, shoppers often look to packaging for key buying cues. packagePRINTING spoke with David Luttenberger of Mintel, a market intelligence agency, about some of Mintel's latest findings and how converters can be proactive partners with brands.