Argent Tape & Label, a Plymouth, Mich.-based label printer and converter serving the automotive, medical, industrial, food & beverage, and health & beauty markets celebrates its Open House and unveiling of its new Domino N610i seven-color digital UV inkjet label press with the debut of a new video.
Xeikon Café, which will be held from March 28-31 at Xeikon's headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, will showcase end-to-end digital production solutions. The event will also feature approximately 30 digital packaging applications spanning a variety of market segments.
McFaddin Marketing has installed a Colordyne 3600 Series Laser Pro, which has allowed it to add just-in-time label printing and reduce its inventory of pre-printed labels by 75%. The new digital press also provides in-line finishing and laser diecutting capabilities.
Lucien De Schamphelaere, who founded Xeikon in 1988, passed away on January 20. He was 85. In addition to starting Xeikon, De Schamphelaere spent 40 years working for Agfa-Gevaert. He was the winner of several industry awards and is considered a pioneer of digital printing.
EFI hosted its annual EFI Connect Conference from Jan. 17-20 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Packaging played a major role in the conference as EFI grows its presence in corrugated, narrow-web inkjet and automation software.
The benefits of digital printing are becoming well-established in the industry. But, without the proper finishing processes in place for digitally produced output, converters may find that those digital advantages are being sacrificed.
Package printers and converters are well aware of the benefits digital printing can provide, but how does the industry get brand owners on board with the technology? packagePRINTING spoke with brands and converters who shared their experiences.
Seven years ago, a retired teacher took over a label printing business in decline. Through a transparent management approach and an investment in digital technology, Argent Tape & Label is poised for a successful future.
The second annual Digital Packaging Summit once again brought together leading converters and suppliers in an intimate environment to discuss digital technology in packaging. At the end of the Summit, it was determined that now is the time to explore the technology's benefits.