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.
With a high level of scrutiny placed on food safety regulations and compliance standards, package printers and brand owners are taking measures to ensure their food packaging is up to par.
Using inspection systems to analyze and understand data can improve efficiency and reduce waste.
Research from Canadean shows that “clean label” is a trendy term in fast-moving consumer goods. But are consumers on the same page about what it means?
Throughout the printing process, keeping the web at its optimal tension ensures it isn't damaged and the process goes smoothly. To ensure web tension stays in control, there are multiple pieces of equipment and strategies that converters can use.
Just a few years ago, UV LED curing technology was not a viable solution for most package printers and converters. Though the technology was purported to offer several benefits, including increased uptime, the ability to cure dense colors and substantial energy savings, LED compatible ink had not yet broken onto the scene.