Industry Headlines

The Color Blind Consumer Dilemma: When Packaging Misses the Mark
June 27, 2017 at 10:22 am

Are brand owners, retailers and graphic designers considering color blind consumers? A recent article from Packaging Europe reveals that they may not be considering color blind consumers' needs during design, production and sales.

Geographic Expansion: Being Two Places at Once
June 28, 2017 at 11:21 am

Sooner or later, a printing business doing well where it was born will start to think about planting its flag someplace else. To expand geographically, a firm can either acquire a company in a distant region as a going concern or merge with it to form a consolidated, but dual-location, entity.

Paperboard Packaging Council Forms Digital Converting Community
June 28, 2017 at 12:16 pm

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the formation of a digital converting community of interest. Bringing together both folding carton manufacturers and industry technology suppliers, the community will help PPC members explore new digital technologies and understand the growing trend toward low-volume orders.

[VIDEO]: The 31st Annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards
June 26, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Approximately 200 entries poured into the Philadelphia HQ of packagePRINTING for our 31st annual Excellence Awards. Last Thursday, five industry expert judges sifted through all the entries to determine winners in several categories and who would be recognized as Best of Show. Check out these highlights from the exciting day.

New Video Details McCourt Labels' Success With Domino N610i Upgrade
June 27, 2017 at 10:45 am

Domino has created a brand new video to highlight and illustrate the evolution of how McCourt Label, the very first U.S. based customer of the Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press, has benefited in upgrading from their original five-color Domino digital label press to the seven-color version.

Sonoco Set to Acquire Clear Lam Packaging
June 26, 2017 at 10:43 am

Sonoco announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films.

Maxcess Announces New Tension Control Solutions From MAGPOWR
June 26, 2017 at 9:14 am

Maxcess has announced the launch of three new advanced tension control products from its MAGPOWR brand. These products include the CSR Cantilevered Tension Sensing Roller, the ISR Integrated Sensing Roller and the TLCB, a larger size of the Thin Load Cell.