Industry Headlines

Wine Label Market Research: The Eyes Have It
May 22, 2017 at 2:57 pm

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.

First Sun-Activated, Color Changing Beer Can Hits Shelves
May 22, 2017 at 11:47 am

Molson Coors Canada has developed a sun-activated, color changing beer can released exclusively in Canada and only available for the summer months. The can uses a photochromic ink paired with Coors Light's famous thermochromic ink temperature indicator to create a fun, summer twist on the classic beer.

IST UV Days Showcases the Latest in UV Curing
May 19, 2017 at 3:55 pm

With a theme of "Energy in light," IST UV Days highlighted the latest advancements in UV curing technology. The event was held from May 15-18 at the IST Metz GmbH headquarters in Nürtingen, Germany.

Epson Demo Center Adds SurePress L-6034VW
May 23, 2017 at 9:13 am

Epson has added the SurePress L-6034VW single-pass industrial label press to its demo center in Carson, Calif. The Epson Demo Center features the complete lineup of Epson's label and package printing solutions.

Bobst Reveals THQ FlexoCloud Post-Print Flexo Solution
May 23, 2017 at 9:07 am

Bobst revealed its new THQ (Très Haute Qualité) FlexoCloud post-print flexo technology at a technical seminar attended by some of the leading printers and converters from Europe, the Middle East and the U.S.

Wearable Packaging Highlights DuPont Awards For Packaging Innovation
May 22, 2017 at 9:40 am

The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation have been announced. The Diamond Award, the program's highest honor was presented to Solutions, Inc., for its Fritz Water Vest, a wearable vest that can transport up to 20 pounds of water. The vest is designed for use in developing countries where water transportation is an issue.

HP Makes Major Digital Printing Splash at Interpack
May 16, 2017 at 9:40 am

HP had a very eventful interpack, unveiling the HP PageWide C500 press for corrugated packaging, and announcing multiple installs of its latest digital printing equipment for labels and flexible packaging.

SGIA Opens Registration for 2017 Expo
May 18, 2017 at 11:23 am

Registration is now open for the 2017 SGIA Expo. The event will be held from Oct. 10-12 in New Orleans and the show floor is already sold out. In addition to the expo, attendees can choose from four separate educational tracks.