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"Ready to Print" SBS Heavyweight Stock

June 11, 2012

Printing or foil stamping directly on thick SBS board can eliminate the extra mounting step, saving time and money....

Make Your Package Pop!

February 2012

Kevin Cullen, president of Apex Die, offers tips on how to create visually captivating packages using UV (ultraviolet) coating, that are more likely to get...

Hot Melts Hold Fast

Typical press January 2012

Some UV units are designed to cure UV varnishes or inks under partially inerted conditions. These units may not be sufficient to properly run these...

Dress-Up Directives

Motivating Graphics Products Photo November 2011

In their 10-year partnership, Fort Worth, TX-based Motivating Graphics and ACTEGA Kelstar, have developed unique customer solutions, such as Starkote® ultra-high-rub aqueous coating and Ultrasheen®...

Toner vs. Ink(jet)

March 17, 2011

Controlling and cutting costs is a major key to survival in our continually challenged economy, as every print firm manager knows. Printing processes put ink...

ICE USA Products

MTorres zero splice unwinding system March 2011

Products that will be on display at ICE USA include the Picometrix T-Ray 4000, 904CM monitoring unit for its AC ionizing systems, DPS-1 Dancer Position...

Digital Printing Options

pp_1110_DigitalMUST2K November 2010

There is a digital option for almost any criteria package printers have. packagePRINTING asks leading suppliers about what is available today....

Technology's Edge September 2010

BASF Shrink Films September 2010

New developments in technologies for package printers as reported in a presentation made at the K 2010 trade show in June by Dr. Daniel Wagner,...

SGP Welcomes Continued Supplier Support

August 13, 2010

LOVELAND, Ohio—Patron sponsorships keep certification fees low for printers, enabling the printers to focus on measuring and improving their environmental performance....

Xeikon Introduces Dry Toner Technology

August 13, 2010

ITASCA, Ill.—The QA-I toner suitability for indirect food contact applies to all process colors (CMYK) as well as spot colors (white, clear, extra magenta, red,...