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How Commercial Printers Can Access the Label Market: A look at opportunities, equipment, inks, coatings and substrates
April 17, 2015 at 11:40 am

This webinar is the second in a series specially designed for commercial printers who are looking to expand into the lucrative packaging market. This time, the focus is one of the most rapidly growing segments of the packaging market: label printing.  In this webinar, our speakers will provide an overview of what is changing in the label market and how a commercial printer can position themselves to take advantage of it to tap into new revenue streams. We'll also address the strategic business and technical issues you need to be aware of to enter the market.
Attendees will learn:

  • Why labels might be a good place to invest
  • What you need to know about specific inks, coatings, substrates and finishing for labels
  • The benefits and verticality of single pass production for value added offerings like foil stamping, lamination, embossing, die cutting and more
  • What it takes to get started and be successful in the labels market from a "peer" who has made the investment

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New White Paper: A Guide to Heidelberg Packaging
April 15, 2015 at 1:31 pm

From single-shift operations to high-volume requirements, Heidelberg is the world-leading, one-stop shop for a complete packaging solution. With a robust portfolio of innovative solutions from prepress and workflow, to a full range of presses and postpress equipment, to integration and reporting, did you know Heidelberg is the market leader in folding-carton packaging?

Clear and Black from UPM Raflatac
April 14, 2015

Two kinds of labels stand out on a shelf: those with the pop that comes from smart use of the color black, and those where the label itself is virtually invisible. Going for just those looks, and designed specifically for wine and spirits labeling, are the Vanish and Eclipse Black lines from UPM Raflatac.

PPC Calls For Folding Carton Entries
April 14, 2015

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is currently accepting submissions to its 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, a competition that recognizes masterful carton converting from concept and design, to printing, shipping, distributing, on-shelf appeal, and beyond.

INX International’s Jim Bailen Recognized as NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer
April 14, 2015

Acknowledging more than 30 years of achievements in the ink industry, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers bestowed a Printing Ink Pioneer Award to INX International Ink Co. executive Jim Bailen at its Centennial Convention’s awards and black tie dinner, March 23 in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Zip-Pak Rolls Out Resealable Pet Food Options
April 14, 2015

Zip-Pak, a provider of resealable packaging solutions, has introduced four resealable packaging options for pet foods that enhance consumers’ handling of pet food containers.

AVantage TechTip #4 From Anderson and Vreeland
April 14, 2015

Hazardous materials like liquid polymer resins and chemicals can pose potential harm to the workers that handle them. This month's TechTip from Anderson & Vreeland, however, details some helpful safety tips to keep employees protected and to minimize potential hazards in the workplace.