All Printing Resources and SpotOn! Press have released a new version of SpotOn! pressroom software that allows flexographic converters to import and export CxF files.
Technological advances have yielded drastic improvement in color matching precision, regardless of the substrate. This uptick in quality assurance, coupled with the better known benefits of printing POP displays directly on corrugated — most notably, significant cost-savings and greater speed to market — has helped Sutherland Packaging, turn many potential customers into actual ones.
The Landa Group and ALTANA AG announced on February 21 that ALTANA has acquired Landa’s Nano-Metallography technology, a process said to be capable of adding metallic highlights to labels, packages, and other printed items at half the cost of conventional foil stamping.
Visitors to Kodak’s stand at Hunkeler Innovationdays saw how the latest advances in the company’s Stream and UltraStream Technology create new opportunities in digital printing, including a wider range of applications and substrates that can be utilized.
As businesspeople, we always try to base our decisions on facts, numbers and logic. But, as ordinary humans, we also operate on emotion and instinct. In the year we’ve just entered, we should have plenty of opportunity to display both kinds of behavior.
For 33 years, the Printing Impressions 400 has ranked the top companies from across the printing industry by annual sales volume. With packaging being among the hottest growth areas in the industry, several package printers are rising in the ranks.
For 33 years, the Printing Impressions editorial team has compiled a ranking of the top 400 printing companies based on annual sales volumes. Many of the top companies listed in the Printing Impressions 400 are package printers.
Instead of waiting until April for its new packaging design to hit store shelves, Busch beer incorporated its new look into the paint job on Kevin Harvick's No. 4 Ford for the first race of the NASCAR season. Will the new look, combined with NASCAR fans' intense loyalty to sponsor brands lead to increased sales for Busch?
Liberty Marketing Systems, a Cincinnati-based label printer, has installed two Nilpeter FB-Line flexo presses in a span of 18 months. The company installed an FB-3300 first, followed by an eight-color FB-3300S.
ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology, a sustainable alternative to foil transfer processes, which was first unveiled at drupa 2016. The remaining development and engineering of the technology will be transferred to ALTANA's ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division.
A B Graphic International will display the latest advancements of the Digicon Series 3 for modular digital converting at Xeikon Café. The advancements include spot and flood coat varnishing, matrix stripping, slitting, non-stop high speed turret rewinding and camera inspection with integrated workflow.
The annual FINAT European Label Forum, which will be held from June 7-9 in Berlin, will bring the label industry community together to discuss how to best confront challenging industry changes. Keynote speakers include management guru Michael Jackson and Joschka Fischer, former minister of foreign affairs of Germany.
Arjowiggins Graphic has announced a full-scale expansion in the United States and North America for its recycled papers offer. Julie Brannen has been appointed as North American regional sales manager to grow and develop business in North America.
Dru Riess and Ray Salinas didn't know anything about printing, but now they run a multi-million dollar package printing company, Popular Ink. The company began with a flexographic printing press bought from a friend's stepfather who kept it in a barn.