Cory Francer

Cory Francer

Cory Francer is the editor-in-chief of packagePRINTING.

Early Hybrid Printing Adopters Share First-Hand Experiences

Hybrid printing platforms that combine digital and conventional technology have created a lot of buzz in the industry in recent years. packagePRINTING hosted a webinar last week featuring two early adopters of the technology and the impact it's had on their business and their customers.

Brian Cleary on What Makes HP Stand Out in Digital Package Printing

Brian Cleary, Category Manager for HP Indigo Label Solutions, joined packagePRINTING Editor-in-Chief Cory Francer at the Digital Packaging Summit to discuss HP's leadership in digital printing for labels and packaging. Cleary detailed how HP stands out with product offerings for all packaging segments and in the development of unique imaging technologies.

AUDIO: Brand Owners Discuss Their Digital Needs

During the Digital Packaging Summit, representatives from three small-sized brands discussed strategies package printers can take to pitch digital printing to meet these brands' specific needs. Check out audio from the event to hear what they had to say.

How Innovative Packaging Boosts Consumer Engagement

With approximately eight seconds to attract a consumer's attention, innovative packaging is more important to brands than ever before. During the Digital Packaging Summit, design strategist and brand visionary Vicki Strull discussed how digital printing fits into this equation.

TLMI Annual Meeting Gets Underway in Amelia Island

With a theme of "Spying Into the Future," the 2018 TLMI Annual Meeting began yesterday. Chairman Craig Moreland provided an overview of the association's progress over the past year, and multiple keynote speakers delivered inspiring messages.

How Printing Technology Investment Dictates Industry Direction

As package printers and converters continue to adapt to an evolving industry, they are faced with more printing technology investment options than ever before. packagePRINTING, in conjunction with NAPCO Research, has released a report on how package printers view conventional and digital printing technology investments, and what this means for the industry overall.

5 Key Takeaways from Labelexpo

Labelexpo Americas returned to Chicago last week, displaying the latest in label printing technologies and trends. Here are 5 key takeaways from the event.

Making the Consumer Connection

With the rapid rise of ecommerce, social media and instant access to information, the ways in which consumers are purchasing products are changing. Understanding these consumer data and trends can lead to successful packaging.

Flexible Packaging Industry Continues to Battle Back Against Tariffs

Since the Trump administration first imposed tariffs on imported aluminum, the flexible packaging industry, which relies on the use of aluminum foil, has been significantly impacted. As the final months of 2018 approach, the Flexible Packaging Association says the situation has become more complex.

Exploring Label Industry Opportunities

Labelexpo Americas is underway in Chicago! To get in the spirit of the show, check out these insights from industry experts into the latest opportunities emerging in the label segment of the package printing industry.