Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry a Senior Editor at NAPCO Media and writes for In-plant Graphics, Printing Impressions and packagePRINTING.

A Package Printing Supporting Cast

Built in or added on, systems that enable a press’s basic functions or extend its capabilities are must-have components for truly competitive performance.

Deep Dives into Digital for Three Packaging Segments

As digital printing continues its emergence throughout the packaging industry, it has become evident that the various packaging segments have different needs. During the Digital Packaging Summit, industry experts led deep-dive sessions on digital printing for labels, folding cartons and corrugated packaging.

Benny Landa Among Headliners at 2018 Franklin Luminaire Awards Event

No other honor bestowed by the industry carries more prestige than the Franklin Luminaire Awards. Six tributes for 2018 went to high-profile recipients in a ceremony at Manhattan’s Chelsea Piers on October 17, with Benny Landa (Landa Group) and Samir Husni (University of Mississippi) as the headliners.

The Prepress Path to Print Quality

The superb quality and the automated workflows of packaging and label production wouldn’t be possible without high-performance prepress applications.

The Lowdown on Low Migration Inks

Printers and converters of packaging for food, pharmaceuticals, or medical supplies have likely worked with low migration ink – but possibly without fully understanding what it is and how pressing a set of regulatory obligations it carries.

Flexible Packaging Shines With Graphical Advancements

Welcome to the final edition of the Road Map of Progress series, which reveals insights that our reporter Patrick Henry learned from subject matter experts in each packaging segment. This week, Mark Mazur, consultant; chair of the FIRST committee, Flexographic Technical Association, discusses progress in flexible packaging.

Packaging's Road Map of Progress: Corrugated

Welcome to the third edition of the Road Map of Progress series, which reveals insights that our reporter Patrick Henry learned from subject matter experts in each packaging segment. This week, Jeff Chalovich, president of the corrugated business at WestRock, discusses advancements in the corrugated market.

Packaging's Road Map of Progress: Folding Cartons

Welcome to the Road Map of Progress series, in which over the next four weeks, packagePRINTING will be releasing insights that our reporter Patrick Henry learned from subject matter experts in each packaging segment. This week, Sandra Krasovec, professor/program coordinator, Packaging Design BFA, Fashion Institute of Technology, discusses advancements in folding cartons.

Enter The New Era of Flexographic Printing

Previously known as a cost-effective process with some shortcomings, flexo has benefited from advancements in automation, hybridization and high-definition graphics to make it a premier print technology.