Industry Headlines

Why 'Working Backward' Can Lead to Digital Printing Success
November 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm

During the Digital Packaging Summit, Marco Boer, VP of I.T. Strategies and the conference co-chair, discussed the latest innovations in substrates, ink and finishing processes for digital printing of packaging.

How Innovative Packaging Boosts Consumer Engagement
November 13, 2018 at 10:12 am

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.

Resource Label Group Announces Acquisition of Best Label
November 15, 2018 at 1:04 pm

In an effort to expand its West Coast presence, Resource Label Group has acquired Best Label Company. Best Label, which has locations in Cerritos, Calif. and Union City, Calif., utilizes letterpress, flexographic and digital printing to provide labels to multiple market segments.

Atze Bosma Named New CEO of MPS
November 14, 2018 at 10:41 am

Atze Bosma has been appointed as the new CEO of MPS. Bosma will succeed Wim van den Bosch as CEO and will begin on December 1.

Kodak Enters Agreement to Sell Flexographic Packaging Division
November 13, 2018 at 10:05 am

Under its new ownership, the Flexographic Packaging Division will maintain the same organizational structure, management team and growth culture. Chris Payne, who has served as president of the Flexographic Packaging Division for the last three years, will lead the new standalone company as CEO.

Heidelberg Primefire 106 Begins Production at Warneke Paper Box
November 13, 2018 at 9:25 am

With installation of the first B1 format digital printing system in the United States complete, Warneke Paper Box hosted an open house in October at its Denver facility to showcase the capabilities of the Heidelberg Primefire 106.

Rail-Mounted Rotary Screen Unit Enhances Capabilities of OMET X6
November 13, 2018 at 10:27 am

The OMET X6 provides the possibility of positioning the rotary screen-printing unit on a rail instead placing it on the printing station. This ensures printers will not lose a flexo station and saves space in a printing facility.