Industry Headlines

Flexible Packaging Continues to Connect with Brands and Consumers
July 3, 2018 at 10:02 am

With its convenience factors, sustainability attributes, strong graphics, and new market opportunities, flexible packaging has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of the packaging industry. In our latest State of the Industry report, packagePRINTING explores the latest flexible packaging opportunities that package printers need to know.

Why Customized Packaging Works for Brands of All Sizes
July 17, 2018 at 9:15 am

It wasn't long ago that customized packaging was outside the realm of possibility for many small brands, primarily due to limitations in traditional printing technology. However, with digital printing, the benefits of customization in packaging have been realized in both small and large brand campaigns.

Stop the Press: How the Industry's Future Reminds Us of the Past
July 17, 2018 at 11:29 am

Chris Curran of NAPCO Media is working on the front lines to help build PRINTING United, which is a new trade show event that will attract attendees from all printing market segments including garment, graphics, packaging, commercial and industrial. In this article, Chris shares his journey in the printing industry and why PRINTING United is a reflection of the natural evolution of his profession.

McDowell Label Mourns Loss of Longtime Employee
July 17, 2018 at 10:01 am

Jay A. Luft, McDowell Label's managing director of technology and strategic partnerships, passed away on July 1. Mr. Luft was a 40-year veteran of the label and packaging industry and will be missed.

FPA Members Participate in Hearing on Tariff Impacts
July 17, 2018 at 9:04 am

Representatives from Flexible Packaging Association member companies took part in a United States Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Roundtable Hearing yesterday to discuss the impact of tariffs on their businesses.