Industry Headlines

Exploring Label Industry Opportunities
August 28, 2018 at 10:40 am

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.

Mark Andy Hybrid Forum Showcases Range of Technologies
September 25, 2018 at 10:56 am

More than 300 converters attended a three-day event at the Mark Andy European showroom and demonstration facility in Warsaw, Poland. On display was technology that showed how hybrid can be applied to the label market with maximum effect.

HP Indigo Innovations on Display at Labelexpo
September 25, 2018 at 11:26 am

HP will demonstrate its latest innovations across the HP Indigo Digital Press portfolio at Labelexpo Americas 2018. Visitors to its booth will be able to put labels through resistance tests at the Pack Ready for labels station, see HP SmartStream Collage in action and learn about HP Indigo’s never-seen-before security and brand protection with an escape room experience.

Going Green with Folding Cartons
September 25, 2018 at 10:38 am

While each packaging format has sustainability attributes, paperboard-based folding cartons earn strong marks in recyclability and material renewability.

Epson Announces SurePress L-6534VW Digital Label Press
September 25, 2018 at 11:43 am

Epson has launched the new SurePress L-6534VW digital label press, designed for label converters investing in a digital label press for the first time or looking to expand production facilities. Epson will showcase the new press, as well as the SurePress L-6034VW and L-4533AW and workflow automation solutions with Wasatch RIP, at Labelexpo Americas.

Kodak Announces Game-Changing KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution
September 25, 2018 at 11:37 am

Kodak's new FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution is an aqueous solution that provides consistent, high-performing flexo plates in a high-volume, low-maintenance environment and can deliver a press-ready plate in less than an hour.

MIS
General Data Boosts Workflow with EFI Packaging Suite
September 25, 2018 at 11:18 am

Cincinnati-based General Data is upgrading its production operations with the EFI Packaging Suite component-based workflow, featuring Radius software as the workflow’s core MIS/ERP technology. The suite combines smart software, end-to-end certified workflows and synchronized development/release cycles.

REVO Technology Team Hosts Daily Masterclasses at Labelexpo
September 25, 2018 at 10:45 am

This week, during Labelexpo Americas, in addition to demonstrating REVO 7-color ECG printing, BOBST will host a daily REVO master class for converters looking to adopt ECG technology and move to a fully digitized workflow. Knowledgeable experts from each of the REVO team partners will take participants through the different technologies that make up the REVO fully automated workflow solution.

Making the Consumer Connection
September 18, 2018 at 11:17 am

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.