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Boost the Performance of Your Flexo Press
July 18, 2018 at 4:14 pm

Imagine running faster press speeds, producing multiple version labels with variable data, and printing new substrates like thin films and shrink sleeves – all on your existing flexo press. With Fujifilm Flenex plates, Illumina LED curing and ink systems, and Samba Printbar System, now you can. Learn how.

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.

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.

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.

OEM Parts Can Help the Performance of Your Machine
July 12, 2018 at 1:52 pm

At MBO America, we expect our machines to perform - that means using the highest quality materials for durable, long-lasting parts. This is why you can only buy OEM parts from MBO. We don’t want to waste your time or money with inferior parts. We believe it’s important to support our customers, from maintenance to new pricing for parts. Click through to receive a free shipping code for your next MBO America parts order!

Warneke Paper Box Begins Installation of First Heidelberg Primefire in US
July 11, 2018 at 11:25 am

Denver-based Warneke Paper Box recently began installation of the new Heidelberg Primefire 106, the first installation of the device in the U.S. The device will allow the package printer to expand its business to provide targeted short-run packaging and added security to cartons through variable content.

Domino Names New Digital Printing Service Engineer
July 10, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Domino announced it has named Eric Demyanovich its new digital printing service engineer. Demyanovich has 16 years of experience and in this new role will help Domino continues to grow its digital printing business.

Sutherland Packaging Launches Print Solution for E-Commerce Branding
July 10, 2018 at 10:29 am

Sutherland Packaging has introduced a program to make e-commerce shippers more vibrant and "brandworthy" while keeping down costs. Its new E-COMplete e-commerce printing program enables customers to cost-effectively create corrugated shippers that are direct extensions of their brands.

Leading Printing Industry Analyst Joins NAPCO Media
July 10, 2018 at 9:54 am

Lisa Cross has joined NAPCO Research, a division of NAPCO Media, as principal analyst. Cross, who was formerly the associate director of Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends’ Business Development Strategies service, will author original research.

Sophisticated Substrates Lead Label Industry Growth
July 10, 2018 at 9:53 am

Sophisticated label substrates have experienced exponential growth due to demand for high-end applications according to FINAT’s latest findings. Figures show that while paper based materials continue to dominate label materials demand, there has been a shift from basic primary and VIP labels towards more sophisticated, high-end applications.

Flexible Packaging Opportunity for Narrow-Web Newcomers
July 10, 2018 at 9:44 am

With a growing need for short-run flexible packaging across a variety of segments, narrow-web flexographic printers have emerged as a viable platform to shoulder some of this work, which has historically been dominated by dedicated wide-web printers.

M&A Trends in Print & Packaging
July 5, 2018 at 9:34 am

These experts will discuss the current M&A market, why it’s a good time for these transactions, and how long the market will be strong.