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Early Hybrid Printing Adopters Share First-Hand Experiences
December 11, 2018 at 10:40 am

Hybrid printing platforms that combine digital and conventional technology have created a lot of buzz in the industry in recent years. packagePRINTING hosted a webinar last week featuring two early adopters of the technology and the impact it's had on their business and their customers.

RR Donnelley Adds to its Label Capabilities with Two HP Indigo 6900 Digital Presses
December 10, 2018 at 7:36 pm

RR Donnelley has added two new HP Indigo 6900 Digital Presses, with one press going to its Visalia, Calif., location and the other going to its Wilson, N.C., location. The presses will be used to transition RRD's traditional short-run flexo work to better utilize capacity while maximizing up-time on medium to long-run assets.

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle Recycling Program Expanded to North America
December 7, 2018 at 10:44 am

UPM Raflatac has announced the expansion of its RafCycle label liner recycling solution to the United States and Canada. Through the RafCycle program, UPM Raflatac collects the paper and PET liner waste from its RafCycle partners and recycles it into new materials.

EFI Reveals New Nozomi Capabilities
December 4, 2018 at 9:48 am

EFI highlighted its complete portfolio of advanced corrugated packaging production technologies at the All4Pack trade show in Paris, which included the launch of new print modes for the EFI Nozomi C18000 – its ultra-high-speed, single-pass inkjet corrugated board press.

Printing and Packaging: The Next Generation
December 4, 2018 at 9:39 am

Workforce development has been among the top challenges in the package printing industry in recent years. It’s important to understand why this is, and what can be done about it.

Esko Partners with Amtech Software for Increased Efficiency in Corrugated
December 3, 2018 at 1:39 pm

Esko and Amtech Software have entered into a partnership that will help increase efficiency for corrugated converters. Through the partnership, the companies will develop an integration between Esko's ArtiosCAD, Automation Engine, WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated solution, and Amtech's Encore ERP solution.

Southern Carton Expands Into Wide-Format With Fujifilm Pinnacle Onset X3
December 3, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Southern Carton has expanded its capabilities with the addition of a Pinnacle Onset X3 UV flatbed printer from Fujifilm. The printer has provided new opportunities for the company to expand into the wide-format print segment, serving new customers and growing into new markets.

GPA Will Embrace a Single-Market Focus in Its Exhibit at PRINTING United
December 3, 2018 at 9:50 am

Mary Ann Geers, GPA’s SVP for Marketing and Corporate Strategy, reveals that the company intends to “ramp up” its presence at PRINTING United next year as a leading supplier of substrates for graphic and packaging applications in all printing processes.

A Package Printing Supporting Cast
November 27, 2018 at 11:15 am

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.

Rollem International Foresees Continuum of Opportunity at PRINTING United
November 27, 2018 at 10:56 am

After exhibiting at the SGIA Expo for 45 years, Rollem International will continue to exhibit next year at PRINTING United in Dallas, Oct. 23-25, 2019. Rollem’s evolving product strategy coincides with PRINTING United’s theme of convergence – the opportunities that print service providers now have to branch beyond their core businesses into new and profitable print markets.

Mactac Expands LAS Laser Label Product Portfolio
November 27, 2018 at 10:03 am

The Mactac Performance Adhesives Group has announced the expansion of its LAS laser products. Featuring strong layflat characteristics and compatibility with multiple adhesives and printing processes, LAS products are often used in industrial labeling applications.

Memjet and MGI Announce Strategic Inkjet Technology Partnership
November 27, 2018 at 9:47 am

MGI Digital Technology has integrated Memjet's DuraLink printing technology into its new AlphaJET B1 Inkjet Printing and Embellishment press. This is the first 40-plus-inch sheetfed press to integrate the DuraLink inkjet printheads, ink and modules, as well as the first five-color digital printing system to offer decorative special effects.

MGI Previews New B1 Inkjet Printing and Embellishment Platform
November 27, 2018 at 9:28 am

MGI will present the new AlphaJET Industrial Print Factory during the Paris All4Pack Exhibition, taking place from Nov. 26-29. The B1 inkjet printing and embellishment platform includes white UV pigment ink, in-line substrate sheet priming, 2D/3D UV clear varnish ink, variable embossed foil effects and more.