With a need for short runs of beer labels for its small batches of craft beer, San Diego-based Home Brewing Co. decided to reassess how it sourced its labels. Check out this case study from BRAND United, which details how transitioning from offset to digitally-printed labels helped the brewery increase its design flexibility, reduce inventory and cut costs.
Welcome to the latest edition of the Packaging Excellence Center, where we highlight labels and packaging that deserve some special recognition. This episode features a folding carton from Hub Folding Box that entices multiple senses, making it stand out on shelf.
As a leading supplier of labels and packaging, Fortis Solutions Group was among the early adopters of digital printing. During the Digital Packaging Summit, Vito Ghiloni, Fortis's director of manufacturing, shared his insights into the company's digital journey, and how HP has helped along the way.
Brian Cleary, Category Manager for HP Indigo Label Solutions, joined packagePRINTING Editor-in-Chief Cory Francer at the Digital Packaging Summit to discuss HP's leadership in digital printing for labels and packaging. Cleary detailed how HP stands out with product offerings for all packaging segments and in the development of unique imaging technologies.
Seeking a press that would improve its efficiency, boost run speeds and provide superb print quality, Cambridge Label recently installed a new Nilpeter FA flexographic press. Deanne Sinclair, GM and owner of Cambridge Label, joined packagePRINTING to discuss the impact the press has had on the company.
The 2018 SGIA Expo is just around the corner, and although it is traditionally considered a wide-format graphics event, it has expanded its scope and introduced package printers to new digital opportunities. You won't want to miss what this year's event has to offer.
Welcome to packagePRINTING's new video series, "Package of the Month," where we highlight packaging samples that we feel deserve some special recognition. This episode features a flexible pouch for Whirlybird Granola, which is a great example of how flexible packaging can provide consumers with added snacking convenience for their busy schedules.
Last week, five judges with industry expertise spanning multiple segments of the package printing industry visited packagePRINTING's Philadelphia headquarters to judge the 32nd annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards. Take a look at this glimpse of the day's events and be sure to check out our August issue to see which entries took home prizes!
Xeikon Café North America is a unique industry event that helps printers and converters to understand, evaluate and experience all aspects of digital print, enabling you to consciously make critical business decisions. How to profitably produce in a digital way is showcased by industry leaders in software, workflow, consumables, media, digital printing and finishing solutions dedicated to digital manufacturing.
After the success of the 19 Crimes wine labels featuring augmented reality that we covered a few months ago, the Living Wine Labels app now includes new interactive labels that will bring the dead back to life.
In October 2019, PRINTING United will break down the obstructive silos that have been established and will align all segments of printing technology under one roof with the goal of providing significantly increased ROI for exhibitors and attendees. This three-day event will take place in Dallas.
Peter Schaefer, a partner with printing industry M&A and investment banking firm New Direction Partners, describes the recent Cenveo Chapter 11 bankruptcy announcement and how it will impact the company, its suppliers and future contracts.
Diamond Packaging, based in Rochester, N.Y., has an annual tradition of designing and producing embellished calendars to send to customers, prospects, suppliers, industry professionals and media contacts. The staying power of a high-quality, year-long piece of decor is the result of a marketing strategy showcasing Diamond’s production capabilities.
As intelligent and interactive packaging begins to appear on shelves, the connection between packaging, marketing and technology is growing stronger. Cory Francer, editor-in-chief of packagePRINTING, joined Thorin McGee of Target Marketing and Rob Stott of Dealerscope to discuss smart packaging examples they've seen, how marketers can leverage the technology, and where this all fits into the consumer electronics world.
With 2018 right around the corner, Mintel, a market intelligence agency, has revealed its five global packaging trends for the new year. David Luttenberger, Mintel's global packaging director, shares why these trends will play a major role in 2018.
In this video, we highlight a marketing piece from New York City-based Bertelsmann Printing Group. The 44-sided polygon (technically a tetracontakaitetragon) was used to highlight its structural design services for packaging customers.
Idealliance Brand Q certification program offers assessment tools, technical resources, and online education to ensure brand integrity.
Just in time for Halloween, packagePRINTING Senior Production Editor Ashley Roberts highlights augmented reality enabled wine labels from Australian brand 19 Crimes. Check out how these labels eerily come to life!
The third annual Digital Packaging Summit will return to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., from Oct. 23-25, bringing converters and suppliers together to discuss how digital printing can impact their businesses. Marco Boer, VP of I.T. Strategies and a member of the Summit's advisory board, stopped the packagePRINTING's office to discuss the event.
The 32nd annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards are coming up soon! Keep an eye on this space in the coming weeks for information on how you can submit your best work for this prestigious competition. In the meantime, check out these highlights from last year's event, which featured nearly 200 entries!