Million-Dollar Presses: High End Presses Remake the Role of Digital in Packaging
Digital presses in B2 formats are starting to make their presences felt in corrugated, folding carton, and even flexible packaging, where analog production predominates but where the demand for short-run, variably printed packages is rising. Although placement of these presses remains modest, interest in them is undeniable, and adoption will grow.
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Robert Leahey of InfoTrends has many years of experience in consulting to the peripherals and supplies industries. He is primarily responsible for conducting custom research projects, most often on inkjet, thermal, and color laser technologies used for commercial and industrial applications. He is also the manager of InfoTrends’ Color Digital Label and Packaging Service.
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