Published November 24, 2015
Packaging isn’t everything at Island Pro Digital, a printing company with a highly diversified product base. But, it represents some of the most interesting work that the firm fabricates for its clients.
Published November 23, 2015
The scale of the program is modest, but when the young writers who take part in it see their words in print, its achievement seems far-reaching.
Published November 19, 2015
That old hippie mood ring you’d die of embarrassment to be seen wearing now? It was the cutting edge of an important decorative technology for labels and packaging.
Published November 17, 2015
A growth forecast of half a percentage point per year may not sound like much, but it indicates undeniable post-recession momentum for the folding carton market.
Published November 16, 2015
Building the world’s first “print shop in a box” was a watershed achievement for Xerox. So was marketing and selling it—a story that “DocuFrank” knows from the inside.
Published November 10, 2015
Printers working with UV curing have a new technology to learn about, if they are not already acquainted with it: UV LED
Published November 3, 2015
A label and carton company doesn’t get to be 137 years old without having made an unwavering commitment to quality. The 137-year-old label and carton company profiled here has done it by adopting a well-known philosophy of continuous improvement as its playbook.
Published November 2, 2015
Stink-squelching film, inkless color printing, and built-in 3D bar codes are three recent laboratory innovations that could be commercialized as packaging problem-solvers.
Published October 28, 2015
Can you say “sesquicentennial”? It’s an anniversary. This company feels the pride and the joy of every one of its 150 years.
Published October 19, 2015
People don’t like packages that look as though they contain more than is actually inside them. But, prosecutors and class-action attorneys do.
Published October 13, 2015
As long as The New York Times remains in print, it will print on a massive scale. This is exactly what takes place every evening at the paper’s main plant in College Point, Queens.
Published October 7, 2015
A dust-sized anti-counterfeiting tag for medicine pills? Turns out the idea isn’t hard to swallow or digest.
Published October 6, 2015
Three pairs of eyes that have seen it all in print measurement are looking straight at the acceptability of press output from machines of every type.
Published October 5, 2015
Among printers, honors and awards signal deep bonds of friendship and respect. In New York City, it’s a tradition that industry members still turn out in force to celebrate.
Published September 30, 2015
Anyone who has ever picked up a glossy magazine probably has touched SAPPI publication paper. Now the company hopes to achieve the same kind of ubiquity with its packaging papers.
Published September 29, 2015
Millions—perhaps billions—have seen his font creations. Those quoted here understand their lasting significance for the art of typography.
Published September 22, 2015
Those who came to the show in search of answers for packaging production should have had no trouble locating them in the vendor stands and specialty areas where packaging solutions were being featured.
Published September 15, 2015
Not every packaging printer has what it takes to pass muster with this performance-certifying organization. But, those that clear GMI’s high bar can claim elite status among packaging service suppliers.
Published September 14, 2015
“Everything under one roof” took on a new and dazzling meaning as Canon made good on the promise at Canon Expo, its 100,000-square-foot technology showcase in New York City
Published September 8, 2015
This month, Canon will make a triple play for industry attention with events that illuminate how far it has come as a source of production solutions.
Published September 4, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to modernize the way the investment industry reports on what it does. The plan could include freeing these companies from having to print and mail certain shareholder documents.
Published September 3, 2015
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Americans will go to the polls to elect 435 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 34 U.S. Senators, 11 state Governors, and one President. It’s been widely reported that next year’s election cycle will be the costliest in history, with spending by candidates, parties, outside groups, and individuals expected to be as high as $10 billion.
Published September 1, 2015
Packaging professionals who haven’t yet decided whether to invest in a trip to the show still have time to give the idea the serious consideration it deserves.
Published August 25, 2015
As consumers demand more variety, food packaging production gets harder to stay ahead of—but not if the producer is as well equipped and as versatile as this market leader.
Published August 20, 2015
Technical advancements and process improvements in flexography should keep it secure in its key applications. even in the face of competition from digital.