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Labels & Packaging

This section of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in the Labels & Packaging print sectors. It feature discussions on technical and business trends that affect all those in the Packaging Supply Chain.

Articles

Digital Print for Packaging: The pace is steady and picking up with lots of room for growth

PDF For Packaging: The Missing Link in Digital Packaging Production Premium Content

EskoWorld: A Unique Experience

Measuring Efficiency with Overall Equipment Effectiveness Premium Content

Augmented Reality: Will it Revolutionize Packaging? Premium Content

Esko Presents Flexo Innovation

Labels: Hybrid Printing Production Solutions can bridge QPC Premium Content

Digital Label Production Still Has A Long Way To Grow Premium Content

High Hopes for High Demand in High-Barrier Pouches

Packaging and Labels: Is Technology the Primary Driver for Change?

A Game-Changer for eCommerce Packaging

Packaging and Labels: Is The Next Big Thing Already Here?

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News

AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Co. To Showcase LED-UV Curing Solutions For Flexography At LabelExpo Europe

PEFC Publication for the Food to Go Sector

At Labelexpo 2017, UV Specialist IST METZ Presents UV and LED Solutions

Infigo Software and Tharstern integration delivers a first in real-time quotation and stock management  

Sun Chemical Collaborates with Sappi North America to Create Companion Piece for Award Winning Book

UniNet to Show Suite of Label and Packaging Solutions at Labelexpo Europe

Harper Corporation of America Welcomes Bill Mulligan as Technical Account Manager

Mark Andy Digital One Receives BS5609 Durability Certification

QIPC’s Intelligent Bar Sensor at LabelExpo

Nadco Tapes & Labels Minimizes Downtime with Digital

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Video

Video preview: Zumbiel Packaging's Production Inkjet-Flexo Platform

Zumbiel Packaging's Production Inkjet-Flexo Platform

Published: July 25, 2017

Ed Zumbiel shares his thoughts on Zumbiel Packaging's exciting new digital-flexo hybrid packaging press for folding carton production. The press includes the first installation of Kodak PROSPER 6000S production inkjet press for folding cartons production.

 

Video preview: Standards Update: Barcode and Digital Watermarks for Active and Intelligent Packaging

Standards Update: Barcode and Digital Watermarks for Active and Intelligent Packaging

Published: July 11, 2017

Laura DiSciullo, SVP of Marketing and Product Management at GS1 US talks about the history of GS1, they created the UPC barcode, and barcode and digital watermarks technology that is enabling active and intelligent packaging.

 

Video preview: Prepress Opportunities for Digital Print for Packaging

Prepress Opportunities for Digital Print for Packaging

Published: June 20, 2017

Marketing Director Mike Medina of Phototype discusses some of the new directions that packaging prepress companies can take as digital production starts to take hold of the industry.

 

Video preview: Active and Intelligent Packaging Are Creating Customer Engagement Opportunities

Active and Intelligent Packaging Are Creating Customer Engagement Opportunities

Published: June 6, 2017

Larry Logan, Chief Evangelist at Digimarc Corporation, provides an update on the state of the art in digital watermarking, active and intelligent packaging, and new opportunities for customer engagement with packaging.

 

Video preview: Packaging Insight from Jean-Charles Morisseau: Packaging Trends Affecting Brand Owners

Packaging Insight from Jean-Charles Morisseau: Packaging Trends Affecting Brand Owners

Published: May 31, 2017

Jean-Charles Morisseau, Chairman of global design and pre-media agency Diadeis talks about packaging trends affecting brand owners and packaging artwork teams including consolidation of processes and suppliers, and packaging driving e-commerce content creation.

 

Video preview: What Do Esko's Pre-Configured Workflows for Labels Mean for Smaller Label Converters?

What Do Esko's Pre-Configured Workflows for Labels Mean for Smaller Label Converters?

Published: May 2, 2017

Jan De Roeck, Director of Solutions Management at Esko, explains Esko's recently announced pre-configured workflows for label production. Leveraging its dozens of years of setting up workflows, the company has turned its expertise to helping label converters address workflow automation with an out-of-the-box solution that can be up and running in 3 days.

 

Video preview: PDF for Packaging Now Ready for Prime Time

PDF for Packaging Now Ready for Prime Time

Published: March 6, 2017

David Zwang, Technology Editor at WhatTheyThink and Chairman of the Ghent Workgroup (GWG), explains an important seminar GWG is conducting to inform packaging converters about the latest updates to the PDF standard that makes PDF more valuable to the entire packaging supply chain. Scheduled for mid-May in Ohio, everyone is invited to this training session seminar but space is limited.

 

Video preview: Making Packages Interactive and Informative

Making Packages Interactive and Informative

Published: December 20, 2016

Research indicates that 75% of U.S. adults and 87% of Millennials want to get more product information from packages and labels. But, the amount of printable "real estate" on them is limited and jealously protected by designers and marketers. This is a clarion call to make labels and packages interactive with the help of technologies that connect consumers with the information they want, says Michael Grady of Sgsco. He notes some of the possibilities and talks about why interactivity is worth the investment cost.

 

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Label & Packaging Section

Jennifer Matt

David Zwang, Editor/Analyst
David travels the globe helping companies increase their productivity, margins and market reach.

 

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