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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

Beer Giant AB InBev Launches Trial “Direct Object Printing” for UK Market

Neenah Packaging Jumps on the CBD Bandwagon with New Hemp Fiber Folding Board Premium Content

Hippo Packaging Capitalizes on CBD Craze Premium Content

Label and Packaging Trends for 2019 and Beyond Premium Content

Digital Print in Packaging at Labelexpo: Print-for-Pay and Print-for-Use

World Industrial Packaging to Be Worth $66 Billion by 2024, Smithers Pira Research Shows

Labelexpo 2019: Hybrid or...? Premium Content

Labelexpo 2019 Kicks Off In Brussels

Production Inkjet: Welcome to the Revolution—Memjet Targets Light Production Premium Content

Labelexpo Europe 2019: Getting Ready for the Big Event! Premium Content

High Folding Carton Growth Driven by Sustainability and Increasing Demand in Emerging Regions

Where’s the Packaging Opportunity for Commercial Printers?

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News

Aseptic Packaging Market Highly Favorable Growth Rate by 2026

Schur Flexibles Benelux and Schur Flexibles Moneta Have Continued to Increase their Productivity in Gravure Printing with the Latest Register Control Systems from BST eltromat

Packaging Films For Food Market Projected to Gain Significant Value by 2025 Says TMR

Packaging Barrier Film Market to Witness Significant Incremental Opportunity During 2025

PET Packaging Market Size by Regional Industry Growth, Statistics & Forecast 2025

SoOPAK, Leading Short-Run Custom Packaging Firm, Obtains New Prestigious Certifications for Pharmaceutical and Food Packaging Markets

Spectrum Lithograph Expands Folding Carton Opportunities with FUJIFILM’S J Press 720S

David Young Joins SOMIC as Operations Manager

Royston Labels Adds Fourth Nilpeter FA-4* With Multi-Layer and Embellishment Capabilities for Personal Care and High-End Drinks Labels

Toppan’s Security Solutions for Intelligent Packaging on Show at AIPIA World Congress in Amsterdam

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Video

Video preview: Canon Offically Enters the Digital Packaging Market at Labelexpo in Brussels

Canon Offically Enters the Digital Packaging Market at Labelexpo in Brussels

Published: November 5, 2019

Crit Driessen, VP of Labels & Packaging for Canon, talks to David Zwang about the Océ LabelStream 4000 Series, Canon’s initial entry into the digital packaging marketplace.

 

Video preview: Hybrid Software on Packaging Prepress

Hybrid Software on Packaging Prepress

Published: October 29, 2019

Mike Rottenborn, President and CEO of Hybrid Software, talks about how prepress for packaging has changed over the years, and how Hybrid Software has developed prepress solutions for flexo, offset, digital, and hybrid packaging printing.

 

Video preview: Anderson & Vreeland Signs on as Xeikon's North American Distributor

Anderson & Vreeland Signs on as Xeikon's North American Distributor

Published: October 28, 2019

David Miller, Director of Digital Business for Anderson & Vreeland, talks to David Zwang about the company’s portfolio of solutions for the corrugated packaging market, and the company’s just-announced agreement to distribute Xeikon’s label and packaging presses in North America.

 

Video preview: Xeikon on the Latest Label Printing Trends

Xeikon on the Latest Label Printing Trends

Published: October 16, 2019

David Zwang talks to Filip Weymans, VP of Marketing for Xeikon, at Labelexpo about the trends that Xeikon is seeing in the label industry and how they are addressing them.

 

Video preview: HP SPS OEMs launch wide format, full color solutions for mail and specialty printing applications

HP SPS OEMs launch wide format, full color solutions for mail and specialty printing applications

Published: October 9, 2019

Paul Barton from HP Specialty Printing Systems (SPS) talks about the SPS division and how it allows OEMs to leverage HP’s engineering and manufacturing scale to bring products to market. At PRINT 19, HP SPS introduced the Fixed Imager (FI) 1000, a print engine that allows boxes, bags, corrugated, and cardboard to be printed at the desktop level.

 

Video preview: Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000

Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000

Published: October 9, 2019

Printware’s Tim Murphy talks about a new entry in the company’s iJetColor line of benchtop and industrial inkjet printing systems: the iJetColor Pro, a light industrial press based on the FI-1000 printhead technology from HP SPS, allowing customers to create short-run, personalized packaging.

 

Video preview: Bobst's Transformation and the Digitization of Flexo

Bobst's Transformation and the Digitization of Flexo

Published: October 1, 2019

Jean-Pascal Bobst, CEO of Bobst, talks to David Zwang at Labelexpo about the company's vision for how it needs to evolve as the industry and customer demands change.

 

Video preview: Memjet Announces New DuraFlex Platform

Memjet Announces New DuraFlex Platform

Published: September 3, 2019

David Zwang talks to Kim Beswick, General Manager of Memjet, about the new DuraFlex platform for entry-level and light-production inkjet presses.

 

Video preview: Esko Sees Closer Collaboration Between Brand Owners and Packaging Suppliers

Esko Sees Closer Collaboration Between Brand Owners and Packaging Suppliers

Published: August 28, 2019

Bernard Zwaenepoel, Chief Technology Officer Software for Esko, talks to David Zwang at Eskoworld about the increasingly close collaboration between brand owners and packaging suppliers, especially when it comes to using and sharing data.

 

Video preview: Esko Brands Focuses on Brand Development and Management

Esko Brands Focuses on Brand Development and Management

Published: August 22, 2019

David Zwang speaks with Ali Moosani, Esko President, about Esko Brands, the growing division that focuses on brand development and management.

 

Video preview: CHILI publish's Smart Templates Automate Repetitive Tasks

CHILI publish's Smart Templates Automate Repetitive Tasks

Published: August 15, 2019

Kevin Goeminne, CEO of CHILI publish, talks to David Zwang about CHILI publish, software designed for “smart artwork and marketing materials creation.” CHILI publish’s smart templates automate repetitive processes for premedia companies and brandowners.

 

Video preview: ei3: Leveraging the Internet to Monitor, Manage, and Analyze Package Printing and Converting Machines

ei3: Leveraging the Internet to Monitor, Manage, and Analyze Package Printing and Converting Machines

Published: July 24, 2019

Spencer Cramer, CEO of ei3 Corporation, talks about how the company, founded in 1999, leverages the Internet to monitor, manage, and analyze machines. ei3 has partnered with Bobst to serve the package printing and converting industry and now has more than 5,000 machines connected in 100 countries around the world. The next step is develop predictive algorithms to identify potential machine issues before they occur.

 

Video preview: Jack Noonan of MGI Discusses the Value of Embellishment in the Packaging Supply Chain

Jack Noonan of MGI Discusses the Value of Embellishment in the Packaging Supply Chain

Published: July 17, 2019

Jack Noonan, Marketing Manager at MGI Digital Technology, talks about embellishment of print as the next phase in the evolution of digital print for packaging. Digital special effects can add value to packaging, raise brand awareness, and foster customer engagement. Find out how.

 

Video preview: Abbott-Action Adds Workflow Components to Better Meet Time-to-Market Needs

Abbott-Action Adds Workflow Components to Better Meet Time-to-Market Needs

Published: July 15, 2019

Chuck Slingerland, Vice President of Sales and Digital Operations at Abbott-Action, discusses how the company has addressed the need to streamline the file-to-production workflow. Partners include Conductor Systems, an MIS provider, and Esko Graphics for its Automation Engine and Kongsberg cutting solutions, gaining 5 to 10 times more productivity.

 

Video preview: How Does Digital Direct-to-Corrugated Printing Help the Watermelon Market?

How Does Digital Direct-to-Corrugated Printing Help the Watermelon Market?

Published: July 10, 2019

H2O Melon CEO Savvas Tsoukalas talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about how digital direct-to-corrugated printing has helped him better promote his watermelon business, customizing packaging to the particular regions the company serves.

 

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