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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

Do We Need to Be Careful About How We Discuss the Environmental Benefits of Flexible Packaging?

Food Packaging Printing Set to Evolve From 2018–2023 Premium Content

Labels and Packaging: Predicting and Achieving Consistent Color Across Disparate Press Platforms and Media Premium Content

Get Ready for Change…Make Digitally Printed Packaging a Part of Your Future Premium Content

Twenty Technical Innovations Set to Transform Packaging into a Sustainable Industry Premium Content

Don’t Box Me In—Boxes On Demand Are Coming Just in Time! Premium Content

Smithers Pira Tackles Digital with Two Conferences

Enhancing Label Production with Smart Workflow Automation

Technology and the Changing Face of Flexographic Printing for Packaging Premium Content

Canon Launches Océ LabelStream 4000 5-Color UV Inkjet and Flexo Hybrid Press Premium Content

Lumii: A Unique New Solution for Label and Packaging Security Premium Content

Intelligent Packaging Creates New Markets for Print Industry Premium Content

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News

Plenty on offer at ADF&PCD New York For Indie Beauty Brands

AWT Labels & Packaging Acquires Healthcare Labels Provider

New Mark Andy Technology on Display at Labelexpo

Peachtree Packaging & Display Increases Flexographic Printing Capabilities with Gopfert 5 Color Dual Die Cutting Press

At Labelexpo Americas, AVT to Showcase Connected Workflow Automation Solutions with Sister Companies Esko and X-Rite

New Koenig & Bauer Rapida 105 PRO 41-Inch Seven Color Press Arrives This Fall at Wausau Container Corporation

Fachpack Nuremberg: IST Metz Presents UV Solutions for Packaging Finishing

Durst to Showcase Innovative UV Inkjet Single Pass Printing Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2018

Graphic Packaging International's EVP, Mills Division Al Nichols to Retire; Mike Farrell Appointed New EVP, Mills Division

Heidelberg Customers Successful in the Growth Market of Labels

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Video

Video preview: Brands Need to Get Personal

Brands Need to Get Personal

Published: August 20, 2018

Doris Brown-McNally of HP Graphic Solutions, talks about the top three ways to engage millennials and Gen Zers with brands, from personalizing a brand message to the use of augmented reality.

 

Video preview: Flexible Packaging Moves From Conventional to Digital

Flexible Packaging Moves From Conventional to Digital

Published: August 14, 2018

Karen English, Market Development Manager for Printpack, shares how this conventional flexible packaging converter has implemented digital printing for a hybrid manufacturing process.

 

Video preview: Advances in Corrugated Printing

Advances in Corrugated Printing

Published: August 6, 2018

Liz Logue, Director of Corporate Business Development for EFI, discusses the growth of the digital direct-to-corrugated market, with some great show-and-tell to share.

 

Video preview: The Future of Digital Packaging

The Future of Digital Packaging

Published: August 2, 2018

Amy Machado, Research Manager for Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions at IDC, discusses a study she's been working on that looks into the breadth of digital packaging production—why people are and aren't adopting digital and their future plans.

 

Video preview: AR on Corrugated Packaging

AR on Corrugated Packaging

Published: July 25, 2018

Chuck Slingerland, Vice President of Sales and Digital Operations for Abbott-Action, is excited about the potential for augmented reality (AR) in corrugated packaging.

 

Video preview: Google Takes On Smart Packaging

Google Takes On Smart Packaging

Published: July 24, 2018

David Hogue, UX Design Leader for Google, talks about the future of packaging and some of the applications Google has been introducing—not only as packaging but as an integral part of the company's AIY kits.

 

Video preview: The Future of Digital Print for Packaging

The Future of Digital Print for Packaging

Published: July 17, 2018

Sean Smyth with Smithers Pira discusses the value of the Digital Print and Packaging show and shares some data on packaging forecasts for digital print.

 

Video preview: From Traditional to Digital in Corrugated

From Traditional to Digital in Corrugated

Published: July 11, 2018

Chuck Slingerland, Vice President of Sales and Digital Operations for Abbott-Action, takes us through the digital journey for a traditional corrugated converter.

 

Video preview: Bridging the Gap Between Corrugated and Folding Cartons

Bridging the Gap Between Corrugated and Folding Cartons

Published: July 3, 2018

Mike Schliesmann, Senior Vice President of Great Northern Corporation, talks with Cary Sherburne about filling the gap between corrugated and folding cartons, plus developing ways to digitally print direct to corrugated.

 

Video preview: Print Education is Important for Brands

Print Education is Important for Brands

Published: June 27, 2018

Doris Brown-McNally of HP Graphic Solutions discusses the importance of educating brands on the value of digital print: First by imparting technology and marketing knowledge, then discussing the capabilities of digital print and helping with any challenges they may face.

 

Video preview: From Antibacterial Substrates to Smart Labels, Nanotechnology Comes to Print

From Antibacterial Substrates to Smart Labels, Nanotechnology Comes to Print

Published: June 14, 2018

Nir Waiskopf, Ph.D., team leader for a nanotechnology project at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, explains the uses of nanotechnology in biomedical, industrial printing, and display and packaging applications.

 

Video preview: Aldo Peretti Discusses the Advantages of Conventional Printing Technology

Aldo Peretti Discusses the Advantages of Conventional Printing Technology

Published: June 13, 2018

Aldo Peretti, CEO of UTECO and President of the Italian Machine Manufacturers Association, shares his thoughts on the future of digital technologies in packaging and why he feels digital will share a place with conventional printing technology for while.

 

Video preview: Update on Canon Océ Product Strategy

Update on Canon Océ Product Strategy

Published: June 5, 2018

Christian Unterberger, CMO & EVP of Production Printing Products at Canon Océ talks about the organizations “Inkjet DNA” and its approach to bringing production inkjet products to market.

 

Video preview: RadLaunch Helps Start-Ups Make Connections

RadLaunch Helps Start-Ups Make Connections

Published: June 4, 2018

Nir Waiskopf, Ph.D., of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, attended the RadTech UV+EB 2018 Conference as part of RadLaunch, an "idea accelerator" for start-ups, students, and innovators. Dr. Waiskopf chose the RadTech conference for its educational and networking opportunities, seeking potential collaborators and partners for some of the projects he is helping develop.

 

Video preview: New 3D Hologram Solution for Label and Packaging Security

New 3D Hologram Solution for Label and Packaging Security

Published: May 23, 2018

Matt Hirsch Ph.D., Co-Founder and CTO of Lumii, talks to David Zwang about a new solution for label and packaging security that allows 2D printers and presses generate holographic 3D effects. Using proprietary algorithms and Terascale computing, the Lumii Light Field Engine calculates the exact patterns for a duplex print from a single image to create a visual 3D object from a 2D pattern.

 

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