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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

Esko—Firing on All Cylinders Premium Content

Heidelberg 2.0—Reinventing a Classic Premium Content

Consumers Love Packaging More Than Ever

Key Print Trends in Packaging to 2028 Premium Content

Flexo’s Transformation—It’s All About Controlling Variables Premium Content

Labelexpo 2018 Part 2—Digital Embellishment Going Mainstream Premium Content

Labelexpo 2018—Looking at Hardware Premium Content

Labelexpo 2018: First Look

HYBRID Software’s Next-Generation Workflow Solution Deployed by SGK Premium Content

Labelexpo Americas 2018 Is Not Just for Labels and Packaging Premium Content

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

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News

SGK’s Michael Fox Presents “From Smartlabel to Smarterlabel” in Live Webinar

Adents Prodigi Serialisation Solution Chosen by French Pharma Company to Ensure Compliance with EU Falsified Medicines Directive

MAXSON Offers a Sheeter for Magnetized Laminates

All American Label Enters Packaging Market with Three Heidelberg Machines

Leader in Mediterranean Foods in the US, Cedar’s Chooses ManageArtworks

Ghent Workgroup Provides New Landing Page and White Paper to Support the Packaging and Label Community

The Complete Package at Contract Pack 2019

Schreiner MediPharm Introduces UV and Light Protection Labels to Safeguard Sensitive Substances

Fiberboard Packaging Market To Represent A Significant Expansion In Future Says: Research Report Insights

Precision Label Launches Digital Silver Ink Production with New HP Indigo 6900 Press

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Video

Video preview: President of Heidelberg Americas Discusses New Strategies

President of Heidelberg Americas Discusses New Strategies

Published: December 6, 2018

Felix Mueller, President of Heidelberg Americas, joins Dave Zwang in Colorado and discusses new strategies for strengthening Heidelberg's position in the markets they serve, with a new emphasis on Labels and Packaging.

 

Video preview: The New Heidelberg Fire Line

The New Heidelberg Fire Line

Published: December 4, 2018

Stephan Plenz, CTO of Heidelberg, discusses his role, and the changes in technologies and service offerings.

 

Video preview: Kodak's Flexo Journey

Kodak's Flexo Journey

Published: November 28, 2018

Zaki Ali, CTO of Kodak Flexographic Division talks to David Zwang about the journey of flexo and how Kodak legacy technology has brought flexo platemaking to new heights.

 

Video preview: Warneke Paper Box Company Installs the First Heidelberg Primefire 106 in the U.S.

Warneke Paper Box Company Installs the First Heidelberg Primefire 106 in the U.S.

Published: November 20, 2018

Steve Huppert, Vice President and COO of Warneke Paper Box Company in Denver, Colo., talks to David Zwang about the company's installation of a Heidelberg Primefire 106. Heidelberg is positioning the Primefire for industrial printing applications in the packaging market.

 

Video preview: Kodak Celebrates 10 Years of FLEXCEL Plates

Kodak Celebrates 10 Years of FLEXCEL Plates

Published: November 6, 2018

Chris Payne, President of the Flexographic Packaging Division at Kodak, talks to Dave Zwang about the 10th anniversary of the FLEXCEL NX flexographic plate line and how it has transformed the flexographic packaging industry.

 

Video preview: HP’s Alon Bar-Shany on Trends in Labels and Flexible Packaging

HP’s Alon Bar-Shany on Trends in Labels and Flexible Packaging

Published: October 18, 2018

Dave Zwang talks to Alon Bar-Shany, General Manager for HP Indigo, HP Inc., about the growth he has been seeing in both the label and flexible packaging markets, as well as how the industry can learn from past commercial printing experience to avoid pitfalls in the future.

 

Video preview: Creative Labels Transitions to Digital

Creative Labels Transitions to Digital

Published: October 5, 2018

Chris Martin, VP of Creative Labels, has been in the label business since 1980, and talks to Dave Zwang at Labelexpo about the steps he's taken over the years to transition into digital technologies.

 

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.

 

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