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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

Lucent Botanicals Offers Unique CBD Mints in Equally Unique Packaging Premium Content

drupa Preview: Corrugated Re-Envisioned—Part 3: Preprint (Print and Laminate) Even More Choices! Premium Content

Digital Color Print for Labels & Packaging: Aqueous Inkjet Is Rising

Emerging and Transitional Economies Drive Growth for Retail-Ready Packaging, Says Smithers Market Report

drupa Preview: Corrugated Re-Envisioned Part 2—Direct Print (Post-Print) Lots of Choices! Premium Content

drupa 2020 Packaging Preview: Corrugated Post-Print Re-Envisioned—Part 1 Premium Content

The Future of Corrugated—Lots of Opportunity and Lots of Choices! Premium Content

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Five Packaging Design Trends That Work

Flexible Packaging with Inkjet Gets Fast and Wide Premium Content

Blunt Skincare One of First CBD Companies to Consider Neenah’s Hemp Fiber Folding Board for Packaging Premium Content

CannaBath: From Massage Therapist to CBD Entrepreneur Premium Content

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News

Graphic Packaging Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

Watch Demonstration of Domino’s UV95 Food Packaging Compliant Ink Set

Cosmetic Pencil And Pen Packaging Market Is Set to Garner Staggering Revenues by 2018 - 2027

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Declares Quarterly Dividend

Batsios Labels Invests in First Gallus Label Press

The Next Level in Flexo Plate Making: Flint Group Unveils New Washer and Dryer/Light Finisher as Part of its Catena System Offering

SOMIC America Views PACK EXPO East as New Opportunity for End-of-Line Packaging Buyers

Molded Fiber Pulp Packaging Market Pegged for Robust Expansion during 2018 - 2025

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Executive Vice President and CFO to Present at the Bank of America 2020 Global Agriculture and Materials Conference on February 27

KHS Revolutionizes Packaging Processes at the Badoit Mineral Water Bottling Plant

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Video

Video preview: S-One Labels & Packaging Working to Help the Flexible Packaging Industry Address Its Digital Transformation

S-One Labels & Packaging Working to Help the Flexible Packaging Industry Address Its Digital Transformation

Published: January 6, 2020

Ralph Giammarco, Vice President at S-One Labels & Packaging, discusses the similarities of the analog-to-digital transformation in flexible packaging to the sign industry's transformation. Digital now comprises 1% to 2% of flexible packaging, and Giammarco estimates growth to a double-digit share over the next few years and delivering a more sustainable product.

 

Video preview: GMG and Epson Partner for Packaging Prototyping

GMG and Epson Partner for Packaging Prototyping

Published: December 5, 2019

Eric Dalton, Director of Sales, Western Region, for GMG, talks to Cary Sherburne about the company's package prototyping solution using GMG ColorProof, GMG OpenColor Software, and an Epson SureColor S80600 printer to print and proof with white ink on clear materials and other specialty substrates, such as shrink sleeves for bottles.

 

Video preview: Bobst’s D’Annunzio on Digital Label Printing

Bobst’s D’Annunzio on Digital Label Printing

Published: November 25, 2019

David Zwang talks to Federico D’Annunzio, Senior Innovation Advisor for the Bobst Group, about some of the new innovations surrounding digital label printing, and how the same automation process can be applied to digital inkjet, flexo, offset, or hybrid label printing equipment.

 

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.

 

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David Zwang, Editor/Analyst
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