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Labels & Packaging

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

Articles

Personalized Packaging is Here

HP Previews Extensive Catalog of Print Innovations for drupa 2016 (Part II)

How Labels and Packaging Can “Touch the Future”: an Interview with drupa’s Sabine Geldermann

Digital Package Printing As an Innovation Tool for Consumer Brands: an Interview with Mike Ferrari Premium Content

Labels and Packaging: Entrepreneurial Springboard for Che International Group

Packaging Finds Its Proper Place on the Agenda at EFI Connect 2016

Fresh, Flexible, and Family-Inspired: Values that Breed Success at Emerald Packaging

Heidelberg Crosses the Digital Divide: an Interview with Jason Oliver Premium Content

Digital Applications Make Gains in Packaging, but Progress Is Hard Won

Tech Trends for Labels and Packaging: the Year in Review

Aiming at Packaging, HP and KBA Introduce the Widest Inkjet Web Press Yet Developed Premium Content

“We Say Yes Where Others Say No”: At Island Pro Digital, Words to Live and Work by Premium Content

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Blog

No Packaging Necessary—No Question?

#SharePackage Puts Holiday Boxes to Compassionate Use

Stocking Stuffers: “The 12 Days of Packaging”

Expect New Looks and New Roles for Corrugated

Is There Enough Extra Room in That Package for a Lawsuit?

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News

Deadline for 2017 TAPPI Award Nominations is August 1

Mark Andy confirms sales successes in Romania

FoldedColor Takes Home Silver Edison Award for Packaging Innovation

CBX Wins Multiple Honors in Top Package Design Competitions

FlexoExpert – Flint Group Flexographic Products’ new programme

Colortek Inc. finds flat top solution with nyloflex® FTF plate

Capture and Create Value at FINAT European Label Forum

Harper Corporation of America Releases Upgraded Harper Anilox Support App

Uniprint Sees Tremendous Quality Improvement With HD Flexo

I.D. Images, LLC adds SwiftColor™ Inkjet printers

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Video

Video preview: Inside the Brand Makeover at NYC's Duane Reade Pharmacy Chain

Inside the Brand Makeover at NYC's Duane Reade Pharmacy Chain

Published: April 13, 2016

When equity investors decided it was time to give the 250-store Duane Reade pharmacy chain a brand makeover, they handed the task to Todd Maute and his partners at the CBX branding agency. CBX accomplished it in part by creating five private-label brands that required large volumes of printed packaging. Maute says the experience shows how printing technologies can put powerful branding tools in the hands of brand owners and creatives.

 

Video preview: EFI Deeply Invested in Packaging, According to Patrick Henry

EFI Deeply Invested in Packaging, According to Patrick Henry

Published: January 26, 2016

WhatTheyThink's Patrick Henry and Cary Sherburne discuss EFI's strategies and accomplishments in the packaging industry, including labels, folding carton and corrugated with both printing and MIS/workflow solutions.

 

Video preview: Why Digital Print for Corrugated? HP Inc.'s Eric Wiesner Explains

Why Digital Print for Corrugated? HP Inc.'s Eric Wiesner Explains

Published: December 11, 2015

HP Inc. believes that the same "megatrends" toward short-run, on demand production and versioning that have transformed other print markets will have a comparable effect on packaging. It's potentially a $13.6 billion opportunity, and HP Inc. sees corrugated as an ideal place for the transformation to begin.

 

Video preview: KBA's Claus Bolza-Schünemann on Co-Creating the PageWide Web Press T1100S with HP

KBA's Claus Bolza-Schünemann on Co-Creating the PageWide Web Press T1100S with HP

Published: December 8, 2015

The two technology leaders want to take digital printing for packaging to the next level—and to several levels after that—with a 110-inch-wide web inkjet press specifically for the corrugated market.

 

Video preview: Packaging As Part Of The Owned Media Platform

Packaging As Part Of The Owned Media Platform

Published: December 2, 2015

Aiden Tracey, CEO of SGS, a packaging premedia house, talks about consumers using smartphones to interact with intelligent packaging to help brands "own that moment" at the shelf and in the home. Start building for a future you believe will be there, he says.

 

Video preview: PrintForm's Mark Abramson on Creating One-off Complex Packaging

PrintForm's Mark Abramson on Creating One-off Complex Packaging

Published: October 14, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Patrick Henry talks to Mark Abramson CEO at PrintForm about creating complex packaging product with run-lengths of one. PrintForm was recently involved in the team that created a printed virtual reality headset and talks about building teams to do this type of work.

 

Video preview: Xaar's Mark Alexander on the Adoption of Digital Printed Labels

Xaar's Mark Alexander on the Adoption of Digital Printed Labels

Published: September 29, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Pat Henry talks to Mark Alexander of Xaar on the adoption of digitally printed labels, what is holding adoption back, how production inkjet is changing the the outlook for digitally printed labels, and the future of direct to shape printing.

 

Video preview: Esko's Jan De Roeck on Packaging Trends

Esko's Jan De Roeck on Packaging Trends

Published: August 10, 2015

Jan De Roeck, Markering Manager for Esko, talks to Richard Romano at last June's Eskoworld about the growth of digital packaging and the trends driving it.

 

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Label & Packaging Editor

Jennifer Matt

Patrick Henry, Section Editor
Pat has covered graphic communications for nearly 30 years as a reporter, an editor, and a commentator.

 

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