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.
Published: December 4, 2018
Stephan Plenz, CTO of Heidelberg, discusses his role, and the changes in technologies and service offerings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published: May 18, 2018
This week at FESPA 2018, HP launched two new PageWide presses for ultra-high-volume digital corrugated printing. David Murphy, Worldwide Director of Marketing & Business Development–HP PageWide Industrial Division, describes the Digital Corrugated Experience at FESPA 2018. and how HP's PageWide technology has versatility and adaptability for uses in consumer, electronics, and food and beverage packaging.
Published: April 23, 2018
Packaging requirements are changing and the technology to meet those new requirements need to change as well. Aldo Peretti, CEO of UTECO Group, shares how UTECO, one of the largest flexo press manufacturers in the world, is adapting their press offerings to meet those challenges head on.
Published: March 6, 2018
Joe Tuccitto, FTA's Director of Education, explains the FTA's FIRST program, Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications and Tolerances, which has been around for two decades. Created for the industry by the industry, it is a book of starting points, a guide to getting started with everything flexo. Version 6.0 has just been released, and is accompanied by certification programs.
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