Asia editor, Kevin Liu, examines the current state of the package printing market in China. With demand for consumer products increasing, the capacity to satisfy that demand will grow rapidly
 
In recent years, China has witnessed rapid development of its package printing...

Manroland UK's Adam Robotham explores the latest developments in sheet fed offset production and how the different package printing processes can add something

Over the past decade, printed packaging – like most sectors of the broader printing market – has undergone major changes...

With an increase in food packaging migration alerts highlighted by several high profile product withdrawals from supermarket shelves, the issue of designing and producing compliant food packaging has become a hot topic, writes Felipe Mellado, CMO, Sun Chemical

Migration from food...

Moves towards more organized retailing and escalating consumer demand are bringing changes in materials and technology to India’s rapidly-growing package printing sector says, Harveer Sahni in New Delhi

I have always been of the opinion, ‘it is the package that sells!’ Every...

Christian Knapp, managing director of KBA UK, says the global downturn has served to accelerate the trend to shorter, more frequent, print runs and a resurgence in the market for B1 carton presses

Large format presses are undeniably the official technology in today’s packaging...

Package printers can play a vital role in brand protection. Mike Fairley looks at the challenges, opportunities and solutions for printers and converters to develop anti-counterfeiting solutions

Annual global losses through counterfeiting have recently been estimated to be as...

Dr Catherine Barnes, director of the Faraday Consultancy at the University of Leeds, introduces the concept of quantified touch and discusses why the 'feel of the pack' could improve consumer experience

Almost all packaging found in stores is regularly handled and touched by...

Mike Fairley reviews the current use of print-on-demand digital presses now being used for carton and flexible package printing, pot lids, tube and pail decoration

There can be little doubt that digital printing has arrived and is here to stay. Over the past seven years there...

The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) is targeting medium-sized businesses for its next stage of growth, according to secretary-general Jules Lejeune.
 
Speaking at the recent Labelexpo Europe 2011 exhibition, where Lejeune was present in his role as managing director of self...

The finalists for the Pro Carton/ECMA Awards 2011 were announced at the recent European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) Congress.

The awards recognise outstanding carton packaging and have been awarded since 1997. Pro Carton said previous winning entries have provided a springboard for...

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