Press controls manufacturer QuadTech has unveiled the first web-fed, inline inspection system that measures color on both paper and unsupported packaging film.  The new version of the company's Inspection System with SpectralCam enables continuous, inline monitoring of virtually all web-fed...

Changing demographics are having an impact on the growth of the frozen and refrigerated food packaging sectors, with smaller families, an ageing population, and a greater number of households occupied by single and separated people resulting in a demand for smaller portions and convenient easy-...

EskoArtwork has released WebCenter 10, the latest version of its online collaboration and approval tool for the packaging and print supply chain.

‘Initial feedback and reactions from beta customers indicate that WebCenter 10 will add to the application’s reputation as an effective online...

X-Rite has launched Version 6 of its InkFormulation and ColorQuality software package.  Developed for ink manufacturers and printers who formulate their own ink, X-Rite’s InkFormulation provides a fast, accurate and consistent ink formulation, formula creation, storage, approval and retrieval...

Ball Packaging Europe’s adoption of EskoArtwork technology helped Pepsi Cola achieve its highest ever share of cola sales during the World Cup period, according to Market Research company, Nielsen. As part of a Pepsi Cola promotional campaign, Ball Packaging Europe printed pin-sharp images of...

Portuguese label and cardboard box manufacturer, Olegário Fernandes, is one of the country’s leading converters of carton boxes for the pharmaceutical industry, using inline flexo printing machines and rotary tooling in response to a rising demand for reduced delivery times and shorter...

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...

A review by Mike Fairley

In a multi-billion dollar market dominated by wide web printing and laminating technology, value-added flexible packaging is experiencing strong growth and a growing market share from narrow-web converting. Indeed Avery Dennison have...

A Texas converter is expanding further into flexible packaging with a Nilpeter FA press and expanded gamut printing, writes Danielle Jerschefske

Paco Label, a 43-year old Texas-based converter, is a regional supplier of pressure sensitive and roll-fed BOPP materials throughout...

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas has received a German Packaging Award for its Amcor Flexidity® flexible rigid pouch, reports Mike Fairley. This innovative packaging solution was rewarded in the 'Prototypes' category and the award was received during a recent ceremony in Nuremberg,...

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