INX International Ink is calling brand owners, marketers, breweries, can makers, and design agencies to submit entries for the second annual Colored by INX Can Design Contest

To be eligible, entrants need to have used the INX Color Catalog to produce a single commercial can design between January 1 and December 31, 2020. Crown Brand Building Packaging won the inaugural event a year ago with a colorful design for Indio Beer Pueblos de México Unido Edición Muertos....

Esko streamlines MPM’s artwork process, introducing 85 percent cost savings

MPM brands are sold in 49 countries worldwide, with offices in the UK, Australia, and the USA. The introduction of a collaborative online workflow platform, Esko WebCenter QuickStart, and 3D design tool, Studio, has enabled the company to consolidate its artwork process and bring CGIs in-house,...

Radico Khaitan launches whisky in UFlex–Asepto’s aseptic pack

Triple Eight whisky aseptic packs launched in Karnataka is the outcome of a packaging partnership between both the companies to elevate the packaging standards for the IMFL category products and embellish the packs to make them aesthetically superior using unique design blends for brand...

Max Winograd, vice president for connected products...

Avery Dennison Corporation has launched atma.io, a new digital product cloud platform with a wide range of end-to-end use cases for consumer engagement, sustainability, brand protection, and operational excellence

The new platform bridges physical and digital worlds and can create, assign, and manage unique digital identities. It currently contains over 10 billion individual items and adds over 50 new connected products every second.

‘Facing a clear need for item-level visibility and the gap in the...

In a year of stay-at-home, how can brands stay top-of-mind, asksVicki Strull

For me and the corner of the business world that I inhabit – print, packaging and design strategy – I will remember 2020 as the year that e-commerce became more than an ‘also-ran’ and overtook the in-store experience as the preferred way of shopping. 

Here’s what that looked like: online...

L&L editor James Quirk speaks to James Bevan, managing director of consultancy Vandagraf International, about his presentation at the upcoming Label Academy master class on brand protection.

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Farne of Scotland has partnered with Coveris to develop packaging that delivers premium shelf appeal and responsible design

Farne of Scotland has a long history of supplying private-label fish products to leading retailers. In September 2020, the company launched its own luxury branded salmon and trout, Strong & Robust Smoked Salmon, in Tesco.

Supporting the brand’s sustainable sourcing and environmental...

Labelstock demand has remained strong as the pandemic recovery begins, but buyers seek supply chain resilience, according to Finat

According to this year’s Finat Radar Brand Owner survey, 83 percent of brand owners project that label purchase volumes will increase or remain the same in 2021 across all formats, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on supply chains. Similarly, 74 percent of companies anticipate that...

AG Barr has introduced new packaging for its iconic Scottish drink Irn-Bru using the entirely recycled wrap

Irn -bru, often referred to as ‘Scotland’s other national drink’, is the first of AG Barr’s soft drinks to make the switch to 100 percent recycled wrap across its can multipacks, with the new sustainable pack set to hit shelves across the country from May. 

Furthermore, the company has...

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