It's true to say that I like to immerse myself in an industry when I get the opportunity, and luckily printed packaging is one of those that gives you that opportunity as it's everywhere, throughout all of our lives.
 
I say luckily, but my wife will tell you a...

For me, an underlying theme from Drupa 2012 was the amount of collaboration taking place in the printing industry.
 
For many I’ve spoken to, Drupa 2012 is being talked about as the first proper digital edition of the show, with one contact noting that eight years ago there were...

I’m writing this after experiencing my first ever day at a Drupa show, the first of many I’m sure.

What an experience it was too. I’ve become accustomed to tradeshows in Germany; whether materials or construction machinery focused, they are always, without fail, humongous. However, Drupa...

I was where I have most of my good ideas (in the shower) this morning when, out of nowhere, I remembered Barcode Battler, a rudimentary handheld gaming system from the early 1990s that allowed gamers to use barcodes to create additional characters and power-ups.
 
The actual system...

London’s free morning newspaper Metro had an interesting piece on its p3 today about food brand Kellogg and its production of a one-off cereal for musician Tim Burgess, frontman of English alternative rock band The Charlatans.
 
Burgess had tweeted to his 25,000 followers on...

ComQi, a provider of digital signage and display technology, recently launched five new place-based mobile applications interacting with digital signage displays in a retail venue. As industry expert Mike Fairley says: ‘It’s one thing to link with digital signage in store, but if the consumer...

I’ve just been reviewing some stats of the traffic coming through the Package Print Worldwide website, and am highly pleased to be able to report that they validate any claim we make that PPW is a global resource.
 
Overall, from New Year’s Day to January 26, we had visitors from...

2012 has finally arrived, and promises so much. I’ve been looking forward to this year for some time as it will be a big one for Package Print Worldwide.
 
The big development for PPW this year will be the printed journal, which will provide exclusive insight, market information...

As a bit of Christmas cheer, here’s my favorite ‘converting’ stories, as suggested by Google News.
 
You see, as a newshound I’m always scouring the web for news articles to fill the website and pages of Package Print Worldwide. News aggregators, such as Google News, are a great...

While the digital label press market to date has been dominated by industry pioneers HP Indigo and Xeikon, the past couple of years has seen over 15 new digital inkjet presses being launched, as well as further models from the main market leaders – many of these presses being presented for the...

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