Printing & Pre-press

29 Sep 2023
--- According to a new Rabobank report, Europe has gone from being one of the lowest cost paper producing regions to the highest cost region on Earth. To remain competitive on the world stage, Europe’s paper producers must... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- This week in packaging, Aluminium Deutschland warned that the German aluminum industry is “still in crisis mode” amid supply and pricing concerns. Also, DS Smith announced Amazon Web Services as its cloud... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Epson is introducing its Label Boost software for colored shipping label printing. The new software is compatible with most Epson ColorWorks printers and businesses to easily add full-color coupons, targeted ads, secondary... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Smurfit Kappa is in discussions with WestRock to merge into what would be the world’s biggest packaging corporation. Currently rivals, the two companies would be combined under the name Smurfit WestRock and would be... Read More
29 Aug 2023
--- Smart Cups, specializing in ingredient dosing through printing, is selling record numbers of ingredient-printed beverage cups after the company’s CEO, Chris Kanik, won the first season of the UK television program... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
15 Aug 2023
--- Quorn is the first meat-free brand to leverage NaviLens technology in the development of two new options to its frozen range; Tomato & Mozzarella Escalopes and Mini Vegan Sausage Rolls. The “revolutionary... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is facing a US$600 million lawsuit filed by plaintiffs representing approximately 8,000 residents in the city of Kalamazoo, US, where the company owns a paper mill. The plaintiffs assert... Read More
26 Jun 2023
--- Nextloopp, Tomra and MCC Verstraete have successfully trialed adhesive-free and fully printed PP label wrapping dubbed NextCycle IML for removing ink residues from in mold labeling (IML) surfaces, which have previously been... Read More
07 Jun 2023
--- The Luxe Pack trade show opens today in Paris, France, showcasing some of the industry’s latest premium and luxury design developments. ReStalk, a US-based company specializing in using agricultural waste for fiber... Read More
07 Jun 2023
--- Energy and waste management crises are influencing labeling sector trends, with the industry juggling labor shortages and sustainability demands. These challenges are causing the implementation of legislation worldwide, with... Read More
06 Jun 2023
--- Canada will require health warnings on tobacco use to be printed on individual cigarettes from August this year, becoming the first country to target smoking reduction through advertisements on cigarette filters. Retailers... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Avery Dennison has selected BeFC, Moree, Peafowl Plasmonics, Puro Renewables and Stemly as the five winners of its second AD Stretch Accelerator Program cohort.“Avery Dennison aims to foster a start-up mentality of... Read More
23 May 2023
--- Canon is launching “the first” carbon-neutral, technical-wide format papers for the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing (AECM) industry, branded Red Label Zero FSC and Recycled White Zero... Read More
24 Apr 2023
--- SIG is introducing SIG Digital Printing for aseptic carton packs produced in Europe. The printing solution offers full-color digital printing without needing cylinders or printing forms for flexibility and agility to meet... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- Tomorrow marks Earth Day 2023, an annual global event in which over one billion people and industry stakeholders engage through various environmental sustainability projects to promote awareness and spur climate action... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, Innovia Films developed a printable coated cavitated biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) facestock film for pressure-sensitive labeling applications. Meanwhile, Multivac and Berry Global opened and... Read More
28 Mar 2023
--- Sirane is among the first packaging companies in the UK – and one of only three worldwide – to utilize HP’s newly-released HP Indigo 200k Digital Press, which will be installed on-site in April. The digital... Read More
10 Mar 2023
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo started trialing new paper-based outer packaging for its Walkers Baked multipacks, and Morrisons and Yes Recycling opened a recycling site for hard-to-recycle soft plastics in Scotland.... Read More
03 Mar 2023
--- Climate change continues to threaten the planet’s ecosystem, requiring packaging companies to take bold steps and adjust their portfolios to solutions beyond fossil-based applications. PackagingInsights speaks to UPM... Read More