printing & pre-press

04 May 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- DTM Print is introducing faster and larger printing options on its edible ink desktop printer called Eddie, which creates personalized designs on baked goods and dessert items. The specialty printing systems provider has... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sealed Air developed a “world-first” recyclable shrink packaging for meat products. Greiner Packaging unveiled a polypropylene (PP) cup for Greek yogurt with 20 percent material... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world, according to Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). In its most recent analysis, RRS established the global weighted average recycling rate for aluminum... Read More
19 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Petcore Europe, PlasticsEurope, Plastics Recyclers Europe and VinylPlus established PolyREC, an organization for monitoring and verifying plastics recycling and uptake data in Europe. Meanwhile,... Read More
12 Mar 2021
--- Functional paper packaging specialist Sappi is joining forces with digital printing leader HP Indigo to advance recyclable paper pouch solutions as alternatives to conventional plastic options. The collaboration says its... Read More
11 Mar 2021
--- Coveris has developed a luxurious and recyclable envelope-style cartonboard pack for Farne of Scotland’s private-label fish products. The packaging combines premium shelf appeal and responsible design using specialist... Read More
10 Mar 2021
--- UK-based Reflex Group is releasing a newly formed line board division, Pack Plus, to answer calls for environmentally sustainable food packaging. The announcement comes following Reflex’s investment into two bespoke... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
25 Feb 2021
--- Huber Group Print Solutions is debuting a barrier coating for protection against water in food and non-food packaging surface printing. The HYDRO-X GA Water Barrier Coating eradicates the need for polyethylene (PE) film... Read More
19 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Avery Dennison launched a label-liner recycling program in Europe, aiming to recycle 75 percent of its label waste in the European market by 2025. AD Circular improves on existing liner-recycling... Read More
17 Feb 2021
--- Konica Minolta is launching a digital inkjet press for corrugated packaging. Branded PKG-675i, the press enables printers, converters, and brand owners to utilize more customizable technology in corrugated printing. PKG-675i... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) launched a paperboard packaging range that protects and preserves fresh produce at a time of heightened hygiene concern, and joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
11 Feb 2021
--- Confectionery snacks are hard to give up, but so is the environment. With legislative pressure and consumer demands for more eco-friendly packaging intensifying, packaging innovators are responding with recyclable plastic... Read More
03 Feb 2021
--- Tony’s Chocolonely Sweet Solution “look-alike” chocolate bars – which mimic Twix, Toblerone, Kit Kat and Ferrero Rocher – have created a stir in industry. The limited-edition offerings aim to... Read More
02 Feb 2021
--- UPM Raflatac is adding a Direct Thermal (DT) linerless label design to its portfolio, which the company says is a “benchmark-setting” development for industry. Branded OptiCut, the label is created to prevent... Read More
29 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging and Cardbox Packaging released a smart folding cardboard spoon as the EU transitions from single-use plastic cutlery. Meanwhile, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation introduced five... Read More
27 Jan 2021
--- UK-based Simply Cartons is launching EnviraMet, a recyclable foil designed as an environmentally sustainable alternative to conventional metalized board. The product – called EnviraMet – removes the plastic... Read More
26 Jan 2021
--- Sweden-based AR Packaging is strengthening its position in the UK with the acquisition of Firstan Holdings, a pharmaceutical packaging business. The move empowers AR Packaging’s position as a leading provider of... Read More
22 Jan 2021
--- Avery Dennison is releasing “a market-first” line of recycled direct thermal labels (rDT), citing a rise in e-commerce and logistics, for which thermal labeling is used and usually wasted. The labeling and... Read More