printing & pre-press

11 Sep 2019
--- Swiss-based packaging company Bobst is leading the foil stamping space with the only size VI die-cutter hot foil stamping machine on the market. Hot foil stamping is the process of applying metallic foil or holograms to... Read More
04 Sep 2019
--- Chemical corporations BASF and Japan’s DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €1.15 billion. The transaction... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- This week in industry news, Aldi announced that it will trial cardboard skin packs for its steak products across 380 UK stores from September. The supermarket indicates that the cardboard reduces the amount of plastic used... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Verallia, a global manufacturer of glass containers for food and beverages, has launched the new version of its Virtual Glass packaging creation tool. The digital tool enables customers to obtain realistic, high-quality... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Color consistency is a big challenge for printers and converters. BOBST, a leading substrate processing, printing and converting equipment supplier, has announced several initiatives designed to solve the color consistency... Read More
26 Jul 2019
--- Coca-Cola announced continued progress towards its “World Without Waste” goals for recycling, recyclable packaging and the use of recycled materials. The progress includes several brand launches of 100 percent... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- This week in packaging, Amcor entered into a US$394 million agreement with investment firm Kohlberg & Company for the sale of three former Bemis flexible packaging plants in the UK and Ireland. The divestment was... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the unique “ultrastructure” of wood. By emulating the natural cellular... Read More
26 Jun 2019
--- Pre-cut lid and shrink sleeve manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group) has developed a shrink sleeve for new single-serve bottles of Silent Pool Gin. The smaller bottle format is a response to growing... Read More
21 Jun 2019
--- Glass packaging supplier Encirc announced that is building the “world’s first” intelligent glass line at its Cheshire site, UK. Part of the Vidrala Group, Encirc will use Industry 4.0 technology to... Read More
09 Apr 2019
--- Israeli start-up Ripples has created a device that prints messages and images onto beer, coffee and other foam-topped beverages using ink made from natural extracts. The Ripple Maker device is touted as an ingenious brand... Read More
25 Mar 2019
--- Global digital printing company Xeikon has partnered with paper products manufacturer Kotkamills Oy to deliver the “next generation” of sustainable food packaging printed with Xeikon dry toner digital technology.... Read More
18 Jan 2019
--- Tetra Pak will become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-color digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer, a global leader in the field.... Read More
02 Oct 2018
--- The Happy Cup project is bringing stylish and sustainable reusable drinking cups to events across Russia thanks to the Reverse IML label from Verstraete. The Reverse IML label is printed on the back of transparent film and... Read More
03 Sep 2018
--- Velox is unleashing new digital decoration capabilities for mass production by offering end-to-end, high-quality printing for both long and short runs of cylindrical containers such as plastic and aluminum tubes, aerosol... Read More