printing & pre-press

30 Jul 2021
--- Waste disposal experts are calling on policymakers to ban plastic stickers on fruit in a move that could prevent 100 million pieces of plastic waste ending up in landfill each week in the UK. According to Great British... Read More
30 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Lyreco UK teamed up with TerraCycle’s Loop to trial reusable hand soap and hand sanitizers packaging formats in office spaces. Meanwhile, PolyREC welcomed Polyolefin Circular Economy... Read More
29 Jul 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
07 Jul 2021
--- Domino Printing Sciences has teamed up with Procter and Gamble (P&G) to help visually impaired consumers distinguish hair care products with tactile bottle markers. Domino’s D-Series CO2 laser coders are used to... Read More
06 Jul 2021
--- Lecta is launching EraCup Natural, a recyclable, biodegradable and plastic-free paper-based solution for single-use cups. EraCup Natural is the first product in Lecta’s new range of functional papers, aligned with... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- Bobst is introducing the Novafoil 106 hot foil stamper for high-quality embellishment in folding carton production as brand owner demand for added-value finishing continues to grow. The new machine is designed for efficient,... Read More
28 Jun 2021
--- Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division is expanding into the flexible packaging market by launching the J Press FP790 digital inkjet water-based press. The FP790 will be available in North America from... Read More
24 Jun 2021
--- Siegwerk is introducing next-generation water-based inks for paper and board applications, containing high Bio Renewable Content (BRC). The UniNature ink and coating range builds on the company’s existing portfolio of... Read More
23 Jun 2021
--- Toppan Printing is showcasing four prototypes of its tamper-evident Near Field Communication (NFC) tags in paper-based packages at the AIPIA Asia Summit 2021 today. Toppan explains commonly applied NFC and ID tech labels can... Read More
22 Jun 2021
--- Multivac is unveiling an efficient labeling solution for egg packs using its L 310 full wrap labeler, boosting product shelf appeal and providing a secure label. Typical packs of four, six or ten eggs are practical and... Read More
18 Jun 2021
--- Digital watermarks can increase packaging circularity in “ways that were not possible in the past,” according to plastic packaging specialist Paccor and digital identity technologists Digimarc. The two companies... Read More
17 Jun 2021
--- Polymers company Stratasys is unveiling a rapid 3D-printed prototyping solution enabling packaging designers to model complex, full-color packaging for cosmetics, personal care and food. Its high-fidelity prototypes... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- Long-term growth in the soups and sauces category has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more consumers purchasing shelf-stable foods via e-commerce channels and preparing meals at home. Innova Market Insights... Read More
31 May 2021
--- Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is evolving its retail packaging with a “more modern” redesign of its signature red and white stripes. A re-illustration of the brand ambassador Colonel Sanders is also featured... Read More
20 May 2021
--- TerraSlate is challenging the traditional paper industry with its reusable synthetic papers. The solutions come in response to the tree pulp-based paper industry’s “incredible drain” on planetary resources,... 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