printing & pre-press

14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
13 Jan 2022
--- Industry appetite for Natural Branding – a technology that lasers markings onto the surface of some fruits and vegetables – is gaining traction amid proliferating plastic packaging bans. Notably, France recently... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- French-headquartered Antalis Packaging is opening a new smart packaging center in the UK. The center features a demonstration suite for packaging automation and a dedicated packaging design studio. The latest developments in... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- Central European consumers are increasingly shopping online and demanding more environmentally sustainable packaging. Mondi’s annual research of consumers in Germany and Poland also revealed Silver Surfers (age 55+)... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Design in the alcoholic beverage category has a myriad of complex factors to consider. For example, brands often emphasize family heritage, historical roots, hand selected ingredients and pure distillation. However, design... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- Amcor is opening a greenfield packaging facility in Tuas, Singapore, as a dedicated healthcare facility for addressing a growing market demand for medical packaging in the region. The company says a need for better and more... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
25 Nov 2021
--- Bobst has unveiled a full-line solution for high-volume simple box production and added-value packaging with qualitative printing and die-cutting. The Swiss machinery specialist says the Masterline DRO will equip converters... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Ardagh Metal Packaging announced plans to construct a US$200 million beverage can plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Meanwhile, Amcor research revealed consumers worldwide want to recycle more. Also,... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mondelēz International joined the Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF), investing in collecting, sorting and recycling plastic waste, including flexible films. Meanwhile, Tri-Star Packaging... Read More
11 Nov 2021
--- Amcor is launching a technology enabling brands to drive consumer engagement through online experiences by customizing closure liners, including the underside of bottle caps, with digital enhancements. Impressions technology... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- The dairy packaging market faces various challenges and opportunities as society returns to a “new normal” after the COVID-19 experience. Notably, regulatory and consumer demand for climate-friendly solutions in... Read More
29 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DS Smith opened its first hybrid Customer Innovation Hub, enabling collaborative packaging innovation through state-of-the-art audio-visual technology. Meanwhile, DS Smith and Liquibox unveiled... Read More
27 Oct 2021
--- Coveris has developed two separate sandwich skillets to meet the different shelf life requirements of mainland Europe and the UK. The modified atmosphere RecyclaPEel MAP sandwich skillet – launched at FachPack 2021... Read More
22 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DuPont unveiled its new DuPont Liveo Pharma Bottle Closures for sealing threaded glass and plastic bottles and containers. Also, BillerudKorsnäs released an upgraded version of its Pure... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- Crown is joining forces with Velox to provide beverage brands with game-changing digital decoration technology for straight wall and necked aluminum cans. The technology creates greater brand design options with running... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- Greiner Packaging has secured its first UK customer for its recently improved tear-tab cardboard-plastic cup with Symington’s pot noodle and rice brand Naked. The K3 r100 cup delivers enhanced recyclability with an... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... Read More
30 Sep 2021
--- Banding technologies continue to roll out at Fachpack 2021 as the show reaches its final day in Nuremberg, Germany. ATS is presenting its new machine for banding different sizes on one machine. Meanwhile, Bandall is... Read More