printing & pre-press

03 Jul 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- Ease is the name of the game when it comes to sports nutrition packaging, with functionality, convenience and nutritional integrity as main priorities. This is according to Joe Hansley, CEO and Founder of Go Mix, a... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- In packaging news this week, SIG began offering Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)-certified aluminum across all of its packs as standard throughout Europe. SIG is the first in the industry to obtain certification to... Read More
24 Jun 2020
--- Printing ink supplier Siegwerk has joined forces with overprint varnish specialist Varcotec to market the latter’s products created using Lock 3 antimicrobial coating technology in the EMEA region. The first pilot... Read More
22 Jun 2020
--- The e-commerce lifecycle entails greater complexities and more touchpoints than Bricks & Mortar but with the right tools, knowledge and expertise, the innovation “Sweet Spot” can be discovered. The... Read More
18 Jun 2020
--- Allpress Espresso has brought compostability-curious and coffee-coveting consumers closer together. The New Zealand-based gourmet coffee chain has released 250 g and 1 kg commercially compostable retail bags. Charlie Cook,... Read More
15 Jun 2020
--- Simply stating a product is “sustainable” is not enough for increasingly eco-conscious consumers, Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper (UFP) affirms. In the past three years, the demand for papers with a strong, certified... Read More
15 Jun 2020
--- For busy customers seeking to save time on weekly food purchases and preparation, a little fridge organization can go a long way. Nevera Llena, Spanish for “Full Fridge,” is a home delivery service that brings 14... Read More
12 Jun 2020
--- To survive and thrive in the packaging industry, companies need to be agile, according to François Martin, Senior Marketing & Communication Advisor at Bobst. Thirty years ago, industry’s focus was on speed... Read More
10 Jun 2020
--- Customized shipping box provider Packlane has launched Econoflex shipping boxes for online commerce. The company notes it has received “several hundred customers” in the past few months alone. One of these... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- Stora Enso’s innovation hub is bustling with new eco-friendly packaging concepts for the food and personal care sector. Its latest innovation is Performa Light, a renewable and recyclable paperboard for premium folding... Read More
29 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Dow launched a post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic resin designed for collation shrink film applications in the Asia Pacific. The newly formulated PCR resin provides comparable performance to... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Smurfit Kappa signed a commitment to align its CO2 reduction target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative. SBT will validate that Smurfit Kappa’s CO2 target is aligned with the Paris... Read More
15 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, e-commerce packaging specialist Pregis introduced methods to measure the environmental impact of products damaged during transit, including electricity, forestry, natural gas, gasoline, solid waste,... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of industry events but German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has kept its doors wide open – virtually. From 28-30 April, Krones has welcomed visitors to its... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- This week in packaging news, Smurfit Kappa equipped Fée Nature with its BIB 700 automatic machine to package the company’s seasonal birch sap. Meanwhile, Syntegon has a host of novel packaging systems for powder... Read More
23 Apr 2020
--- The coronavirus pandemic has inspired the invention of an on-the-go, fashionable yet compact sanitation kit. Emulating the conventional makeup bag, the aluminum-based handbag-type kit called the Handy Capsule is premolded to... Read More
17 Apr 2020
--- The rich flavors of Italian Pietra dei Venti’s olive oil are reflected in the brand’s newly designed labels. Illustrations of olive trees and leaves were substituted for elegant yet straightforward monochromatic... Read More
10 Apr 2020
--- As packaging transparency and traceability are increasingly recognized as “non-negotiable expectations,” packaging technology company Lumi has launched a digital identification tool that provides instant,... Read More
07 Apr 2020
--- Functional paper packaging specialist Sappi is set to host a “Virtual Interpack Trade Show” from 6-31 May after the COVID-19 outbreak forced interpack 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany, to postpone. The global... Read More