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Innovation in packaging

26 February 2019

Suppliers will be touting their wares at Packaging Innovations 2019, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on 27 and 28 February.

Cutting cartons

11 December 2018

Cutting and finishing short run carton work is a challenge to workflows, but manufactures are meeting demand.

Where physical meets digital

21 November 2018

There was plenty of food for thought served up at the Digital Print for Brand Success conference in London in early November.

My digital journey: snacking re-imaged

20 November 2018

Interview with Lucie Tomlin, packaging development manager at Graze. By Des King. Having led the way towards re-imagining the snacking category for the past 10…

HP’s future vision

9 November 2018

Santi Morera, head of HP Graphics Solutions (left), with Carl Joachim of ePac at the HP event in Palo Alto   In November, HP invited…

Putting print on film

17 October 2018

Shrink sleeves for yoghurt drinks from Immer Digital Perhaps the last bastion of conventional print, flexible packaging can be a challenge for digital, but there…

Material witnesses

16 October 2018

Invercote Metalprint digital board used for Colgate by Open House However much digital technology has demystified the printing process, a thorough understanding of how to…

Controlling the ink drops

16 October 2018

Fujifilm Dimatix Samba G3L printhead with electronics and ink supply tubes The one common factor uniting inkjet printing is the use of a printhead. It…

Finding the perfect cure

13 September 2018

Phoseon specialises in UV LED systems   Turning ink or toner into durable print requires curing, a complicated process that forms an integral part of…

The internet of packaging

12 September 2018

PACKAGING PERSPECTIVE by Rob Hollands, Anthem Worldwide Everything that surrounds our daily lives is becoming connected, from our cars and homes to wearables and now…