Flexible Packaging: Do Something Drastic, Cut the Plastic

Flexible Packaging: Do Something Drastic, Cut the Plastic   What’s Changing in Flexible Packaging? After this pandemic, the packaging industry has seen a vast change in terms of requirements and innovations. With everyone sitting at home, the demand for flexible food packaging and sanitizing agents has increased multifold. Home-delivery picked up because that was the … Continued


Print Speed vs Quality: Which is More Important?  

Print Speed vs Quality: Which is More Important?  According to Google, print speed is the averaged measurement of pages per minute the printer is capable of printing. It may be used differently for color or monochrome inks, and doesn’t include processing and warmup time. Print resolution measures the dot per inch of either an ink … Continued


First Roll-to-roll Memjet Duraflex Install in North America

Scott, Louisiana – Hulco Printers, Inc., a company dedicated to delivering quality printing services, recognized the importance of making a necessary investment in their label printing. They recently purchased an ArrowJet Aqua 330R from Arrow Systems, Inc. to help streamline and increase their label production.   Due to Hulco’s rapid expansion, the company has seen a … Continued


Recyclability: Going Green with Your Labels

Recyclability: Going Green with Your Labels The label market has seen a constant shift in sustainability, especially during the last two years. People have since re-evaluated what they value most in their products, which includes eco-friendly and energy efficient items they can use without the added guilt and uncertainty that what they are consuming is … Continued


How to Print Your Own Custom-Made Boxes

How to Print Your Own Custom-Made Boxes Why is Your Packaging Design Important? With all the new products, social media, and latest trends out there, it can be hard to differentiate yourself in the industry when it comes to getting your name and brand to the masses. You’ve increased your marketing strategy and taken the … Continued


European Compliance Standards on Flexible Packaging

European Compliance Standards on Flexible Packaging New European Standards in Packaging The European Union has always placed strict regulations on their protective packaging, and continues to do so; re-evaluating their socio and economic impact, especially in recent years. While Nestlé as an international company has its own standards on packaging and is more well known … Continued


Label Market Trends in 2022

Label Market Trends in 2022 The pandemic has taken a toll on how we live our lives and how we interact with the rest of the world. One of the most important changes brought on by the pandemic is how we shop and what we shop for. It’s caused an uptick in e-commerce and with … Continued


Partner Highlight: Printing at the Speed of Light with Limitronic

Partner Highlight: Printing at the Speed of Light with Limitronic The tide is shifting and digital printing is at the forefront of it all. With all the new label printers out there, it can be difficult to choose which printing system is right for a brand or business.  Taking the first step in finding that … Continued


New Inkjet Printing Solutions On Plastics

New Inkjet Printing Solutions On Plastics Dr. Kai Bar, Managing Director and President of adphos, recently discussed how the drying and pre-post-print processing can influence or even drive successful inkjet printing on plastics for packaging applications. The adphos Group is a family of privately owned companies focused on the development of adphosNIR thermal drying technology … Continued


Direct to Package Printing: How it's Streamlining the Digital Process

Direct to Package Printing: How it’s Streamlining the Digital Process   How do Labels Work?: The typical label designed for product development primarily consists of three main components: 1)   Face Stock – the material that is being printed on 2)   Adhesive – the sticky section of the material that is directly applied to … Continued