Category Archives: Print Industry
For the past 40 years, the European Union has passed over 500 directives and regulations under the environmental law. Some of these environmental policies, especially ones regarding the preservation of forests and others regarding the restrictions of chemicals – may have impacts on the printing, paper and paint industries.
This year for the 9th time, the Power of Print seminar will be happening in London. The seminar attracts prominent leaders from the print, publishing, packaging and media industries.
Attendees will get a chance to hear from a diverse range of global experts, exploring the innovations, opportunities, challenges and solutions for print and paper in today’s world.
Labelexpo Europe is a large event that concentrates on the label and package printing industry. This is the main event for label equipment, labeling products and accessories, labeling tools and machineries, packaging printing machineries, tools, parts and components, package printing technologies and solutions and many more services and products.
The artist Yiota Demetiou has launched an interactive book that can only be read when warmed by human touch. The book, To You, is an A5 paper-based concertina form that is sensitive to heat and touch and responds to the reader’s body heat.
Alternative packaging materials are becoming more and more popular over the last few decades. In the packaging industry, we see alternatives such as plant-based plastics (A.K.A. Bioplastics), mushroom root, seaweed water bubbles, palm leaves and wood pulp cellophane.
The Print Show 2019 takes place at NEC Birmingham, UK, from 17 September 2019 to 19 September 2019. It’s an event where visitors will learn about various aspects of the production process, including demonstrations, panels and workshops.
Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing are both prominent technologies that develop and grow all year round. Vast developments have been made with these technologies, and there are a number of cases where they can help or complement each other.
Printex Australia is Sydney’s leading show for print, display, sign, label and packaging professionals. The event will place on the 13th – 16th August, 2019, at the Sydney Showground.
This year’s expo will have more than 120 exhibitors showcasing their latest technologies, and various programs, masterclasses, panel sessions and workshops.
Two Finnish companies, Metsä Board and Närpes Grönsaker, conducted a recent study checking the differences between paperboard and plastic packaging.
Most packed fruit and vegetables (like cherry tomatoes, strawberries, sweet peppers and many others) are usually packed in plastic trays. However, the increasing ecological awareness is causing many suppliers to try and reduce plastic usage, and find alternatives to the traditional plastic packaging.
An interesting collaboration between Kodak and Uteco created a hybrid flexible packaging press powered by Kodak’s continuous inkjet technology. It aims to break the conception of digital package printing being assigned to short runs, and create cost effective, high speed and quality production length printing.