Category Archives: Print Industry

Algae Ink – Sustainable, Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly

The alarming rates of worldwide pollution, carbon emission footprint and global warming have pushed manufacturers in various industries to “go green”, and the printing and packaging industry among them. After the innovative Paper Bottles and Treeless Paper, now it’s time for ink to go green as well.

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Color20 Conference in San Diego – Will You Be There?

Want to know how to achieve accurate and consistent color every time, no matter what the platform or process? The COLOR20 conference provides attendees with insights, best practices and answers to their most pressing color management questions. The conference is to be held by the Printing Industries of America (PIA) on January 11-14, 2020 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa.

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Is InfoMark set to Replace the QR Code?

The QR Code has been around for decades, but some say it’s time to move on. Historically, The QR Code was developed from the Barcode – which was introduced in the 1960’s in Japan, to help cashiers, so that they wouldn’t need to manually enter product codes into the cash register. Over the years, manufacturers requested a 2 dimensional code, so that they can customize and brand it.

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How Social Media Trends are Shaping the Printing Industry

The prominence of social media in recent years has caused a major shift in consumer behavior and expectations. As consumers feel “in control”, many businesses – from SMB’s to global brands – try to connect with consumers and consider their wants and needs.

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The Impacts of EU’s Environmental Policies on the Printing 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.

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Power of Print Seminar – It’s Time To Get Educated

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.

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Labelexpo Europe – World’s Largest Event For Label And Package Industry

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.

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An Interactive Book That Responds To Body Heat Launched In The UK

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.

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Alternative Packaging Solution To Minimize Waste

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.

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The Print Show 2019 – Brings You The Latest In Printing Technology

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.

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