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The new LX500 Color Label Printer, suitable for private labeling, test marketing, pre-press proofing and more, is up to 270% faster and costs $200 less than the model it replaces.

 


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Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 


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Biometric research, including eye-tracking and facial expressions, is a useful tool to lift the veil on the truth of packaging at the point of sale—and help guide effective designs.

 


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Specialized packaging technology adapted for La Colombe Coffee Roasters turns an ordinary can into a value-added delivery system for a foamy, microbubble-laden latte.

 


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What does this image show? And what is notable about it from a packaging view?


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Nimble brand owners wanting to step closer to real-time, on-demand graphics for packaging have two new colorful options coming to market in the form of Variprint and Infinity brand Inline Digital Printing technologies from Dat


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New developments and trends related to digital technologies, labeling, sustainable packaging and food packaging topped the shortlist of articles that resonated best with packaging professionals at the start of 2016.


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3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for pac


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Sparked by a Shark Tank episode and the latest variation on a packaging concept for single-serve wine, Couple interlocks two wine glasses using an integrated stem for efficient stacking and shrink wrapping.

 


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Customizable vacuum bags premarked with length indicators help users quickly and visually determine the netweight of bagged items of different weights and bag lengths.

 


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Eliminating labels appears to be the next step beyond thin-walling of containers in source-reducing packaging.


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We dispense for your discernment a quintet of the best-read beer articles in 2015 that center on breakthrough packaging formats and innovative package designs.

 


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Most packaging prototypes created on 3D printers are decorated in a secondary process, usually by adding a label after the fact. But did you know that you can create full/multi-color prototypes or parts in one step?


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A 3D-printing expert discusses the packaging-specific uses and benefits of using the technology in this Packaging Digest exclusive.

 


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Delkor’s IDS/Process Expo booth displayed multiple multipack variations that improve efficiency and convenience for packaging operations and packages to benefit packagers, retailers and consumers.  

 


The new LX500 Color Label Printer, suitable for private labeling, test marketing, pre-press proofing and more, is up to 270% faster and costs $200 less than the model it replaces.

 

Introduced in May, the LX500 Color Label Printer with...


Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 

First there was our Rising Star series of notable...


Biometric research, including eye-tracking and facial expressions, is a useful tool to lift the veil on the truth of packaging at the point of sale—and help guide effective designs.

 

Biometrics refers to metrics related to...


Specialized packaging technology adapted for La Colombe Coffee Roasters turns an ordinary can into a value-added delivery system for a foamy, microbubble-laden latte.

 

Everyone’s familiar with draft beer, so why not a Draft Latte?...


What does this image show? And what is notable about it from a packaging view? With today’s 2-part “visual quiz” we debut what we expect will be a regular quiz that touches on some interesting aspect of the wide world of packaging. Our hope is...


Nimble brand owners wanting to step closer to real-time, on-demand graphics for packaging have two new colorful options coming to market in the form of Variprint and Infinity brand Inline Digital Printing technologies from DataLase.

 

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New developments and trends related to digital technologies, labeling, sustainable packaging and food packaging topped the shortlist of articles that resonated best with packaging professionals at the start of 2016.

 

If you live in...


3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for package development and...


Sparked by a Shark Tank episode and the latest variation on a packaging concept for single-serve wine, Couple interlocks two wine glasses using an integrated stem for efficient stacking and shrink wrapping.

 

While building a better...


Customizable vacuum bags premarked with length indicators help users quickly and visually determine the netweight of bagged items of different weights and bag lengths.

 

Patrick Tatom is an inventive kind of guy, which crystallized...


Eliminating labels appears to be the next step beyond thin-walling of containers in source-reducing packaging. We’ve seen it most recently with a method that relies on a special coating onto packaging substrates so that a lower-power laser can...


We dispense for your discernment a quintet of the best-read beer articles in 2015 that center on breakthrough packaging formats and innovative package designs.

 

While we Americans pride ourselves in being #1 in just about everything,...


Most packaging prototypes created on 3D printers are decorated in a secondary process, usually by adding a label after the fact. But did you know that you can create full/multi-color prototypes or parts in one step?

The samples seen at the...


A 3D-printing expert discusses the packaging-specific uses and benefits of using the technology in this Packaging Digest exclusive.

 

Paul Pavolich is vice president of ...


Delkor’s IDS/Process Expo booth displayed multiple multipack variations that improve efficiency and convenience for packaging operations and packages to benefit packagers, retailers and consumers.  

 

The Delkor Systems Inc....


  • Body Dimensions has been the forerunner of many current trends in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals for over a decade.  We offer a complete range of services under one roof that are designed to satisfy your needs whether small volume...

Pucks are our specialty. Partner with Advantage Puck as your full-service puck supplier, and you get today’s most innovative technologies, 3-D designs, FDM prototypes and fast turnaround… all at competitive pricing.

We also offer our clients...


CIDEAS is a leading full-service, 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing center, offering custom rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions to thousands of engineers and product developers worldwide, since 1998.

Utilizing over 24 large...


EPE’s organic growth over the past four decades has allowed for development and understanding of a wide array of packaging products and services. As a leading global manufacturer of packaging materials, EPE’s breadth of products encompasses...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

At MinnPack, see the newest packaging technologies first-hand, meet suppliers and compare solutions side-by-side.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 to Thursday, December 1, 2016

At PackEx Montréal, test drive the latest packaging products. Attend free technology presentations, conveniently located on the show floor.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017

At PackEx Toronto, benefit from hands-on access to the newest packaging and processing technologies, equipment and materials.