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Digital Printing

The digital printed packaging and label industry is growing rapidly, and doesn’t show signs of slowing down any time soon in this fast-moving market. Estimated to be worth $7.3 billion in 2013, the digital print for packaging market is forecast to hit $15.3 billion by 2018 according to The Future of Digital Print for Packaging to 2018, a report from packaging research and consultancy groupSmithers Pira.

There are a number of other drivers behind the evolution of digital print. A key driver is the capacity to produce short print runs economically, as packaging buyers continue to search for ways to engage with customers using innovative methods. Printing on demand means less waste, ensuring that new packaging or graphic designs or changes in ingredients don’t result in redundant stock. Technological developments in inkjet and electrophotography mean that digital print is becoming increasingly accessible and cost-effective for all kinds of companies, big and small.

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SIPA’s packaging development project to produce a complexly contoured PET elephant bottle leveraged the use of 3D printing and took only two months’ time.

 


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An exclusive survey provides an overview to the market status, forecast, advice and points to several unusual projects in the packaging market.

 


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Early results for our poll on the use of 3D printing in packaging indicate a technology with traction and promise for some, and questions, uncertainty and disinterest for others.

 


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Leading packaging managers say the use of 3D printing is “very beneficial” and has “tremendous value” to produce packaging prototypes, molds and parts for machinery, according to an informal poll taken of key industry contacts


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Since 2011, CDT has been committed to providing label and tag color on-demand inkjet printers for a wide range of applications and industries at breakthrough speeds and cost effectiveness.


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Driven by a passion for invention and a desire to change an industry, Memjet has grown to become the global leader in color printing technologies that provide remarkable speed and affordability.


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When products demand premium packaging, brands turn to Printex. We've been market pioneers of the clear plastic folding box for over 35 years, custom engineering and designing inspired solutions that move products.


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In 1989 a request for a Heidelberg printing press was received and Diego found the correct machine.


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The true advantage of this company is the competence and the passion of the skilled and enterprising staff which writes Zanasi history everyday by integrating its respective skills.


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Ward/Kraft, Inc.


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Introduced at Label Expo this week, the CoronaFlex improves ink adhesion on rapid speed flexographic presses and a multitude of digital printing applications.


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Markem-Imaje presents the new, the faster 9232 S inkjet printer covering all beverage sector needs.


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think4D® takes print a step beyond, to the fourth dimension. Essentially, think4D® brings print to life, offering a creative license we would have never thought possible.


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The new 2600 Series digital printers from Colordyne Technologies feature an upgraded print engine powered by Memjet™ technology for Production Class Digital Color Printing System and flexo retrofit program.

 


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Prompt feature in JET3 printer interface makes frequent changing of codes simple.


Early results for our poll on the use of 3D printing in packaging indicate a technology with traction and promise for some, and questions, uncertainty and disinterest for others.

 

We’re seeing interesting feedback in the early returns...


Leading packaging managers say the use of 3D printing is “very beneficial” and has “tremendous value” to produce packaging prototypes, molds and parts for machinery, according to an informal poll taken of key industry contacts.

 

How...


Introduced at Label Expo this week, the CoronaFlex improves ink adhesion on rapid speed flexographic presses and a multitude of digital printing applications. The all new corona treater provides OEMS and printers with powerful and dependable...


Markem-Imaje presents the new, the faster 9232 S inkjet printer covering all beverage sector needs. Code all packages such as cans, bottles, returnable glass bottles, bricks, flexible pouches, caps, packs and shrink-wraps with a new range of high-...


The new 2600 Series digital printers from Colordyne Technologies feature an upgraded print engine powered by Memjet™ technology for Production Class Digital Color Printing System and flexo retrofit program.

 

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Leibinger has developed an extremely precise system to ensure print position is exactly the same even after reving the printhead and reinstalling on the production line.


Prompt feature in JET3 printer interface makes frequent changing of codes simple.


Short runs, promotional packs, experimental designs—all benefits of today’s digital printing technologies. In addition to...


Coca-Cola’s campaign in 2013 of printing popular names on soda-bottle labels showed the power of...


An extensive line of digital presses for printing labels, cartons, and corrugated and flexible packaging deliver high-quality output with faster turnaround times and variable content. The HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press—driven by  version 4.0 of HP...


Hapa EasyFlex printerThe Hapa EasyFlex pharmaceutical...

A-Class Mark II PrinterThe A-Class Mark II print...

The SoloSeries 45 thermal printer for nonporous surfaces prints high-resolution alphanumerics, UPC-A bar...


The Pronto! Barcode Printer Family of high-resolution, high-speed bar-code label printers...


The ThermalPak™ traversing system for high-speed multi-lane, multi-row printing features up to...


Corotec manufactures corona treating equipment for both conductive and non-conductive materials, with system-matched power supplies and power density controllers to assure reliable, economical performance under the most demanding production...


Over twenty-five years ago, DNP was one of the first companies to pioneer thermal transfer ribbon technology─and the oldest company to start business development in thermal transfer ribbon technology. DNP’s Information Media Supply (IMS) division...


Engineered Printing Solutions was founded in 1985 with the number one goal of being perfection in Customer Service & Satisfaction. In the quest for that goal, we are driven to become partners with our customers to create machines that satisfy...


In 1989 a request for a Heidelberg printing press was received and Diego found the correct machine. Throughout the search Diego saw that there was a big void in the market to supply high quality, rebuilt printing machinery and decided to focus the...


At HP, we don't just believe in the power of technology, we believe in the power of people when technology works for you. We believe in applying new thinking and ideas to improve the way our customers live and work. 
If you are going to do...


Our background includes 25+ years of experience in all aspects of the product decoration business. This includes manufacture of hot stamp foil, heat transfers, pad printing, silk screen, as well as in-house custom decoration catering to all...


Since 1967, Kirk-Rudy has innovated solutions for addressing and product handling for the direct mail, printing, newspaper and card industries. Because we engineer and manufacture our systems from end to end in our state-of-the-art Georgia...


Lincoln's line of coding and marking products includes date coders that range from hand held printers, to conveyor mounted roller coders, to ink jet coders for porous materials, of which over 45,000 have been sold since we started in 1957. Custom...


Mark Andy is a global leader in flexo printing press manufacturing. From the benchmark 2200 to the award-winning technology of the Performance Series, Mark Andy has helped converters to be successful for more than 65 years. The Performance Series...


Driven by a passion for invention and a desire to change an industry, Memjet has grown to become the global leader in color printing technologies that provide remarkable speed and affordability.

Memjet does not make printers. Instead, the...


MEROBEL is a well known solutions supplier for Converting, Printing, Packaging Industries, as well as for Automation / Material Handling, Wire and Cable, and Test rigs.

MEROBEL offers a wide range of products and machinery: high technology...


The dynamics of expanding markets have created uncertainty for companies seeking to make intelligent equipment investments. An ever-changing supplier base makes these decisions even more difficult.


A major point of difference in...


PBC Linear began in 1983 as Pacific Bearing Company, creating a patented and innovative solution to the common problem of failing linear ball bearings. Since then, we have greatly expanded our technology, expertise and services into a complete...


Precision Color Graphics opened with 7 dedicated professionals striving for the best quality and superior customer service. This has been achieved by maintaining a fun working environment with the most knowledgeable staff and latest technologies....


When products demand premium packaging, brands turn to Printex. We've been market pioneers of the clear plastic folding box for over 35 years, custom engineering and designing inspired solutions that move products. What's more, we understand the...