Category: Print

Fort Dearborn Finalizes Acquisition of NCL Graphic Specialties

Fort Dearborn Company has completed its acquisition of NCL Graphic Specialties, Inc. The combination enhances Fort Dearborn’s leadership position in the decorative label and packaging marketplace by broadening the company’s geographic footprint, capaci…

Management by Wandering Around

Ray Chambers, a well-known voice in the in-plant printing industry, explains why organizations in which top management makes unstructured, random visits to the shop floor and listens to what staff has to say, tend to be more efficient and enjoy greater…

Consumer Habits Lead to Growing Opportunities in Snack Food Packaging

Because snacks are frequently the fuel behind today’s consumer’s on-the-go lifestyle, an opportunity has emerged in snack food packaging for converters to help brands find ways to package these snacks in convenient formats with clear communication elem…

packagePRINTING‘s Top 5 Online Stories of 2017

2017 was a year full of change and evolution in the packaging industry. From advancements in digital printing to the emergence of new packaging formats and applications, our top 5 online stories from the past year indicate the industry is moving forwar…

Can Alcohol Packaging Design Regulation Stifle Creativity?

A Welsh brewery was asked to change the design of its packaging because the U.K. alcohol self-regulating body, the Portman Group, decided that it appealed to children and teens under the age of 18. Ensuring that alcohol doesn’t end up in the hands of c…

packagePRINTING‘s Top 5 Stories in December

To bring 2017 to a close, we’ve rounded up the top 5 most read articles on packagePRINTING from the past month. In December we had stories on the latest technology from Heidelberg, best practices in color management, where packaging companies rank among printing’s elite, the latest in digital printing for corrugated, and key trends for 2018.

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[VIDEO] Taking a Look at 2018’s Packaging Trends

With 2018 right around the corner, Mintel, a market intelligence agency, has revealed its five global packaging trends for the new year. David Luttenberger, Mintel’s global packaging director, shares why these trends will play a major role in 2018 and how brands and converters can create packaging that will have an impact in the year […]

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Christof Naier to Take Over as CEO of Gallus

Christof Naier will take the position of CEO of the Gallus Group, beginning in January 2018. Current CEO Klaus Bachstein has made the decision to leave the company after joining Gallus in 1995 and serving as CEO since 2002. Naier is currently the GM of…