Five Years On

Tempus fugit: the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is celebrating its five-year anniversary this month. And in those five years the organization has certified 52 facilities in the U.S. and Canada, with a recertification rate of 95%. It has …

Wrap up package printing opportunities with Labelexpo Europe

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Diversifying into package printing is a key topic at Labelexpo Europe 2013 as details are announced of the show’s new Package Printing Workshop. Taking place in hall 12, the show organizers will be running a specially created workshop in partnership with Xeikon and Nuova GIDUE.

Wed, 08/21/2013 (All day)

Returning to Brussels Expo between 24 – 27 September, the workshop will demonstrate the opportunities both digital and conventional printing can bring to folding carton, lid laminate and stand up pouch decoration. This will see Xeikon showcasing the digital printing of carton packaging using a 3500 model, while Nuova GIDUE will have a Combat M3 Digital Flexo press producing flexible packaging.

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Check out our new look!

Not everybody can print metallic labels.  Hot-Foil-Stamping and Cold-Foil-Stamping can be costly and metallic inks just aren’t very “metallic”.  At Columbine Label, we have figured out a way to create a vibrant metallic looking label that looks great AND is cost effective.  This label was printed on a metallic stock with our state-of-the-art digital press and is an economical way […]

Go Paperless? Not Just Yet

Earlier this summer, our friends at Two Sides conducted a survey of 2,000 consumers to gauge the extent to which they truly want to accede to the requests of their creditors and “go paperless” in favor of electronic billing. So they? If I may channel my inner Richard Dawson…“survey says”: 64% of consumers say they…