Tag: Business Management – Industry Trends

FPA Meeting Highlights Industry’s Success and Tackles Challenges

The success and growth of the flexible packaging segment was a key theme throughout the Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) Annual Meeting, which was held March 6-8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The meeting also covered key strategies in approaching some of …

NAPCO Media’s Denise Gustavson Joins SGIA’s Women in Print Alliance

Established three years ago as an exploratory committee, the Women in Print Alliance became the newest alliance within the SGIA organization in 2019. Denise M. Gustavson, Editorial Director for the Print and Packaging Group, which includes packagePRINT…

Packaging for the Boutique Brand

Consumers are increasingly seeking out products from craft, boutique and artisanal brands, whose packaging needs tend to differ from their larger CPG counterparts.

PRINTING United Sparks Printers’ Imaginations

Industry convergence was the topic of the night when Specialty Graphic Imaging Association Executive Vice President James Martin spoke to members of the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) about PRINTING United.

Industrial Digital Print Markets: North America (Part 1)

Advancements in digital printing have led to opportunities for printers in a variety of industrial segments. This report details adoption practices and opportunities in the decorative, label and direct-to-shape markets.

Adapting to Short-Run Realities

Among printers and converters, the definition of “short run” depends on whom you ask and what they’re producing. A high-margin opportunity to differentiate themselves from competitors with short-run output is what they all share.

Workforce Development and an Economic Update Highlight PPC Conference Agenda

The Paperboard Packaging Council’s Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference will be held from April 3-5 in Coronado, Calif. Presentation topics during the event will include workforce development, the state of the economy, California’s Prop 65, and more.

5 Packaging Trends to Watch in 2019

Based on interviews with three packaging experts, we’ve compiled a list of five key packaging design trends that could impact the industry in 2019.

Research: Brands and Converters Discuss Digital Packaging

Digital printing in packaging has been on the rise for years, but is now poised for increased adoption across all packaging segments. In this research report from NAPCO Research, brand owners and package printers provide their insights into the drivers…