Tag: Flexible Packaging

How Product Diversification Benefits Printers and Brands

As printers continue to seek ways to best serve existing and prospective clients, diversifying their product offerings is emerging as a strategy to become a well-rounded supplier. In a recent webinar, two printers and a brand representative discussed h…

American Packaging Corp. Announces Major Expansion to Rotogravure Facility

American Packaging Corporation’s recently opened Roto Center of Excellence in DeForest, Wis., will undergo a $50 million expansion, adding 126,000 sq. ft. to the facility. The expansion will allow the company to keep up with gravure demand and provide …

How a Diverse Group of Packages Became Best of Show

The packagePRINTING Excellence Awards features categories for all packaging types and printing processes, which means our Best of Show winners can drastically vary from year to year. Want proof? Check out the winners from the last four competitions. An…

Xeikon Customer Outlines Digital Pouch Printing Process

In a press and analyst briefing held on Thursday, April 18, Xeikon customer CS Labels outlined its digital pouch production process, featuring Xeikon dry toner technology. The briefing also provided updates on Xeikon’s Panther inkjet platform and the u…

Kiliper Corp. to Add W&H MIRAFLEX II Flexographic Press

Kiliper Corp., an Ames, Iowa-based producer of stretch sleeves and polyethylene bags, has ordered a new MIRAFLEX II flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher, which is scheduled for start-up in Q4 2019.

ePac Flexible Packaging Announces European Expansion

ePac Flexible Packaging, a provider of digitally printed flexible packaging, has announced its expansion into Europe with a manufacturing facility planned to be opened this year in the United Kingdom. This expansion builds on the 15 locations ePac has …

Xeikon Announces Solution for Digital Pouch Printing

Xeikon has announced its development of a digital printing solution for pouches. The solution has been developed for use in consumer goods markets and provides a response to industry trends such as increased SKUs, shorter lead times, and the popularity…

Pouches: Standing Up and Standing Out

With consumers demanding convenient packaging that matches their on-the-go lifestyles and environmental values, stand-up pouches are rising to the challenge.

New FPA Report Provides Perspectives on Sustainability

Brand owner and consumer perspectives on sustainability are outlined in a new report published by the Flexible Packaging Association. The report details how brand owners and consumers view certain materials within a sustainability context, along with o…

Digitally Printed Pouch Pinpoints Where Your Ingredients Were Grown

Though digital printing is still in its infancy in flexible packaging, this digitally printed pouch for Three Farmers roasted chickpeas provides a great example of how digital technology can enhance the consumer’s experience with the brand. Produced by…