The discriminating eye and mechanical knowledge of a seasoned press operator have been indispensable for achieving maximum press performance. However, over the last 20 years or so, the printing industry has seen declining numbers of experienced press operators as they age and retire with too few replacements for them.
Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks.
As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a first impression. In the packaging world, flexible packaging is considered by many to be the optimal way for a company to put its best foot forward.
Videojet Technologies has launched a Cool Black Solvent thermal inkjet (TIJ) ink to provide users with a 12-month cartridge shelf-life, excellent performance in low-temperature environments and a no-CMR (carcinogens, mutagens or reproductive toxins) ink option.
When CMD Corporation Director of Operations, Ron Buchinger learned that companies like CMD could contribute to a growing movement to produce important protective equipment to help those on the front line in the pandemic, he jumped on board.
In 2020, the goal of reducing supply chain inefficiencies has become especially true for the healthcare industry, as hospitals and healthcare systems work to reduce the billions of dollars spent on unnecessary supply chain operations every year.
An unfolding revolution in digital packaging creates a trifecta of opportunity for brand owners
April 1, 2020
It is now well accepted that virtually all brands, from the utmost recognized to the newly eager, face an unprecedented onslaught of counterfeiting and gray market trading. In emerging countries, this menace is bold and audacious, with outright fakes appearing in the open marketplace. In developed countries, the problem is equally insidious due to online propagation of counterfeit products through e-commerce platforms.
Komori Corporation has signed a basic agreement with the MBO Group, a global company based in Germany that specializes in the manufacture and sale of post-press equipment, regarding the acquisition of a 100% equity stake with plans to make it a Komori subsidiary.
In our October issue, the PACK EXPO Connects preview will whet your appetite for its new virtual format, applying IIoT technology and analytics, cold cereal trends, marketing as a tool for packaging, exploring tomorrow’s packaging and more.