A popular bottled syrup company recently partnered with EPIC Systems to launch newly designed bottles and labels for the its evolving breakfast food portfolio. This partnership resulted in a robust packaging inspection system that helped the syrup company bring new products to market quickly, without exposing the brand to undue risks.
The packaging industry, like much of the world around us, is making strides to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. The flexographic printing market is not exempt from these trends, and as printers begin to feel pressure from customers to become more sustainable, it is important to consider how and where to implement these changes.
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University is offering courses this fall including: Introduction to Flexography Workshop, Proofing and Visualization Seminar, Paperboard Packaging Seminar, Corrugated Packaging Seminar, Process Color Management Seminar and Flexo Foundations Seminar.
TC Transcontinental Packaging swept the Wide Web/Process/Film category at the 2018 Excellence in Flexography Awards of the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) by winning a Bronze, Silver and Gold award. Additionally, the company was the recipient of the coveted Best of Show award, while also winning a Silver in Wide Web/Line/Film and the Wide Web/Screen/Film categories, a Bronze in the Wide Web/Screen/Coated Paper category, and a Self-Promotion award.
Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Forum 2018 will begin with a session from the Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC) titled “Cultivating Our Future Through Research.” The session will host an array of speakers and data focused on providing important updates on current FQC projects and how looking to the future of flexo will impact today’s pressroom.
Sun Chemical will take brand owners and their converting partners from concept to consumer with its innovative solutions designed to help brands achieve their unique packaging goals while enhancing press room activity.
Glenroy Inc. has received four awards for exceptional flexographic printing at the Great Lakes Graphics Association's 2017 Graphics Excellence Awards competition, and an award at the Flexographic Technical Association's 2017 Excellence in Flexography Awards competition.
The September issue of Packaging Strategies includes our spotlight feature on labeling and what it means to consumers. Also you will find features on cannabis packaging, inclusivity in packaging’s future, automated inspection for a syrup manufacturer, a pickling company grows into new equipment, frozen foods trends and more!