The prototype Conic is a new wood-based packaging solution that will enable brands to reach their sustainability targets while maintaining their premium position. Developed by Holmen Iggesund through collaboration with partner organisations, the new solution uses an emerging technology to replace plastics with natural materials for formable products.

Esko | Brand Solutions will partner with X-Rite® Pantone to showcase the latest collaborative software solutions helping CPG and life sciences brands to leverage packaging artwork, content, and color management for success at PACK EXPO, Las Vegas from September 27-29.

FM Future, the organiser of the market-leading digital events for the print technology industry, announces the launch of the hybrid FuturePrint & Pack Summit which will take place 11 November in Cambridge UK, with digital content streamed globally on a weekly basis from November 18.

X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, announced they will showcase the latest print quality management solutions a PACK EXPO in Las Vegas from September 27 to 29, 2021. X-Rite joins its sister company Esko in booth C-2035 to demonstrate an integrated ecosystem of color software and measurement solutions to help consumer brands implement sustainable print quality control programs across their packaging supply chain.

For the second year in a row – before the annual The Congress on November 9 – VIGC (Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication) is organizing a Hackathon on October 25 and 26. This year it will be renamed to the European Graphic Arts Hackathon. Of course with good reason…

ePac Flexible Packaging (ePac), the industry leader in digital printing for flexible packaging, has launched in Australia, with its first manufacturing facility opening in Melbourne in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Xaar, the leading inkjet printing technology group, says the advanced capabilities of its Ultra High Viscosity technology demonstrates the significant difference that inkjet printing can make to labels and packaging.

More environmentally friendly printing is fast emerging as a key industry trend for the 2020s.

Scodix, the world’s leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, today announces the first installation of the Scodix Ultra 5000 Digital Enhancement B2 Press at Burger Druck in Germany.

SWEDBRAND Group, a packaging partner to some of the world’s most iconic brands, today reported that it will be exhibiting at Luxe Pack Paris scheduled for 31 August through 1 September at the Carreau du Temple. During the show, SWEDBRAND will be displaying a selection of premium rigid boxes produced in its highly automated state-of-the-art factory in Gdansk, Poland. This facility uses the latest in equipment and materials to support SWEDBRAND’s sustainability objectives and those of the brands it supports. During the show, SWEDBRAND will also be unveiling an entirely new type of hybrid premium rigid box constructed of corrugated board with an extra paper laminate. This creates a board that has significantly lower cost, does not affect the overall quality of the premium rigid boxes, and can be processed using the Gdansk factory automated box lines.

Nazdar's original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ink products drew widespread praise at Seiko and People & Technology's (P&T) recent OpenWeek event after being used to produce high quality labels and packaging applications at the showcase.

Esko has delivered a world-first in connected packaging production, supercharging secure Variable Data Print (VDP) capabilities in terms of both speed and scale for a new collaboration with Scantrust and pioneering packaging company ePac Flexible Packaging®. Esko Automation Engine is at the heart of the operation, with its innovative VDP technology enabling the printing of serialized and secure QR codes on flexible packaging on a mass scale, unleashing the power of VDP for the new connected packaging and connected goods service, ePacConnect™.

Mimaki Europe will celebrate luxury packaging at LUXE PACK (Grimaldi Forum, Monaco – 27-29 September). Exhibiting at the foremost show for premium packaging, the leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems will demonstrate how brand owners and packaging professionals can achieve first-class, one-off luxury packaging with Mimaki’s advanced printing technology.

The Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (‘Kongsberg PCS’) team set a new gold standard for its own exhibition success, selling its booth centerpiece Kongsberg C64 digital finishing table with Feeder and Stacker within hours of the opening of this year’s SuperCorrExpo event in Orlando, Florida.

Packaging engineering students across the USA will benefit from the latest technology in their studies after the latest multi-million-dollar in-kind donation from Esko underlined its continued commitment to supporting future generations of packaging industry workers.

Premier, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of paper, packaging, sign & display products and other printable media have this month joined International Sign Association UK (ISA-UK), as commercial partners.

Easyfairs, the organiser of Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London, the capital’s leading event for packaging innovators and designers in the luxury and FMCG markets, today announces that the event will be postponed from its planned dates of 22 & 23 September 2021 and will now take place on 1 & 2 December 2021 at Olympia in London.

You are invited to join Flint Group and its partner, Poteet Printing Systems, at SuperCorrExpo® 2021 on August 9-12, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (‘Kongsberg PCS’) will be showcasing how innovations and advances in technology can empower creative freedom at this year’s much-anticipated SuperCorrExpo event. The company will demonstrate its impressive C64 digital finishing table together with automated Feeder and Stacker at the expo, held from 9 to 12 August, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Content Management in WebCenter from Esko is making significant time and cost savings for brands, with one multinational customer reducing its end-to-end labelling lead time from 14 weeks to just 14 days with structured content.

Esko will be exhibiting at California’s largest packaging event, WestPack at booth 5266 between August 10-12, 2021 at the Anaheim Convention Centre. The leading software specialist will present the latest in innovations that digitize, automate, and connect users, showcasing its flagship collaborative workflow management software, WebCenter.

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