Production & Effects

Package designers and glass manufacturers are advancing both the form and function of glass packages. From strong, lightweight bottles to ergonomic features and more eco-friendly decorating techniques and blown-in...
Chosen from 173 entries from 31 members of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the top packages from the 68th annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition (covering 2010 and 2011) sport intricate designs. Better yet...
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Objet30 Pro is a desktop 3-D printer that works with seven different materials, including, for the first time on the company’s desktop systems, clear transparent material and high temperature resistant material. It has...
Brand managers and package designers are acutely aware that the more popular a brand is, the greater the incentive for unscrupulous counterfeiters to copy it. This has resulted in some very convincing fake and counterfeit...
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Considering the economic challenges consumers have been through the past few years, it’s easy to assume that we’re more apt to embrace packaged products that are austere in nature. But a report from Koncept...
  Heidelberg will spotlight postpress and finishing solutions (including digital in-line and near-line) at drupa 2012, including new version of Polar’s “N” series guillotine cutting systems. Evolving...
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Talk to Jim Pfeiffer for 15 minutes, and the term Renaissance Man comes to mind. Pfeiffer and his wife Laura, are the brains behind Turtle Run Winery, located in southern Indiana near the Ohio River. For the Pfeiffers,...
Enhance, protect and sell. Designers have long created packaging with these three goals. But what if those packages could be more than static print on paper, poly, metal and glass? That’s the promise of smart and...
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  Digital Label Printer www.allendatagraph.com/ The iTech AXXIS SR Digital Label System can produce labels on a variety of substrates, including paper, polyester and PP. It uses an Epson B-500DN inkjet print engine...
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Lattes and Laser Cutting A Japanese café caters to coffee-loving creatives. Espresso makers, grinders and coffee makers are some of the machines you typically expect to see in a café. But how about a laser...

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