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What’s the best way to dazzle the shopper? Foil stamping, hot stamping, or laminated board? Metallic inks, finishes, or substrates? Spot UV, profile UV, or strike-through UV? Jeff Peterson, president of the Foil &...
Dressed in pink, limited edition packaging for Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial has an identity of its own. Designed by graffiti artist André Saraiva, the kit is covered in pink grain-effect paper...
Shrink labels made with Embrace copolyesters can be printed with thermochromatic, metallic and glow-in-the-dark inks and used with spot varnishing, OPV for a frosty-cold look. For packaging structures that need a label...
Could there a contemporary superstar with more glamour or charisma than Beyoncé Knowles? That’s for pop fandom to debate. What’s clear is that the singer’s sheer star power has been successfully...
Pigments are needed in large quantities. Printing inks, paints and varnishes, plastics, and the coloring of construction materials are important growth markets. Other segments, such as cosmetics, paper, textiles, ceramics,...
  When a branded product has strong rivals in quality and performance, it’s often up to the packaging to provide the crucial point of differentiation. For many brand owners, this has made the addition of...
Custom Cradle Package www.ibcshell.com Cradle packaging is custom-manufactured using corrugated board, solid bleached sulfate (SBS) laminate, and Mylar film. The carton pictured here needed an especially robust...
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...
 Foil & Specialty Effects Association / 2011 Gold Leaf Awards www.fsea.com Since its inception in 1992, the FSEA has worked toward industry awareness and growth. FSEA continues to strengthen the industry as a...
Leo Tolstoy famously wrote, “All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made of light and shadow,” in his novel Anna Karenina. A sentiment that Richard Hatter, creative director of Hired Guns...

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