PIA/GATF and Kodak Release Results of Seminar Series

A series of eight PIA/GATF, sponsored by Kodak, seminars this summer discussed the importance of communicating the demands of printing early in the design phase. The content is available in a book from gain.net.

Data in Detail

Tackling downtime in real time, a data collection system makes short work of pinpointing production errors.

Making Advances

Innovation. It's the secret behind the longevity of some of the world's leading companies. Ford Motor Co. virtually launched the automobile industry with

Bucking the Trend

Exhibitors have booked more than 400,000 sq ft of display space at Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2006, which takes place October 15-18 at McCormick Place

Ink 101: Part I

It is estimated the total North American (US and Canada) market for packaging materials is approximately $125 billion in annual shipments. Ink is a relatively

Adopting a Process Model

The most important part of a converting operation is printing, because it governs both product appearance and production efficiency. At one time each

Gravure Allure

This year's winners of the Gravure Assn. of America Golden Cylinder Awards demonstrate the allure of gravure for brand owners that value high quality

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 2

At a time when sophisticated digital scanning and photography allow for exact replication of any printed label, package, or document, the need for protection from counterfeiters is greater than ever.

Digital Deliberations

Baker Self Adhesive Label Co. has invested in digital technology to expand its printing capabilities with an Omega Digicon HS converting line from AB Graphic Intl.

Holding the Dot

Combination printing continues to evolve due to technical advancements in the fast-paced flexographic environment. However, there are a handful of issues our industry faces on a daily basis.

Pouch Power

McCormick launches a line of sauces in microwavable, retorable stand-up pouches from Ampac Flexibles.

From Foil to Film

Fleksotisk Logar has purchased a six-color GIDUE F-Combat film press, the first sold in Slovenia. The 280-mm-wide flexographic press is equipped with six UV lampheads with integral chill rollers for heat management and joins a range of five existing flexo printing presses at the company.

Gravure Grabbers

Choosing the best from 103 entries was a tough task for the judging panel of the 2006 Print Quality Awards, presented by the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA).
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