Converting & Printing

Windmöller & Hölscher is developing its first digital single-pass press for flexible packaging, heralding a new era in flexo packaging production.

Graham Kirk, founder and owner of Australasia's largest flexo platemaking business was sole recipient of the Hall of Fame at the Flexo Packaging and Label Making Association awards ceremony.

Increased demand for high quality, eight-colour printed graphics on fresh food packaging has led to a new installation.

Digital finishing innovation to include giant beverage line with high speed screen printing.

Splatt Engineering partnered with a labelling technology company in Italy to build its own labeller for the Australian beverage market.

Australia Post’s new custom packaging offering BrandWrapped, developed in partnership with pioneering software firm Spawnit, will be featured in a special presentation at Print21+PKN’s LIVE industry forum in Sydney next month.

Melbourne-based digital label house Onpack, part of the Southern Impact group, has teamed up with Screen GP and Prati to build itself into a converting powerhouse.

At the upcoming PKN + Print21 LIVE: New Frontiers in Packaging Print forum, we'll hear from four label printers who have expanded their capability into packaging using digital printing technology.

Graph-Pak has installed close to 120 high-speed industrial-quality Autobond laminators in ANZ over the past 12 years.

Digital printing had its moment in the spotlight at Cannes Lions 2018, when HP collaborated with a leading sculptural artist to produce a personalised and unique Moet & Chandon MCIII pack.

Brand owners and manufacturers will serve on the steering committee for touchpoint packaging at drupa 2020, working to understand the trends that will shape packaging production.

Experts in packaging design will join leading industry figures from Orora, IVE Group, Australia Post, Currie Group, HP as speakers and panellists for Australia’s first packaging printing technology forum.

Converters are learning about the pros and cons of going digital at Xeikon’s first Café events in Australia and New Zealand.

Digital label press manufacturer Xeikon will hold its first Café events in Australia and New Zealand this month, which will give brand owners a chance to meet with converters.

Esko has announced the latest release of its ArtPro+ prepress editor for packaging and labels as part of the Esko Software Platform 2018.