In Germany around 60 percent of fresh fruit and vegetables is sold pre-packed in retail outlets. Two thirds of the packs are based on plastic, and the remaining one third on cardboard or other paper fibre materials.
Vacuum laminating is key to success utilizing high automation to insure the best product quality at the lowest price level. Kiefel’s answer to high customer demand is the newly designed and developed "Tailored Blank Laminating" Technology and Machine.
Labelexpo Asia 2017 will present the Digital Trail and Smart Zone features for the first time. Taking place in Halls E1 and E2 of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 5 - 8 December, they will highlight the latest advances in these technologies and their respective applications for label and package printing.
Arthur Smith, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the importance of factoring coding and marking into flexible packaging design.
As flexible packaging becomes thinner and thinner, the challenge becomes greater and more difficult to consistently apply legible "date codes", Drew Weightman writes.
At K 2013 Tampoprint presented e.g. automation printing line and its newest cliché laser.
Society is changing. While the average age of the population is falling in many countries of Africa and Asia, people in the Western industrialised nations are growing older. In addition, the pace of life is increasing all over the world. This is why consumers are increasingly demanding product packages permitting efficient handling – a challenge for industry.