Interactive functionality integrated onto existing range of label films

Interactive functionality integrated onto existing range of label films
Innovia Films and PragmatIC Printing have successfully integrated printed electronic functionality onto Innovia Films' Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) label substrates.

The first prototypes are interactive bottle labels that activate a sequence of flashing lights when the bottle is held. This is only one example, from numerous possibilities, of how active ackaging can be used to attract, inform or interact with the consumer.

Interactive electronics labels from Innovia Films and PragmatIC Printing Scott White, Chief Executive Officer of PragmatIC Printing commented: "Our collaboration with Innovia Films has demonstrated that our unique imprinted electronics can be integrated successfully onto label and packaging films. We now aim to progress these concepts together towards volume production and commercial deployment."

Steve Langstaff, OPP Product Manager at Innovia Films enthused: "This is a highly significant step for BOPP. Innovia Films is well known within the packaging and labels arena as a proactive developer of specialist surfaces on BOPP films. This exciting development is only a small part of a larger project getting printable electronics into volume packaging markets."

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