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Print and Labelling

Registration is open for the HP Folding Carton webinar on Thursday 28th February from 16:00 to 17:00 CET. Read more

Authentication and social engagement are perhaps two of the strongest business cases for wine and spirits brands to adopt NFC smart labeling technology. Read more

Kathryn Fox, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the rising star of on-the-go snack bars in Europe and how manufacturers can keep productivity to a maximum with advanced coding and marking systems. Read more

AstroNova GmbH will be demonstrating their new label printer, the QL-300, at Packaging Innovations (Booth F18) in Birmingham. Booth visitors will be able to attend live demonstrations and learn more about the latest technology in the market. Read more

Fling Group introduces AquaCode, a full technology range and an ink system that it says goes beyond conventional chemistries to deliver 21st century print quality while providing environmental stewardship opportunities. Read more

UPM Raflatac has successfully completed the first pilot of its new smart label solution, RafMore for e-commerce. Read more

Asahi Photoproducts has announced the launch of the AFP™-BFTH plate in the first half of 2019 Read more

The recent launch, by Avery Dennison, of a portfolio using recycled PET (rPET) liners has received another important boost, with four labelling constructions now available across Europe. Read more

A joint consultation by the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Defra and the Department for Health & Social Care has been launched on improving allergen information. Read more

We reflect on our unprecedented collaboration with HP and LIC to distribute Packaging Europe in a digitally printed, multi-version corrugated box. HP’s experts and thought leaders in brand innovation to explore the ideas that the project touch upon Read more

From 12 – 14 March 2019, the converting industry will gather for the 11th edition of ICE Europe, the exhibition for Paper, Film & Foil Converting, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Read more

With increasingly strict and regionally variable regulation of printing inks for food packaging, printers have been required to use a variety of inks in order to meet regulatory demands for European and North American markets. Read more

This week's big packaging stories: engage in our #unboxingEurope digitally printed customised corrugated experiment; introducing Loop - the new shopping concept using reusable premium packaging; and Smurfit Kappa's sustainable design challenge. Read more

The global radio frequency identification (RFID) market for healthcare is expanding at a double-digit rate — and by 2022, it’s estimated to be worth $4.9 billion according to Grand View Research. Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

The migration of components from packaging materials to foodstuff is certainly not a new consideration for packaging printers, brand owners and co-packers, but it continues to represent an area of global concern in terms of health and safety. Read more

TIJ (thermal inkjet) is challenging TT (thermal transfer) as the coding technology of choice for web-based materials, says Richard Pether, Director at coding specialist Rotech Machines. Read more

HP’s water-based corrugated packaging printing on HP PageWide digital presses is easily recyclable using standard industry recycling technology, Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) of Germany has verified Read more

A recent study shows that more sustainable and economical printing is possible by simply replacing the solvent system. Read more

Kathryn Fox, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the continued rise in the use of metal packaging and the coding and marking challenges it presents Read more

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