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Frank Gmach, Evonik Industries
July 28, 2015
BPA-free cans are designed to provide protection in packaging, particularly for food.   Read More »
Des King
July 16, 2015
Looks count and first impressions matter.  Read More »
The $801 Billion Business of American Chemistry
Kevin Swift, ACC Chief Economist
July 1, 2015
American Chemistry Council’s annual look at the industry sees growth ahead for the field.  Read More »
Gareth Ward
June 18, 2015
3D printing, printed electronics, RFID, coding and mobile applications is taking concept of communication into a new space.  Read More »
U.S. Waxes Demand to Exceed $3 Billion in 2019
Joey Lovins, Analyst, Freedonia Group
June 4, 2015
Changes in the global petroleum refining industry will impact the supply and pricing of petroleum-derived waxes.  Read More »
Best Materials to Use for Flexible Packaging in 2015
Elanders UK
May 7, 2015
Flexible packaging ‘eco-refill’ packs have become more popular, and recyclability of flexible packaging is gaining interest.  Read More »
Rich Dunklee, Global Market Segment Manager for UV Inkjet Products at Nazdar Ink Technologies
April 30, 2015
With the recent EU ban prohibiting use of mercury in lighting, it may be time to look at UV LED curing as an alternative.  Read More »
Global Printed Labels Market Set to be Worth $41.6 Billion by 2019
Sean Smyth, Smithers Pira
April 16, 2015
Real growth is forecast over the next five years at an average annual growth rate of 4.9%  Read More »
Taylor Buckthorpe, Director of Marketing, Colordyne Technologies Inc.
February 3, 2015
Worldwide digital press installations have more than doubled in the last 10 years.   Read More »
ELFA Announces Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2015
William G. Sutton, ELFA President and CEO
January 14, 2015
Favorable economic and financing conditions will drive replacement and expansion spending.  Read More »
RUCO at Glasstec 2014: New LED Ink Series for Glass Decoration
Doris Machmer, A.M. Ramp & Co. GmbH/RUCO Druckfarben
October 2, 2014
In times of surging energy costs, the glass decoration industry is taking more interest in energy-efficient manufacturing  Read More »
LED Technology in Glass Decoration
George Koch, Product Management Glass, A M Ramp & Co GmbH, RUCO Druckfarben
September 9, 2014
The use of LED technology with screen printing inks is a promising option in glass decoration  Read More »
Insight: The Future of the Global Printing Market
Nick Waite, Head of Market Research, Smithers Pira
August 13, 2014
The growth in digital printing means that market value is generally growing ahead of market volume  Read More »
Looking Ahead: 2015 Postal Pricing Adjustments
Joe Schick, Quad/Graphics VP of Postal Affairs
June 19, 2014
Quad/Graphics expects one price increase in 2015, and that should be the annual CPI adjustment  Read More »
Briefing: What You Need to Know about the Digital and Screen Wide Format Printing Industry
Smithers Pira
June 5, 2014
Screen’s share of combined screen and wide format/flatbed inkjet machines will fall from 30% in 2011 to 22% in 2017  Read More »