Packaging, brand protection and printed electronics offer opportunities for flexo printers
David Savastano, Editor05.22.14
There are a lot of interesting opportunities for flexography, and the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2014 Annual Forum covered many of these possibilities during it annual conference last month in Baltimore, MD.
The conference’s theme was “Breaking New Ground,” and the concurrent session on “Emerging Flexo Markets: Is Your Business Positioned for Future Growth?” showcased high-growth markets such as packaging and brand protection, as well as potential opportunities such as printed electronics.
Co-chaired by Mark Mazur of DuPont Packaging Graphics and Penny Holland of Sun Chemical Corporation, the four presenters covered topics ranging from packaging design and brand security to laser marking and printed electronics.
In her presentation, “Groundbreaking Design: What’s Next for Packaging?” Lynn Dornblaser of Mintel showcased some packaging that is particularly effective. One example Mintel cited was Bo
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