Driving excellence in business performance in today’s printing and converting sector is the key to remaining competitive and profitable. Esko, a global supplier of integrated hardware and software for the flexible packaging sector, has recently released a Digital Maturity Model designed for packaging suppliers.
Packaging Strategies and Flexible Packaging editorial director Kristin Joker and PMMI’s Jorge Izquierdo discuss the rapid development of smart packaging. Part 1 of 6
August 21, 2019
Smart packaging is developing rapidly. A major factor driving the growth of the smart packaging market is increasing demand for packaging that indicates and maintains product quality throughout the supply chain.
While creative labeling through colors, shapes, decorative foil or unique typography can help a brand pop off a shelf, they can also help communicate a brand’s story as it works to capture a consumer’s attention.
Constantia Flexibles has partnered with Wikitude, an independent augmented reality technology provider, to create Constantia Interactive, a platform for incorporating digital information into packaging.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) developed a new infographic that summarizes the future of flexible packaging and provides foresight into future opportunities for flexible packaging with the emergence of e-commerce, innovation, and sustainability trends.
What if you could scan a special 2D barcode on the label with your smartphone and have the wine actually talk to you? Talking labels could soon be coming to a store near you, thanks to a Seattle-based startup’s development of Soundpaper.
Imagine a future where technology makes it possible to verify the shelf life of your favorite products, donate to charity by tapping your smartphone on the sleeve around a bottle of water or access recipe videos and full nutritional analysis from a pouch of microwaveable rice.
What’s changed about this year’s PACK EXPO International because of the pandemic? Nothing! Well, just the name. And format. But you can still make connections and see the latest trends. Get the lowdown on PACK EXPO Connects with Flexible Packaging’s preview in the October issue! Also, see how Midwest values helped bring two companies together when one of them was looking to bring pouch converting in-house. Find out what’s driving automation investments for converters and much more!