INDIA • Inkjet Printing India 2018 will be the first event of its kind in India. Held 4-5 October at Mumbai, the event features a one-day conference program followed by a one-day workshop on inkjet ink development, manufacturing and other technical aspects.
USA • The professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic print process, announced the launch of the 2019 Excellence in Flexography awards competition. This competition celebrates the outstanding print jobs achieved by an industry always advocating progress.
FTA – Call for entries for 2019 Excellence in Flexography award
SINGAPORE • The 7th Annual Packaging and Converting Executive Forum (PACE) Asia will return to Singapore on the 14th-15th of November 2018.
VIETNAM • Printech Vietnam takes place as part of the processing and packaging exhibition ProPak Vietnam 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City from 19 – 21 March.
SPAIN • Safety and efficiency are the key issues in transport today, and flexible packaging can make a major contribution to them and to ensuring product quality and safety. As Packaging Digest says, flexible packaging’s unique attributes provide an opportunity to tackle some of e-commerce’s biggest sustainability challenges.
Examples of lightweight flexible packaging
Esko, alongside sister companies Pantone, X-Rite and AVT released a new study, “Packaging and the Digital Shopper: Meeting Expectations in Food & Beverage,” highlighting what primary shoppers want from food and beverage packaging.
Esko, alongside sister companies Pantone, X-Rite and AVT released a new study, “Packaging and the Digital Shopper: Meeting Expectations in Food & Beverage,” highlighting what primary shoppers want from food and beverage packaging (Source: Esko)
GERMANY • Counterfeit medications can put lives in danger, besides causing financial losses for the manufacturers. This is why companies and legislators around the world are working on solutions to ensure 100% traceability and product protection.
Smart or active packaging, which has functions way beyond just containing and protecting products (Source: Springfield Solutions)
USA • The global anilox roll supplier hosted its most recent Harper Expo & Solutions Tour event in Chattanooga, Tennessee where it was met with a huge crowd of attendees. The event exceeded capacity leaving just a few standing room only spots in the back.
Impressions from the recent Harper Expo & Solutions Tour event in Chattanooga, Tennessee (Source: Harper)
USA • The association has joined the Pack Expo International Partner Program and will be exhibiting at this international show, taking place 14-17 October at Chicago (Stand 4539).
VIETNAM • Bobst and industry partners Coim, Daetwyler SwissTec, Esko, Jindal, Kodak, Macchi and Siegwerk convened at Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to meet with decision makers of the local label and packaging industries and present equipment and consumables technology updates and trends.
The audience of Vietnamese printers and converters attending the Bobst & Partners roadshow in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (Source: Bobst)
UK • In response to recent media and consumer concern regarding packaging and the environment, the European Flexographic Association (EFIA) will be hosting a breakfast meeting to debate the sustainability challenges presented to the flexog supply chain.
ITALY • InPrint Italy, exhibition for industrial print technologies is scheduled to take place at the MiCo Convention Centre in Milan 20 – 22 November 2018 with 85% of the exhibition space already been booked.
USA n Organised by the Association for Print Technologies (formerly NPES), every fall, the “Print” event takes place in Chicago, offering the opportunity for industry professionals to see vendor products and equipment. This year, the show will take place Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2018, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
UK • The global market for inkjet printing will grow at an annual rate of 9.4% and will be worth USD 109 billion in 2023, according to “The Future of Inkjet Printing to 2023”, a brand new market report from Smithers Pira. This contrasts positively with the general outlook for the print industry where growth is…
GREECE • The trade shows Syskevasia (16th International Exhibition of Packaging, Machines, Printing and Logistics) and Plastica (10th International Exhibition of Plastics, Machines, Moulds and Recycling) will take place simultaneously at Athens Metropolitan Expo, 12-15 October 2018.