GERMANY • The European Rotogravure Association (ERA) invites rotogravure publication printers in Europe and overseas, together with their suppliers and customers, to its Annual Conference on 26-27 September in Dusseldorf.
GERMANY • Flexo & Gravure Global editor and representatives from the flexible packaging community were shown some of the most recent market trends, challenges and issues that are driving packaging development at “Packaging for a more sustainable world.”
Dr Benjamin Punchard, global packaging insights director at Mintel, highlighted the need for more innovative packaging solutions
In the first part of this article, our editor examined the overarching market data for the packaging printing industry, the numbers from major press manufacturers and touched on the first of three major trends, emerging markets.
PCI Films Consulting
PCI’s study profiled more than 150 converters. In general, all emerging markets illustrated strong growth over the past five years, with only three of the thirteen posting overall growth of less than 30% between 2006 and 2011
USA • Harper Corporation of America announced it will be supporting the Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) Impact 2016 event. This one-day event will feature some of the latest technology and advancements in the flexographic industry.
UK • Thepackhub and EFIA announced a seminar looking at the world of packaging print opportunities called Printing for Brand Success on 8 September in Berkshire. Participants will see a number of presentations tackling issues and opportunities in the world of print for packaging.
CHINA • The 24th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack 2017) and China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products (Packinno 2017) will be held 1-3 March 2017 at Area B, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, PR China.
If there is one industry that has seen its fair share of changes over the past few centuries, it’s the printing industry. And while there are some types of printing that have become less common, there has been significant growth in other parts of the industry, for instance packaging printing.
Flexible and rigid plastic packaging will increase market share as the world market approaches USD 1 trillion at the end of the decade
Flexo & Gravure Global publishes up-to-date calendar information in each of its print issues, but as we move to a more online world, we want to include a corresponding event listing for the flexo and gravure printing market. We are happy to announce that you can find that information under the Calendar tab on our…
The Flexo & Gravure Global print calendar is now available online
ITALY • The FTA Europe announced a new project that brings together international cross-industry expertise to provide a best practice reference for printers and suppliers to improve flexo performance. The project’s first meeting will be in Milan on 13-14 September.
USA • The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) announced that its 10-12 October Fall Conference, themed “Improving Today…Envisioning Tomorrow”, is now open for registration. Eight sessions and more than 20 individual presentations will take place during the two-and-one-half day conference.
USA • Anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is continuing its 2016 roadshow in Carol Stream, Illinois, and will be hosting a one-day complimentary seminar on Tuesday, August 2. The seminar will feature experts from the industry discussing ways to integrate technology and principles to run more efficient and competitive operations.
KENYA • The Messe Düsseldorf’s interpack alliance and IPACK-IMA announced they will share a platform in Nairobi. The food processing & packaging exposyum (fppe) and East Afripack will form a joint platform at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre from 5 to 7 December 2016.
USA • Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) announced “Improving Today … Envisioning Tomorrow” as the theme of its 2016 Fall Conference. The event, which broke attendance records last year with 470 conference-goers, will take place from 10-12 October at the recently renovated Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
UK • Smithers Pira forecast that world demand for corrugated board packaging will increase steadily over the next five years according to its market data. Globally growth in demand for corrugated board packaging is showing signs of a slowdown.
USA • Brookfield Ametek announced it is offering its Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements through the middle of November at the company’s headquarters in Middleboro, MA and in major cities across the United States.