Packaging Innovation
August 22, 2019

EskoWorld by numbers

In 2020, we will be hosting our next annual EskoWorld event, celebrating the bright future of packaging innovation, with chances to learn, network and develop a deeper shared understanding of the wider packaging industry.  Of course, to understand how important the institution of EskoWorld has become during its 28 years, it’s important to look back […]
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August 12, 2019

12 MORE reasons to use upgraded ArtPro+

We recently gave you 15 reasons why you should be using the newly-upgraded Esko ArtPro+ in your prepress work. We know you know it can speed up your prepress process and increase efficiency by eliminating errors, but here at Esko, we think ArtPro+ is SO good at making packaging and labels files press ready, that we thought […]
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July 24, 2019

Eliminate prepress errors with upgraded ArtPro+

15 reasons your prepress team should be using ArtPro+ We all know that editing incoming files can be fraught with danger. It is perilously easy to miss any issues or, even worse, to introduce new errors into the file, however unintentionally. Esko developed the perfect solution with ArtPro+, the prepress software that makes your files […]
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June 11, 2019

Sustainability & Operational Efficiency – The Cornerstones of Digitally Printed Textile Growth

Digitally printed textiles are big business and according to new figures from Packaging Testing and Market Intelligence authority Smithers Pira, the market is set to grow to €4.9bn (£4.22bn) by 2023, representing an enviable compound annual growth rate of 11.6%. As a leader in hardware and software solutions for the print and packaging manufacturers, Esko […]
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May 1, 2019

2019 Packaging trends

According to Mintel, the world leading market intelligence agency, there are four major trends leading the way in today’s packaging industry. Connected Packaging The development of connected packaging is booming driven by growth in ownership of connected devices worldwide, increasing interest in the development of the Internet of Things (IOT) and advancement in technology that […]
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Living coral – pantone color of the year

A much anticipated event, this year Pantone has announced 16-1546 Living Coral as its color of the year. Described as ‘An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge’, it is said to ‘embrace us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our […]
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December 20, 2018

3 packaging tips for temperature-controlled shipping

Temperature-controlled shipping is nothing new, yet there’s always lots to consider, as each shipment is unique – especially if you want to make the most cost-effective choices. Evidently, packaging is key here. Read on to discover our tried-and-tested tips for getting your product from A to B at the right temperature every time!
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December 18, 2018

Food packaging design for children isn’t always child’s play

If you thought designing food packaging for children these days simply means using bold colors and throwing in a mascot of some sort, you’re in for a few surprises. For one, the competition is fiercer than ever as kids’ versions of meals, snacks and drinks are becoming the norm rather than the exception. Secondly, millennial […]
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December 13, 2018

Why so purple? The biggest brand color trend of 2018 explained

When Pantone named Ultra Violet Color of the Year 2018, no one expected brands would go so crazy with purple as they have. The reason? You may be surprised!
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December 11, 2018

What does it take to get palletization right? Follow these tips!

There is an art to proper palletization. If that phrase just made you laugh out loud, we suggest you give us a call the next time you’re trying to fit a load onto a pallet and the result starts to resemble the Tower of Pisa 😉 Anyway, even the most experienced of shippers sometimes struggle […]
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December 6, 2018

Consumer confusion: just how recyclable is your packaging?

Your packaging designs, labels especially, have loads to say. Literally. There’s the list of ingredients you’re obligated to include, of course, and perhaps you’ve even adopted the much talked-about traffic light system. If you’re smart, your packaging also tells consumers just how eco-friendly the product as well as the packaging materials are – Millennials, after […]
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