Packaging Innovation
September 17, 2019

Streamlining prepress excellence: Springfield Solutions speaks to the benefits of WebCenter

Great artwork origination sets the foundation for outstanding packaging, with operations at this early stage setting the tone for production. As the success of core pre-press operations has a knock-on effect all along the supply chain, it’s critically important to get this right. Packaging that has been designed efficiently, accurately, to specification and on time […]
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August 29, 2019

The Long-term Value of Point of Sale Display Marketing

From Amazon to Zara, the rapid global growth of omni-channel retailing has forced increased in-store competition between competing brands. Nowhere is this clearer than in today’s widespread use of Point of Sale (POS) displays, also known as Point of Purchase (POP). Take a look around any large store today and you’ll see POS displays promoting […]
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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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