Packaging Innovation
March 5, 2020

Software for success in today’s packaging environment

As the pace of business life accelerates for packaging and label printers, investment decision making is getting tough. ‘Do I add headcount or machines to meet the production complexity of production we’re now seeing?’ In fact, we need to pause, step back and truly assess what is going on. Just like any contemporary office or […]
February 25, 2020

How digital transformation sustains profitable growth for packaging suppliers in a digital world

Digital transformation is top of mind for many business leaders across all industry segments. But what is it exactly, how is it applicable to the packaging supply chain, and why should you even care?
January 23, 2020

Your Quick Start Guide to EskoWorld 2020

With three months to go, the countdown to EskoWorld 2020 has truly begun.  At Esko, we’re busy preparing a jam-packed agenda that is sure to inspire delegates from across the globe. Last year, we hosted 156 individual training, roadmap and partner showcase sessions, presented four demonstrations areas for delegates to get hands-on with our suite […]
January 14, 2020

Esko WebCenter vs Generic MIS Investment – The Big Debate

At Esko we frequently see business managers across the packaging supply chain wrestling with their decision-making on investing in a management information system (MIS) and becoming conflicted about why they need an additional specialist solution for the preproduction department. Why should a tradeshop or packaging converter require two software solutions to ensure the business is […]
December 17, 2019

Connecting people worldwide – how working on cloud-based systems shares similarities with playing MMORPGs

Working together, with team-mates on opposite sides of the world. Discussing face-to-face how to tackle a crucial problem in real-time, despite being separated by oceans and mountains. Collaborating with others to come up with a solution on the spot, even though none of you are in the same country, let alone the same room. While […]
December 4, 2019

Converters should be prepared for post-Brexit packaging and label demands

Brexit continues to dominate the news agenda across the UK and Europe. But even as a potential leaving date becomes less certain, the manufacturing and production sectors should nevertheless be bracing themselves for unprecedented change and demands on their businesses. Between alterations to export tariffs, customs procedures and legislation, food production is likely to be […]
September 26, 2019

How digital printing redefined the role of packaging in the age of social media

Although it feels familiar, the digitization of the packaging printing industry has only been going on for about 20 years. Digital printing paved the way for big brands to address the consumer in a more personalized way through packaging.
September 19, 2019

Excited about Labelexpo 2019? Here’s what we’re looking forward to…

As a leading global provider of integrated solutions for label professionals, we can’t wait to showcase our latest portfolio of innovative products at this year’s Labelexpo Europe. But as well as shining a spotlight on our own products when we head to Brussels (24 to 27 September), we’re also looking forward to seeing the hundreds of other exhibits […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]