Packaging Innovation
April 3, 2020

Boost digital label printing efficiency with Esko Automation Engine

We know how it is for busy label converters. More of your customers are demanding shorter runs, with faster turnaround times, putting ever more pressure on your prepress operation. Not only do you have a whole host of files to be manipulated, checked and made consistent, but laying out those jobs in an optimal way […]
March 25, 2020

Proud to be part of the packaging industry in these challenging times

In a time of crisis it is crucial to our society that food and medication remain available in sufficient supply. Packaging manufacturing has therefore been identified by governments as a critical sector to remain fully operational.
March 24, 2020

Esko update on coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this unusual COVID-19 crisis, Esko assists its valued customers in minimizing disruption of their operations, and in the packaging supply chain.
March 10, 2020

Understanding leadership behaviors in the 5 stages of packaging digital maturity

Digital transformation can only happen in packaging supply companies when the promise of enhanced operational performance, lower costs and boosted client loyalty are fully recognized and understood by the business leadership team. Backed by evidence from interviews with hundreds of customers, the recently launched Esko Digital Maturity Model proposes that business leaders have varying levels […]
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.