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The Economics of Print – The new world order

Our second drupa Global trends report is out now, tracking key economic and market developments in the global print industry over the period leading to drupa 2016 and beyond. This year we issued a full separate supplier survey, sharing some questions with the printers, but also asking other more specific questions relevant to them. Here's the executive summary.

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A glowing beer label for special occasions

The brewery Anheuser-Busch clearly understands the impact a label can have. For its Oculto brand, it has unveiled an innovative interactive label that engages customers and highlights the unique personality of the brand. Using smart label technology and LED lights, the company has started rolling out limited edition bottles for its Oculto brand that include illuminated labels.

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Future Links April 2nd 2015

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature Lumejet’s high-resolution printing process for electronics, smart packaging options, Sappi’s new specialty carton board, Konica Minolta’s fast black-and-white printers, a study of the global labeling market, ways to collaborate across the supply chain and Avery Dennison’s recycling program for label matrix waste.

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Future Links December 12th 2014

Today our news roundup from the printing industry covers a view on 3D printed brain-inspired processors, a white paper on key trends in book publishing, insights into the physics of ink drops, Sappi’s pilot factory for nanocellulose, high-level job opportunities in the labeling industry, an export award for The Paper Cup and Future Print’s new online benchmarking tool.

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Future Links October 6th 2014

Today our news roundup from the printing industry covers reports about HP’s plan to spin off its PC and printer business, Nestlé’s edible ink, an innovative poster printing and shipping service for rock stars, a live venue that turned into a digital and print storytelling magazine, DG3’s acquisitions, packaging with a recyclable seaweed coating and a color 3D printer.

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Future Links July 9th 2014

Here’s our daily link collection from the printing industry. Today we have for you a summary of printing and packaging in June 2014, Benny Landa's nano-graphic printer project, 3D Systems as one of the 100 most innovative companies, the African printer market, PrintChat on Twitter, the acquisition of Indian Positive Packaging, the United States Postal Services profiting from 3D printing, Armstrong Packaging being sold, the premier print award 2014 winners, NAND toners receiving the Nordic White Swan, printing consumables and 3D printing causing an industrial revolution.

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