The latest growth of paper wrapping has been remarkable and has led to some great investments, with many companies wanting to get involved. On the other side, many businesses that already claim to be involved, cannot back up those claims. With an evolving need for sustainability in the print industry, how is the transition handled by different companies?
In the face of increasing efforts to create a sustainable industry, the printing industry must change its ways. Siegwerk has published a report on reconfiguring the packaging system. Read more about what the company has in mind.
In Germany, the first 3D-printed home was recently completed and christened. It can be found in Beckum and brings with it 160 square meters of space. Now the idea of 3D printing homes will be looked at carefully to determine whether it is useful for the future and commercial use in the construction industry.
ACTEGA has been focusing on sustainability in many of their products and in the past month they have again demonstrated what sustainable printing options can look like. Introducing a new environment-friendly label decorating process for a clean ‘no label’ look and new silver coatings as an alternative to foil stamping and metalized board, has shown their seriousness towards renewable printing methods.
In order to inspire and teach students who aim for a career in the printing industry, Canon Solutions America has expanded their university inkjet program to Rochester Institute of Technology. Read more to find out details on how the course went and what students say about it.
German car manufacturer Volkswagen has announced plans to use binder jet (BJT) 3D printing to manufacture car components at its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, supposedly becoming the first car maker to apply the Additive Manufacturing technology in its production method.
In a new research study, North Carolina State University (NC State) scientists demonstrated they could print sheets of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric to manufacture an e-textile that could be utilized in the design of future wearable devices.
A study by the Saxon Institute for the Printing Industry (SID) and Darmstadt Technical University has looked at the consequences of using UV inks in sheetfed offset printing. The results show that a considerable proportion of the print products produced in UV offset printing are not deinkable. Here's why.
In 2019, our 2nd drupa Spotlight report focussed on the progress on systems integration. Now, two years later, we are once again taking a closer look at the developments and offer you a handy guide to start off your own business’ workflow automation with.
Production runs with hundreds of thousands of units made from a single setup are well known to be cost-effective. Once the design and equipment for printing are set up, the production is more efficient in manufacturing a larger number of units at once. This field is continuously changing with new modern digital production methods. That is why it is worth to take a look at the potential this opens up for the packaging industry.