Pre-forms or Not? The SuperSealer® Shrink Band System
Tamper-Evident Shrink Bands for Maximum Safety One of the most popular trends in packaging today is the use of tamper-evident shrink bands. Manufacturers use tamper-evident bands most commonly in food and beverage products and are also required to use them...
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Promise Only What You Can Deliver
Adding digital presses to its manufacturing business has helped Utah Packaging deliver what they promise and augment its position in shrink film printing. What do an old-school philosophy and new technology have in common? A winning combination if you do...
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Pressure-sensitive labels and shrink labels
Advantages of Pressure-Sensitive Labels
There are several advantages of printing your pressure-sensitive labels digitally, but first, you might ask: “Why should I use pressure-sensitive labels for my project?” So, let’s define what a pressure-sensitive label is. What is a Label? A pressure-sensitive label is...
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What to Know About Cannabis Packaging Regulations
Overview Experts forecast that the market for legal cannabis will reach $57 billion by 2027, and many companies are becoming desperate to capitalize on it. Cannabidiol (CBD) products are becoming mainstream now that hemp-based CBD products are legal in all 50...
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Sustainable Shrink Film Packaging
Sustainability When we talk about sustainability with respect to plastics, the concept often meets skepticism. After all, most people think, “how can plastics be sustainable?” However, these assumptions relative to environmental impact are not accurate. Sustainability is a process, not...
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What Shrink Film is Best for Your Product?
If you are looking for shrink film materials to keep your product safe and secure, you probably already know there are many types of shrink film on the market. Finding the right shrink film will enhance the packaging experience but...
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Tamper-Evident Bands for Maximum Safety
One of the most popular trends in packaging today is the use of tamper-evident neck bands for safety. Manufacturers use them most commonly in pharmaceutical, food and beverage products, and heat shrinkable tamper-evident seals offer several benefits. Let’s look at...
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Planet or plastic? Corrugated cardboard packaging for the planet
Corrugated Cardboard Packaging for the Planet
Corrugated Cardboard Packaging for the Planet If you saw the cover of National Geographic magazine this June, you’re not the only one. The cover received a lot of attention with a riveting image and an important question, “Planet or Plastic?”...
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Introducing HP SmartStream Collage
Launched in mid-2016, HP introduced SmartStream Mosaic making it possible to create one to millions of unique designs in digitally printed shrink sleeve labels. Using one or multiple seed artwork files, the art could be rotated, scaled, or changed in...
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Diet Coke bottles printed with HP Mosaic
HP Mosaic: Leveraging New Print Technologies
HP SmartStream Designer: Mosaic You may have at one time or another received a promotional card in the mail that had your name printed on it with an offer directly speaking to you. This is an example of variable print...
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