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Untangling Regulations: Commercial Printing Industry Standards

Commercial printing is a very complex world that involves a lot of attention to detail. A robust in-house printing system has technical requirements and necessary technology in addition to maintenance schedules, and routine system checks for...

Pharmaceutical Packaging Design 101: Safety, Sustainability, & More

The pharma sector is one of the most regulated divisions in the entire healthcare industry. Why wouldn't it be, when even the slightest mistake could wreak unrepairable havoc to the end-users? New pharmaceutical packaging trends lean toward ...

The Must-Have Sustainable Printing Equipment Guide

 

As the term suggests, a sustainable printing process seeks to promote environmental conservation on a broad spectrum. It not only employs eco-friendly production processes; it also raises the stakes higher by adopting sustainable packaging...

Flexo Printing Sleeves and Thermal Contraction & Expansion

As we all know, there are many variables in play when we turn on our flexo printing press. Are our air mandrels aligned? Does our ink have the right surface tension? But, one variable you might not have checked is the temperature.  

Read This Before You Fingerprint a Flexo Printing Press

The biggest concern when it comes to flexo printing equipment is repeatability. Having a high rate of variation between print runs is never good, so taking steps to improve your repeatability should be your utmost priority. 

CHECKLIST: FDA-Compliant Packaging Materials

When it comes to packaging food or medical devices, it’s crucial that everything that needs to be compliant is compliant. 

What is Narrow Web Flexo Printing?

For small and mid-sized manufacturers, determining the right printing options for your products can be a challenge. A lot of the larger printing companies focus on big printing runs that are simply not an option for smaller companies. 

How to Choose the Right Flexo Printing Machinery

Purchasing a flexo printing machine is a little like buying a car. You want the right balance of safety, functionality, and quality without breaking the bank. 

Structural Packaging Definition and How It Applies To Flexo

Yes, product packaging is meant to protect the product, but it does so much more than that. Today, good packaging serves as a marketing tool, helping certain products stand out on the store shelf and attract customers.

Trends in Pharmaceutical Packaging for 2021

Pharmaceutical packaging represents a $70 billion global market and is on the upswing at a continuous average growth rate (CAGR) of about 6% year-over-year. Unlike other packaging segments, medicine is something that's always going to be in high...

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