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Planet-Friendly Packaging: Focus on Flexible

The conversation about planet-friendly packaging has hit peak levels. In fact, a Nielsen study found that 73% of millennials are willing to pay more for sustainable products. Major brands like Loreal and Nestles are listening to their customers by setting environmentally conscious goals with deadlines that are around the corner. So how does that square…

Attending NPEW? Here’s Why You Should Visit Booth 3678

  Award-winning labels, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging and prototypes We’re leaders in the sustainable printing movement An extensive background in all phases of co-packing and filling Over 35 years of experience in a wide range of industries, including nutraceuticals, sports nutrition pet, food, beverage, health & beauty Expertise in high-end finishes, foils and specialty varnishes…

New Digital Flexible Packaging Press At ONL

Stand-up pouches, single-use sample packets, stick packs and bags; the growth of the flexible packaging segment continues to explode. But long lead times and high minimums often curtail small to mid-size brands from adopting this popular format. Even if a company can find a converter who promises low MOQs or rapid lead times, the quality…

Digital Printing Vs. Flexo Printing: Weighing What’s Right for Your Packaging Project

Sustainable, embellished, smart, and tactile; innovation has driven the label business to explode over the last few years.  Brand owners have a plethora of label options to choose from, but it’s important to start by selecting the printing process since it impacts the entire project. In the great debate between flexographic or digital printing, these…

2022 Packaging Trend: Specialty Labels

Packaging needs to be on point in order to stand out on shelves and online.  But with so many beauty products fighting for attention, bold color choices or unique container shapes may not be enough.  Specialty labels with eye-catching finishes, tactile coatings, or a combination of both deliver the wow factor that is influencing today’s…

Want Packaging Perfection? It’s All About Prototyping.

No matter how great a product is, the packaging could be the deciding factor for many consumer purchases.  That’s why it’s important not to skip the prototyping step when launching a new product. Creating a comp is crucial as it allows marketers, designers and engineers to try out packaging effectiveness by reviewing and testing its…

Specialty Labels Deliver the ‘Feel Appeal’ to Consumers

  Brand owners know that their packaging needs to be on point in order to stand out on shelves and online.  But with so many products fighting for attention, bold color choices or unique container shapes may not be enough.  Over the last few years, specialty labels have been the break-out stars in the packaging…

Tactile Labels Deliver the ‘Feel Appeal’ to Consumers

  Brand owners know that their packaging needs to be on point in order to stand out on shelves and online.  But with so many products fighting for attention, bold color choices or unique container shapes may not be enough.  Over the last few years the break-out stars in the packaging world have been tactile…

Tactile Labels Deliver the ‘Feel Appeal’ to Consumers

Brand owners know that their packaging needs to be on point in order to stand out on shelves and online.  But with so many products fighting for attention, bold color choices or unique container shapes may not be enough.  That’s why, over the last few years, the break-out stars in the packaging world have been…

Pandemic Packaging Trends: Specialty Finishes Continue to Shine

  Although 2020 events slowed supply chains, specialty finishes has accelerated during the pandemic as an important packaging trend. Many brands opt for new techniques and innovative  textures as a way to keep costs down, while still achieving a high-end look.  They’re also an effective touch to get your packaging spotted on social media and…