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January 2018

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The drive to do better
30 January 2018 Matthew Rogerson writes: As we start 2018, we seem to be moving at a...

November 2017

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New Challenge or opportunity?
30 November 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: Welcome to the final edition of Converting Today...

September 2017

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Educate, engage and enforce
29 September 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: With the recent close of a chock-a-block...

July 2017

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Collaboration is Key
31 July 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: The converting industry feels to be in a little...

May 2017

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Print with purpose
30 May 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: As April showers bring May flowers and we march...

March 2017

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Centre Stage
30 March 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: As 2017 continues to step up the pace, the shows...

January 2017

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Old vs new
30 January 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: As we begin 2017, it is remarkable how seamless...

February 2016

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The role of packaging in reducing environmental impact
10 February 2016 Packaging’s role in reducing environmental impact

February 2015

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Staying within the lines
03 February 2015 Matthew Rogerson writes: There has been a lot of focus in our...

December 2014

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Moving forward together
16 December 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: As we close up another exciting year for...

October 2014

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Downturn in workers has led to raised productivity and output
28 October 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: Perceptions that manufacturing is disappearing...

September 2014

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Players Begin to Reap the Benefits of Transformational Investments
22 September 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: For the remainder of 2014 and in 2015,...

July 2014

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Summer brings a sunny outlook
01 July 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: The converting industry continues to develop in...

May 2014

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Handling the Migration and Food Contact Migraine
27 May 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: It has been an incredibly busy month,...

April 2014

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Communication takes centre stage
16 April 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: At the recent IPEX show “communication” continued...

March 2014

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Trends in print drive pace of innovation across sector
17 March 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: Welcome to the March edition of Converting...

February 2014

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Stormy weather, but signs of growth
13 February 2014 Mike Taylor writes: It’s bad news and good news from Converting Today’s...

January 2014

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No crystal ball - but reports can make the future clearer
24 January 2014 Mike Taylor writes: They say that knowledge is power and, as we head into...

December 2013

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Digital driving ahead as flexibles face the future
11 December 2013 Mike Taylor writes: As we head towards a very welcome seasonal break,...

October 2013

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Innovation a-plenty and promising prospects
29 October 2013 Mike Taylor writes: This month we offer a broad selection of topics, all...

September 2013

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Trade exhibition season is showing the way forward
25 September 2013 Mike Taylor writes: The traditional cry of “it’s showtime!” could well...

August 2013

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Narrow web, but industry opportunities are wide
07 August 2013 Mike Taylor writes: This month's issue of Converting Today has a strong...

June 2013

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Transatlantic trade talks signal promise of recovery
25 June 2013 As the leaders of the G8 nations met in Northern Ireland for their...

May 2013

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Spot colour simulation leads prepress revolution
22 May 2013 Tim Sheahan writes: Hello and welcome to the latest issue of Converting Today.

April 2013

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Corrugated converting makes its mark on the sector
19 April 2013 Tim Sheahan writes: Welcome to the April edition of Converting Today. It’s...

March 2013

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Flexo and ink developments are driving print innovations
14 March 2013 Tim Sheahan writes:Welcome to the March edition of Converting Today,...

February 2013

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Presses in the spotlight as converting race hots up
13 February 2013 The consensus from many in the European packaging and converting sector...

November 2012

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October 2012

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September 2012

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August 2012

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June 2012

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May 2012

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April 2012

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March 2012

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February 2012

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Print rocks for packaging
22 February 2012

January 2012

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November 2011

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October 2011

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September 2011

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August 2011

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Looking ahead
04 August 2011 Maureen Byrne said her farewells in last month’s editor’s comment so,...

July 2011

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Farewell from me
05 July 2011

May 2011

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April 2011

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March 2011

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Migration blues from ‘green’ cartonboard
17 March 2011 It was reported by BBC News recently that leading food manufacturers...

February 2011

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An inky problem
18 February 2011

January 2011

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December 2010

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Following the paper chain
14 December 2010

November 2010

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Printing outlook improves
16 November 2010

August 2010

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Shortages causing concern
20 August 2010

July 2010

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May 2010

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Rewarding achievement
20 May 2010

April 2010

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A thirst for labels
13 April 2010

March 2010

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Safety first
18 March 2010

February 2010

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January 2010

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December 2009

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October 2009

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The digital world
28 October 2009

September 2009

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August 2009

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July 2009

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Goodbye, And Good Luck
20 July 2009

May 2009

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Invest to save
18 May 2009

April 2009

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Swiss precision
20 April 2009

March 2009

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January 2009

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Surviving the gloom
29 January 2009

November 2008

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A good year
24 November 2008

October 2008

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Small is the new big
16 October 2008

September 2008

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German innovation
16 September 2008

August 2008

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Not so gloomy
13 August 2008

July 2008

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Walked 500 miles
08 July 2008

May 2008

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Printers on the march
08 May 2008

April 2008

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East is East?
09 April 2008

March 2008

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Looking forward
13 March 2008

February 2008

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Goodbye and hello!
13 February 2008

January 2008

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Looking forward
07 January 2008

November 2007

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Read all about it
07 November 2007

October 2007

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Booming in Brussels
10 October 2007

August 2007

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New beginnings
31 August 2007

July 2007

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Not so narrow now
30 July 2007

June 2007

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The view from Chicago
13 June 2007

May 2007

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April 2007

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On with the show!
10 April 2007

March 2007

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February 2007

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January 2007

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Beware, pirates ahoy!
03 January 2007

November 2006

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August 2006

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June 2006

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April 2006

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March 2006

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Survival of the fittest
13 March 2006

February 2006

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Technology marches on
07 February 2006

December 2005

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2006 holds great promise
22 December 2005

November 2005

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The price of sustainability
14 November 2005

October 2005

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Adding to what you do best
11 October 2005

September 2005

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Times of change
14 September 2005

August 2005

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Rings of confidence
03 August 2005

May 2005

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April 2005

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March 2005

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February 2005

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Feast for flexography
08 February 2005

January 2005

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2005 is looking good
05 January 2005

November 2004

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October 2004

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September 2004

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It's show time again
02 September 2004

June 2004

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Mature yet innovative
15 June 2004

May 2004

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Dateline Düsseldorf
24 May 2004

April 2004

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A very different drupa
05 April 2004

March 2004

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Converting adds value
11 March 2004

February 2004

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Taking the smart option
09 February 2004

January 2004

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November 2003

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October 2003

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Label show reaps rewards
06 October 2003

August 2003

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July 2003

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May 2003

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February 2003

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January 2003

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December 2002

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October 2002

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Letter to the Editor
31 October 2002 Last month in this column I discussed PICON's regular euro survey and...

September 2002

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What price euroland?
27 September 2002

Digital to deliver?
03 September 2002

August 2002

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June 2002

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Pay up or shut up
24 June 2002



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