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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the converting today editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Bound with Innovation
29 April, 2019
Adhesive performance is crucial to the reliability of...
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You raise me up 29 April, 2019 A popular shortcut to luxury, embossing is an appealing way to add value to your brand. But with the expense usually associated with embossing both a positive in terms of...

Green Inks 23 April, 2019 Sherry Washburn, Supplies Business Unit Manager at Videojet Technologies, takes a closer look at the green aspects of industrial printing inks and asks: can they ever be truly green?

Take back control 02 April, 2019 The esteemed Kelly Robinson speaks with Converting Today with regards to the best practice in the management of static control. Through a series of provided figures, solutions...

A fresh perspective 02 April, 2019 The right barrier is what makes the difference between a product reaching the consumer in perfect condition or not; it’s an almost-invisible part of the packaging that plays a...

The die is cast 02 April, 2019 If we look back over time in the converting industry, and in particular for the label sector, a whole host of major developments have taken place. Matthew Rogerson examines how...

CCE International 2019: Show Review 20 March, 2019 CCE International 2019: Live demonstrations and technological innovations attract international expert audience

Reverse and reduce 04 March, 2019 Slitting and rewinding remains important for operations executives. Apart from the potential gains in efficiency and reduction of downtime, a good system will provide speedy return...

Ready to engage 04 March, 2019 Clever labels offer brands a sweet spot where practicality meets design – without heavy investment in bespoke packaging. By creating appealing and informative labels, brands can...

Four paths to sustainability 04 March, 2019 GlobalData’s report, ‘Packaging Insights: Innovation Scenarios in Sustainable Packaging Materials’, gives the low-down on the four materials that could boost the industry’s...

Take it personally 20 February, 2019 An increasing number of brand-owners are successfully using digital print to drive campaigns and sales, but as we enter an age of increased personalisation, how can mega-brands strike...

Keep it sweet 20 February, 2019 There is no 'love it or hate it' marketing when it comes to chocolate; it is almost universally appealing. Perfect for gifting, luxury and everyday treats, chocolate works for...

The momentum of metal cans 01 February, 2019 Kathryn Fox, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the continued rise in the use of metal packaging and the coding and marking challenges it presents

UV is breaking new ground in the production of tinplate 22 January, 2019 Metal is a packaging material for the future. Branded companies often use metal packaging if a product is to be well protected with a high quality presentation. It is also sustainable,...

Converting - coating & moving webs 14 November, 2018 Converting is a no brainer; there are never any problems, after all what could go wrong? In truth and as we all know plenty can go wrong. Tom Kerchiss explains.

Vouch for the pouch 01 October, 2018 The fast-growing flexible packaging sector delivers packaging solutions across product families. From pouches and bags to liners and wrappers, flexible packaging can be whatever...

A Disruptive Force 01 October, 2018 Digitisation within the industry has being growing exponentially. From printing methods and consumer interactivity to Industry 4.0, the limit to how far digital capabilities can go...

Finish with a flourish 17 September, 2018 One of the most important aspects of the converting process is the finish, when everything must come together on time and in line in order to bind, print, fix or seal and create the...

Setting the precedent 17 September, 2018 With any new project or order, there are numerous techniques that can be employed to gain the desired output. For most companies, the leading choice has long been offset. In the...

Machine trumps man in the modern packaging industry 19 July, 2018 Ask printing or packaging experts to tell you one word that sums up the latest trend in their industry and you're likely to hear 'digital' time and time again. While it essentially...


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