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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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Colour me good
08 July, 2019
Quality, price, intensity, toxicity – inks deliver visual impact as well...
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miniature sensors enable new applications 08 July, 2019 Damien Wittwer, Director Product Management & Business Development, Contrinex explains that resource-saving, compact design is increasingly gaining acceptance in automation...

drupa Essentials of Print 01 July, 2019 We deliver herewith a series a series of articles, from designers, brand owners, printers,
converters, journalists and influencers. We look forward to working together...

Vegan & Vegetarian - Packaging Process & Production Considerations 28 June, 2019 Vegan & Vegetarian - Packaging Process & Production Considerations

paper thin 10 June, 2019 Paper has an excellent reputation as a packaging material. Consumers love it, as it taps into their 'doing the right thing' consciousness and brands are fans of consumers’ usage....

Digital’s Day Has Arrived 28 May, 2019 The evolution of digital printing presents a market poised to pop

By Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI, The Association for Packaging...

Southeast Asia: a wild card in the global plastics industry 28 May, 2019 A country report in the run-up to K 2019
The Asian region is buckling down on major trends and issues to achieve a future “perfect” economic growth, which will have a ripple...

Bound with Innovation 29 April, 2019 Adhesive performance is crucial to the reliability of packaging. Manufacturers and brands have to be able to guarantee that the adhesive does its job – quietly and cleanly....

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


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