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Folding Carton Printer Embraces New Technologies

Folding Carton Printer Embraces New Technologies | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
As CANAMPAC sets its sights on attracting more national brands, it's clear that change is a fundamental certainty in its progression and its appeal to packaging end-users.
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Oreo launches customized holiday packaging | Labels & Labeling

Oreo launches customized holiday packaging | Labels & Labeling | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
The innovative packaging taps into the publishing craze for adult coloring books and ties into the brand’s digital and e-commerce offering.
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A vodka bottle as instant messaging system? | Packaging World

A vodka bottle as instant messaging system? | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
MEDEA adds functionality to its LED-enabled vodka bottle, coupling it with Bluetooth technology and a proprietary app that lets users set and...
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Adobe Shape CC - Capture vectors from the real world.

Adobe Shape is a simple and fun way to capture and create vector shapes on your iPhone or iPad whenever inspiration strikes. Shapes are saved to Creative Cloud Libraries so you can access them in Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC and more.
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Amazon Dash - Shopping made simple - YouTube

More info: http://fresh.amazon.com/dash?ref_=youtube_dash_1
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easy peasy shopping list.

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Motorola’s Interactive Print Ad Changes Colors With A Touch [Video] - PSFK

Motorola’s Interactive Print Ad Changes Colors With A Touch [Video] - PSFK | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Creative advertising infuses physical media with some digital charm.
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Turning a package into a 'content channel' | Packaging World

Turning a package into a 'content channel' | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Newly launched smartphone and tablet app aims to turn packaging into an interactive experience that informs and entertains health and wellness...
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Gov't invests to grow electronic printing - PrintCAN

PrintCAN- Canada's Graphic Arts Web Centre. Twice weekly printing Industry News, Job board targeting all printing industry jobs, internet directory
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Stong move in the right direction.

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The OTC Group Acquires Xerox Automated Packaging Solution | Xerox Newsroom

The OTC Group, a leading commercial printer and integrated communications firm in London, Ontario, has acquired the Xerox® Automated Packaging Solution for iGen4® to accommodate its new digital folding carton packaging division.
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Getting an edge in packaging prepress - Digital Printer Magazine

Getting an edge in packaging prepress - Digital Printer Magazine | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
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Shere Print produce digitally printed packs to make ‘Pic on a Pack’ in

Shere Print produce digitally printed packs to make ‘Pic on a Pack’ in | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
The first of a kind competition has been made possible due to the introduction of cutting edge, digital print technology used by Shere Print to produce flexible packaging. The complete digital workf
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Smart Diapers Track Your Babies' Health By Monitoring Their Pee [VIDEO]

Smart Diapers Track Your Babies' Health By Monitoring Their Pee [VIDEO] | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Combined with a mobile app, Smart Diapers are designed to keep track of a child's health by assessing his or her urine.
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Customers use Speedmaster XL 162 from Heidelberg for cost-efficient industrial production - WhatTheyThink

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"Consequently, the trend in packaging printing in the 7B format, too, is toward seven-color presses for more spot colors - often cyan, magenta, and yellow plus three to four spot colors. Coating demands are also growing, with print shops endeavoring to attract attention at the point of sale with matt-gloss effects (primer UV) and by combining different surface textures. As a result, dual-coating presses have seen a resurgence in popularity. "

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Thinfilm and Barbadillo Partner on Largest NFC Launch in Wine and Spirits

Thinfilm and Barbadillo Partner on Largest NFC Launch in Wine and Spirits | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Thinfilm, a manufacturer or NFC tags, and Barbadillo, a leading Spanish wine producer, recently partnered on the largest NFC launch in wine and spirits.
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Chevy Runs Digital Video Ads in Print (Yes, You Read That Right)

Chevy Runs Digital Video Ads in Print (Yes, You Read That Right) | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
The print ads include a video player, which allows readers to watch one of three short videos created by Chevy's creative agency.
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‘Empty’ box design delivers brand message | Packaging World

‘Empty’ box design delivers brand message | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
A seemingly empty box for 3M’s Scotch Magic Tape holds five rolls of replacement tape, emphasizing the ‘invisible’ nature of the adhesive product...
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New Marketing Trend: Selling to Singletons

More people are living solo, by choice or otherwise. Here's how a slew of smart companies are creating new products specifically for that demographic.
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'Oven Box' design delights Thelma's Treats | Packaging World

'Oven Box' design delights Thelma's Treats | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Company bakes homemade cookies fresh to order, delivering them in a keepsake folding carton that resembles and opens like an old-fashioned oven.
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Miracle-Gro compostable seed pods are consumer-focused | Packaging World

Miracle-Gro compostable seed pods are consumer-focused | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Addressing consumers’ challenges with growing edible plants from seeds, Scotts Miracle-Gro launches a seed pod made from molded fiber that gets...
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This is a great article worth the read

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Army of Robot Baristas Could Mean the End of Starbucks as We Know It

Army of Robot Baristas Could Mean the End of Starbucks as We Know It | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
The Briggo coffee kiosk is assembling robot baristas to serve up consistent, quality coffee. Does this spell disaster for coffee chains like Starbucks?
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"It's Not a Coffee Company, It's a Technology Company"

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Answering the demands for new and now | PackPrint World

Answering the demands for new and now | PackPrint World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Package Print Worldwide is the source of news and information for the global package printing market, addressing the supply chain for printed flexible packaging and folding cartons.
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How digital printing creates value | Packaging World

How digital printing creates value | Packaging World | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
The days when package manufacturing could be treated as if it were a commodity business are fast disappearing from the Consumer Packaged Goods arena.
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4 ways online retailing is transforming packaging

4 ways online retailing is transforming packaging | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
At a recent package design conference keynote speaker Steve Kazanjian, Vice President of MeadWestvaco (a global packaging manufacturer) stated that in less
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Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: World's Biggest E-Commerce Battle Could Boil Down To Vegetables

Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: World's Biggest E-Commerce Battle Could Boil Down To Vegetables | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart is trying everything they can to beat Amazon at its own game: online retail. They're copycatting the Seattle web giant's same-day delivery and lockers services. But what they should be doing is focusing on the grocery aisles.
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The World's First Twitter-Inspired Beer: #MashTag

The World's First Twitter-Inspired Beer: #MashTag | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
A new beer from the UK called #MashTag is the first alcoholic beverage inspired and created by users of social media.
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#pete'sbrew  ?

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Stricter Tolerances and Expanded Gamut: Key Emerging Trends in Flexo Printing | Techkon USA

Stricter Tolerances and Expanded Gamut: Key Emerging Trends in Flexo Printing | Techkon USA | Peter's Packaging Trend Watch | Scoop.it
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