Global counterfeiting is being driven by several factors: increased industrialization, technologies, the impact of the internet, vulnerable supply chains, the power of consumerism, weak or ineffectual regional law enforcement and lenient criminal penalties among others.
“Beauty is everywhere a very welcome guest,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the start of the 19th century. And already 3,000 years before this, a great deal of time and care was devoted to external appearance.
Brewing and brewery restaurant professionals looking for answers at the Craft Brewers Conference, April 11-13 in Washington, D.C., will be encouraged to learn about INX Color Perfection, a new approach to color management that INX International Ink Co. (Booth #3649) will introduce.
Tap Packaging Solutions received a 2017 HP Inkspiration Award for its exceptional use of digital print technology in the folding carton market. Tap’s winning submission was the Albeit “Art Deco” Shimmering Powder Palette, which placed under the Labels and Packaging/Health & Beauty category.
European Packaging Design Agency's Patrick De Grande is also the co-founder of Quatre Mains, an award winning Belgian design agency for brand identity and packaging design. Packaging design is his passion and he swears by practical and elegant design solutions that stand out for their creativity and professionalism. Who better than De Grande to reveal the key trends in packaging both now and in the future?
With the near-instantaneous distribution of digital content possible through downloads and streaming services, the role of physical media such as CDs and DVDs that reigned supreme for decades has largely been diminished.