Esko has acquired BLUE Software LLC, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois. The acquisition joins two complementary teams to unlock product packaging development, management and execution efficiencies for brand owners in the consumer packaged goods, life sciences and retail industries and for a variety of suppliers in the packaging value chain.
Vegan nail polish from LBK Nails now comes in a newly launched uniquely-designed bottle. The hinged custom nail tip on every cap is the exact color of the lacquer in the bottles, allowing customers to see the true color against their skin tone without having to open the bottle and paint their nail.
What do terms such as big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence really mean in the context of packaging design? And how can data help us to develop more effective packaging and/or to expedite and improve our processes for doing so?
Amazon Prime Day kicks off today at 3:00 p.m. ET and is one of the biggest e-commerce days of the year, with sales growing over 60 percent year-over-year since 2016. Prime Day features deep discounts for Amazon Prime members and will generate sales to rival those of the holiday season. Kuebix, creator of a transportation management system that delivers true freight intelligence, takes a look at the impact the event will have on the supply chain.
ADF&PCD New York 2018, September 5-6 in New York, N.Y., is partnering with the Pentawards to host special sessions as part of its two free-to-attend conferences. The Pentawards conference sessions will be delivered by past winners of the prestigious, world-famous packaging design awards.
Brand leaders know the power of connection. A consumer's connection to a brand is a powerful driver of trial, purchase, loyalty and advocacy. Connection is maintained through consistency and relevance.
You have an awesome idea to improve product packaging. You feel the pain of the people who work for you and your peers (not to mention your own pain). You’ve got an idea to help digitize the packaging process by introducing a process change or a technology change, but every time you think of bringing it up to your boss, you’re at a loss for words. What to say?
Carolina Color has acquired Chroma Corp., based in McHenry, Ill. Chroma Corp. is a leading specialty color and additive concentrate business serving packaging, electronics and other markets. With this acquisition, Carolina Color continues to grow its manufacturing footprint throughout the U.S. to leverage its growing suite of colorant and additive technologies.
Catapult is bringing a ground-breaking under-one-roof solution to the market that combines a seamless end-to-end service, with unrivaled production capabilities. The company is specializing in three areas: self-adhesive, narrow web film and linerless labeling.