Corrugated Packaging Printing: Direct or Pre-Print?

Corrugated packaging is the most common method to package products and provides durability with protection during shipping and storage. Printing on corrugated has evolved over the years with advanced printing technologies that address prior challenges. Printers in years past had to settle for low-resolution inks when printing on a spongy …

How To Choose In-Line or Off-Line Web Finishing

Printers and converters often wonder what the best course of production is when evaluating inline vs. offline finishing. The answer is dependent on the parameters, priorities, and goals of the job. Assessing Your Finishing Job Parameters and Priorities Production printers must ask themselves what the primary goals of the job …

Improving Your Slitting Process: Part 1

The continual introduction of unique and new materials in paper, plastics, laminates, film, foil, tapes, and nonwoven materials challenges web processors daily. The conditions of these materials, in addition to mechanical conditions, as well as surface and air conditions, often present big problems for web finishers associated with slitting and …