FMN | July 10th, 2017

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July 10, 2017

Vol. 19 No. 14

Market News


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Flexible Packaging Rewards Brand Owners by Greg Kishbaugh T he Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), has released a new infographic that summarizes the association’s recent Flexi- ble Packaging Transition Advantages Study on the reported sales benefits of switching to flexible packaging for brand owners. According to the study, 55 percent of brand owners saw a sales

Bobst, APR To Host Open House Bobst will host a one-day event dedicated to the latest technologies and trends in narrow web printing and converting at All Printing Re- sources Technical Center in Glen- dale Heights, Illinois, on July 20. The Open House will cover pro- duction solutions addressing con- verters’ challenges and topical issues relating to equipment efficiency, process control, digital workflow, and best practices on f lexo shop production floors. These will be ex- plored and discussed by representa- tives from APR, Bobst, GEW, Flint Group and Eaglewood Technologies. Two Bobst inline flexo presses will be demonstrated live: • The M1 in its latest configura- tion — described as a “competi- tively-priced, high quality inline flexo press that is highly efficient for the production of pressure sen- sitive labels.” • The M5 — a full servo, multi-sub- strate inline flexo press, equipped with Bobst Digital Flexo technology, which enables complete automation of the production workflow. For exclusive content and breaking news please visit

increase when asked directly about the impact on sales from switching to flexible packaging.When given the choice between the same product in non-flexible packaging, 71 percent of con- sumers reportedly said they prefer flexible packaging. In the next five years, according to the study, 31 percent of brand owners plan to switch to f lexible packaging, either (Cont’d on Page 4 )

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