Losant Blog: The Business Value of IoT Data in a Smart Environment
The Losant team describes the business value of IoT data in a smart environment, including occupancy monitoring, smart parking, energy monitoring and optimization, and more.
Velox Blog: Design of the Month – Digital Makes Customization Easy
Customized products are perceived as luxurious and special. They grab consumers’ attention while giving them the sense that extra thought was invested in them as individuals. It’s a powerful and effective marketing tool, though not often used due to the limitations of most current printing technologies.
Velox Blog: Digital Direct-to-Shape Printing Is the Green Thing to Do
Not only does Velox's digital direct-to-shape printing for necked beverage cans eliminate the need for plastic sleeves or labels, it reduces the environmental footprint across the entire decoration process and beyond.
Growing Direct-to-Object Printing Market Shows Inkjet’s Versatility
From printing on tubes and cans to promotional items and even food, the use of direct-to-object printing is growing fast. Ink World discusses direct-to-object printing with Velox and others.
Packaging Decoration Goes Direct
Advancement in the manufacturing world is often viewed through a lens of efficiency, as new technology makes essential process steps faster. However, in many instances, it’s the removal of steps entirely that can provide the highest-impact results. Historically, label and package printing has been a two-dimensional process, with sheets or a web passing through a press, to then be converted into three-dimensional objects. But, with the rise of direct-to-shape and direct-to-object printing becoming increasingly viable technologies, package decoration can be viewed in a whole new light.
The case for digital
Digital decoration technology has made the packaging industry more exciting than ever before, igniting new creative possibilities for brands, allowing more operational agility for manufacturers, and encouraging leading industry players to explore new directions. (Appears on Page 22)