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New at Interpack: Value Added Packaging from the PrintCity Alliance

April 3, 2014

Neuried, 3rd April 2014. Members and partners of the PrintCity Alliance will be showing a joint exhibition for the first time at Interpack in Düsseldorf. The focus of the presentation on Stand B04 in Hall 11 will be on differentiation at the point of sale through Value Added Packaging.

Differentiation at the point of sale through Value Added Packaging
How can packaging contribute to a product's success at the point of sale? What functional and decorative innovations turn shopping into an emotional experience?

New finishing techniques, smart packaging, efficient production technologies and digital printing present answers for brand owners, designers and marketing strategists. A host of folding cartons with high-end finishing – produced in a cooperative project of the members and numerous partners of the Alliance – give inspiration and illustrate the wide range of possibilities: High-quality substrates, hot and cold foil stamping, holograms, effect and protective coatings and pigments.

New production techniques create new possibilities
Inline production systems combine various printing and finishing techniques and can be used to produce fully finished cartons straight from the reel in a single cycle. Economical production of a kind that would have been inconceivable just a few years ago.

Digital printing makes it possible to produce increasingly short runs in ever-shorter processing times. This permits the realisation of new marketing concepts for addressing customers better and more directly. Almost every substrate can be processed using the new liquid toner technology.

Connection of Competence
PrintCity members and partners of the PrintCity Alliance at Interpack: Gallus (inline printing and finishing systems), Leonhard Kurz (hot and cold foil stamping, holograms), Merck (effect pigments), Océ (digital printing system for packaging printing), Sappi Fine Paper Europe (special papers and board), WEILBURGER Graphics (coatings and inks)

Interpack will be held in Düsseldorf from 8 – 14 May 2014.

About the PrintCity Alliance
PrintCity is recognised as the 'connection of competence' strategic alliance across the entire printing, packaging & publishing value chain, promoting the value of print & packaging.

  • We deliver value to the customers by leading global knowledge sharing and networking together.
  • We deliver knowledge through seminars, trade fairs, project studies, publications and electronic platforms.
  • We want to maximise synergies to grow business effectively and be cost efficient.
  • More information on PrintCity Alliance projects, events and seminars can be found at www.printcity.de.

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