Kerstin’s professional career is well and truly built on packaging. After studying mechanical engineering at TU Darmstadt, she held various positions in well-known companies in the packaging industry. Most recently she headed up the “New Technologies and Applications” division in a leading international packaging company. Kerstin brings a great deal of practical knowledge as a result of her different professional positions and, as Head of the packaging segment at Heidelberg, knows what is important. Together with her team, she develops solutions for networked, transparent, and perfectly coordinated production, and in this way supports packaging manufacturers on the way to the digital future.
Cyber attacks continue to double each year and new threats appear every day. Backup and data protection are not always a top priority for printers, but once job data loss, significant production downtime due to accidental data deletion, hardware failure, lost or stolen removable media, or a natural disaster occurs, it quickly becomes a top priority...
Different package sizes, dosages, and drug concentrations – batch sizes in the pharmaceutical industry are decreasing. The challenge is to produce ever shorter runs with spot colors in an increasing variety of variants economically. Anti-counterfeit protection or embellishment are frequently required as well. Sounds impossible? Not with the Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor 2 from Heidelberg.
To stand out with high-quality effects. This is what manufacturers are asking for more and more often when it comes to promotional packaging for their products. And cold foil application is being used more and more frequently.
For most companies that print metallic, colored or transparent materials, opaque white is not something they can avoid. Prinect Image Control 3 is the first color measurement and control system to master automatic opaque white control.
As indispensable as spot colors are as part of the brand identity when designing packagings, their use in the printing process costs a lot of time and money when runs are short. But there is an alternative that is both clever and lucrative...
Web-to-pack is more than “just” putting an online shop for folding cartons online. It is a basic philosophy for making your business and the entire workflow organization fit for the future in the age of print 4.0. The first providers are already operating successfully in the market. With consequences for print shops with a conventional business model.
Using the Primefire 106 digital printing system, the Swiss pharmaceutical packaging specialist Rondo AG is extending its just-in-time supply of small delivery quantities down to run sizes of one and jobs with variable data – and by so doing is consolidating its position as a supply chain partner to its customers.
Zero defect deliveries – this is how the North American packaging specialist Utah Paperbox is winning over its discerning pharmaceutical and luxury goods customers.
“The Speedmaster CD 102 is the perfect choice for packaging print shops in India. It processes board up to 1 millimeter thick with ease. Plate changing with AutoPlate is also quick and easy. What’s more, contact-free sheet transport with the AirTransfer system and the high storage capacity of the inking system deliver a high-quality print result.”
When international corporations approach a medium-sized company with 27 employees to have sophisticated packagings printed, you know that this company must offer something very special. Samduck TMP based in Paju in South Korea does so in several ways.
The Multi Packaging Solutions Group founded in 2005 is an established name in the packaging industry. With 9,200 employees and 59 plants worldwide, the company boasts a diverse range of competencies in the fields of healthcare, branded products (spirits, confectionery, and cosmetics), and multimedia.
Three seconds. That’s how long it takes a consumer to make a buying decision in the supermarket – mostly based on the packaging. International brands spend multi-digits million euro amounts for advertising and product staging, and thus for good reason expect packaging that is aesthetical, legally unobjectionable, functional and commercially flawless. To fulfill the ever more complex requirements for defect-free production in the future also, Heidelberg delivers solutions for automated quality assurance and control that are integrated in presses, workflows, and an intelligently networked production environment. Our goal: Zero defect packaging. See how to avoid, detect and resolve defects during folding carton production:
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