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Speed: Disruptive Force of the Future

March 14, 2019

The race is on! Consumer demand has fundamentally changed the way we shop, assess value, and evaluate the return on our individual time. Why would anyone go to a movie rental store, when you can rent or stream a movie with a few clicks of the remote? When is the last time you’ve even seen a ...

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UV-Curable Inks vs. Water-Based Inks for Digital Print: What’s the Difference?

February 15, 2019

Ink is an important but sometimes overlooked component of the digitally printed packaging equation. The printing process delivers pigmented ink to the substrate and binds it to the surface, resulting in a desired artwork or graphic result. Different inks are used for different types of packaging ...

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6 Common Questions Asked About Digitally Printed Packaging

January 11, 2019

It’s safe to say that digital print has revolutionized the packaging industry. No longer just an up-and-coming trend, digital print production has proved itself a worthy challenger to traditional litho lamination and flexography printing. Digital delivers high-quality, full color print, quick ...

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Flexo vs. Digital Print for Labels: Which Should You Choose?

December 13, 2018

Gutenberg’s creation of the printing press in 1440 is often considered one of the most important inventions of all time. The printing press opened the doors of rapid production and made possible the wide distribution of written materials and information, which for the first time could be ...

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Food-Safe Ink and Digital Print: What You Need to Know

November 01, 2018

A Brief History of U.S. Food Packaging Regulation

Up until the 20th century, there were few federal laws regulating the food packaging industry in the United States. Standards and guidelines slowly developed over time in response to growing health concerns and public outcry for safe production ...

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3 Key Takeaways for Brands from Adobe MAX 2018

October 26, 2018

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend Adobe MAX 2018. Billed as one of the largest and fastest growing conferences in the industry, thousands of creatives from across the world gathered in Los Angeles for three days of classes, workshops, and creative inspiration — hosted by tech giant ...

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HP Chooses The BoxMaker as Digital Print Provider for Adobe MAX

October 15, 2018

The BoxMaker, a Pacific Northwest leader in digitally printed packaging solutions, has been selected by HP, Inc. to provide corrugated displays for the technology leader’s upcoming launch of their Designer 4 Designers (D4D) app at Adobe MAX. Distributed by Adobe, this new app enables designers ...

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The BoxMaker Announces the Purchase of HP PageWide C500 Press

September 26, 2018

Bringing the First HP PageWide C500 Press to the West Coast

The BoxMaker, a Pacific Northwest leader in digitally printed packaging solutions, has announced its purchase of an HP PageWide C500 Press, bringing the first ground-breaking post-print HP digital corrugated press to the West Coast.

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Cider Packaging That Drives More Than Sales

September 19, 2018

Cider on a Mission for Good

As Oregon’s largest craft cider producer, the employees of 2 Towns Ciderhouse have great passion for their craft as well as their community. This passion is evidenced not only by the quality of their product, but also by their commitment to give back to local ...

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How to Prepare Your Artwork File for Digital Printing in 4 Steps

September 13, 2018

Every great custom package begins with a creative design. Providing a design that can be properly translated from the print file onto the final finished piece is critical to achieving a finished product that reflects the design as it was envisioned. As such, proper file preparation is essential ...

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