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Finally, A Good Way to Specify and Manage Pantone Colors for Packaging Applications

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First off, a brief disclaimer: I am in no way associated with, or have any legal ties to Pantone, X-Rite, or Esko, or any of the Danaher companies other than that as a customer. I am just a part-owner of a folding carton converting company that prints a lot of color critical items. For years we have had to rely on commercial print color specifications such as GRACoL or WOP…

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Packaging Serves a Purpose – Food Packaging #2

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Shortly after posting my last blog topic on the wonder of having fresh organic strawberries available in the bleak of winter, I was made aware of an article relating to  a study demonstrating the cost advantages of corrugated packaging over reusable plastic totes in the transportation of this fresh fruit. The study was commissioned by the Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) in hopes to demonstrate corrugated’s cost advantages by touting that container recyclability…

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