The 2025 deadline for zero plastic waste and sustainable packaging is swiftly approaching. The pressure is on businesses to take responsibility for their environmental consequences and packaging is taking center stage in the entire sustainability discussion. Any changes to packaging as a result of new sustainability goals so often places essential labeling and artwork on the back foot, but forgetting to integrate this into the process can bring long delays in production and in the worst case scenario, expensive product recalls.
Since 2020, inkjet and electrophotography printing has secured new markets in labels and packaging. A new Smithers report, The Future of Digital Print for Packaging to 2026, reveals total value will reach $21.1 billion in 2021.
ACTEGA, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds, has launched Signite™—a revolutionary, ACTEGA patented, premium quality decorating solution, designed to significantly reduce, and one day eliminate, waste in label production.