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ADF Review 2020

New additions and Brexit advice This year’s ADF show, organised by the EasyFairs Group, took place at the Porte de Versailles in Paris on the 29th and 30th January. The exhibition has certainly grown with organisers seeing an additional 100 exhibitors compared to the year before bringing the total to 700. The largest addition this…


Budweiser challenges marketing norms

Budweiser continues to challenge marketing norms Although you may have been busy watching the Superbowl to take notice of a new hashtag sweeping across social media, some of the more eagle eyed of you may have spotted Budweiser’s latest venture with John Knowles Ritchie (JKR), the SelfieBud. JKR created a special-edition label that can only…

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Cans on the go

2019 especially saw a significant shift in the way that consumers buy, consume and travel with alcoholic drinks.

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The Reality of Marketing . . . or is it?

Karen McKenzie, freelance writer for the industry, investigates the multi-layered world of Augmented Reality Today, mobile phones are part of our reality, everyone has one. They are an appendage to our bodies; we are lost without them. Year after year, mobile phone technology just gets better and better. With network coverage stronger than ever and…


Business Spotlight: Zeller+Gmelin: Without Colour Know-How You’re Flying Blind

“In the future there is no way round digital technology,” says Zeller+Gmelin.

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Business Spotlight: A Colour Management Challenge from ColorCasters

ColorCasters focuses on printer calibration, general colour verification, brand colour verification, process control and custom profiles in conventional, digital and inkjet printing environments.


IMDPA Annual Conference 2019

The eagerly anticipated 2019 edition of the IMDPA conference got underway before 8 am on Wednesday 22 May at the Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center in Chicago’s western suburb of Oak Brook, Illinois.


The 86th International Metal Decorating and Packaging Annual Conference

With its commitment to improving and encouraging advancements in both metal decorating and packaging, the 2-day comprehensive conference programme features experts from around the world presenting the latest developments and key issues in metal decorating and packaging technology.


FEATURE: A Winning Formula for Latamcan 2019

This year’s annual Latamcan 2019 Conference, held in the buzzing metropolis of Mexico City over three days, highlighted the key challenges the metal packaging industry is facing as technology and innovation continues to evolve.

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ADF&PCD Shanghai 27-28 March 2019

Registration is now open for ADF&PCD Shanghai 27-28 March 2019.

Register free online now and save 1,600 RMB. Early registrants will also be given priority booking for the conference sessions when the arrangements become finalised.

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