Digital embellishments from MGI equipment can provide foiling effects on packaging, such as in the example above. Article by Packaging Impressions


As digital printing has expanded the creative aspects of packaging design, digital technology on the finishing side has not been adopted as quickly. While the advantages of implementing a digital end-to-end workflow have been established, in many instances, printers and converters have gradually digitized their operations, beginning with their printing.


“What’s happened is that people have thought about printing first — digital printing,” explains Steve Leibin, president of Matik, a West Hartford, Conn.-based distributor of a variety of European printing and converting equipment, including the laser cutting systems from Italian company SEI Laser.

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