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Eco Flexibles shares insight to future of digital printing in flexible packaging

Eco Flexibles’ Director, Simon Buswell, took centre stage at the Digital Print for Packaging Europe conference, held December 5-6 2023, in London.

Bringing print industry professionals together to delve into the challenges and opportunities surrounding digital print in flexible packaging, Simon’s talk, ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Print on Flexible Packaging’, proved to be a highlight of the conference.

Leveraging his extensive experience from the growth of the Eco Flexibles business, Simon’s presentation provided a comprehensive exploration of key technical aspects in digital printing for the packaging sector, covering topics such as packaging substrates, criteria for food contact inks, regulatory compliance, and the evolving role of sustainability in packaging design.

Simon emphasised the importance of agility in the rapidly growing digital packaging and label printing market, which has more than doubled in value and volume over the past five years and sits as one of the fastest-growing segments in the print market.

Reflecting on the event, Simon said: “I’m delighted to have been a featured speaker at this year’s Digital Print for Packaging Europe event. Eco Flexibles is focused on sustainably designed monopolymer flexible packaging, that does exactly what it claims; reduces its environmental footprint through recyclability and performs at a high level. Our team is comprised of highly knowledgeable and experienced packaging professionals and we’re on our own process journey, using what we’re learning as a business to demystify the complexities of digitally printing flexible packaging in today’s market.

“While traditional flexo printing still has an important place, digital printing brings a lot of advantages in speed to market, agility and waste reduction, and the technology behind it is becoming more accessible and affordable.”

To discover more about how Eco Flexibles is simplifying packaging sustainability or to begin your path to lightweight recyclable mono material flexible packaging, get in touch with the Eco Flexibles team.

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