The Technology of Smart Packaging
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 1:11PM
Crown Printing in marketing, printing, technology

By Dr. Mark Bohan, Vice President, Technology and Research, and Gary Jones, Assistant Vice President, EHS Affairs, Printing Industries of America

The following article by Dr. Mark Bohan and Gary Jones, is a fascinating snapshot of not just the future, but what is happening right now in the printing industry. As they note in their article, "The pace of smart packaging advancements has evolved to the point that they have moved from the conceptual phase to providing real solutions that were not possible just a few years ago. Smart packaging offers many benefits to the manufacturer, retailer, and the consumer. The most important aspect of the smart packaging revolution is that many of the approaches are available today in commercial products and will continue to grow as both the consumer and manufacturer reap the benefits of these simple and, in many cases, cost-effective solutions. Smart packaging is here to stay and will provide for the long-term future of packaging segment."

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