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The need to invest in real evidence-based research and numbers

As the printing industry is well aware, our sister organization IppStar (IPP Services, Training and Research Pvt Ltd) www.ippstar.org has been researching the Indian publishing, print and packaging verticals for over two decades now. This work began in 1999, two years before IppStar PL was founded as a separate company for consulting and research in [...]

The need to invest in real evidence-based research and numbers2019-10-17T12:35:51+00:00

AWA’s Release liner research seminar before Labelexpo 2019

The traditional AWA release liner research seminar before Labelexpo took place on the 23rd of September the day before the show opened and it had two tracks. One was the stream on linerless trends and the other on liner trends. Sustainability is driving the linerless trend, one in which unsupported labelstocks are printed and converted. While [...]

AWA’s Release liner research seminar before Labelexpo 20192019-10-02T10:12:12+00:00

Global alcohol packaging market to sustain at 5.5%

The persistent need to protect consumer interests will drive players in the global alcohol packaging market to innovation. And, it is on the back of innovative products that the market for alcohol packaging will sustain at a 5.5% CAGR during 2017-2025, a recent report finds. While this 5% might seem like a competent growth rate, [...]

Global alcohol packaging market to sustain at 5.5%2019-09-06T09:24:40+00:00

Advanced packaging technologies market to rise at a CAGR of 7.5%

As per a recent market intelligence report, the global advanced packaging technologies market is projected to rise at a healthy CAGR of 7.5%, during the forecast period that is from 2018 to 2026. On the basis of geography, Asia-Pacific is expected to hold a majority of share in the advanced packaging technologies market. This is [...]

Advanced packaging technologies market to rise at a CAGR of 7.5%2019-09-06T07:48:23+00:00

IppStar launches its survey project – Label Industry in India

IppStar is launching its Label Industry in India survey project to be completed in the next six months. This is a multi-client study that will cover various aspects of label consumption, technology change and consumer product company behaviour in the country. It will quantify various aspects of the industry including label stock, label presses, ancillary [...]

IppStar launches its survey project – Label Industry in India2019-06-18T07:16:00+00:00

Digital Subscription Survey of Indian and South Asian news media

IppStar launches paywall and digital subscription survey IppStar, the leading organization for detailed primary research of the Indian publishing, printing and packaging industry, has initiated a quick snapshot survey of digital subscriptions of South Asian newspapers, magazines and news platforms. While seminars, conferences and webinars on digital subscriptions are all the rage, it seems that [...]

Digital Subscription Survey of Indian and South Asian news media2019-04-12T12:05:46+00:00

Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 – The future of book printing

First Digital, Then Automation and Finally, Total Flexibility Naresh Khanna Recent investigations of the book printing industry in India and Bangladesh reveal that some of the textbook, trade and educational books and materials are moving to digital printing. Our editor files an initial report from his visit to Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 in Lucerne in end [...]

Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 – The future of book printing2019-03-27T12:38:46+00:00

Population, GDP, print and packaging

It’s all very well to say that currently India at 7.3% and Bangladesh at 7.4% enjoy a higher GDP growth rate than China at 6.8% and the rest of the major economies. There are three flaws in this kind of breast beating. The first is that the integrity of the Indian economic and social data [...]

Population, GDP, print and packaging2019-02-25T11:59:58+00:00