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How to Use Print Coatings & Finishes to Highlight the Best Attributes of Your Packaging

Print coatings and finishes are the “little black dress” of packaging. Just like little black dresses, print coatings and finishes help complete the package, and also offer a wide versatility for dressing up or dressing down your packaging. While packaging designers have options for a variety of coatings, finishes and varnishes, the challenge is to…

Considering Exotic Printing Substrates? Read this First.

Exotic substrates can instantly take packaging from ordinary to the next level. They not only add a unique touch to your packaging, but they also add instant appeal and a touch of luxury that is hard for standard, untreated substrates like paperboard to achieve. Their exotic nature alone makes any packaging, be it a rigid…

Fast 5 Facts on Presses

From their earliest beginnings, printing presses have revolutionized the world. Take Gutenberg’s first press. The simple invention of movable type led to the first mass production of books in Europe. Today’s printing presses are, of course, much more advanced. Still, they continue to revolutionize the way we think of print. Here are 5 facts about…

Advantages of 3-D Printing in the Product Packaging Design Process

With 3-D printers becoming more popular and commonplace, 3-D printing is no longer a futuristic obscure process. Believe it or not, 3-D printing plays an important role in product packaging design. Not part of a traditional printing and packaging process, it’s easy to miss the benefits of having access to 3-D printers, while conceptualizing and…

Use Lenticular Printing to Attract More Customers

Here at JohnsByrne, we dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of cutting-edge printing techniques and effects that give your customers a new perspective on your packaging. One way we help you achieve that is by using lenticular printing, which allows your packaging to display a visual depth that engages your customers in a way that traditional…

Color Matching’s Role Creating Consistent Print Projects

Color consistency is a vital requirement for print providers to achieve from the proofing stage to on-press color management. When evaluating your printing project for color matching and consistency, it’s important to understand the basics of what the G7 standard requires. Working with a G7 Master Qualified company, like JohnsByrne, allows less room for error…

In-Line Press Technology as a Cost Effective Solution to Innovation

Most of our clients are looking for new print innovation. The need for advancement in printing is often followed by the thought that a great idea will cost too much or that it can’t be done on press. JohnsByrne understands that this is a very real dilemma facing clients daily, which is why we developed…

Press384 Official Launch Date on Jan. 20th

After months of  promoting, educating, and anticipation our new 15-unit press, Press384 was officially launched on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 with the Press Go launch party.  Starting from the PressWatch series, we’ve watched the installation process of the Heidelberg press (Press384) move rapidly—and now, it’s time for our customers Press GO!! The Meaning Behind the Name…

Press384 Watch – Get Ready! 15-Unit Press Almost Complete

Press384 is only weeks away from its installation being complete. Since August, we’ve watched this 130ft, 15-unit press, begin its installation journey and it’s almost time for our customers to put it to use. JohnsByrne continues to invest in next generation technology to ensure our clients get the newest innovation and the most options. This unique…

Press384 Watch – 15-Unit Press Coming Soon!

At JohnsByrne we continue to re-invest in technology to stay at the forefront of innovation to serve current and new markets. Our latest investment is in our newest 15-unit, triple coater press, Press384 that was configured specifically for JohnsByrne and delivers new creative freedom to our customers. Press384 spans nearly 130ft (end to end) and…