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Packaging Design & Die Cutting for the UK Food Sector

Packaging Design FoodWhen a food product is packed in a carton, there are many key considerations to take into account;

  • The smooth integration of the carton manufacturing process into the packaging system
  • Securing the product in-situ, avoiding damage during transportation and display
  • Meeting Health and Safety Regulations e.g. Nutritional information, Braille etc
  • The need for Shelf-Ready Packaging
  • Addressing Marketing Requirements such as branding, shelf space etc.
  • Recycling options and considerations

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Demand for Innovative Packaging Design Services Grows in the UK

Packaging Design InnovationIt’s no surprise that the recent Global Packaging Summit chose “Innovation and Technology” as a key theme – given the pace of change in the market, the rapid advances that new software and equipment is bringing to the industry and the move to shelf-ready packaging. Continue reading

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Another ‘First’ for Truform’s Die Cutting Services

Once again Truform Laser Dies shows its commitment to the Die-making industry.

This year has seen significant investment in machinery and equipment at Truform Laser Dies, as well as an investment in training and further upskilling the team in these new technologies. As a result, we believe our support to die cutting services across the industry are probably second to none across Europe. Continue reading

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Packaging Die Cutting for Pharma Cartons

Pharma Packaging Die CuttingDie-cutting is the process of cutting and creasing high volumes of cartons and with today’s technologies, die-cutting machines work at considerable speed – up to 12,000 sheets per hour. Each impression in a die-cutting autoplaten can produce many cartons where dies can be 20 or 30 up. Larger dies can be complex and challenging to run, however the productivity benefits can make the investment in high-quality tooling very cost-effective.

When we deliver Packaging Die Cutting services for carton manufacturers who supply the Pharmaceutical market, productivity and tool life are key issues. There are also a number of other core requirements that we typically need to meet and these include; Continue reading

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Truform Laser Dies: An Introduction to Our Product & Services

Carton Packaging Design by Truform Laser Dies Ltd.Since 1967, Truform has been at the forefront of the Die-making industry in Ireland.  Noel Tumilty had a vision that he could supply dies to packaging companies and commercial printers across the island of Ireland.  He would have had no idea how the industry and the Company would evolve in the years to come. Continue reading

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Dies as Modern Art !

On a recent social evening in Dublin a friend stumbled across a restaurant called ‘JoBurgers’ where to his surprise, the wall hangings in the restaurant were in fact old cutting dies that we had made in the 1980’s. Continue reading

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Rotary Dies for Corrugated Packaging

The Snapshot

  • The outlook for the corrugated packaging industry in 2014 is positive.
  • There are on-going increases in sophistication and innovation within the industry.
  • Truform can provide a range of bespoke tooling to compliment this sophistication and to support Corrugated boxmakers in achieving better productivity. Continue reading
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Die Cutting Tooling

Die Cutting Tooling

Die Cutting Tooling can either be treated as an asset or as a liability inside your business.  When treated properly die cutting tools can increase your company’s revenue streams. However if tooling spend is regarded as a necessary evil it will only constrain your internal business operations.

Outlined below are some of the basic facts of the die cutting process. Continue reading

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Demand for Rotary Die Cutting will Increase in 2014

Rotary Die Cutting

The requirement for rotary die cutting products particularly in the packaging services sector is going to be experiencing a dramatic increase in demand over the coming year. Continue reading

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Specialist Requirements in Pharmaceutical Packaging Design

 

Packaging Die Cutting for Pharma Cartons

The majority of products sold and bought in supermarkets, chemists and elsewhere are transported and sold in packaging. Continue reading

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