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How to Communicate with Partner Companies

Working closely with a partner company can be extremely productive, yet a difficult process to negotiate. When choosing medical packaging companies for your medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or nutritional supplements, you must ensure that a great deal of trust exists, together with an efficient contract. These are values that we strive to provide for each and […]

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How to Boost Your Brand with Shrink Sleeve Labels

Almost certainly, you have purchased a product, probably a bottled beverage, with shrink sleeve labels. Most consumers are unaware of these products and unfamiliar with what it takes to produce them. Since 1977, we have served the food and beverage industry by producing eye-catching branded shrink sleeve labels which fit the container like a glove. […]

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The Benefits of Transitioning to Thin Gauge Labels with Outlook Group

As we wrap up National Sauce Month, we applaud our customers who produce a myriad of flavorful products in this category including salad dressing, mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, olive oil, salsa and many more. While the sauces category has enjoyed a boost in sales thanks to more ethnic and cultural flavors being introduced, there is still plenty […]

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Outlook Group Invests in Second MPS EF Flexo Label Press

APPLETON, WIS. — Outlook Group is pleased to announce the purchase of a second MPS EF430 8-color UV press to support continued growth. The EF press max web width is 430 mm which is slightly under 17”, with a multi-laminating capability which includes film laminating, overlam and cold foil applications. Delam-relam capability is also a feature. […]

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Sauces, Dressings and Condiments, Oh My! An Emerging Market Trend

With March being National Sauce month it’s a great time to wrap up the month by taking a deeper look into the sauces, dressings and condiments market and share more on a major trend we see driving that market. Cultural Condiments on the Rise Sauces and dressings launching in the US market in recent years […]

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Two Emerging Snack Food Packaging Trends

With February being National Snack Food Month, we thought it only fitting to share our take on two major snack food packaging trends we’ll see continuing to unfold in 2017. According to the 2016 Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, one of the most innovative food […]

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OUTLOOK GROUP INVESTS IN KODAK PLATESETTER

Outlook Group LLC is pleased to announce the purchase of a Kodak Magnus VLF Platesetter, one of the fastest fully-automated VLF platesetters on the market, to increase productivity and provide high-quality thermal imaging services. Kodak’s Q2400 F speed platesetter can image 1030mm x 800mm plates at 20.5 plates per hour and offers an integrated punch […]

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TOP 5 PACKAGING TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2017

Happy New Year to all of our customers and partners! I’m sure by now you may have seen one or more articles articulating packaging trends and forecasts for 2017. However, please allow me to share our view of some of the key developments that we at Outlook Group see impacting our and our customers’ business […]

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OUTLOOK GROUP COMPLETES IDEALLIANCE G7® MASTER QUALIFICATION & GRAPHIC MEASURES INTERNATIONAL (GMI) CERTIFICATIONS

Outlook Group is proud to announce that we recently updated and expanded our G7 & GMI color management certifications.   These programs validate that Outlook has the required procedures and process controls in place to deliver consistent, accurate color on each and every order.   Outlook Group recognizes the value of these programs to achieve productivity gains […]

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Moving into 2017: E-Commerce Trend Summary

2016 marks an exciting year for e-commerce development and growth while the outlook for 2017 looks even brighter. For this reason, Outlook Group has designed a package to service the e-commerce market that includes high speed, high quality, variable printing along with robust inline barcode verification, and guaranteed no duplicate data. Below we highlight a […]

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