Diamond Packaging continues to differentiate itself from the competition by identifying and developing leading edge designs, technologies, and services. Our Technical Team is dedicated to your success through innovative packaging solutions that will connect with consumers at the point of sale.
Diamond's Technical Team, comprised of printing, finishing and research and development (R&D) specialists, is dedicated to providing innovative packaging solutions. Some of the recent products and processes developed over the past few years include:
- An all-digital workflow, including computer-to-plate (CTP) technology, for improved print quality and reduced turnaround
- The addition of advanced quality systems, including spectrophotometry and G7, for improved color control
- Methods of direct printing and converting alternative substrates such as plastics and microflute
- State-of-the-art foil stamping technology, including printing over foil
- Packaging designs to address FDA-mandated over-the-counter (OTC) labeling requirements
- Tamper resistant packaging (e.g., holograms, low-metal foil, reactive ink)
- Rigid window applications
- Stochastic (FM screening) printing
- Six color, expanded color gamut (ECG) process printing
- QuikSet™ setup box alternative
- Liquid Metal™ and MiraFoil® environmentally-friendly metallic coatings
- Cast and Cure holographic effects
- In-line UV specialty coatings
- Cold foiling
- In-line windowing
- Child Resistant (CR) packaging for medical or recreational marijuana (cannabis) products
Since Diamond has been slated to assist in designing and developing packaging for many product launches, we continually exceed our customers’ design expectations and often “push the envelope” in developing new processes. Examples include the Gillette Fusion ProGlide and Gillette for Women Venus shaving systems, and Shania by Stetson fragrance.
Diamond’s Technical Team also regularly assists customers on maximizing productivity of their filling lines. To better understand their needs, members of the team visit the customer’s site to gain an understanding of how we might improve productivity. Our design staff supports these efforts by constantly refining and adjusting packaging structures to optimize filling speeds. Through our exposure to various production lines, in numerous markets around the globe, we are able to cross apply our knowledge to benefit all of our customers.
Diamond maintains a close relationship with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) through our mutual involvement with lecture series, co-op programs and hiring of graduates from their School of Packaging Science. Furthermore, all of our designers have served, or currently serve as, adjunct professors in RIT’s Packaging Science program. We also have access to their state-of-the-art equipment, which is capable of performing a multitude of package analysis including vibration, compression and shock testing.