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Mock up’s

Author: FroQ. Published on 23 November, 2016.

We have a brand new Roland VersaCAMM in house! The printer can not only print but also do internal creasing and cutting. Lifelike dummies, on every conceivable material. In addition to creating digital 3D pack shots we now manufacture in-house life-like dummies. Do you want to see how it works? Mail us for an appointment!…

Yet another supermarket chain choose for FroQ

Author: FroQ. Published on 22 November, 2016.

Supermarket chain Hoogvliet also choses for FroQ Brandservices.…

“Packshot”

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Wait until the product is produced and then do photography is something of the past! The latest software allows us to produce the packshot directly from the already delivered lithography material for the printer. To make a long story short, the marketing department will long before have their image available.…

Pervasco

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The beautiful sweets of Pervasco housed their artwork and lithography at FroQ!…

3D of your package

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If your artwork is delivered to the printer we will start creating a life-like 3D render of your new product for you. Zoom in, expand, anything is possible. You can study the complete product even before it is printed. Within days after the artwork is ready you could have your 3D in house as an example or…

NL Packaging Awards

Author: FroQ. Published on 16 February, 2016.

FroQ is sponsor of the NL Packaging Awards 2016, the most important award for the Dutch Packaging Industry. The awards are a new initiative for the Dutch Packaging Industry and will be handed out by a professional jury within 12 categories. For more information please visit www.packagingawards.nl.…

The next step in 3D

Author: FroQ. Published on 18 August, 2015.

August 2015: the next step in 3D. FroQ bought a HD 3D scanner. With the NextEngine 3D laser scanner we can scan any form directly into our 3D software. Combined with our Cinema4D specialist nothing seems impossible! For FroQ clients this means that, once the artwork is ready, we can immediately visualise a realistic 3D…

Prepress in China

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August 2015: the FroQ pre-press team is hard at work for Coca Cola in China.…

Metro Belgium chooses FroQ

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July 2015: after an intensive tender also Metro Belgium choose FroQ to handle all of their packaging…

New office in India

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June 2015: FroQ keeps on growing! Therefore, the Indian team moved to a brand new office. Twice as big to accommodate the growth in team and services.…

Napoleon at FroQ

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May 2015: also Pervasco, famous for the Napoleon sweets, chooses FroQ.…

De Heus and FroQ international partners

Author: FroQ. Published on 28 August, 2014.

After an orientation De Heus selected FroQ as communication partner. FroQ is developing not only the international packaging range but is also responsible for the global roll out of the corporate communication flow.…

Blokker 24Kitchen new client at FroQ

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FroQ was selected as partner to realize the 24Kitchen assortment from Blokker. Together with GetPact, responsible for the project management, FroQ will be responsible for the design finalization, artwork and lithography of the complete line.…

FroQ continues to grow and flourish

Author: FroQ. Published on 21 July, 2014.

Expansion of our studio in India In view of the rising in number of assignments we have expanded our team considerably in recent months, particularly the studio. Certainly a pleasant necessity. It allows us the opportunity to have our dedicated client teams execute the additional work unhindered, both with existing and with new clients’ projects.…

Royal De Heus Group chooses FroQ

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De Heus/Koudijs have appointed FroQ to rollout their new international packaging line. Working closely with De Heus/Koudijs’ head office in Ede, together with the offices in various countries, FroQ has been responsible for the total packaging design execution. From their central control point, FroQ is taking care of everything required in supporting the finalisation and…

FroQ cosponsors the Helen Dowling Gala

Author: FroQ. Published on 18 July, 2014.

€ 341,712 was raised on Saturday 17 May at the 10th Helen Dowling Gala. This impressive sum is intended for the Helen Dowling Institute (HDI). Every year, the HDI provides psychological care and support for over 1500 cancer patients and their relatives in dealing with the emotional stress surrounding the illness. This is something which…

Press ready or press friendly

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The press file plays a crucial role in Packaging Design Execution. Do we focus on the one specific printing press, or do we go global with a standardised digital press file? Press ready or press friendly At FroQ, graphic technology is an everyday part of our activities. One important aspect concerns the creation and delivery…

We have been nominated for the ‘Nationale TV Succes Award 2013’!

Author: FroQ. Published on 19 December, 2013.

Nomination Nationale TV Succes Award 2013! Ok, let’s be honest. We’re as proud as a peacock! The nomination committee decided to look at the packaging branch in order to find the most advanced players in this field of business. The first selection resulted in a shortlist of 10 successful companies (criteria: profit, expertise, innovation and…

3D Packshots of packaging

Author: FroQ. Published on 4 November, 2013.

It is now possible to receive a 3D packshot immediately after we have delivered the final files to the printer. This means no more waiting for your product to be ready or making photos of a mockup in order to see the final product. The artwork will be digitally rendered in 3D allowing you to…

Dutch design “conquers” China

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Friday November 8th dBOD opened her first design store in Shanghai. They already have an excellent position on the Chinese market and are expanding from their own foothold. Reyn Jongenelen, creative director of dBOD: “Chinese clients are eagerly looking for Western creativity to bring their brands to the next international level. Our Dutch common sense,…

FroQ recently conducted an extensive survey on European Retail

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Retail is going through some major changes. E.g. supply chain management is rationalized, cross channel communication to turn shoppers into consumers, e-commerce and e-tailing are important issues. But shelf packaging is still seen as an important carrier of the brand and the one that is closest to the consumer. As a producer of global artwork…

Global artwork & litho for brands in the know

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FroQ: Global artwork & litho for brands in the know It all started in 2005. Our experiences at design agencies and packaging design management in supermarket organizations merged in a drive for innovation towards a better and smarter approach of packaging realization. We took a year to develop the concept, which is now seen as…

Color Reference Tests

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The proof of the pudding is… in the proof A good and truthful digital proof is essential for print quality. Therefore, we continuously invest in our fleet of proofers. So we have the ultimate technology in color management, riptechnologie and calibration tools in home. A truthful proof can be used in multiple ways. . . .…

Do not underestimate new labeling rules

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New European regulation on nutritional facts as of December 2014. Great consequenses as labeling of food products needs to be reviewed. Do not underestimate the new rules for food labeling The regulation* provides better readability and very detailed information for the customer. This has a huge impact on design, artwork and prepress activities for packaging.…

Packaging Innovations 2013

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Come visit us at ‘Packaging Innovations 2013 We look forward to seeing you on November 27th and 28th where you are more than welcome to stop by at our booth (DV23). Packaging Innovations in Zaandam is the event of the year where the packaging industry meets its customers. It is the place where creativity, branding…

Print proofs predict outcome

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Proofing. ‘The proof of the pudding’ Whether it is to save our customers time or by constantly improving the quality, at FroQ we are always searching for new ways to supply our customers with the best.  In the best case scenario our  improvements serve to “kill two birds with one stone”. Recently we invested in…

Timezones? Which timezones??

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Barbara is one of our project managers working in the Chennai, India office. There she leads the dedicated Brand team for Maxeda (Praxis and Formido) in the Netherlands. Her team holds important roles for the traffic manager, graphic operators and specialists. Barbara oversees all of this and is the main contact for the Maxeda packaging…

Printed matter monitoring

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Checking printed packaging items ensures a true representation. On request of a large number of retail customers, FroQ checks the quality of the final printed packaging materials in a procedure where printed samples are checked on several vital points. This process starts as soon as the printing process has finished. The letter that is sent…

Translate, localize, redirect and approve

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Retailers operate on increasing international level. Packaging design faces local legislation and multilingualism “Hey Sören…, I have a packaging project for pigfood for Eastern Europe. Now it also needs to be done in Finnish, Polish and Russian”. “Hey Chow…, For our new product ‘Char Siu sauce’ we have a product label in seven languages. Do…

FroQ to execute packaging design for Remia

Author: FroQ. Published on 20 June, 2013.

FroQ B.V. has been selected by Remia as their partner for execution of their packaging artwork for their brands Remia, Gouda’s Glorie and several Private labels. FroQ is responsible for the execution of Remia artwork – from technical input on the design brief, through design adaptation, artwork and lithography, print and aftercare. For Remia FroQ…