Label Industry Global Awards 2019 open for entries

The categories this year include four established awards – R. Stanton Avery Global Achievement Award, Award for Innovation (companies with up to 300 employees), Award for Innovation (companies with more than 300 employees) and Environmental & Sustainability Award – in addition to the new...

TLMI adds to Label Awards judging panel

The five new judges join an existing nine-member panel representing companies across industry supplier categories. The association’s annual awards competition recognizes achievement in all areas of the narrow web industry including tags and labels, cartons, flexible packaging and non-wovens...

Finat’s fifth YMC Congress was held in Bucharest, Romania

Finat’s YMC is dedicated to bringing together the younger generation from management teams across the label industry supply chain, providing networking opportunities and educational conference sessions to equip them with leading-edge thinking on key topics. 

The event began with a visit...

WPO opens WorldStar award design competition

The competition is open to students enrolled in college or university courses, undergraduate or graduate, anywhere in the world. Typical courses would be linked to graphic/product/structural design as well as those from material/technology and engineering. Only individual entries are accepted....

Canadian Label and Package Printing Conference 2019 returns to Toronto

Hosted by the organizers of Labelexpo Americas and Labels & Labeling magazine, the conference, which this year has been extended to two days, takes place from April 11- 12 at Toronto International Centre.

The event offers an educational opportunity for commercial and package printing...

FPA publishes sustainability study

The association commissioned the study to better understand perspectives on sustainability and packaging among both consumers and brand owners. The study integrates insights from brand owners surveyed online in June 2018 by Packaging World and insights from an online survey of consumers...

WPO introduces corporate partnerships

WPO is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of over 50 national packaging institutes and associations, as well as four regional packaging federations and other interested parties, including corporations and trade associations.

Founded in 1968, WPO aims to: encourage...

Curt Begle, president of the health, hygiene and specialties division of Berry Global, is the new chairperson of the FPA board of directors

Curt Begle, president of the health, hygiene and specialties division of Berry Global, is the new chairperson of the FPA board of directors. Begle succeeds David Staker, president and CEO at Plastic Packaging Technologies, who served as chairperson of the FPA board of directors from March 2018...

TLMI has completed the industry’s first matrix recycling survey of its kind

The association’s primary objective in carrying out the survey was to calculate the amount of matrix waste label converters generate based upon annual production data they submitted to TLMI. Survey methodology also included qualitative questions asking converters what they perceive as the major...

WPO hosts packaging training in Jordan

‘The purpose was to increase and develop professional knowledge and competency of packaging industries´ employees, other professionals in related industries and also university students,’ states WPO vice president education, Aslihan Arikan, from Turkey.

The five days regional packaging...

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