Signing of the first Labelexpo and Finat sponsorship agreement in 1991. At the signing were Harry van Eijk (seated left), Clive Smith (seated right), Mans Lejeune (standing left) and Mike Fairley

This was the beginnings of his fascination with the label industry and label technology. In 1974 he was instrumental in organizing for Pira an international conference on trends and developments in labels – bringing together speakers from across Europe to talk about label substrates, adhesives,...

L-R: Ron Spring, Mans Lejeune and Mike Fairley at the Finat Congress in 2008

An industry that managed to more than duplicate itself in Europe over the past two decades; that now masters virtually all printing processes; a variety of adhesive and non-adhesive substrates on rolls; excels in versatility in terms of run lengths, order lead times, variable information...

RadTech announces new president and board members

Weber will serve a two-year term in the new position and will assume the position from Lisa Fine, who is now the group’s immediate past president.

JoAnn Arceneaux from Allnex USA has been elected as incoming president.

Newly elected board members include: Jeffrey Klang, Sartomer;...

IHMA appoints new chairman and board

Opsec’s Dr Paul Dunn comes into lead the IHMA, while the not-for-profit organization’s board for 2019 includes Diavy’s Alessio Pastorelli, Surys’ Corinne Murcia Giudicelli and Professor Seung Hyun Lee from South Korea’s Hologram Forum. Brad Hilbert of Crown Roll Leaf will represent...

Registration opens for Gulf Print & Pack 2019

Taking place on April 15-18 in the Za’abeel Halls of Dubai World Trade Centre, Gulf Print & Pack 2019 is aimed at printers, service providers, brand owners and designers from not only the Middle East, but also continental Africa, South Asia and Europe.

Technologies to be showcased at...

More than 300 people attended the Label Industry Global Awards

Hosted by Labelexpo Global Series on the first night of Labelexpo Americas 2018, the event brought together more than 300 guests. 

Knott is a senior scientist at Dow Chemical and leader of a global team that has pioneered innovations in pressure-sensitive silicone release liner coating...

Mark Easton, president of FPLMA and Tony Dalleore, general manager of FPLMA

The term ‘Industry 4.0’ refers to the fourth industrial revolution, which applies automation and data exchange to manufacturing technologies, where ‘Cyber-physical systems’, the Internet of Things and cloud computing combine to create a ‘smart factory’. 

Although this may appear rather...

Delegates at the forum in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Labelexpo India, the largest label and package printing event in South Asia, will run on November 22-25. With 250 industry-leading exhibitors, the show offers highly valuable networking opportunities for visitors and exhibitors alike, bringing together the entire supply chain with machinery,...

Illinois State University Graphic Communications students at Labelexpo

Students attended live demonstrations of the newest technologies, including the very latest package design software and workflows and digital presses from the world's leading manufacturers.

Chrissy Pond stated, ‘I had a wonderful time at the Labelexpo in Rosemont, Illinois. While we were...

 TLMI launches PET release liner recycling program

For the past year, TLMI has been working with Circular Polymers to qualify PET release liner from association members as a supply stream into Circular Polymers’ recycling process. A leader in using recycling technology to transform post-consumer discarded carpet into new polymer raw materials,...

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