Finat predicts cautious optimism for European label procurement in 2019

Covering the results from a survey among over 80 brand owners and packaging buyers, and follow-up one-on-one interviews with a select number of them, Finat stated that, ‘it becomes clear that European label customers are approaching 2019 more cautiously than they did 2018 a year ago.’

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Digimarc, HP collaborate on serialized package printing

HP and Digimarc offer consumer brands and their digital print providers the ability to apply a serialized global trade item number (SGTIN) on packaging to track and protect a package through the supply chain and at point-of-sale (POS) in retail environments.

It is claimed this new...

HP to host personalization webinar

The ‘Power of Personalization’ webinar follows on from the launch of The Personalization Pinwheel, a framework intended to help brands to accelerate...

HP introduces framework to accelerate adoption of personalization

Informed by insights from more than 45 million online conversations in four markets across the globe, the framework hones in on what motivates consumers to personalize – from photo books to magazine covers to consumer packaged goods – and how brands can capitalize on those motivations. 

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Peltolan awarded EGP partnership certificate

EGP technology enables a high-quality, efficient and greener packaging printing with no need for spot colors. The predictable and precise brand colors are implemented with digitally assisted ink blending. The color gamut is enriched with additional OGV (orange, green, violet) process inks, which...

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...

Variable design software delivers holiday edition for Danone flavored water

The wraparound bottle labels were produced by Folienprint Rako, an All4Labels Group company, in the first HP SmartStream Collage packaging production in Europe.  The Sparkles labels were printed on an HP Indigo 20000 digital press.

The bottles feature playful, winter-themed designs by...

Chanel invests in Sulapac

Aiming to tackle the accumulation of non-biodegradable plastics, Sulapac has developed a material said to respond to consumers’ growing desire to find environmentally friendly products or packaging.

Sulapac products use a biodegradable and microplastic-free material made of FSC-certified...

South Africa is home to one of the world’s most advanced label converting industries

A recent PriceWaterhouseCoopers report, ‘Beyond the BRICs: A broader look at emerging market growth prospects’, takes a look beyond the ‘E7’ emerging economies. ‘The general message is that investors with long-term horizons should look beyond the BRIC’s.’ South Africa is clearly on that horizon...

Avery Dennison and Himalaya Drug Company collaborate on liner recycling

Through this collaboration, The Himalaya Drug Company will be able to divert over 140 tonnes of label release liner waste, which would otherwise be discarded and disposed of in landfills or incinerators. Every day, the label liners would be separated from containers and cardboards, cleaned and...

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