James Quirk, Labels & Labeling, Piyapong Wongvorakul, Trisan Printing, Thailand, Peter Woods, QLM Label Makers, Malaysia, Brenton Barrett, Multi-Color Corporation, Asia-Pacific, Adrian Pratiwiharja, PT Interflex Sejahtera Perdana, Indonesia

The participants represented a great mix of local converters, converting groups and global players. They were Piyapong Wongvorakul, Trisan Printing, Thailand: originally a letterpress label converter, the company has diversified into cartons and adopted flexography and sheet-fed; Adrian...

WestRock appoints Colleen Arnold as director

Arnold has more than 25 years of global leadership and information technology client knowledge. Most recently, she served as the senior vice president of sales and distribution at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) until March 31, 2016. During her time at IBM, Arnold was a member...

‘Self-adhesive labels Market by Type (Release Liner, Linerless), Nature (Permanent, Removable, Repositionable), Printing Technology (Digital, Flexography, Lithography, Screen, Gravure), Application, and Region - Global Forecast to 2023’ is a new report from Markets and Markets

According to a report, 'Self-adhesive labels market – Global Forecast to 2023' published by Markets and Markets, the market is worth US$31.06 billion in 2018. Growth is propelled by factors such as an increase in urban population, demand for pharmaceutical supplies, an increase in...

Ajanta Packaging's managing director Chandan Khanna with his core team at the Thai unit

The Indian multinational label printing company, run by Chandan Khanna, has a total of five plants including two each in India and the Middle East, and one in Southeast Asia. Khanna will continue to run independently the company’s plants in other countries while helping Huhtamaki in India for...

Not planning to sell your business? You still need to take action, writes Bob Cronin of The Open Approach

While you can cash in on today’s high multiples, you may wish to hold on. But staying in charge doesn’t mean ‘staying put’. Accelerated M&A activity brings new dynamics, offerings and expectations. The reality of today’s fast-paced landscape is that you can’t survive by doing nothing. ...

Deanne Sinclair, Cambridge Label

My family has been in print for more than 35 years, but to be honest, I never envisioned myself working in the print industry at my family business. Growing up, my father always had a strict ‘no family members as employees’ policy, out of respect for his other business partners. It wasn’t until...

This issue* of Labels & Labelling** completes ten years of publishing the magazine, initially just in the UK but in recent years to readers in some 55 countries worldwide.
 
Such has been the growth in the label market – especially the pressure-sensitive sector...
Jet Technologies has appointed Paul Mercuri as technical sales representative

Mercuri is a flexographic ink technician with a career in print spanning nearly two decades. He has built his expertise over the years working in several facets of the business including wide web, label and packaging, platemaking, color management, quality control and has deep technical...

GEW has launched a multi-point UV monitor, or mUVm, calling it a 'major innovation for UV curing installations.'

Patrick Mallek in the Brand Chefs gallery

Labels & Labeling: Tell us about yourself and your company.
Patrick Mellak: Pull up a chair! I started Mighty Fudge Studios in 1999 primarily as an animation studio. In 2008, my wife Kimberly came on board full time (from in-house CPG and grocery) and...

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