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 luanched 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...

Yeo Valley yoghurt pot lids printed by Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury

Some of the key driving forces behind this growth include the increase in demand from the food and beverage, healthcare, cosmetics and toiletries, sports goods and agricultural products industries – and it’s not difficult to see why. Products packaged in flexible materials have no defined shape...

FLAG signs on 75th converter member

Since the firm started in 2010, FLAG has retained over 90 percent of their members by delivering savings and providing a growing list of value-added services.

According to John McKay, president and founder, ‘We’re thrilled that Star Tag & Label has recognized the power of the FLAG...

High performance lubricants help keep presses running

Web breaks and unscheduled maintenance stoppages – in fact, anything that impedes productivity – can be damaging to a printer’s bottom line performance. In an industry as competitive as label printing, unplanned downtime and repairs are unwelcome and costly disruptions that need to be kept to an...

Label converters can help nutraceutical brands stand out on crowded shelves

Globally, consumers are shifting toward alternative therapies and preventative care and are spending hundreds of billions of dollars on products that, by definition, provide nutritional benefits, boost physical performance or prevent diseases. 

Nutraceuticals – a word that derives its...

L-R: Fernando Rizzieri, R&D director; José Carlos Rizzieri, CEO; Bruno Rizzieri, supply manager, with Gráfica Rami’s multiple Fernando Pini awards

Gráfica Rami was founded in 1978 by José Carlos Rizzieri, still CEO today, as a commercial printing house producing magazines, publicity materials and labels. It installed its first KBA offset press – the first of its kind in Brazil – in 1991, and by 1996 was focusing exclusively on label...

Printing flexible packaging requires a team effort from suppliers and converter

Shifting the group’s emphasis to explaining the benefits of UV flexo compared to solvent- and water-based wide web presses also opens the door on non-food flexible packaging opportunities. 

Finat president Chris Ellison is joint owner of OPM Labels & Packaging group, which has long...

Iban Cid of Germark

Labels & Labeling: What has been the evolution of Germark’s business since its foundation? 
Iban Cid: Germark was founded in Barcelona in 1958 by German Cid, my father. Initially the company was the Spanish agent for Guhl & Sheibler, a label systems...

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