A combination of ongoing raw material supply disruptions, the escalation of transportation costs, and governmental initiatives, ranging from tariffs to changes in environmental regulations, continue to challenge the supply chain and drive up the cost of products.

‘The increasing raw...

Transcoat debuts at Labelexpo Americas 2018

The Transcoat labelstock laminator unwinds faceless rolls (consisting of adhesive and liner only) and laminates any face material (paper, film or other) to generate the final pressure sensitive construction. Faceless rolls are offered in different width and adhesive technologies (hotmelt, UV...

Suppliers of the latest in security ink technological developments to governments and security printers in more than 100 countries, Luminescence manufactures security inks suitable for offset, intaglio, flexo, gravure, screen, numbering and inkjet processes and security threads.

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Mikaela Harding, product manager at Pulse Roll Label Products, completed her studies five years ago and has quickly become immersed in the world of print and ink

Like many others I am sure, my entry into the printing ink industry was somewhat accidental. When searching for entry-level laboratory positions, I came across a temporary role to build the PantoneLive color libraries. I have always been passionate about color, and interior design, so the idea...

Webinar digs into flexible packaging technology

The next session will air as a live webinar at 9 am CT/10 am ET on Tuesday, Sept 11. Registration can be completed here.

Sponsored by PCMC, the next ‘Exploring Flexible Packaging’ webinar will...

John Danio, Kernow North America's new vice president of sales and marketing

‘I’m looking forward to working closely with the Kernow team to ensure appropriate support of our customers and the fast and efficient execution of sales and marketing strategies,’ said Danio, who brings 19 years’ industry experience to Kernow. 

This newly created position will place an...

Mike Fairley used this article in the magazine’s 10th anniversary edition to prophesize some of the changes and developments expected over the next 10 years

It hardly seems like 10 years* since the very first issue of Labels & Labelling** was published. Yet so much has changed in that time – in label materials, in label production technology, in labels themselves, and in the label user marketplace.

Plastic labelstocks were...

Metallized flexo printed labels by Sidlaw Packaging UK, as photographed in Labels & Labeling issue 4, 1998

The next time that you pay a visit to a supermarket or department store, take a look at the graphics and packaging being used to display manufacturers’ products. The quality of both design and reproduction is superb, but what is more the majority of it is now printed flexo. Tracing the history...

Following the strategy adopted by the management team, the company is forecasting organic growth in the areas where it is present, including narrow web printing with the HA650 for UV flexo inks

The group, founded in 1987 by Giuliano Cigna, Carlo Musso and Luciano Longobardi, employs more than 90 people. Over 30 years of activity, the group has strengthened its presence on international markets creating branches worldwide, from Europe and the Americas, to Asia and Australia.

KRCV...

Color-Logic test sheet by Adcraft Labels

Color-Logic director of sales and marketing Mark Geeves said: ‘The certification test forms supplied by Adcraft and printed on its Mark Andy P7 hybrid press had a dramatic metallic color range and correctly demonstrated all Color-Logic decorative effects. The combination of white ink on metallic...

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