Avery Dennison launches on-metal RFID

The new tags have been optimized for performance when applied to objects containing metal, foil and liquids, reflecting retailers growing desire for RFID to play a larger role in enhancing and automating supply chains and retail, especially in the food and beauty segments.

Developed to...

Armor to celebrate 20 years in Southeast Asia

To mark this occasion, the company is organizing a seminar in Singapore that will discuss its inkanto offering, market evolution and its product range benefits. This shall be followed by a tour of its manufacturing facility in Singapore, where clients and partners will witness investments made...

Schreiner MediPharm and Edelmann demo smart pharma packaging potential

The result is a smart medicine packaging option featuring digital features such as BitSecure copy detection technology, as well as a closure seal with integrated NFC chip and void effect for tamper evidence.

Schreiner MediPharm noted smart packaging builds a digital bridge between...

Kezzler targets six billion connected products in 2019

The figures are collated across multiple campaigns, and Kezzler CEO Christine Akselsen stated: ‘This remarkable achievement is the product of 16 years pioneering innovation in the industry with the objective of delivering solutions to real world problems such as counterfeit goods and...

Where Chinese label converters are based

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s economic reform program. From the updated data provided by National News Publication Bureau, Chinese printing industry output has risen from less than 5 billion Yuan to 1.21 trillion Yuan in 40 years, meaning today’s output is approximately 250...

Mühlbauer and PragmatIC partner for low-cost smart packaging

PragmatIC's FlexICs are said to offer a low-cost alternative to expensive silicon chips that are used in current RFID inlays. PragmatIC recently launched its first ConnectIC...

The Automation Arenas in Labelexpo Europe 2017 and Labelexpo Americas 2018 attracted around 2,500 visitors

Whether it is the use of smart phones, smart meters, automated payment systems, travel ticketing, navigation, search engines, online assistants (Alexa and Siri), self-driving cars or lawnmowers, smart lighting, social media apps or just ordering an Uber, all are impacted to some degree by...

Bobst M1 shaft-driven press connected live to IoT network

Related to these developments, the last Labelexpo shows in Europe and America revealed a new drive to integrate conventional presses into Industry 4.0 workflows. This means repetitive manual operations are taken over by ‘intelligent’ servo-assisted systems, while press control systems exchange...

During merger and acquisition, communicating value to investor is crucial, writes Bob Cronin

Even if you have a hot property in a high-demand segment, your effectiveness at each sell stage is important. Getting through these wisely – with expert and experienced support – will ensure your best outcome. The typical sale process follows six stages: 1) Preparing an offering memorandum; 2)...

The management board of W&H as of April 1, 2019 include (L to R): Dr. Falco Paepenmüller, CTO; Peter Steinbeck, CSO; and Dr. Jürgen Vutz, CEO

The CTO role is a newly-created position on the machinery manufacturer’s management board, effective from April 1, 2019.

Paepenmüller assumes responsibility for the three business units namely extrusion, printing and converting. He has held various management positions at W&H since...

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