Harveer Sahni, chairman of Weldon Celloplast discusses history of Indian label printing

However, it wasn’t the same forty years ago. Harveer Sahni, chairman at Weldon Celloplast, who has been in the label industry since 1978 when his company installed its first siliconizing coater, recalls: ‘A US-based company, Johnson & Johnson, first started manufacturing pressuresensitive...

Herma appoints Hendrik Kehl as new product manager

Kehl has been working for Herma since 2008 and his most recent position was in the domestic sales department, where he provided support to customers. In his new role, Kehl will ensure that the life cycle of products from market maturity to withdrawal from the market will be planned, controlled,...

Customizable Visapin label shows if mail has been fraudulently manipulated

Having passed the most demanding security tests, the new Visapin label not only facilitates evidence of a fraudulent manipulation of information sent via mail, it’s also a highly customizable to the needs of the issuing company. In this sense, Visapin allows the issuing company to choose the...

PragmatIC launches ultra-low cost RFID integrated circuits

Developed using PragmatIC’s unique platform of patented technologies, ConnectICs deliver connectivity claimed at the lowest cost point in the market. These revolutionary FlexICs are ultra-thin and flexible, and are suitable for embedding into a wide range of substrates including paper and...

These smart labels use Internet of Packaging (IoP) technology to log and share information about packages during the delivery process. The new e-commerce system was piloted on UPM Raflatac's shipments on various routes throughout Europe. The pilot demonstrated that it provides full...

During RFID inlay insertion process, the integration ensures real-time, single pass RFID reading and encoding with in-line inkjet label printing, tracking and camera verification for automated, high speed and high quality, multi-lane RFID tags and label production. 

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L&L writers have often been prescient with their predictions.

‘Internationalization of the label industry is going to bring about moves by big print and supplier groups to dominate world markets.’ 
Mike Fairley, L&L issue 6, 1988

Global M&A activity across the supply chain has been prevalent for a number of years, with...

Stan Blakney has joined Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) as president of its US operations.

Blakney brings to the role more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in manufacturing, which includes domestic and international operations expertise, as well as a proven track record of successfully transforming business performance in challenging capital equipment manufacturing...

Q&A: Mike Fairley
Labels & Labeling (L&L): You were the first to recognize that the pressure-sensitive label industry was distinct from all other sectors of the print industry. How did you spot that before other analysts?
 
Mike Fairley (MF):...
SML helps UK retailer take RFID nationwide

SML has been working with Matalan for the past two years, resulting in the retailer determining that it needed to improve inventory accuracy across its entire business. To facilitate this, Matalan embarked on deploying RFID into two pilot stores using SML’s Clarity software suite. The outcome...

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