Marino brings nearly 20 years of product leadership and go-to-market experience to Thinfilm

Marino brings nearly 20 years of product leadership and go-to-market experience to Thinfilm in the areas of mobile, IoT, consumer and industrial applications. As EVP, Hardware Solutions, he will be responsible for overseeing the product management and engineering functions for Thinfilm, as well...

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...

The team at South African shrink sleeve specialist Packology

In his view, self-adhesive label manufacturers can generally place the onus on their customers to know what they want and what will work, but shrink sleeve customers expect suppliers to lead, advise and specify sleeves that are guaranteed to work in a particular environment. 

‘As a result...

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...

Lake Image Systems has provided a real-time, camera-based option to read, decode and validate the QR code, extract the unique fingerprint image and interrogate the ScanTrust cloud system to authenticate the code at the start of each job

ScanTrust, a secure cloud-based product authentication and supply chain traceability specialist, has developed a secure QR code containing a unique fingerprint pattern that cannot be copied.

During printing of the ScanTrust QR code onto labels and packaging, Lake Image Systems has...

19 Crimes was named Wine Brand of the Year by Market Watch

Treasury Wine Estates has launched an augmented reality strategy across five wines in its portfolio. The company began playing with augmented reality on its 19 Crimes wine brand, and quickly realized AR’s boundless potential. The labels for 19 Crimes feature different British prisoners who,...

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...

Mike Fairley is a passionate and qualified sailor, and spent some 20 years running his own sailing association

There are very few readers however, that know his extensive knowledge and expertise related to printing, paper, packaging and labels had its beginnings some 10 years before the magazine was launched in 1979. Indeed, for much of that time he was regarded as one of the world’s leading...

How will the label industry fare with the changing industrial landscape

Even Oxford University researchers are claiming that robots have already stolen more than 66,000 jobs in Britain alone. Separate studies have further predicted that large numbers of workers will be replaced by robots and machine automation. So, how will the label industry fare in the automated...

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...

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