Herma releases PE film made from recycled material

This new PE label, manufactured exclusively from recycled polyethylene, is thought to be the first of its kind worldwide. It was jointly developed to market readiness in Germany by the printer schäfer-etiketten and Herma, with the aid of the PE film experts of Polifilm.

Half of the raw...

Ritrama launches Tamperproof portfolio

Directive 2011/62/EU sets out two basic requirements for the correct packaging of pharmaceutical products: each package must bear a serial number to identify each product and should also be sealed in such a way as to make any attempt at tampering immediately visible. 

To meet this...

UPM Raflatac launches FSC certified paper face stocks

The new FSC certified products include paper wine label materials, semi-gloss, thermal transfer and direct thermal, among others.

Tyler Matuseveich, sustainability manager, Americas, UPM Raflatac, said: ‘Only about 10 percent of the world's forests are certified today and much work...

Jim DeFife, vice president of pressure-sensitive materials at Multi-Color Corporation, has been chosen as the recipient of the R. Stanton Avery Global Achievement Award 2019.

Judging for the annual Label Industry Global Awards, now in its 16thedition, took place on June 5 during the Finat European Label Forum in Copenhagen. The panel of international judges considered entries for a total of six award categories and drew up a shortlist.

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The developments took place at the Expo Pack trade show in Guadalajara, Mexico.

The new Acadia 2000 is a premium one-side coated paper claimed to have superior bulk and excellent smoothness. The wet strength label resists disintegration and rupture when exposed to water or other moisture...

New CB and UB hot foils offer eye-catching finishes and effects

The new CB and UB hot foils offer printers, packaging designers and brand owners a range of eye-catching finishes and effects that will make their brand stand out on the shelf. 

The CB Series is a new over-printable hot foil that delivers a bright metallic reflective finish, while the...

Mark Macaré (left) of Finat and Jan 't Hart (right), senior director innovation sustainability and compliance, Avery Dennison

Jeroen Diderich, vice president and general manager EMEA, said: ‘Finat is an important organization representing our customer base and we are delighted with this win. CleanFlake technology is one example of the many initiatives we are introducing to reduce material use and waste. Generating...

The forum is coming to Amsterdam, with local and international speakers, presentations, panels and networking opportunities. Plasticity aims to educate attendees on the latest developments in plastic circularity, and to create a workshop environment for delegates to collaborate and create...

 Acucote expands pressure sensitive portfolio

Pharmaceutical brands demand performance, security and authentication throughout the value chain. Acucote’s six tamper-evident label constructions are marketed for packaging closures and destructible labeling as they leave behind evidence of unauthorized access or alteration and provide brand...

The 7,000sqm building that hosts the plant was completed in less than eight months, and the site allows a possible future expansion with an option to double the building capacity. 

After a successful on-site acceptance test in Italy in July 2018, the coating machine was shipped to Mexico...

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