PureAqua is a water-based flexo ink system designed for narrow web printing of self-adhesive labels

From printing and post-press processing to the application and ambient environment, there are a number of factors that converters must consider when making their ink selection. Suppliers must similarly be aware of these factors when developing new ink formulations. 

Water-based...

Mark Andy P5 flexo press at Super Labels

Super Labels’ operation has since been expanded to a floor area of 3,000sqm with an annual output exceeding 100 million Yuan (USD $14.7m). Its key customers include major international brands such as BP, Fuchs, Bosch and Bacchus, and leading domestic brands such as Lopal Tech. In addition, the...

The opening ceremony at Labelexpo India 2018

The show was also 28 percent larger in size with 250 exhibitors occupying a floorspace of 7,073sqm, compared to 200 across 5,899sqm in 2016. 

It was a landmark event too in terms of the technology on display, and the number of deals – for high-level equipment – made on the show floor. ...

In 2018 the US had a 28.4 percent gross recycling rate for bottles, a drop of 2 percent from 2015 and the lowest rate in four years

Rosalyn Bandy, TLMI director of Environmental Strategies & Outreach, told delegates that environmental awareness, particularly amongst millennials, was being focused by the campaign against one-use plastics. ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is not working – it’s not enough. Globally one million PET...

L’Oreal has a commitment to zero waste to landfill

Through this program, L’Oréal Australia will divert more than six tonnes of glassine paper liner in Australia into recycled paper for use in the recycled paper industry. The program is currently centered on the company’s biggest distribution center in Melbourne.

David O’Leary, national...

Finat’s fifth YMC Congress was held in Bucharest, Romania

Finat’s YMC is dedicated to bringing together the younger generation from management teams across the label industry supply chain, providing networking opportunities and educational conference sessions to equip them with leading-edge thinking on key topics. 

The event began with a visit...

Milkpack’s deputy general director for production, Pavel Pronin, (left) and Sergei Kochetov, commercial director

The MPS EF 520 flexo press is installed in Milkpack’s GMP-certified clean room for manufacturing primary pharma packaging, a sector where the company is increasing its focus. Milkpack intends to replicate its success in sealing lid production in the pharma sector through a large-scale technical...

Century Label prints pressure-sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging

Religious faith is a key tenant at the Bowling Green, Ohio-based label converter. It’s even written into its mission statement, which states: ‘To birth, grow and operate businesses to model and extend the kingdom of God.’ 

‘It’s the core of our business,’ said Todd Frendt, vice president...

Ryan Miles sets out his agenda at the top of Heidelberg UK

Heidelberg UK has a strong reputation for sales, service support and customer satisfaction, and Miles, who takes up his new post as of April 1, wants to build on that. ‘We want to...

GP Pathak, vice president, operations and new product development, Holography Business at Uflex

L&L: When and how did the holography business of Uflex start? 
GP Pathak: We started doing holograms in the year 2004 with an intent to provide anti-counterfeiting products to the industry across various business verticals. However, it was only in 2010...

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