Converting from digital to conventional

This year has seen Finat report, for the first time, digital installations surpass conventional press sales in Europe, while a number of installation...

Materials suppliers are taking notice of key trends in the label industry

Flexible packaging
Flexible packaging is widely regarded as the fastest-growing printed packaging segment. As shorter runs are disrupting that market and more food companies turning to flexible packaging, many label companies are seeing this as a natural transition. This...

Kodak previewed new water-wash NX plate technology

FujiFilm launched its Flenex FW-L2 platemaking technology with the C-Touch 2530 water-wash plate processor. These latest Flenex plates can image up to 200 line screens and hold 1 percent flat top dots, along with improved durability. 

Kodak demonstrated...

Danaher Group companies AVT, Esko and X-Rite exhibited together

As part of the Danaher Product Identification (PID) Platform, AVT – along with sister companies X-Rite and Esko – introduced several joint systems that streamline the workflow process, from brand owners to printers and back to brand owners. The...

Labelexpo Americas returned to Rosemont, Illinois, in September

The adoption and acceptance of hybrid printing in the label industry has been propelled by the decision of all the major conventional press manufacturers to harness digital engines to their own flexo press lines. Hybrid presses can either include fully fledged 4-7 color digital units – with...

DeLeone Corporation purchased a DC330Mini from GM

Dilli sold the Neo Picasso UV inkjet press on its stand to a Mexican converter, its first sale to the Latin American region. 

Wisconsin-based Heartland Label Printers installed the 22in ETI Cohesio on display on the ETI Coverting Equipment stand following...

More than 300 people attended the Label Industry Global Awards

Hosted by Labelexpo Global Series on the first night of Labelexpo Americas 2018, the event brought together more than 300 guests. 

Knott is a senior scientist at Dow Chemical and leader of a global team that has pioneered innovations in pressure-sensitive silicone release liner coating...

Mark Easton, president of FPLMA and Tony Dalleore, general manager of FPLMA

The term ‘Industry 4.0’ refers to the fourth industrial revolution, which applies automation and data exchange to manufacturing technologies, where ‘Cyber-physical systems’, the Internet of Things and cloud computing combine to create a ‘smart factory’. 

Although this may appear rather...

The Omet XFlex X6 was installed by local distributor Currie Group earlier this year

Byron Hudghton’s three-decade label love affair has taken the Impact Labels veteran to the top of the tree as one of Brisbane’s best known and respected printing practitioners. 

It all began with his straight-from-school start as a working hand at Perth’s Supa Stick Labels before testing...

MGI Jetvarnish 3D Evolution at Xuteng Label

Robert Lu used to work for Avery Dennison before starting his own business in 2009. Xuteng Label’s production hall covers an area of 1,800 square meters with more than 20 employees, Xuteng’s primary business is self-adhesive label products for a wide range of end use markets including clothing...

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