It is hard to define the moment when an over-hyped ‘revolutionary’ technology becomes a realistic proposition, but it seems to have arrived with Indigo’s web-fed Omnius One-Shot Colour System. It augments the sheet-fed E-Print 1000 launched in 1993. Since then a few other short-run digital...

In this article from 2010*, Andy Thomas looked at how RFID technology had fared and what opportunities were opening up for converters

Most label converters have passed over the opportunity to move into RFID production because they cannot see a way of making profits from what is, on its own, a low value commodity item. Most of the big projects in the RFID sector have involved RFID inlay manufacturers making deals directly with...

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018.

As well as an extensive exhibitor list covering all steps along the label and...

Microengraving is another important offering in Albertin’s arsenal

Since 1971, Italian company Albertin has been making stamping tools and plates, utilizing advanced techniques, as a result of continuous investment in machinery, software and workflow optimization.

The company’s mission, summed up by the slogan ‘Leave your mark’, is to offer customers new...

Verico Technology CEO Yuval Dubois

In mid-2017, Yuval Dubois took over as Presstek CEO with a plan to focus on two main divisions: Zahara waterless and manufacturing. Restructuring was needed to allow the company to focus on growing its profitable business areas. The plan was to sell part of the business, with Mark Andy emerging...

Creation operates an array of equipment to produce flexo plates

UK-based Creation Reprographics is investing in the latest systems and technology to deliver consistent, high quality performance for its clients through packaging artwork, reprographics and plate production.

The company was founded in 2004 by Matt Francklow, who after more than a decade...

In this article from 1999, Jennifer Dochstader reported on a discussion between three of North America’s leading pressure-sensitive material manufacturers as they examined challenges facing both the substrate supplier, as well as the label converter, in an increasingly competitive marketplace

Material manufacturers have long been the front-seat voyeurs of those trends driving, and maturing, the pressure-sensitive label sector. As these suppliers have increasingly based their research and development efforts upon anticipated end-user point-of-purchase application directives, we...

The operator then formulates the ink according to the recipe provided and makes a draw-down, or physical proof, using a spectrophotometer

Color preparation is a stage of the label printing workflow where time and money are easily lost – irrespective of printing process used. Today, printers use different methods to achieve special brand colors. Some organizations have standardized process, using advanced software to create the...

120+ million labels have been created in 12 languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Oriya, Assamese, Gujarati, Punjabi and Marathi

HP Indigo has collaborated with Coca-Cola to bring the ‘Share a Coke’ campaign to India.

Coke cans and bottles are made available with 20 special relationships printed on them, including Bae, Bro, Dude, BFF, Dad, Mom, Daughter, among others. Labels have been created in 12 languages:...

The company’s president Tara Halpin spoke at FTA’s annual Forum of her company’s journey from a struggling business to award winner

Steinhauser’s award for best workplace in America didn’t come easy. The Newport, Kentucky-based label company went through trials and tribulations that would be enough to crack even the toughest business owner.

But that’s not the ‘Steinhauser Way.’

Steinhauser was named Best...

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