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...

The Label Academy now boasts 14 titles, with more in the pipeline

At the same time, the industry needs to bring in new people to run existing conventional press technology and retrain and retain its existing workers and bring them up to speed with new and future requirements.

It was a combination of all these factors that lead to the creation of the...

Gallus Type III presses on the way to the Basle trade fair in 1936. On the wagon is Ferdinand Rüesch III, aged twelve

Looking back to the first issues of Labels & Labeling in 1978, and comparing historically what happened at Gallus during that time, it is clear that 40 years ago the course was set at Gallus which still shapes and drives the company today. A look into the rearview mirror 40 years ago also...

Beijing Deji looks to build capacity with press investments

One of China’s leading privately-owned label converters, Beijing Deji has added an almost identical press at its facility in the Tong Zhou District, near to China’s capital city. Both...

L-R: Nigel Vinecombe of Multi-Color Corporation, Noel Mitchell of UPM Raflatac, Barry Hunt of L&L and Jakob Landberg of Nilpeter at the Label Industry Global Awards in 2011

Fast-forward to 1990 and the pressure-sensitive market was outpacing all other graphic sectors by achieving a year-on-year growth of 7-9 percent in western Europe. This was a propitious year for me. In my new freelance role I began contributing articles for L&L, as well as other...

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