An MPS EF 430 UV flexo press features in the Automation Arena at Labelexpo Americas 2018

Automation is rapidly changing the way that label and flexible packaging companies are managed and how printed products are produced, changing every stage of the production process ‒ from order taking and job creation, through pre-press and printing – to delivery and invoicing of the finished...

Coca-Cola has revolutionized the world of promotional marketing with the launch of a project which saw many millions of labels printed with customized data by a network of digital and conventional printers across Europe

Coca-Cola has revolutionized the world of promotional marketing with the launch of a project which saw many millions of labels printed with customized data by a network of digital and conventional printers across Europe.

The project saw Coca-Cola marketing departments in more than 30...

Each reader received a unique cover on their copy Labels & Labeling issue 1, 2015

The copy of Labels & Labeling you hold in your hands is unique.

In fact it is one of 16,000 unique designs printed digitally on a B2 format HP Indigo 10000 press by London-based Precision Press.

The stock is a 170gsm satimat Silk with a matte lamination on one side – which did...

The ATC was the first since the introduction of inkanto last year

Thermal transfer specialist Armor hosted its 40th Technical Club in June, inviting distributors and clients from around the world for a two-day gathering in La Baule, a well-known French seaside resort located a 75-minute drive from the company’s headquarters and factory in Nantes.

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Grafotronic’s Mattias Malmqvist, Håkan Sundqvist and Tomasz Skrobik open the company’s latest factory extension in Poland

At a recent meeting at its facility just outside Warsaw, Poland, Grafotronic gathered its agents from around the world to present the company’s latest developments.

Chief among these was a new extension of the factory where the meeting was being held. This has added 870sqm, taking the...

Sheet-fed labels coming off a Presstek 34DI Eco-UV press

Looked at from a labels perspective, the acquisition of Presstek by Mark Andy in December might have seemed an unusual fit. After all, Presstek is active in the small format commercial offset market with its direct imaging presses and not in the labels space.

But the acquisition makes...

‘The key to staying competitive in today’s crowded, accelerating label and print industry is to perform with the smooth coordination of a Formula 1 pit crew,’ says Paul Larkin, operations director at Hamilton.

An F1 team’s pit stops are an integral part of any race strategy, with the crew...

Armor’s Canada expansion also eliminates cross border delays, duties, tariffs and currency risk, as well providing an in-house manufactured complete range of thermal transfer ribbon

Worldwide thermal transfer ribbon manufacturer Armor has expanded into Canada, bringing customers in the region service and support.

Armor’s Canada expansion also eliminates cross border delays, duties, tariffs and currency risk, as well providing an in-house manufactured complete range...

Darren Milligan, senior marketing director, Label and Graphic Materials Group, South Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa at Avery Dennison

In an effort to address one of the major concerns faced by the label industry worldwide, Avery Dennison has initiated glassine liner waste recycling programs in Australia, India and Thailand. This is an extension to its existing liner recycling programs in other parts of the world including...

Propafilm RCU from Innovia Films provides proven protection from mineral oils for up to 1.5 years

Packaging films are on a path of constant research and development (R&D) to enhance their key characteristics and improve suitability for use in a variety of applications. As such films take on the mantle of primary packaging, this ranges from their strength and preventing migration, to...

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