‘The North American market right now is good and strong. People are looking for a way to be more efficient and lower their production costs more than ever. We’re into the finishing side of the business, die-cutting, folding, gluing, and that was the last side of the business to be looked at....

The move, targeted at cracking down the black market in the country, reducing corruption and dealing with terror strikes, while also empowering the poor as well as honest service and business people, has largely been well received.

As a result of this move, however, the stock market...

Labels & Labeling (L&L): What is the growth rate of the label industry in India?

Pankaj Bhardwaj (PB): We see that the Indian label industry is growing in double digits. Per capita consumption is also fast improving although there is still...

Firstly, ready-to-go flexible packaging presses are now arriving from manufacturers who started life as dedicated PS press suppliers. Bobst (M6), Nilpeter (FA-6*) and Mark Andy (P7) showed dedicated flexible packaging lines including in-line lamination, and with a mix of UV, LED-UV and solvent/...

They say there is no better way to prepare for your future than to embrace the past. The year 2016, then, deserves a big hug. Our great labels and packaging industry once again grew global sales, with rising demand for digital, tracking and security, finishing and new innovations. We also...

In the above image carousel are highlights from issue 5, 2016's Label & Packaging Showcase. Curated by Kevin Liu.

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It benefits from the four-yearly ‘drupa boost’ when companies launch products in Dusseldorf and then show them for the first time in the US. HP Indigo brings its fastest narrow web press yet, the 8000 in-line with an AB Graphic Fast Track semi-rotary die, alongside a new in-line inkjet...

‘While the general printing industry continues to suffer with low margins, the packaging sector is continuing to thrive. This was particularly noticeable with all the major digital press manufacturers offering label, carton and flexible packaging options within their various programs. It was...

Established in 2008, Wuxi Baide is specialized in printing and processing of self-adhesive labels. Benefiting from the rapid development of the Chinese label market, Baide has developed into the largest professional label manufacturer in Wuxi City, a city close to Shanghai in Jiangsu province....

In the above image carousel are highlights from issue 4, 2016's Label & Packaging Showcase. Curated by David Pittman.

See the full showcase here.

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