For me there were a number of big themes at this Labelexpo Europe: the maturing of digital label printing into a system to rival (and enhance!) the traditional print processes; the rapid development of conventional presses into ‘CNC-tooling’ systems embedded in digital workflows; the rapid...

You could almost hear the sigh of relief as the doors closed on Labelexpo Europe in Brussels in September. Converters did come to the show – ...

In issue 2 of L&L we take a closer look at how die-cutting and finishing skills can open up new, value added markets.

Called by many ‘functional’ converting or ‘converting beyond print’, we are...

With less than ten weeks to go before Labelexpo Americas, the event organizers have reported the show will feature ...

Delegates heard success stories from converters from around the world with different levels of digital integration with their conventional businesses, including a whole new generation of fully digital label converters which not only have no conventional equipment, but do not even have a sales...

ComQi, a provider of digital signage and display technology, recently launched five new place-based mobile applications interacting with digital signage displays in a...

The Digital Label Summit revealed that digital has become a mainstream printing technology, taking its place alongside letterpress, flexography, screen and offset.

The worldwide installed base of 1,169 digital label presses in 2009 represented 15 percent of all new roll-fed presses...

Figures suggest there are 285 million people worldwide with a visual impairment. With this in mind, a number of interesting innovations are emerging within the label industry.

Labels are read for primary product information and are also a key marketing tool in getting consumers to notice...

Returning to China for Labelexpo Asia in Shanghai provided an opportunity to gauge the development of the label industry in the country.

Firstly, the quality of manufacturing is improving – the exhibition even saw the launch of a digital press...

Labelexpo Europe 2011 was a great show with a lot of buzz about the place. To me, the digital hall had the biggest and best buzz of all! The head to head – EFI v HP v Xeikon – digital print workshops were great, a real showcase to watch the latest developments. The best bit was watching Filip...

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