Debbie Waldron-Hoines, EFIA

Labels & Labeling (L&L): What is EFIA and who does it represent?

Debbie Waldron-Hoines (DWH): EFIA, the European Flexographic Industry Association, represents the interests of companies throughout the UK. For over 40 years, it has been evolving...

In the latest installment of this regular feature, L&L showcases standout examples from the world of label and package printing. This issue, featured examples include 2016 In-Mold

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Bulgarian Treasure wine label

Labels & Labeling (L&L): How did you get into label design?
Jordan Jelev (JJ):
That was sometime in 1998. I was working for the Factor R company and I had to create brand name and label design for a range of four to five wines. This is how the Regalis brand was...

For those in a label or package printing business that are responsible for sourcing an MIS there will be a need to think carefully about what they want to achieve, especially on deciding where to best focus attention and on what areas of the business most require help or support to improve...

Bob Cronin describes how to get the most from your life's work

Certainly, a boom market like we’re seeing will work in your favor. But, regardless of the tailwinds, getting maximum value is never a given. Good markets or bad, there are always things you can – and should – be doing to improve your return.

In every sale, the process starts with a...

Coffee is one of the most widely traded commodities in the world. Its markets and ways of consumption have rapidly changed in the last five to six years – moving away from filter coffee to individual portions and capsule systems. This has been driven by the need for convenience and the growing...

And the near 700 exhibitors, of which some 200 were new, highlight how much the show has and is growing, alongside the buoyant global label and package printing market.

There were some notable...

The first thing to note is the entry of a new machine manufacturer and a new class of curing technology into the narrow web labels field. Uteco has up to now specialized in wide web flexible packaging presses, but at this show launches an exciting new digital press incorporating electron beam...

As an advocate for sustainable living, I strive to optimize the footprint of businesses that I lead. As a key player in the flexible packaging and labeling industry, Jindal Films has the responsibility to influence the drive towards a more sustainable world.

As a starting point, it’s...

A few years ago, the prospect of affordable, practical, ubiquitous NFC technology in smart packaging caused a flurry of excitement. More recently, though, noise surrounding the prospects of this technology has died down somewhat. So, what happened?

There’s no doubt that the demand is...

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