L9 announces World Label Awards winners

The judging took place in Chicago the day before Labelexpo Americas at the exhibition venue. The L9 is an alliance of global label associations formed to jointly formulate policies and to collect strategic information of global interest to the worldwide label industry.

The current class...

The event is claimed as the MENA region’s leading trade show for the packaging and commercial print sectors. With the show displaying the newest in multi-substrate presses, wide and narrow format digital presses, laser die-cutting, smart labels/packaging, and software, it is aimed primarily at...

Each year on September 24, South Africa celebrates Heritage Day. This year saw some stunning packaging reflecting for this special day, reflecting strong design influences.

It’s clear that the stubborn relics of Africa’s post-colonial struggles are finally crumbling – in ways that clichéd narratives and labels such as ‘Africa Rising’ or ‘emerging markets’ could never quite capture. Unlike the past, where foreign intervention was common, Africa is now liberating...

UPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution terminal in South Africa

Operational since December 2018, the new Johannesburg terminal will supply innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to label converters in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The grand opening of the new terminal was celebrated on February 7, 2019 with over 100 participants from...

Avery Dennison appoints R&D VP in EMEA

O’Keefe brings more than 25 years of industrial experience and materials science with major international companies to the role. She joins Avery Dennison from Sensient Technologies, where she worked as technical director, Industrial Colors. Prior to Sensient, she held technical and leadership...

Flint brings Vivo Colour Solutions to EMEA

Claimed as a world first, Vivo Colour Solutions is a family of products and services designed to ensure color recipes are tailored to each customer’s unique selection of ink chemistry, variety of substrates and selection of aniloxes. Flint stated that Vivo Colour Solutions is a step above...

Printer in Mauritius invests in Koenig & Bauer sheet-fed offset press

IPC comprises a graphic design studio, printshop and finishing department, and is active in both commercial and packaging printing. In addition, the company runs a shop in Port Louis, the country’s capital, selling stationery and a diversity of trendy, mainly printed souvenirs.

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Industry shares its thoughts as the magazine reaches its 40th anniversary

Chris Ellison, managing director, OPM Group (UK); president of Finat 
Only the best, highest quality magazines can stand the test of time. Labels & Labeling has been a trusted contributor to the label community, capturing with honesty the flow of creativity from...

WPO honors Gill Loubser with ‘Lifetime Achievement in Packaging’ award

Loubser is Labels & Labeling’s Africa correspondent, providing coverage of this important market for the label and package printing industry. She is co-founder and editorial director of PACKAGiNG & Print Media, and has four decades’ experience of writing about the South African and...

Registration opens for Gulf Print & Pack 2019

Taking place on April 15-18 in the Za’abeel Halls of Dubai World Trade Centre, Gulf Print & Pack 2019 is aimed at printers, service providers, brand owners and designers from not only the Middle East, but also continental Africa, South Asia and Europe.

Technologies to be showcased at...

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