Pictured (from left): Primary Colour directors Jambo Sekgobela, Deon Cupido and Jason Jones

With the revision of South Africa's Codes of Good Practice in 2015, regarded as significantly more challenging than their predecessors, many companies dropped back a level in their B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) ratings.

In bucking this trend, Primary Colour managing...

Flexofit has staged its second seminar in Nigeria, providing a meeting and networking place for the local flexographic industry

With presentations from major international suppliers such as Esko and Chespa, the seminar attracted a broad audience, including representatives from local printing houses including Shongai Packaging, Studio Press Nigeria and VeePee Group.

Pierre Pienaar, vice president of World Packaging...

African elephants once roamed the entire continent but demand for ivory, combined with encroaching human settlement, has led to dramatic declines in their populations. In 1930, there were 5-10 million African elephants. By 1979, there were 1.3 million; and in 1989, when added to the endangered...

GEW's nomination is for its ArcLED hybrid UV system that enables printers to work with conventional mercury arc and LED UV lamps on the same press

Finalists for the Award for Innovation (for companies with more than 300 employees), sponsored by Flint Group Narrow Web, are Aurika UAB, Esko, Herma, Klӧckner Pentaplast, Lintec Corporation and Multi-Color Corporation.

Finalists for the Award for Innovation (for companies with up to 300...

ebeam Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of electron beam technology

The new digital production line has been created through combining Uteco’s expertise in web handling, INX Digital’s expertise in the customization and integration of digital technologies and print engines, and an in-line ebeam Technologies’ ebeam Compact 80/400 curing unit. The 4-color system...

SA Litho won in the Labels category for its work with Amarula

The UK’s Ultimate Digital, sister company to Ultimate Packaging, claimed top prize in the Flexible Packaging category for its work with Nestle on the...

Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies

Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Demonstrating this shift towards combining industry with the Internet of Things, the Automation Arena is a practical live workshop featuring two automated press lines for digital and conventional...

Online visitor registration is now open for Labelexpo Europe 2017, as the show gears up for its biggest edition to date

The four-day trade show returns to Brussels Expo on September 25-28, with nine halls housing over 650 exhibitors showcasing developments for the label and package printing market.

This will include 106 new exhibitors alongside Labelexpo regulars including HP Indigo, Avery Dennison, Bobst...

Avery Dennison launches enhanced tamper evident labels

Both transferable and non-transferable void materials now come with color options and allow customers to fully customize the text on these labels. The company also claims that when the label is tampered, the text indicating the tampering appears much faster compared to other similar products....

Avery Dennison has opened the I.Lab interactive innovation center in The Netherlands, combining its technical capabilities and materials science expertise in UHF RFID to showcase applications within this space

The ‘RFID Basics’ webinar, the first in a series of three events looking at the role of RFID in the labeling industry, will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of the technology and detail the differences between the various types of RFID tags available – active, passive and battery-...

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