Ajanta Packaging's managing director Chandan Khanna with his core team at the Thai unit

The Indian multinational label printing company, run by Chandan Khanna, has a total of five plants including two each in India and the Middle East, and one in Southeast Asia. Khanna will continue to run independently the company’s plants in other countries while helping Huhtamaki in India for...

The ABA logo

To be certified compostable by the Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA), suitable biopolymer materials must undergo a stringent test regime, carried out by independent accredited laboratories to major global standards. Following successful tests, a seedling-inspired logo can now be used on...

An MPS EF-530 flexo press will be running on Sanki’s stand at KIPES 2018.

At this year’s KIPES, MPS Systems Asia will introduce shrink sleeve and wraparound label printing on a flexo press to the Korean market, with an MPS EF-530 flexo press running on Sanki’s stand. Show visitors will see the 8-color press print wraparound labels with micro-text on a thin film....

More than 200 attended the opening of the Soma flexo technology center in Foshan, China

The technology center houses a Soma Optima2 flexo press, running Asahi Photoproducts AWP water washable plates. These were produced in Germany by repro house Jaehde.

A specially designed package for muffins was produced on transparent BOPP using the press and plates, and Sun Chemical...

Editor’s note: Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018

The Thailand location makes sense in terms of the wider Labelexpo portfolio. Labelexpo Asia has become mainly a ‘local’ show for Chinese visitors and exhibitors – although it has been strongly supported by Bobst and Omet among Western press manufacturers. Likewise the India show. Although...

MPS Asia expands team with second service engineer in Malaysia

Teh is responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting of MPS presses throughout Asia, and is based at MPS Systems Asia headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Earlier this year, company also appointed...

Jet Technologies has appointed Paul Mercuri as technical sales representative

Mercuri is a flexographic ink technician with a career in print spanning nearly two decades. He has built his expertise over the years working in several facets of the business including wide web, label and packaging, platemaking, color management, quality control and has deep technical...

Through this program, L’Oréal Australia will divert over six tonnes of glassine paper liner in Australia into recycled paper for use in the recycled paper industry

Avery Dennison’s liner recycling program supports the company’s sustainability goal to help customers reduce waste from its products. This liner recycling program will help brands divert glassine paper liner (waste from the label application process) from landfills into recycled products....

Trelleborg Printing Solutions, part of Trelleborg Coated Systems, offers products for the printing industry through worldwide recognized brands such as Vulcan, Rollin, Printec, Sava and Axcyl, which are used in offset and flexo printing for labels, packaging, newspapers, magazines, catalogs, business forms and metal decorating

In 2008, Trelleborg acquired US-based MacDermid Inc’s printing blankets business, which included the Rollin brand. At the same time, Trelleborg established a printing blankets sales office in Japan, primarily devoted to sales and distribution of Rollin products.

Marco Carlini, regional...

The opening ceremony on June 22 included a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour

The new terminal in Korea will supply label materials to customers in the region. It is part of UPM Raflatac’s expansion program in the Asia-Pacific region. This targets to increasing production capacity and expand its service network.

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