HP and LVAI Holdings have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the Chinese candy packaging specialist increase its HP Indigo 20000 digital press fleet to eight

LVAI installed its first HP Indigo 20000 in 2016 (read more in Labels & Labeling issue 5, 2016 and here). Increasing its number of HP Indigo 20000 digital presses to eight will allow LVAI...

Yuncheng Plate-making invests in HP indigo 20000 digital press

Shanxi Yuncheng Plate-making Group has more than 120 subsidiaries and over 10,000 employees around the world. Its production capacity is said to make it the world's largest professional platemaking supplier.

However, in a move to transition from being a traditional manufacturing...

Cloud is a hybrid line combining inkjet and multiple conventional processes

Cloud was introduced earlier this year as a hybrid label press combining inkjet and multiple conventional processes to meet current trends in the Chinese market. The hybrid line is available with...

Entice soft touch films are available pre-laminated as a label material

Entice soft touch films are available pre-laminated as a label material. These materials are ready to print and are available in matte black, gold and silver with a premium soft touch finish for label printing.

Applications examples include boutique beverage labels, gin labels, whiskey...

Zonten, Konica Minolta agree strategic cooperation in China

Initially, Zonten is to be the agent of Konica Minolta, although the development of digital-flexo hybrid systems is planned.

Zonten general manager Lin Xiaoyu said: ‘Zonten has been engaged in the label market for 18 years, and has been focusing on the R&D, manufacturing, sales and...

Reel-to-reel VCML Pilot Coater from RK PrintCoat Instruments

Cellolabel will use the unit for R&D for optical film coating and pressure-sensitive adhesive coating, among other applications. 

Having seen an increase in interest for its reel-to-reel Pilot line in Asia, RK Print plans to install a system at its distributor’s demonstration lab in...

Böttcher Australia managing director Mitch Mulligan

They were regarded until recently as the two dominant names in the Australasian printing industry's roller segmet.

Böttcher Australia managing director Mitch Mulligan (pictured) and his opposite number at Brissett Rollers, Terry Bissett, agree the merger has been driven by market...

Label Academy releases new book

Edited by Andy Thomas-Emans, ‘Inks, Coatings and Varnishes: A guide to manufacture, handling and performance’ is now available at...

Australian converter Avonlea Labels has come a long way since its early days based in a garage

Burgeoning business start-ups that first see the light of day in a suburban garage are no longer considered the breathtaking rarity they might once have been regarded. Indeed, often this gestation is almost a guarantee of potential success.

However, when a labeling business can lay claim...

Chinese converter Hush Label has remained agile and innovative during eight years of rapid growth

Established in 2010, Guangzhou Hush Label Printing is located in Yunpu industrial park, Luogang District, Guangzhou, in a 2,000sqm factory which hosts 40 employees. In 2017, its turnover exceeded 30 million RMB (US$4.5m) with 20-30 percent taken by overseas business.

‘Our major business...

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