Windmöller & Hölscher build service and support network across Asia-Pacific

A similar operation will open soon in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, while customers in Korea and the Philippines will be supported by branch offices managed by W&H.

The specialist for machines for flexible packaging has been present in the Asian-Pacific market for more than 40 years. The...

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...

George Tan, area sales manager for MPS Systems Asia (right) with Gary Cui of Arisen

Voraustechnik represents several global brands for print, converting, finishing, graphic accessories and consumables including Kama, Apex International, OneVision, BST eltromat and Techkon.

Ng Yam Kee, owner of Voraustechnik brings over 38 years of technical expertise in the graphic arts...

Jet Technologies launches oxo-degradable plastic films

Oxo-degradable films are made in the same way as traditional plastics, and on the same machinery, yet they contain an enzyme additive that accelerates degradation after disposal. As the film degrades it is converted into a food source for bacteria and fungi within a one- to two-year period....

The European subsidiary will market machinery under its own brand. Since its creation, it has been structuring its European and American sales and marketing channels. 

Zonten has around 15,000 machines installed worldwide, including 500 installations of its semi-rotary offset press. ...

Top Print installs Omet XFlex X4

The Chengdu-based company already offers digital, gravure, screen and offset printing. Top Print has now added narrow web flexo in the form of an 8-color Omet XFlex X4 line. The 8-color Omet XFlex X4 includes cold foil, twin die-cutting stations, web turnbars and delam/relam. The printer had...

Regional growth was reflected in the successful launch of Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018

The strength of the local market was demonstrated at the inaugural Labelexpo Southeast Asia, held in May in Bangkok. With 7,934 attendees from 62 countries flocking to the three-day show, exhibitor rebookings for the next edition in 2020 stood at 42 percent at the end of the show – the highest...

Where Chinese label converters are based

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s economic reform program. From the updated data provided by National News Publication Bureau, Chinese printing industry output has risen from less than 5 billion Yuan to 1.21 trillion Yuan in 40 years, meaning today’s output is approximately 250...

Andy Thomas-Emans looks at the trends in the global label industry

And although the rate of growth has slowed in developing markets, it has remained steady in both Indian and Chinese powerhouses. The materials suppliers have continued to invest in both countries and in the wider Asia-Pacific region in production and distribution facilities.

There are, of...

Xeikon signs new dealership agreement with S&I Systems in Korea

With immediate effect, S&I Systems will take on Xeikon’s full portfolio of products and gradually assume the full responsibility for local supply of services and supplies.

Bent Serritslev, Xeikon general manager for digital solutions in Asia, commented: ‘The Korean labels and...

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