UK printer donates to animal environmental enrichment program at Colchester Zoo

During the manufacture of self-adhesive labels, dozens of cores are removed from material master reels every week and disposed of. They are unable to be used for reels of printed labels as they are the wrong weight for the finished products.

To find a secondary use for these cores and...

Pictured (from left): Laurent Owezareck, Avery Dennison; Sandro Gardoch, Smag Graphique; Rateau Stephane. Smag Graphique; Jordi Baeta, Avery Dennison

As part of this partnership, Avery Dennison’s customers can visit Smag Graphique’s showroom in Savigny sur Orge, France, where the machine manufacturer showcases its dedicated RFID inserting machines for roll-to-roll RFID insertion and encoding.

Label converters who are new to conversion...

Pictured (from left): Luis Sampedro, FGS CEO; Kris Sentek, Bellissima EMEA sales director, Apex; Joan Rodriguez, technical director, FGS

Bellissima combines plate, anilox and screen technologies from a number of suppliers, including Apex and MacDermid. The system is a set of digitally modulated screens (DMS), developed and optimized specifically for flexo. Imaged at 4,000 dpi, Bellissima provides a high level of image...

Plásticos del Segura installs Enprom eCS 70 rotary die-cutting machine

eCS 70 is manufactured for narrow or medium web widths, and can be dedicated to different products, such as flexible packaging, labeling, IML and sleeves. It is a compact and modular machine designed to cut using solid or rotary magnetic dies. Easy and quick change of formats is facilitated by...

Reynders acquires Albeniz Group, expands into Spain

Albeniz has been manufacturing labels for over 100 years, of which the last 40 are focused almost exclusively on self-adhesive labels. Albeniz specializes in labels for the automotive sector. To comply with the requirements of the automotive sector, Albeniz operates a quality management system...

Barrie Homewood joined the company in 2004 as a sales manager and has been director of Titan sales since 2007

Homewood joined the company in 2004 as a sales manager and has been director of Titan sales since 2007, joining the board in 2018.

His current role of sales and marketing director for Titan products has been expanded to include the Atlas product range. Continued development of the...

The L9 association members gathered in Greater Noida in the lead-up to Labelexpo India 2018

The heads of the various associations spent three days together, hosting discussion meetings, conference presentations and networking events.

Sandeep Zaveri, past president of LMAI, welcomed L9 association presidents to the meeting, followed by an address by Thomas Hagmaier, L9 president...

Esko opens new flexo platemaking facility

The facility features a customer experience center where customers and industry partners can immerse themselves in the technical and business details of flexography. The new center is set up to demonstrate and teach how Esko masters the entire flexo platemaking eco-system, from design and...

Stuart Botterman, MD of Magnum Materials, with the Elite 410 iSR label inspection slitter rewinder from Bar Graphic Machinery

Managing director Stuart Botterman commented: ‘Magnum offers a unique slitting and distribution service to reduce lead times and maximize productivity. Manufacturers of materials are becoming less flexible about slit patterns that are available and minimum slitting widths. Magnum is keen to slit...

RotoRepel dies at Mission Labels have improved die-cutting performance on the company’s Nilpeter presses

RotoRepel was designed to improve die-cutting efficiency on substrates that use difficult adhesives and hot melt, and, according to RotoMetrics, has none of the chipping or flaking often associated with non-stick coatings, creating an improved workflow with fewer stoppages.

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