• 20 Mar 2013

Mike Fairley receives the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award

Mike Fairley receives award

Mike Fairley received the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Label Awards held during Labelexpo Europe in Brussels.

The award was presented by Dean Scarborough, CEO of Avery Dennison, which sponsors the award. Fairley received tributes from Helmut Schreiner, CEO of Schreiner Etiketten and chair of the Global Label Awards judging panel; Finat president Andrea Vimercati and Clive Smith, founder of Labelexpo and a long-standing colleague.

Fairley has been writing and talking about labels for more than 30 years. As both the founder of Labels & Labeling and the Cowise International Publishing Group and a successful industry consultant, he has consistently been at the forefront of introducing the latest innovations in label materials, technology markets and applications.

Fairley said in his acceptance speech: ‘It really has been a pleasure to work with the label industry and to have so many friends around the world.’