Finat: Label demand showing signs of cool down

Last year’s consumption of self-adhesive label materials in Europe amounted to a total of just under 7.5 billion square meters, an increase of 1.4 percent on 2017. 2018 continued the signs of slowdown that became evident in the course of 2017, when the market grew by 4.7 percent, below the...

Flexible packaging applications printed by Nosco on HP

Nosco is the first US print provider to adopt HP Indigo technology for labels, folding cartons, flexible packaging and lamination using the Pack Ready Laminator by Karlville. Nosco will focus its flexible packaging applications in segments such as natural health with products including...

The event was curated by Harveer Sahni, chairman at Weldon Celloplast. LMAI president, Kuldip Goel welcomed the label industry and seven prominent brands who discussed the future of labels and their expectations from the Indian label printers. Anti-counterfeiting and sustainability set the tone...

Multi-Color Corporation acquisition finalized

News that Multi-Color would be acquired by Platinum Equity broke in February.

The combined company, which will be known as Multi-Color Corporation and headquartered...

Hub Labels achieves G7, GMI certifications

Hub Labels took advantage of ink manufacturer Nazdar Ink Technology's expert color training.

With a commitment to continual advancement for more than 40 years, Hub Labels has sought to lead the label industry by striving for ever-greater consistency, efficiency and expansion into other...

Record number of brands, packaging professionals attend EskoWorld

More than 550 delegates and 19 sponsoring companies attended the technology-focused event in the packaging industry. The event featured a selection of workshops and presentations that showcased the benefits of technology advancement and automation.

The annual event – which brings together...

Bobst to host packaging masterclass for brand owners

A team of experts will provide a high-level overview of packaging production technologies from design to the final product, covering topics such as consistency, sustainability, time-to-market and e-commerce. The discussions will cover both printing and converting, and a range of digital and...

Reckitt Benckiser announces Laxman Narasimhan as new Group CEO

Narasimhan will join the company as CEO-designate and be appointed to the Board as an executive director effective July 16, 2019. He will become Group CEO with effect from September 1, 2019.

Narasimhan joins RB from PepsiCo where he is currently the global chief commercial officer...

Chadwicks of Bury develops single-serve sized shrink sleeves

The shrink sleeve has been specially developed to brand a new single-serve bottle from Silent Pool Distillers developed in response to growing consumer demand. The smaller format bottle will open up new sales channels for Silent Pool Gin and allow consumers to sample its product without...

Rod Fisher, MD of Print-Leeds

Print-Leeds has printed wet-glue labels for Marston’s for seven years in a contract that was split across two suppliers. The new sole supplier contract is for a three-year period and is worth approximately $2.5m USD per year. The labels will be used across Marston’s bottled beer brand portfolio...

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