Financial Times ranks Wizard Labels among Americas’ fastest growing companies

In order to be eligible for the inaugural FT Americas listing, companies have to be independent, with revenue of at least $100,000 in 2015 and at least $1.5 million in 2018. Also, the recorded revenue over the time period must be primarily ‘organic,’ according to Financial Times. 

Wizard...

Multi-Color enhances Shaka Tea brand

The growing trend of individualization continues to influence purchasing habits. Consumers want to associate with brands who they believe in, who evoke self-expression when using their product. Shaka Tea, a brand from Hilo launched in 2016, is following this trend.

Shaka Tea CEO, Harrison...

Toledo Spirits and Grace Imaging team up against Covid-19
‘There’s more to producing a hand sanitizer that just creating the liquid. Packaging and proper labeling of the product are critical, and Grace Imaging stepped up to produce labels for our products with a 24 hour turn-around.  Compared to other printers who needed up to a twenty day lead...
Hub Labels

Hub Labels was also certified through TLMI's Label Initiative for the Environment (LIFE) program in 2007. TLMI endorsed SGP in 2018 and has since become an SGP resource partner. Many former LIFE facilities have applied for SGP certification and Hub is the third facility to complete that...

Employees at Metalcraft in Mason City, Iowa, work to assemble critical PPE

‘When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news,’ Rogers told his neighbors, ‘my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”’

Rogers’ quote resonates today as the printing community emerges as ‘helpers’ as the deadly coronavirus...

Modern labeling and printing technologies help to secure and protect brands

Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in recent years – even as overall trade volumes stagnated – and now stands at 3.3 percent of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office.

Fake goods, which infringe on...

Report highlights growth for packaging holography

Coming at a time when international business is struggling with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the trade body says the report ...

The two-day event brought together 499 attendees from 21 countries

The conference, hosted at Espacio Riesco Convention Center on March 10-11, was chaired by Labels & Labeling editor James Quirk, with 11 conference discussions and in-depth expert-led presentations taking place over the two days. The focus was firmly on printing, branding, design and wine,...

Esprit partners with MCC for re-launch

Esprit is a range of 4.5 percent fruit-flavored beverage, reinventing familiar flavors with an unconventional twist and making them multi-faceted and exciting.

Esprit comes in three flavors - Mango with a twist of Chilli, Watermelon and Strawberry with a twist of Lime, and Blueberry and...

Branding and design: Thwarting the counterfeiters

As a designer and brand strategist in labels and packaging, I know that counterfeit products cost the economy billions a year. Fortunately, I know how to look for signs of counterfeiting. 

The next time I ordered it, I noticed the packaging was produced on a high-quality substrate with 4-...

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