Omet has launched Nova, a multi-language, virtual access application for remote service and installations managed directly from its offices in Italy

Nova was developed and tested just before the pandemic and tested last year during the lockdowns. It enables instant translation in 64 languages and is managed directly from Omet offices. The application allows technicians to work in the customer's virtual reality and guide the local staff to...

Swedish independent label converter LariTryck has invested in a 22-in Mark Andy P9 press to boost its productivity and tap into new markets

‘Despite the uncertainty caused by the global pandemic, LariTryck recorded a 12 percent increase in business in the second half of 2020, and we are predicting even stronger growth next year,’ said Johan Ripa, owner of LariTryck. ‘The only issues we have experienced have been with extended lead...

Western Shield Label Company has installed a new Nilpeter FA-17 at the company’s location in Los Angeles, California

‘This is our second Nilpeter press. We previously bought an FB-Line and were very pleased with the performance. The experience with the FB-Line and the Nilpeter team was a key factor in our ultimate decision to purchase the FA-17,’ said Dan Stadler, director of marketing of Western Shield Label...

Innovation and entrepreneurship have driven consistent growth in the label industry, writes Andy Thomas

I spoke recently with a major finance group looking to invest in the label industry. One of their main questions was how it was possible for the label industry to have kept growing globally while growth and profitability in the wider commercial print industry faltered.

My answer was two...

2020 in review: India

The Indian label industry reported busy periods in July and August, mainly to flush the dry supply chains in every sector. September reportedly was marginally slow, followed by busy last quarter of the calendar year. 

The pandemic has, however, resulted in evolving buying patterns....

2020 in review: China

The most encouraging statistic is that China’s economic recovery is accelerating. In the first quarter of 2020 when the country was felled by the first outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, GDP fell by 6.8 percent year-on-year, then grew by 3.2 percent in the second quarter. In the third quarter...

Indian machine supplier, NBG Printographic Machinery Company, has tied up with Xi'an Aerospace-Huayang Mechanical & Electrical Equipment for sales and service of its CI flexo presses in the country.

Nitin Garg, director, NBG said: ‘Xian Aerspace Huayang is a market leader in China for CI flexo presses. These presses can be customized and are built to international standards. We are glad to partner with them for India and are committed to offer the most cost-effective CI flexo presses to...

Inkas has invested in a 9-color FA-17 from Nilpeter to improve quality and expand its production capabilities

Inkas was founded in 2002 and has since established itself as one of the leading printing companies in Kazakhstan, cooperating with the companies at home and abroad in the market for flexible packaging of food and non-food products.

‘We have more than 140 employees with a lot of practical...

Printing line at Uflex aseptic liquid packaging plant in Sanand Gujarat

According to the company, this expansion is in response to the new contracts and increasing demand for the company's aseptic packaging laminates. Driven by a strong and healthy order book and consistent market growth, this initiative doubles the production capacity and will allow creating...

eAgile has invested in a Nilpeter FA-17 to meet specific process needs within their pharmaceutical and nutraceutical product portfolios

‘Our search started back in March after we identified a need to add new flexo processes. We have primarily been a digital print house up to this point,’ said Zach Wagner, process engineer at eAgile. ‘We specialize in RFID-products, primarily for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical customers, where...

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