UV embossed labels and pharma cartons

Demand continues to strengthen the market in India for holography as we see continued integration of holography alongside other authentication and track and trace technologies driving growth. In turn, this will herald sustained growth and progress, revealing a technology set to forge ahead in...

Ahead of her presentation at the Virtual Label Summit 2020, Claudia St. John, president of Affinity HR explains some of the best ways companies can respond to a crisis

Why you decided to present at the Virtual Label Summit 2020?

I was delighted to be asked to present at the Virtual Label Summit 2020. I was very excited to participate in person, but given the current situation, the Virtual Summit is the next best thing. I always love the...

To celebrate China’s Women’s Day, and following a similar feature last year, Labels & Labeling reports on more inspirational female leaders in China’s label industry.

Li Yanjun, vice general manager, ZBACP

Li Yanjun joined Zhongbiao Fangyuan in 2008, moving to Zhongbiao Anti-counterfeiting Printing (ZBACP) in 2011 (Zhongbiao Fangyuan and ZBACP belong to the same group), where she now works as vice general manager. 

She has also...

Kingfisher Label’s team is a crucial element of its consistent progress

‘We continually talk to our customers. We ask them what they want. We listen to their answers, and then we deliver,’ says Andy Watts, Kingfisher Labels’ sales director. ‘Yes, we are ruthless in our pursuit of quality and innovation, but first we make sure we are moving in the direction that best...

In the last in a series of three articles analyzing acquisitions, Bob Cronin of The Open Approach looks at product mix and markets, buildings and leases, and geographic locations

In this third installment in our due diligence series, we examine a company’s products, facilities and geographic locations. Having passed the primary considerations (financials and customers) covered in Parts I and II, these elements are the next key determinants in whether an acquisition lines...

IMS Technologies has partnered with Reifenhauser India to reinforce its presence in the Indian market.

Marino Ferrarese, group sales and marketing director, said: ’Considering the rapid growth of the converting business in India, it is necessary for the Group to further strengthen its presence in the country and to refine its market penetration strategy. Thanks to this partnership we will be able...

QLM Label Makers opens new Brisbane factory

Hosted by marketing manager Jo Forbes-Salmon, the event included a welcome speech from general manager Andrew Siwicki, official opening address by CEO Simon Pugh and messages of support from Government officials: Hon Karen Andrews MP, Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, and ...

Each part of the network is experiencing its own set of challenges and finding fresh ways to overcome them, even uncovering some hidden opportunities – for instance, diversifying into the production of masks and shields.

It’s not unexpected to learn that multinational converters operating...

Jaichandra, director of Veepee Graphic Solutions, at his office in Bengaluru

The first is the importance of having a great team. Jaichandra, popularly known as JC, says: ‘You can invest in the best equipment and infrastructure, but the business can never be efficient if you don’t have the right people. It is the production teams that deliver commitment to quality which...

Legal cannabis market matures

The value of the legal cannabis market was growing faster than dot-com boom in the early 2000s, we reported; a time that was marked by more US states eyeing legalization and Canada on the cusp of country-wide rollout.

What seemed just two years ago to be a new cash cow for the packaging...

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