2020 predictions - Leading industry experts look at the key challenges

Andy Thomas-Emans, Labels & Labeling; Mike Fairley, Labels & Labeling; Bob Cronin, The Open Approach; ...

Phoseon Technology introduced the FireJet FJ645 UV LED self-contained, air-cooled curing lamp for flexo applications

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Domino launched UV95, its new 7-color food packaging compliant UV digital ink set available for use within its N610i digital label press. UV95 is for use within non-direct food contact applications and has been formulated for many non-direct food...

Indonesian converter PT Pura Barutama awarded for its Force Magic aerosol packaging design

The awards, organized by industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), were presented as part of the Holography Conference, which took place on in Athens, Greece. They recognize outstanding achievements and success for those at the forefront of the sector,...

Schreiner develops electric bike motor labels

According to Schreiner, the number of electric bikes has nearly doubled in the last three years in Germany alone and, in North America, their popularity is surging, especially in congestion-prone urban areas like New York and Los Angeles.

Schreiner ProTech’s technology was developed for...

Xaar launches high viscosity jetting

Most printheads can currently jet materials with viscosities of up to 10-25 centipoise (cP), however, the newly launched TF and High ...

Siegwerk opens Brand Owner Collaboration to better understand market needs

The Brand Owner Collaboration (BOC) department combines all the company’s competence and skills in one with the goal to explore improvement and innovation opportunities with brand owners. The department’s aim is to add value by generating cost-savings for potential re-investments in innovation...

The 9th edition of Labelexpo Asia will be bigger than ever before

The show will cover three halls this year, up from two in 2017, with 13,000sqm (14,000sqft) of exhibitor space. 

Attracting some of the region’s most exciting brands and many of the industry’s most prominent international players, there are already 300 exhibitors on board. Chinese...

Market specialists join for sustainability project

The I-Label project for the realization of sustainable labels for smart packaging ranked third in the general list of the tender “Hub Ricerca e Innovazione” (Research & Innovation Hub). It combines innovation and sustainability with cost efficiency, and it is powered by Ritrama, OMET, IIT –...

Kao Collins releases Sigma solvent ink

According to the company, Sigma achieves fast curing without external heat sources and increases decap to at least four times that of other inks currently available on the market. The aggressive solvent dries quickly on plastics, while Sigma offers much better decap properties. 

‘We saw...

HP announces its commitment to water-based ink

The company’s commitment complements ongoing HP investments in other printing technologies and markets aimed at creating sustainable digital print technologies. Traditional textile coloration can be problematic from a water emissions perspective as according to the World Resources Institute it...

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