SML RFID announces FactoryCare technology to help manufacturers in managing RFID-tagged products

Increasing number of retailers are implementing the latest technologies and pushing the technology all the way down to manufacturers to provide a competitive edge over others. As a result, retailers are using RFID technology in their factories and warehouses to provide critical insights into...

Iris Nova installs Avery Dennison’s RFID system at its concept store The Drug Store in New York City

The Drug Store is an extension of the Iris Nova text-to-order platform and operates via the ‘honor’ system, where the only point-of-sale is the customer's cell phone. The Drug Store features three refrigerators and offers customers easy access to the Iris Nova portfolio of beverages. The process...

Sensory Analytics, supplier of SpecMetrix coating thickness and film layer measurement systems, has promoted Robert (Bobby) Greiner to industry manager for films and flexible packaging.

Greiner was serving as the technical sales manager at the company. In his newly expanded role, he will be responsible for leading domestic and international sales efforts for SpecMetrix Systems in the areas of flexible packaging coatings, tapes and adhesives, blown films, extrusion, and other...

Bobst hosted an open house at its new Flexo Center of Excellence at Bobst Bielefeld in Germany, giving attendees the opportunity to experience the entire flexo process from start to finish.

This Center has been extended to include a pre-press room, specifically for extended color gamut (ECG) for wide-web CI flexo presses. All of Bobst’s industry partners are present here, ensuring the integration of all the elements that combine to make a flawless end-to-end process.

Mark...

Avery Dennison's Janela technology becomes clothing’s digital ID card

Imagine you find a pair of jeans in your favorite store. Imagine those jeans have a unique serial number given to them at the time of manufacture. They are born in the digital world. You reach for your smartphone, scan the digital ID found on the label, and learn about where the jeans were made...

More than 30 exhibitors showcased smart technologies designed specifically for packaging at AIPIA Congress in Amsterdam

‘The focus is on real business development for active and intelligent packaging technologies, not just another series of workshops and panels. We are working with our members to build an industry,’ he added.

AIPIA packed the agenda with more than 50 speakers, including representatives...

Heidelberg India organized a two-day, Label and More, event at the Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Centre (ADIKC) in Pune, with the spotlight on Gallus Labelmaster 440.

The knowledge-sharing sessions and live demonstrations of the Labelmaster 440 were showcased to more than 80 printers across the labels and packaging segment, and ADIKC partners including Esko, Dupont, Flint, Royal Coat, Rotometrics, Univaco, and Tesa.

Ferdinand Rüesch, senior vice...

 2019 has been yet another year of fluctuations in India but the market continues to grow. Aakriti Agarwal reports.

Sharing his insights on industry’s performance in 2019, Harveer Sahni, chairman of Weldon Celloplast, says: ‘The first three quarters saw an increased number of reports on installations because of healthier toplines of smaller businesses that made them opt for high-end label presses. By...

A tough business climate is countered by evidence of ongoing technology investments and a focus on innovation. Gill Loubser reports.

Privileged as your correspondent is to live at Africa’s southernmost tip among the vineyards in Cape Town’s Constantia valley, it’s sometimes difficult to comprehend the gloom that covers much of South Africa – indeed the entire African continent. However, it’s a sad fact that, despite Cape Town...

Online shopping has propelled PS label growth in the logistics sector, while the RFID label market is flourishing, writes Yolanda Wang

The latest data from the Label Printing Branch of the Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Association of China (PEIAC) shows that the gross output value of China’s label printing industry was 46.87 billion RMB in 2018, up 8.5 percent from 2017. Although lower than the industry’s...

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