Avery Dennison has joined the Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) consortium

Currently only 52 percent of matrix and liner waste is recycled globally. CELAB is catalyzing a unified effort to accelerate matrix and liner recycling industry-wide to create greater circularity for labeling products. This aligns to Avery Dennison’s sustainability commitments to address waste,...

Schreiner MediPharm has enhanced its tamper-evident specialty label, Cap-Lock, with a special RFID inlay

The label-and-cap security concept for prefilled syringes now also enables automated inventory and supply chain management, as well as digital first-opening indication. In doing so, the new Cap-Lock plus RFID offers efficient and reliable product authentication and enhanced patient safety....

Lecta has appointed Alain Gaudré as new chief financial officer

Gaudré has been working as CFO across different industries, including the automotive and packaging industries, and is experienced within both the international and industrial environments. He holds a degree from Sup de Co Reims Business School and an International Finance masters from IHFI....

inotec UK has expanded its warehouse identification range with Diomaster Floorblock suitable for warehouses which print their own labels on-site

Logistics facilities which handle frequently changing stock items and stock layouts, often face the issue of own-printed labels not being sufficiently durable. The Diomaster label allows users to place printed labels inside a 2-millimeter recess within the aluminum Floorblock which is screwed to...

UPM Raflatac has joined CELAB to boost matrix and liner recycling in the pressure-sensitive labeling industry

The consortium aims to facilitate collaboration between companies from around the world and across the supply chain to drive progress on and promote matrix and release liner recycling.  

‘Our RafCycle recycling service has been developed over the last 10 years and it gives label release...

Mactac has launched a new durable labeling product line, Lintec Low-Ooze, high adhesion durable labelstocks featuring a converter friendly balance of high initial tack and a low edge bleed

The new labelstocks feature a selection of durable films paired with Lintec’s PAT1 and automotive-approved P0066 aggressive acrylic adhesives. The new product line is intended for use in labeling durable goods, electronics, appliances, warning and instruction labeling, and automotive and medical...

Schreiner ProTech has developed RFID labeling technology for one of the biggest automotive manufacturers, Autoliv

In automotive manufacturing, all components are typically marked to ensure authenticity and traceability. Barcodes are frequently used to document relevant component information, but reading them is often difficult. Items such as airbags are frequently installed in areas difficult to access by...

Herma has committed to a carbon-neutral footprint within its sphere of direct influence from 2021

Managing directors Sven Schneller and Dr Thomas Baumgärtner have announced that Herma will be developing and producing adhesive material, labels and labelling machines without leaving behind any carbon footprint.

‘With this step we are probably the pioneer in our industry in this field....

Zing Zang has completed the transition to plastic featuring 25 percent post-recycled content bottle and CleanFlake technology from Avery Dennison

The decision to transition from glass to lightweight, unbreakable plastic polyethylene terephthalate (PET) provides Zing Zang customers with enhanced portability and durability while lowering the company’s packaging cost. With CleanFlake technology, the label separates cleanly from the bottle...

Mandrel sleeve application (courtesy Accraply)

Once the sleeve is printed the secondary converting processes take over. This is arguably the most critical step in converting the printed shrink sleeve stock onto the final product container. 

For a best in class shrink sleeve application the converting and the application process need...

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