Delegates gather for the Finat European Label Forum in Baveno, Italy
In June, 350 Finat members gathered in the beautiful lakeside setting of Baveno, Italy, for the first time since the Covid pandemic struck in 2020.
 
Finat managing director Jules Lejeune kicked off proceedings with a comprehensive survey of the last two years. The...
Operating out of a 36,000 sqft facility in Newport, Kentucky, Steinhauser installed its second MPS press, an EFA 530 flexo machine, during the first weeks of 2022. It replaces a Comco Proglide MSP installed in 2005 – the company’s first foray into flexo.

‘The first time through with MPS, the team did their due diligence. Talking to industry leaders, press manufacturers, and did their research,’ says Rod Baehner, vice president of operations at Steinhauser. ‘The second press came along based on the performance of that first press. And naturally,...

L&L speaks with founder and CEO of Fortis Solutions Group

L&L: Tell us about your career to date.

John Wynne: Post college, I spent seven-and-a-half years working within the media and communication investment banking units at Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley in New York. There I spent time capital-raising...

Labelexpo (LEX): Can you give us a brief overview of what you will be presenting on in your session? What do you hope attendees will gain?
 
Bob Cronin (BC): M&A activity is one of the best barometers of an industry’s trajectory...
As preparation for the return of Labelexpo Americas continues across the industry, a series of Roadshows were held across North America, giving attendees a peek into what's to at the show in September.

With support from TLMI, PIASC, and Labels & Labeling magazine, the single-day events were hosted in three cities through July and August 2022 with gold (Epson, HP, and ABG International) and silver (Xeikon) sponsors supporting each Roadshow, with Epson, HP, and ABG International giving...

After a series of European acquisitions, All4Labels Group accelerates its ambitions further afield with market moves that include expansion into Latin America

As one of the pioneers of sustainable innovation, with a particular focus on digital technologies both on production lines and across process management, All4Labels has an overarching ambition of acting as a packaging industry game-changer. Reaching that goal has meant building on external...

In many ways, this edition of Labels & Labeling represents a turning point in the digital debate. Gallus, one of the founders and titans of the conventional narrow web industry, has publicly announced a new mission: to lead the ‘digital transformation’ of the labels industry with the launch of a standalone digital press with no inline converting units.

Gallus already has a hybrid digital press, of course, the LabelFire, but this is positioned as the company’s ‘Rolls Royce’ at the top end of the market, along with all the inline options one would expect from a top-of-the-line flexo press.

The revelation about Gallus’ new digital press,...

Epson India will relaunch the SurePress range of digital label presses in the local market after a four-year break
Epson has started preliminary activities to relaunch its successful SurePress digital label press in the Indian market.
 
Vasudevan, General Manager - Large Format Printers/Industrial Equipment says: ‘Even though we were not directly present in the market for the...
Two days of conference sessions are complemented by Label Academy master classes on digital embellishment and self-adhesive materials

Besides enormous amount of new equipment on show, Labelexpo Americas 2022 also brings a comprehensive conference and educational program for this year’s event. The high-profile speaker line-up includes representatives from Actega, Avery Dennison, Blue Label Packaging Company, Cartes, Cerm,...

AKO Flexo Shanghai, China, factory
The company already has a manufacturing plant in China that will continue to operate for the local demand. The new India plant will be operational by March 2023.
 
Starting in 2014, AKO Flexo is a flexo press and label finishing equipment manufacturer. The company...

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