In June 2021, Smyth will install its third Nilpeter FA-Line in three years

The company’s management teams recognized that its older presses were cumbersome to change over, requiring operator skills which were a challenge to find. The automation built into new narrow web presses was appealing both for operational advantages and operator usability.
Ultimately, to...

Employers should be striving to create a desirable workplace, if not for the employee’s personal experience, then for the economic value.

Great Place to Work, in its Fortune 100 Best Trends report, broke down what set apart employee experiences at the best workplaces in the United States. When it studied the qualities that differentiated the 100 best companies from the rest, ‘three themes emerge: trustworthy management, innovation...

Between recyclable, biodegradable and compostable materials, the regulations and end-of-life product treatment can be difficult to navigate.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ‘In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources that in all previous history.’ With the environmental stakes higher than ever, it is not surprising the demand for sustainable labeling and packaging solutions has grown to match....

Valloy DuoBlade WX digital label finisher
Mumbai-based pre-press and finishing equipment provider Nippon Color has introduced the Valloy DuoBlade WX digital label finisher in India. The all-in-one finisher includes roll unwinding, lamination, knife-cutting using multiple blades, matrix removal, slitting, trimming and roll rewinding...
Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East
The label industry in the Middle East played an integral role in the healthcare, retail, warehousing and logistics sectors during the pandemic, helping them stay afloat and even grow.
 
Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East...
Loftware and NiceLabel combine

Loftware is one of the global leaders in enterprise labeling and artwork management technologies, focusing on global enterprise software deployments for large companies. It specializes in a wide range of vertical markets such as automotive, food and beverage, medical devices, pharmaceutical, and...

 JK Labels has invested in an X-Rite eXact Advanced spectrophotometer and Judge QC light booth
Mumbai-based converter JK Labels has invested in an X-Rite eXact Advanced spectrophotometer and Judge QC light booth.
 
The handheld spectrophotometer will help the converter achieve a standardized color management system. JK plans to set up a closed loop system...
Isidore Leiser, CEO of Stratus Packaging

L&L: What has been the impact of the pandemic on the company over the past year?

IL: We adapted quickly. We were open all the time, so didn’t lose even one day of production. We implemented social distancing and some staff worked from home. We broke...

Nicole Rivera, director of administration and operations at K Laser Technology

Starting off in college I was very stereotypical in that I didn’t know what I wanted to do and just thought college is where you went after high school. I majored in business, figuring: how could you go wrong with that? After graduation I got a job at a college apparel company and it was there I...

Etirama expands global footprint with new press

According to the company, the new model is the result of intense technological development since August 2019. The press was built using the Be Easy platform developed by Etirama to standardize internal processes and implement a lean manufacturing system. 

The Etirama SPS2 press is built...

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