Abhay Datta (right) at Labelexpo Europe 2019, where UV Graphic sold seven presses

Since May, the company has installed four presses, one each at Optimum Labels in Delhi, Vikram Printers in Pune, PP Labels in Pinjore, and a 10 color film press at Jupiter Laminators in Sonipat. There are seven further orders in the pipeline.

Abhay Datta, director of UV Graphic...

Pakistan Paper Products’ factory in Karachi

While the company’s first investment was a 10in 5-color Mark Andy 830 press, today it runs four 8-color presses – two Nilpeter FB3300, a Mark Andy Performance Series P3, and a Mark Andy Evolution – as well as a 10-color Gallus ECS 340 and one 6-color KDO press. 

The latest addition was...

L-R: Gastón Famá, Karina Pugliese, German Calvo

Symbar is part of – and based next door to the headquarters of – Grupo Hasar, an international supplier of a wide range of hardware and software products, with operations in Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay and the US. It began printing self-adhesive labels in 2004 with a Mark Andy 830 press...

Leftech CEO Martin Fraire with the foil slitter from Hangzhou Hansoar Machinery

This is one such story. Argentina-based Leftech Group is the Latin American distributor for Japanese water-wash flexo plate manufacturer Toyobo. In recent years it has added Aura CtP equipment from China to its portfolio, rebranding it as Ecoflex for the Argentine market.

Now it has moved...

Labelexpo Global Series now runs an annual show in China, alternating between Labelexpo Asia in Shanghai and Labelexpo South China in Shenzhen

The addition of the show to the Labelexpo portfolio means that there will be a Labelexpo in China every year, alternating between Shenzhen (Labelexpo South China) and Shanghai (Labelexpo Asia).

The inaugural show offers a platform for 150 participating exhibitors, who will be showcasing...

L-R: Director Jorge Garrido, director Guillermo Garino, and executive director Carina Conte, in front of one of Garino Hermanos’ three Nilpeter presses

The company was founded as a printer of basic sheet-fed products in 1920 by Guillermo Garino Brusco, the son of an immigrant Italian family established in the country in the late 19th century. His brother Americo soon joined him. Their business started as an association with Guillermo’s brother-...

Tara Halpin (front, center) and the Steinhauser team celebrating 115 years in business

This new campaign, according to the company, ‘uses Steinhauser’s Instagram page as a way to highlight its history and impact, and also emphasizes the importance of humble beginnings, the fight to stand up through tough times and the keys to success and survival.’

Steinhauser is no...

Ravenwood Packaging’s Com500 Coater

In a conversation with Paul Beamish, Ravenwood’s founder and managing director, he was proud to announce the latest installation – bringing the company up to 30 to date – of the Com500 linerless coater into Skipnes Etikett in Trondheim, Norway’s largest label producer, as well as the...

L-R: Fabrizio Gualdi, Adrian Tippenhaeur, Andrea Cerisara, Daniele Grotto, Romeo Kreinberg and Herbert Doleisch

The renamed GPS-Rotomet becomes a fully owned subsidiary of All4Labels, while Daniele Grotto and Andrea Cerisara, who founded and developed the business over decades, become shareholders in All4Labels and part of the management team. 

To ensure business continuity, Daniele Grotto also...

Finat’s annual Radar converter survey has laid bare the impact of Covid-19

The latest Radar report assumes an even greater relevance than usual, since it is the first opportunity to track the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the European label industry, and particularly on label converters. 

The survey shows starkly that Q1 2020 converter sales growth...

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