Pulse Roll Label Products’ PureFX rough texture matte varnish

The task of the label is not only to inform but in many cases also to meet legislative requirements which must be legible right through the life-cycle of the label. The label must also be capable of being used in high-speed labeling machines working at mind-bending speeds to satisfy consumer...

Labels and packaging play an essential role in combatting counterfeiting

From diversification within labels – smart/interactive, peel and reveal, shrink sleeves – to new packaging formats – flexibles, folding cartons and some lightweight corrugated – there’s an almost endless array of opportunities. 

Next-generation flexo, digital and hybrid (flexo-digital)...

Atlas notes thinner gauge, narrower materials bring their own challenge to the slitting process

For Gabriele D’Onofrio, general manager at Labeltech, this means requests for more complex and advanced machines such as modular converting systems to finish rolls from digital label printing machines. Luca Goldoni, sales manager at Cartes, says: ‘Digital presses have certainly simplified, speed...

The E+L SmartScan inspection system is now fully integrated with BGM’s inspection slitter rewinder technology

This sees E+L’s 200 percent SmartScan inspection system integrated with BGM’s very latest iSR inspection slitter rewinder technology.

SmartScan is a camera system designed for inspection on printing and finishing machines for label and other narrow web applications. It features a special...

Bjarke Nielsen (left), CTO and founder, and Henrik Haagensen, managing director, Refine Finishing

This has been the foundation upon which Werosys was built, and which will continue to define Refine Finishing going forward.

Bjarke Nielsen, who founded Werosys and now serves as chief technology officer at Refine Finishing, explains: ‘For us, software is everything. Then you build the...

The SMI team with clients at the factory tour

The company that started in 1993 with just 11 people in Daman on a 750sqm plot today has a team of more than 200 in Ambernath. SMI Coated Products moved to its current location in 2008; it has been adding land and capacity to meet market demand – and growing at double digits – ever since. Its...

Lombardi Synchroline 430 installed at Total Print Solution in Mumbai

‘With new machinery, we expect to double our labelstock consumption from the current 400,000 sqm,’ said Sandeep Zaveri, managing director of Total Print Solutions.

Installed by Vinsak, the exclusive distributor of Lombardi presses in the Indian sub-continent, the 10-color press features...

Production floor at Nilpeter India

The company moved to its current location on the Mahindra World City private industrial estate in Chengalpattu, Chennai, last April, after outgrowing its old plant near the airport. ‘The new factory is three times the size of the old plant but we are already running out of space,’ says Alan...

PureAqua is a water-based flexo ink system designed for narrow web printing of self-adhesive labels

From printing and post-press processing to the application and ambient environment, there are a number of factors that converters must consider when making their ink selection. Suppliers must similarly be aware of these factors when developing new ink formulations. 

Water-based...

Mark Andy P5 flexo press at Super Labels

Super Labels’ operation has since been expanded to a floor area of 3,000sqm with an annual output exceeding 100 million Yuan (USD $14.7m). Its key customers include major international brands such as BP, Fuchs, Bosch and Bacchus, and leading domestic brands such as Lopal Tech. In addition, the...

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