Herma InNo-Liner applicator machine

L&L investigated two promising technologies and spoke to  applicator manufacturer Herma to see how these companies overcome end user hesitancy.

Actega’s Signite

Signite decorating technology, developed by Actega, essentially prints a label in reverse. The...

As aluminum cans become harder to source, craft brewers are looking to converters for alternative labeling techniques

Maneuvering around the materials shortage and supply chain disruptions is an all-too-common practice that practically every industry has been dealing with for the past year and a half.

In the craft brewing business, blank, unprinted aluminum cans have been increasingly difficult to...

 SRF has added a second BOPP film manufacturing facility in India at Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Once complete, this new facility will house a 10.4m wide Bruckner make film line complemented by a metallizer.
 
Prashant Mehra, president and CEO, Packaging Films Business, Coated Fabrics Business, Laminated Fabrics Business at SRF, says the BOPP market in India is...
Durst Tau 330 RSC installed at Yingcai Printing

Established in 2008 and located in Qingpu District, Shanghai, Yingcai is a comprehensive PS label manufacturer integrating R&D, production, sales and technical services. The company has been focusing on high-end label products in the cosmetics industry, and mainly serving the world's Top 500...

Orianaa Décorpack facility in Vadodara, Gujarat
Vadodara-based label converter Orianaa Décorpack has added new label products to its portfolio including short-run flexo in-mold labels, digital PS sticker and shrink sleeve labels, with PE tubes in the pipeline. Company founder Yogesh Shahani speaks about his investment plans and the impact...
Flex Films' Egypt plant

The film manufacturing arm of UFlex, Flex Films International, has set up five new production lines including three new global locations.

‘For us it has been very interesting year of global growth for Flex Films,’ says Anantshree Chaturvedi, vice chairman and CEO. ‘Because even

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Shivani Parmar, brand strategist and founder of The Digital Paradox
The rise of e-commerce in India is seeing more and more start-up brands cropping up. With increasing competition comes the need for creative labeling and packaging. Shivani Parmar, brand strategist and founder of The Digital Paradox, speaks about the pain points of start-up brands when it...
Siegwerk has commissioned a new solvent-based blending center at its Bhiwadi facility in India
Siegwerk Group has invested 212.2 million INR (2.8 million USD) into the new blending facility, with an extensive capacity of over 13,500 metric tons, and the solvent-based warehouse escalated to 700 metric tons. Spread across 3,400sqm, it will be an addition to an existing toluene-free...
After 21 years in the South African market, Coastal Labels evolved into Sullwald Printing Solutions

Sullwald Printing Solutions is a family-owned and run company offering high-quality adhesive and non-adhesive packaging for a wide variety of industries, including wine, premium spirits, beer, and FMCG. The company currently operates several flexo and digital presses to print self-adhesive and...

The use of refillable containers is one way supermarkets are reducing their packaging footprint

The food and beverage sectors dominate the usage of labels worldwide, with the leading global supermarket groups and major brands having a significant influence on packaging and label purchasing trends.

This dominance has meant that supermarkets have built-up an almost unprecedented...

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