The wine market is a crowded space. How to stand out? With the perfect label.

‘Research shows that 64 percent of consumers try new products because the packaging catches their eye,’ says Vanita Marzette, senior product manager for wine and spirits at Avery Dennison. ‘You have about three seconds to catch a consumer's eye at the shelf, which makes packaging and label...

L&L speaks with managing director of UK converter Amberley Labels

L&L: Amberley Labels was acquired by Coveris in 2019. How has the business changed since then, and what have been the advantages of being part of a multinational converting group?

DR: At the time of the acquisition, it was recognized that Coveris and...

Young managers series - Ginnie Gandy and Alex Hoffman

Gandy: Alex and I have similar experiences in getting into labels because our families got us involved. Channeled Resources is a family company started by our grandfather, Calvin Frost. My mom is the CEO, Alex’s dad is the COO, and his mom works in customer service, so all our...

Supply chain disruption has put a focus on converters’ internal logistics, writes Paul Brauss

There have been several articles written explaining the cause for this inability to satisfy demands but it is tough for converters to be empathetic to the suppliers when their end customers are feeling the stress caused by outages and outrage from consumers. The bullwhip effect of supply chain...

In a shrinking labor market, offering a clear career path can be invaluable for recruiting and retaining workforce talent.

The labor market continues to shrink. The ‘Great Resignation’, which began in spring 2021 in the United States, has left employers hard pressed to fill staffing vacancies. As workers can afford to be choosey in terms of employment, companies need to up the ante in terms of offerings. One way to...

Development of communications has created opportunities eagerly seized by a new generation of world-class converting companies

Southwest China includes Sichuan province, Chongqing Municipality, Yunnan Province,...

Company makes full use of its new digital resources for customer offerings

With his years of working experience in international trade, Chen saw that demand for labels would continue to grow, opening up huge opportunities for future growth. Therefore, he made the decision to take over Sanchuang.
Chen admits he knew very little about the technical side of label...

India-based pre-press specialist Vintex Rubber Rollers Industries has launched new products for the flexo market
The company was established by current director Mayank Chhabra’s father LN Chhabra in 1999 in Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon. It gradually expanded to five units to serve customers across India. The company supplies offset and gravure consumables and has introduced flexo products as well....
(L-R) Nitin Vishwas and Rohan Rehani, co-founders of Moonshine Meadery
A hobby turned into a business, Moonshine has made waves in the Indian alcobev market with its out-of-the-box flavored meads and label design concept. The brand gained further popularity when it appeared on the business reality television show Shark Tank India.
 
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Pankaj Poddar, group CEO, Cosmo Films
Cosmo Films launched several new products in 2021 including direct thermal printable film and several synthetic papers. These products are now being scaled up. Cosmo is also ramping up to launch its shrink label materials. The company has started producing finished products using films...

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