Mineral Fusion used NFC labels to connect with consumers

Smart packaging can track inventory, it can prevent losses, it can detect food spoilage, it can authenticate wine, it can tell users when to take medicines, it can offer coupons and promotions, it can play games, it can engage and delight, and it can even talk back.

Brands are turning to...

Tony’s runs an annual limited-edition campaign across three flavors

Tony’s Chocolonely is a Netherlands-based company started in 2005 with the mission of making 100 percent slave-free the norm in chocolate. Among its activities, Tony’s works to address exploitation in the chocolate supply chain to ensure farmers receive a living income that eliminates the need...

Running alongside this year’s Labelexpo Europe are three new feature areas, as well as educational opportunities in the form of master classes and a workshop.

Lisa Milburn, managing director of Labelexpo Global Series, said: ‘This is a milestone year for Labelexpo as it celebrates an incredible 40 years, so we wanted to mark that by creating our biggest, most ambitious show yet. 

‘Our objective is that the buyers attending Labelexpo Europe 2019...

Jim DeFife, vice president of pressure-sensitive materials at Multi-Color Corporation

Judging for the annual Label Industry Global Awards, now in its 16th edition, took place on June 5 during the Finat European Label Forum (ELF) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The panel of international judges considered entries for a total of six award categories and drew up a shortlist.

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Brand owner panel discussion at the LMAI event in New Delhi

The event was curated by Harveer Sahni, chairman of Weldon Celloplast. LMAI president Kuldip Goel welcomed industry attendees and seven prominent brands who discussed the future of labels and their expectations from Indian label converters. Anti-counterfeiting and sustainability set the tone of...

The conference sessions were well-attended at Label Summit Latin America 2019

Held at Plaza Mayor, Label Summit Latin America 2019 was held for the second time in the city (previously in 2014), and the third time in Colombia. Attendee numbers were the highest in the country to date, with key suppliers and delegates from 31 countries attending 15 conference sessions,...

FTA hosted its 2019 Forum and InfoFlex in New Orleans on May 5-8

The educational arm of the four-day event, Forum 2019 technical presentations covered a range of topics for label, folding carton, corrugated, direct print and flexible package printing. While flexography was the star of the show, digital and hybrid printing were not ignored. FTA reported that...

L-R: Erwin Pudek, Insignis; Ferdinand Rüesch, Gallus; Silvia Spatt, Heidelberg; Uwe Alexander, Gallus

The press features the full configuration of available options: cold foil, flexo unit, Heidelberg Digital Print Unit (DPU), as well as a Digital Embellishment Unit (DEU) for in-line finishing. The system has been augmented with the addition of rotary screen printing, which can be positioned...

Avery Dennison’s new M_use platform is providing insights that impact material innovation and product design, writes Amy White, the company’s global vice president of brand and communications.

Understanding the ecosystem in which you operate and using insights to drive innovation in not only product, but also services, is critical for any company to differentiate and add value in the short, medium and long term. 

As a materials science company founded on a breakthrough...

Dan Muenzer, president of North American association TLMI, discusses about sustainability and why it’s a key pillar in the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute’s strategic plan through to 2020.

L&L: What is your stance on sustainability in business? 
Dan Muenzer: It is my personal opinion that good environmental stewardship is a positive move for business, and something that should be done because it is the right thing to do. I don’t feel, at...

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