Labelexpo Asia breaks records

Lisa Milburn, MD of Labelexpo Global Series, said: ‘We are delighted with the success of this year’s Labelexpo Asia. The huge leap forward in buyer visitors consolidates the show’s position as our largest show in Asia, a growth that is truly inspiring.’

The show’s new feature areas...

Label Summit Latin America returns to Santiago

The two-day conference aims to equip delegates with in-depth label and package printing trade knowledge as well as strategic insights into how they can help advance the sector in the region. This is reflected in the themes running throughout the conference: the key focus for day one of the...

Four factors shaping today’s cosmetics label market

Beauty and personal care products’ labels perform a difficult task. They must comply with regulations. They must conform to often small packages of varied and tricky shapes and sizes. They have to perform through the entire supply chain, in the store, and in the consumer’s home. Finally, the...

Uwe Bögl with operator Anda Boyta. Bögl describes the DCM ATN Sleeve3 as a ‘gamechanger’ – particularly for the production of shrink sleeves for the cosmetics market

But the good news, admits MD Uwe Bögl, is somewhat tempered by the fact that 2019 proved disappointing. 

‘We ended 2018 on a high note,’ he remarks. ‘We saw a significant leap in sales volumes, and had a feeling of excitement engendered by last year’s election of Cyril Ramaphosa as...

Ferdinand Rüesch, senior vice president, global key accounts, Gallus (center),  and Samir Patkar, president of Heidelberg India (second from right),  inaugurate the installation of Gallus Labelmaster 440 at ADIKC in Pune

The knowledge-sharing sessions on the Labelmaster 440 were showcased to more than 90 converters across the labels and packaging segment, and ADIKC partners including Esko, DuPont, Flint, Royal Coat, RotoMetrics, Univacco and tesa. 

Ferdinand Rüesch, senior vice president, global key...

QTL president Rob Daniels with  the HP Indigo 8000 digital press

Here’s the thing about Rob Daniels, the third-generation leader at Quality Tape & Label: He’s a ‘yes man’ in the best sense of the phrase. 

There is not a job that’s too small, a project too complicated, or a cutting-edge printing technique that Daniels won’t implore his team to at...

Not the biggest, but the first, this is the philosophy of Erik Grønning, Color Label's CEO

The company was established in 1980 by Erik Grønning, who continues to lead Color Label. From the beginning, his ambition was to create a modern printing company focusing on self-adhesive labels, the latest technologies and offering flexibility to meet customer demand. The company’s unique set...

Olympus Print Group invested in pioneering installation of GEW's LeoLED UV system and a 12-color Nilpeter-Domino hybrid press with in-line foiling

Olympus Print Group has embarked on a new round of investments which includes a pioneering installation of GEW’s LeoLED UV system and a 12-color Nilpeter-Domino hybrid press with in-line foiling, now offering shrink sleeve as well as label production.

Since L&L’s last visit to Olympus...

Formed four years ago to give small and medium businesses access to short run, high quality flexible packaging, ePac now runs 12 production plants and has plans for continued expansion.

‘Our strategic plan is to populate ePac locations in as many as 15 locations around the United States. It’s really just a question of which one goes next,’ said Carl Joachim, ePac’s chief marketing officer in August 2016 at the opening of its second production plant. 

His prediction...

A widespread talent shortage in manufacturing is squeezing the printing industry

Near-historic low rates of unemployment in the US have created what some experts are calling ‘the tightest labor market in recent history’. It’s not only making hiring incredibly difficult, it’s holding back the industry. All of manufacturing seems to be struggling under the weight of more open...

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