ACM Plastics has moved to 100 percent UV LED curing for its narrow and mid-web flexible packaging operation.

Massimo Raffaele took a bold leap when he founded ACM Plastics without any experience in the packaging market. Within a short time, he had achieved a high level of success and earned the respect of his customers, suppliers and competitors alike with a pioneering vision that quickly positioned...

Lithium-ion batteries are used in most electronic vehicles, with complex requirements placed on their labeling

Electromobility is gaining momentum. There are already over 10 million fully
or partially electric cars on the roads worldwide. Significant growth is forecast for the coming years. With the expansion of range, economy and charging infrastructure, acceptance and demand for e-vehicles...

Dirk den Haese uses his background to assess future of plastic packaging

It all began when my parents gave me a Chemistry Set for Christmas when I was 12 years old – and I was hooked on science from that moment on. I even set up my own laboratory to test chemical reactions – parents would be scared stiff if their children did those experiments these days. But they...

In June 2021, Smyth will install its third Nilpeter FA-Line in three years

The company’s management teams recognized that its older presses were cumbersome to change over, requiring operator skills which were a challenge to find. The automation built into new narrow web presses was appealing both for operational advantages and operator usability.
Ultimately, to...

Employers should be striving to create a desirable workplace, if not for the employee’s personal experience, then for the economic value.

Great Place to Work, in its Fortune 100 Best Trends report, broke down what set apart employee experiences at the best workplaces in the United States. When it studied the qualities that differentiated the 100 best companies from the rest, ‘three themes emerge: trustworthy management, innovation...

Between recyclable, biodegradable and compostable materials, the regulations and end-of-life product treatment can be difficult to navigate.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ‘In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources that in all previous history.’ With the environmental stakes higher than ever, it is not surprising the demand for sustainable labeling and packaging solutions has grown to match....

Valloy DuoBlade WX digital label finisher
Mumbai-based pre-press and finishing equipment provider Nippon Color has introduced the Valloy DuoBlade WX digital label finisher in India. The all-in-one finisher includes roll unwinding, lamination, knife-cutting using multiple blades, matrix removal, slitting, trimming and roll rewinding...
Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East
The label industry in the Middle East played an integral role in the healthcare, retail, warehousing and logistics sectors during the pandemic, helping them stay afloat and even grow.
 
Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East...
Loftware and NiceLabel combine

Loftware is one of the global leaders in enterprise labeling and artwork management technologies, focusing on global enterprise software deployments for large companies. It specializes in a wide range of vertical markets such as automotive, food and beverage, medical devices, pharmaceutical, and...

 JK Labels has invested in an X-Rite eXact Advanced spectrophotometer and Judge QC light booth
Mumbai-based converter JK Labels has invested in an X-Rite eXact Advanced spectrophotometer and Judge QC light booth.
 
The handheld spectrophotometer will help the converter achieve a standardized color management system. JK plans to set up a closed loop system...

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