QLM Label Makers hosted a virtual event for its new factory opening in Australia

Hosted by marketing manager Jo Forbes-Salmon, the inauguration included a welcome speech from general manager Andrew Siwicki, address by CEO Simon Pugh and messages of support from government officials Hon Karen Andrews MP, federal minister for industry, science and technology, and Hon Jim...

Labelit president Marcello Busetto has steered the company towards high quality work for the food and beverage sectors

Based just outside Venice, Labelit was founded in 1990 under the name Etichettificio Salese. It printed labels for cosmetics products, soaps, shampoos, and sweets – particularly the Perfetti candy brand and Mentos mints – before being bought by current president Marcello Busetto and renamed. ...

Kingfisher Label’s team is a crucial element of its consistent progress

‘We continually talk to our customers. We ask them what they want. We listen to their answers, and then we deliver,’ says Andy Watts, Kingfisher Labels’ sales director. ‘Yes, we are ruthless in our pursuit of quality and innovation, but first we make sure we are moving in the direction that best...

BST eltromat’s TubeScan system added to a Prati Saturn slitter rewinder

The business has developed significantly over the years and in 1981 the company started producing its own labels. Currently Marschall employs around 25 people and operates five production lines using Mark Andy and Nilpeter presses as well as a wide range finishing equipment including machines...

 UV LED offers long-term improvements to the label converter’s bottom line

Nearly a decade after their introduction, UV LED curable inks are being adopted at an accelerated pace by label converters. The ink’s benefits over ‘conventional’ mercury UV inks – better and faster curing, improved sustainability and lower running costs – are becoming more widely understood....

Each part of the network is experiencing its own set of challenges and finding fresh ways to overcome them, even uncovering some hidden opportunities – for instance, diversifying into the production of masks and shields.

It’s not unexpected to learn that multinational converters operating...

Label Source in-line flexo press at Biaoyin

His final job before founding Guangdong Biaoyin was as a salesman, exploring label applications in the FMCG market. ‘With so many years of industrial working experience, I am optimistic for label products progressing in the Chinese market,’ explains Wu Zifeng. ‘As the founder, I will try my best...

Codimag waterless offset press installed at Shenma

The oak barrel subsidiary produces different sizes and specifications of oak barrels and wooden wine boxes; the paper products subsidiary mainly produces paper-based wine box cartons; and the printing subsidiary produces labels for a variety of products including wine boxes, handbags and gift...

Jaichandra, director of Veepee Graphic Solutions, at his office in Bengaluru

The first is the importance of having a great team. Jaichandra, popularly known as JC, says: ‘You can invest in the best equipment and infrastructure, but the business can never be efficient if you don’t have the right people. It is the production teams that deliver commitment to quality which...

Jeroen Diderich, vice president and general manager, label and graphic materials, Avery Dennison

‘We are seeing a huge peak in demand for the essential business, like food, e-commerce also for pharmaceutical products and food and beverage,’ Diderich says. ‘Together with our customers we are trying to manage this order intake while still providing exceptional service. During these times with...

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