Iban Cid on the Domino stand at Labelexpo Europe 2017, where the deal for the N610i inkjet press was finalized

Barcelona-based converter Germark finalized a deal for a Domino N610i inkjet press at the show. It was a landmark order – this was the first company in Spain to install a digital press, a Xeikon machine back in 2000, and a user of HP Indigo digital presses since 2006.

The press was...

IST Metz management, L-R: Holger Kühn, Christian-Marius Metz and Dr Robert Sänger

Over the last four decades, this has been exploded to cover multiple graphic arts applications, from conventional narrow web printing and metal decorating to sheet-fed offset and UV inkjet printing, as well as other industrial applications and more niche markets such as water treatment. 

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The modular MEBR+ integrates multiple finishing options

Founded in 1987, Lemorau was introduced to a global audience in 2013 while exhibiting at Labelexpo Europe 2013. This was its first presence at an international exhibition and helped the company focus on global growth. This led to sales in markets around the world and it now counts customers in...

Round top dot versus flat top dot. Source: Flint Group

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The importance of the plate in this process is absolutely paramount and cannot be ignored. It is the final frontier before the ink is deposited on the paper or film. In the early days, all the plate had to contend with was whether water-based or solvent-based inks...

Figure 1: Formation of a repeat by stitching stripe images together

There are currently between 1,800 and 2,000 matrix-type inspection cameras in the field, with users benefiting from their relatively low cost and compact footprint. But does this technology really have the potential to replace premium line scan cameras systems? This question is addressed in the...

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...

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