Eticod is one of the most modern printers in Poland, heavily investing in new machines, expanding its offering and minimizing carbon footprint

Operating for over 27 years, Eticod has grown into a leading producer of self-adhesive labels with a highly diversified portfolio that includes labels printed on foil, paper, structured materials and – in an award-winning project – wood. 

Alongside two digital presses, today the company...

The European and Russian label industries are benefiting from mutual collaboration and an exchange of customers and ideas.

Both the European and Russian label industries have proven remarkably resilient through the Covid health crisis. As a natural part of food, beverage and pharmaceutical value chains, packaging and labeling companies have been rightly categorized as essential industries. 

The restrictions...

CEO Mark Turk (left) and press operator Alvin Page in front of the Inca OnsetX3

Converters expanding into new printing formats is not unknown, but there is always a risk as a successful expansion is never guaranteed.

In 2016, US converter International Label & Printing Company (IL&P) expanded into wide-format printing, mainly outputting point-of-purchase...

Etichettificio Dany has joined All4Labels

As with the other label converting companies in the All4Labels group, Etichettificio Dany is family owned, in this case by the Olivieri family. Etichettificio Dany becomes a fully owned subsidiary of All4Labels and Marco Olivieri, who founded and developed the business over decades, becomes a...

India is the world’s largest exporter of generic  drugs, but counterfeiting is rife in the local market

The pandemic exposed the many loopholes in India’s pharma supply chain that encouraged counterfeiting of Covid-19 vaccines and medicines. Illicit vaccines and medications were being circulated in India, especially during the second wave of the pandemic. The country saw counterfeit copies of the...

The worldwide health crisis has had an irreversible impact on the pharmaceutical value chain

The worldwide health crisis has had an irreversible impact on the pharmaceutical value chain. 

A report conducted by consultancy Research and Markets in January 2021 at the height of the pandemic suggests that ‘future-proof’ labeling technologies are set to transform the pharmaceutical...

(L-R) Balai Adhikary, director, with his son Ankan Adhikary, marketing manager of Libako Packaging

Kolkata-based Libako Packaging has installed a Gallus ECS 340 flexo press with UV curing, in-line foiling, lamination and die-cutting. The company has also invested in a 9,000 sq ft (836 sqm) label and flexible packaging plant during the pandemic.

Established in the 1980s, Libako began as...

Dispensing equipment in a clean, organized ink kitchen at Pharmalabel in the Netherlands

Thriving in a service-oriented environment where the ability to assure repeatable quality is a given requires a culture-change, not a cost-cutting exercise, that comes in two stages. The first is to adopt the ‘lean’ mindset of waste elimination and continual improvement; the second is to become...

Varyflex V4 offset combination press

But throughout this time, offset has remained an important technology in both intermittent and rotary formats. Its niche has been at the high end of the print and decoration market, usually for toiletries and cosmetics and high value wine and spirits.

The key advantages of offset in the...

Saqar Ali, owner of Paramount Label Printing Press, with the Lombardi Flexoline 430

The company also prints variable images and text to create compelling personalized marketing messages.

Saqar Ali, owner of Paramount Label Printing Press, says that having accumulated 28 years of commercial experience in the label printing industry, the move to set up his own label...

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