More than 300 people attended the Label Industry Global Awards

Hosted by Labelexpo Global Series on the first night of Labelexpo Americas 2018, the event brought together more than 300 guests. 

Knott is a senior scientist at Dow Chemical and leader of a global team that has pioneered innovations in pressure-sensitive silicone release liner coating...

Mark Easton, president of FPLMA and Tony Dalleore, general manager of FPLMA

The term ‘Industry 4.0’ refers to the fourth industrial revolution, which applies automation and data exchange to manufacturing technologies, where ‘Cyber-physical systems’, the Internet of Things and cloud computing combine to create a ‘smart factory’. 

Although this may appear rather...

The Omet XFlex X6 was installed by local distributor Currie Group earlier this year

Byron Hudghton’s three-decade label love affair has taken the Impact Labels veteran to the top of the tree as one of Brisbane’s best known and respected printing practitioners. 

It all began with his straight-from-school start as a working hand at Perth’s Supa Stick Labels before testing...

MGI Jetvarnish 3D Evolution at Xuteng Label

Robert Lu used to work for Avery Dennison before starting his own business in 2009. Xuteng Label’s production hall covers an area of 1,800 square meters with more than 20 employees, Xuteng’s primary business is self-adhesive label products for a wide range of end use markets including clothing...

QLM uses its expertise and IP developed in digital printing to engage with the price-sensitive market in Southeast Asia

QLM Label Makers was founded in 1973 by David and Del Pugh, and has since grown to become one of the Asia-Pacific region’s leading label manufacturers. With operations in Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, as well as Bangladesh and the UK, its services range from account management and...

Labels & Labeling was first published in early 1979, with issue 6, 2018 marking the publication's 40th anniversary

More than ever before foil stamping is being employed today not only as a finishing process but also as a printing method in its own right. In the context of label production, where legibility and point of sale impact are essential prerequisites of whatever printing method is employed, foil...

Redesign amps up energy water brand

Austin, Texas-based Big Red Group knows the space well. Bid Red owns and markets Hydrive Energy Water, a calorie-free drink with B vitamins and 160mg of caffeine. The brand attracts people seeking rehydration, flavor and energy, a message that was increasingly difficult to communicate on busy...

Wright Global Graphics uses a powered loom for its woven labels

The North Carolina-based label converter produces some labels that you have to turn over to see, while others are destined to jump from the shelves. In both instances, value added effects such as foils, embossing, debossing and tactile effects play a role in portraying a product as premium....

Blue Label Digital Printing invested in an HP Indigo 8000 digital press at Labelexpo Europe 2017

The fourth-generation Ohio printer was launched in 1957, producing envelopes for church offerings, a business that still continues today as One Write Company and is ran by Boyd’s father, Norm Boyd. 

As with many printing companies, One Write began looking to diversify and in 2003 started...

More than 30 manufacturers supported the event with table-top displays

The program kicked off with a presentation by Nick Gilmore, CEO of IC3D Creative Edge Software, who illustrated how innovative technology was coming to the aid of the packaging industry. He traced the history of three-dimensional vision back 500 million years and highlighted its importance today...

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