Yolanda Wang interviews one of the most prominent influencers in China’s package printing industry

L&L: Please explain the situation of the Gravure Printing Branch of PTAC. What are your major job responsibilities? What kind of role is the group playing in the industry’s development?
CG: Since its establishment in December 2004, the Gravure Printing...

Guaranteeing that labels are legible and compliant can prove labor-intensive, as German logistics and fulfilment specialist Erdt Group found. However, a device from Printronix Auto ID has revamped its validation process and ultimately improved its productivity. Erdt Group specializes in assembly and contract packaging, particularly of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. It processes more than 60 million items a year from its 14,000sqm logistics space. Given how highly regulated this industry is, Erdt’s cus

Guaranteeing that labels are legible and compliant can prove labor-intensive, as German logistics and fulfilment specialist Erdt Group found. However, a device from Printronix Auto ID has revamped its validation process and ultimately improved its productivity.

Erdt Group specializes in...

Pharma label converters must not only follow the evolving regulatory environment, but also prepare for technological developments emerging in the fight against piracy.

Regulatory pressure placed on the pharmaceutical companies is passed down the supply chain to label converters. At this point, it is then magnified with additional product-specific requirements alongside marketing and communication needs.

According to Agata Kowalska, pharma division...

Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 installed at Gurong Printing. From left: Lawrence Zhang; Jean Li, managing vice president of the label printing branch of PEIAC; Jia Yan, vice secretary of the label printing branch of PEIAC

Explains Gurong’s founder and director Lawrence Zhang, ‘Gurong Printing was set up less than four years ago, but our participation in adhesive label printing can be traced back to 1998. Previously, our company was located in Jiading District, Shanghai, as a subordinate branch of the Shanghai...

Chase Lehigh, digital specialist, Jan Lehigh, president, and Bob Peretic, print products manager, with Alpine’s digital press and Scubby, the office mascot

Alpine Packaging was producing ‘scratch and sniff’ labels for a line of car air freshers. It’s not just bubblegum scents that it can produce: cherry, strawberry, citrus and jasmine are just some of the scents Alpine has in stock. While brands producing car fresheners love these products, Alpine...

Kristin Yerecic Scott, Brian Hurst and Josh Yerecic accepted the company’s first World Label Award

It was just before Labor Day in the US, and for label suppliers specializing in the fresh food industries, it’s a busy time of year.

These tours through the facility, called Gemba walks, cover three shifts at Yerecic Label and are an integral part of the company’s ‘lean journey’. Labels...

Prairie State Group shows flexible packaging samples imaged on new Esko CDI Spark 4835

Over the last two decades Esko has established a key position as workflow integrator between brands, converters and suppliers, establishing links between brand color management, pack specification, pre-press and workflows onto both digital and conventional presses, closing the loop with...

EyeC workflow integration at All4Labels

As such, given the volume of orders received and frequent changeovers, optimization of production processes has become All4Labels’ main priority. Last year, the company integrated its pre-press inspection – provided by EyeC – into its Esko workflow, resulting in increased efficiency and...

The LMAI management team at the association’s fifth bi-annual conference

Giving an overview of the industry, Pankaj Bhardwaj, senior director and general manager, Labels and Graphic Materials, South Asia, Avery Dennison, said that the company sees 30 percent penetration of pressure-sensitive industry at the moment with per capita consumption of 0.5-0.6sqm in India. ‘...

The 2019 R Stanton Avery Global Achievement Award was awarded to Jim DeFife

GMG, Esko, Avery Dennison were honored for innovation and sustainability, while Robert Rae from GEW was named a rising star and Reynders was named European converter of the year. 

The 2019 R Stanton Avery Global Achievement Award was awarded to Jim DeFife, VP of pressure-sensitive...

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