Wim van Eunen, sales manager for SArepco, Mark Andy’s and Rhyguan’s local distributor, and ADE’s MD Julie Carello

Thus, while many businesses lick the wounds of a painful 2020, and have adopted a cautious view for 2021, ADE has taken an investment plunge, in the form of a brand-new Rhyguan WON-330 automatic slitter rewinder.

Taking over the work of three portable units, it happily co-exists with a...

Markus Wörner of Einhorn

To create its unique environment, einhorn ran a series of experiments for employee behavior. The first was offering staff unlimited vacation. Wörner explained: ‘At einhorn you can take as much vacation as you want – no matter when, no matter how much. As long as you feel comfortable being gone...

Regardless of location, workforce development is one of the largest problems facing the printing industry.

The big issue is that there are not enough qualified employees to fill those roles.

Regardless of location, workforce development is one of the largest problems facing the printing industry. While no one has a silver bullet on solving the issue, each region has multiple efforts underway...

Signite decorated candle containers demonstrate high degree of heat resistance

Actega’s patented Signite technology involves printing, in reverse order, a ‘face’ coating, process colors and adhesive onto a double-side coated PP silicone release liner. The first-down coating layer, printed in the exact shape of the label graphic, acts as the ‘face’ of the label and at the...

K-1’s Landa S10 press, one of the first Landa presses in the US

With nanography, ink is printed onto a conveyer belt style blanket and forms a dry film that is then transferred onto any type of paper with crisp clarity. According to Benny Landa, that is the key distinction that sets apart nanoprinting as a method.

‘The fundamental difference between...

Lori Campbell is president of The Label Printers, a converter based in Aurora, Illinois, with 99,000 sq ft (9,200 sqm) across two plants and 55 employees

L&L: From receptionist to president, tell us about your history with The Label Printers.

Lori Campbell: After I graduated from college, I just started looking in the newspaper, back when newspapers had ‘help wanted’ ads, and applied to two places, one...

The PowerDrop drum showing coating feed unit

A webinar presented under the Finat technical education banner revealed an exciting new technology which for the first time enables viscous fluids to be jetted onto just about any material.

PowerDrop is a non-contact coating technology which, say its developers, could replace conventional...

The installation of a Label Traxx MIS has ‘transformed’ how the Irish converter uses data

‘Manufacturing can be challenging for lots of reasons,’ says James Costello, managing director at Label Tech, based in Dublin, Ireland. ‘Label Traxx takes the guess work out of what we do, and simplifies the challenges that need to be overcome.’

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TLMI president Linnea Keen and AWA president and CEO Corey Reardon explain why they are presenting at the upcoming Label Congress 2021

L&L: Can you tell us why you decided to present at this year’s Label Congress 2021 in Chicago?

Linnea Keen (LK): With this being the first event for the industry, I am so appreciative of the opportunity to present at Label Congress...

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