Ulrich Peters and Wolfgang Hohgardt, the two managing directors of Urlichs & Pape, with the OKI Pro1050 label printer

The family-run company, founded in 1928, has extensive experience in offset and book printing, and specializes in label production, including numbering, perforation, blind stamping, die-cutting, grooving and lamination. 

After decades of success in sheet-fed printing of labels using...

MPS’ EF Symjet press was used in combination with Cerm MIS and Esko technologies to demonstrate potential savings

‘Today’s message is not an easy one,’ said Atze Bosma, CEO of MPS Systems, in his opening speech. ‘Over the last couple of months, we have tried to introduce a few performance and connectivity improvements in a certain group of customers. It quickly transpired that MPS is seen as a machine...

Following the acquisition of Ritrama, Fedrigoni Group now has a turnover of 1.6 billion euros

Fulvio Capussotti, executive vice president, Pressure-Sensitive Label Business Unit of Fedrigoni Group, describes the acquisition as fitting the group’s wider strategy of consolidating its presence in the fields of specialty papers and self-adhesive materials, and sees synergies between the...

HP Indigo V12 digital press

The new HP Indigo V12 digital press will print at 120m/min (400ft/min) without requiring the dual engine format of the 8000 series. It is the first time HP Indigo has implemented its new LEPX in-line technology platform, which replaces the intermittent central drum design which powers all other...

Mark Andy’s UK and Ireland sales manager Paul MacDonald with Berkshire Labels’ managing director Paul Roscoe and the first P9E to be installed in Europe

Berkshire Labels’ managing director, Paul Roscoe, explained the latest investment program. ‘First of all, we decided that 430mm is the best fit for our work, and once we had fully loaded our P7 it was clear we had urgent need for a second press. The P9E moves the game on though, with its...

India on lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a total lockdown of the country starting midnight of March 25 for the next 21 days, until April 14, which has been further extended to May 3. ‘In order to protect the country and each of its citizens, from midnight tonight a complete ban is being imposed on...

 Flexible packaging: applications and opportunities

Flexible packaging has one of the highest growth rates across all printing sectors, achieving an annual global growth of close to five percent. For the label converter looking to move into flexible packaging it is interesting to note that all the key end-use markets and the drivers of growth are...

Labelexpo Asia breaks records

Lisa Milburn, MD of Labelexpo Global Series, said: ‘We are delighted with the success of this year’s Labelexpo Asia. The huge leap forward in buyer visitors consolidates the show’s position as our largest show in Asia, a growth that is truly inspiring.’

The show’s new feature areas...

Label Summit Latin America returns to Santiago

The two-day conference aims to equip delegates with in-depth label and package printing trade knowledge as well as strategic insights into how they can help advance the sector in the region. This is reflected in the themes running throughout the conference: the key focus for day one of the...

Four factors shaping today’s cosmetics label market

Beauty and personal care products’ labels perform a difficult task. They must comply with regulations. They must conform to often small packages of varied and tricky shapes and sizes. They have to perform through the entire supply chain, in the store, and in the consumer’s home. Finally, the...

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