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  • 08 Nov 2022

Labelexpo India 2022 returns

 Labelexpo India 2022 is taking place at India Expo Mart & Center, Greater Noida on 10-13 November

Returning after four years, Labelexpo India 2022 is taking place at India Expo Mart & Center, Greater Noida on 10-13 November.

The label and packaging industry has been waiting for the return of the leading show in South Asia to explore the future of labels and reunite the industry.  
 
This year’s event is packed with more new technology than ever before and is an unmissable opportunity to experience the latest launches from leading industry names including Avery Dennison, BST, GEW HP, Konica Minolta, Bobst, DuPont, Esko, Miraclon, Monotech Systems and more. 
 
Labelexpo India 2022 will reflect the changes and trends observed in the industry over the last four years, such as the rise in e-commerce, the emergence of start-ups, the developments in food packaging and labeling during the pandemic, and commercial printers diversifying into packaging as a result of the multiple lockdowns.  
 
India has adopted digital printing quicker than anyone could have predicted. Visitors to Labelexpo India 2022 will see latest developments and launches in digital printing and converting.  
 
Monotech will showcase a new version of its 4-color ColorAqua entry-level digital label production system equipped with inline flexo finishing options. Konica Minolta will show live demonstration of AccurioLabel 230 digital label machine. Pulisi will display AOBEAD digital press model DPIM330 for the first time after recent global launch in Korea and US in addition to its home country China.  
 
Labelexpo India 2022 will also include a Digital Embellishment Trail. The Digital Embellishment Trail at the show will enable attendees to explore the full range of digital decoration options, both stand-alone and inline, with live demonstrations, sample packs and experts on site. Monotech will launch and offer live demonstrations of dSpark UV inkjet label digital varnish and cold foiling press. Konica Minolta will promote its upcoming digital embellishment press MGI JETvarnish 3D Web. Vinsak will also showcase its die-cutting and foiling machine at the show. 
 
Conventional technology providers also will be present at the show in equal force. Flexo technology experts will showcase flexo presses with inline finishing, converting and equipped with UV curing. Visitors at Multitec stand will see its S1 full servo press in an 8-color 450mm configuration and new E4 press with twin servo technology and a full LED UV configuration. Webtech will unveil a new flexo press with inline inspection system from E+L.  
 
The demand for UV LED for sustainable label printing and energy savings is growing in the Indian label industry. GEW will bring the latest in UV LED at the show to enable narrow web printers reduce their carbon footprint. 
 
The show will also feature some of the leading pre-press technology suppliers. Miraclon will showcase the benefits of its Flexcel NX technology and DuPont Cyrel will highlight Cyrel Fast thermal platemaking technology.  
 
On the materials front, manufacturers such as Polyart will showcase sustainable range of materials that are bio-degradable and include post consumer recycled content.  
 
The hotly anticipated four-day show will have more than 250 industry leading exhibitors and Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI) Awards night on 11 November 2022, the second day of the show, to recognize excellence in label printing.