The group, which has over 300 members and rising, is open to anyone interested in networking within the global label industry. With news feeds linked to the site and dozens of discussions created by members, it is an excellent way of keeping in touch with the industry.


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The conference's panel, which included Texas Instruments, Bic, P&G and Frito-Lay, generally appeared to view digital printing only as a way to economically produce mock-ups...

It was generally agreed by exhibitors that the quality of attendees was consistently high, which was a sign of how seriously this show is taken by label converters now it has been upgraded to a Labelexpo series event. 

To demonstrate how fast the Indian labels industry is growing –...

As label converters, what are your thoughts on the impact inkjet technology might have? Were you impressed with what you saw at drupa? Are you considering investing in one of the new machines?

L&L: How and when did you first get involved with raising awareness about the privacy implications of RFID? Was there a particular event that triggered your interest in the subject?

Liz McIntyre: I found out about the technology while researching patent documents. I had...

Labelexpo Europe 2011 saw dramatic increases in numbers of both exhibitors and visitors from China. On show were material suppliers such as King Label, Shanghai Jinda, Guangdong Guanhao; while machine manufacturers Labelmen, Orthotec, Zhejiang Weigang, Dongguan Hontec and Link Label all...

Baker Self Adhesive Labels’ HP Indigo-sponsored open house event towards the end of last year (see L&L issue 1, 2012 p68) opened my eyes to another ‘layer’ within our industry. In addition to the obvious message that ‘digital is everywhere’, there was a strong emphasis on the value of the...

According to research by Epson, digital label printers have the biggest domestic share in the industry. Labels and Labeling spoke to Ramprasad about the company’s future plans and strategies in India:

Labels & Labeling (L&L): What is your strategy for...

There are at least 20 companies offering basic, reel-fed machines with OEM print engines. The level of software control and finishing capabilities, including an ability to process pre-printed webs, are the main differentiators. While capable of printing primary labels, an often under-regarded...

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