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...

PressConventional and digital narrow web presses accurately reflect trends within the label and flexible packaging markets. The Labelexpo series of events mirror these trends. This year's show was especially useful because of what is happening in the conventional and digital...

The report says that brands lost over 200 billion USD to online brand abuse last year. There were 53 billion visits to rogue sites in the last 12 months and 14 percent of branded paid search traffic is hijacked.

The report noted: ‘The financial impact of online brand abuse is substantial...

QR codes were a popular topic at the recent Packaging Innovations show in London, but in two separate seminar sessions, Blippar and m2end highlighted Augmented Reality (AR) as an alternative in value-added packaging. 

Simon Jobling, commercial director of m2end, explained: ‘Augmented...

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