Printing industry experts and economic analysts are optimistic about growth in Latin America, says James Quirk
 
Following AWA’s positive study of growth in the South American label markets (see Labels & Labeling issue 5 2012), a number of other...

It’s now more than 400 years since the first recorded printed labels were being produced. At that time they would have been printed on hand-made paper using relief letterpress type or images cut into wood or metal, with impression pressure applied through a wooden hand press and simple screw...

Unilever hosted an intimate group in Washington DC, and simultaneously in London and Sao Paulo, in April to boldly announce the progress made with its Sustainable Living Plan launched in...

While we have made a few changes to the content this year, the intent remains the same. The Labels & Labeling Yearbook is created to serve as an annual global resource to the label industry. It includes a collective of contributions from industry value-...

The planned free trade agreement between Colombia and the United States will come into force on May 15 this year. It is a further boon to a country that has seen a dramatic reversal in fortune in recent years.

Under president Juan Manuel...

EskoArtwork recently introduced its new mobile applications at its Users Conference in New Orleans. These incredible apps will certainly fill a communication void when it comes to remote job approval, benefiting both converter and brand. Esko is leading the way in which modern packaging...

Highly trusted brands and retailers find themselves facing a public relations disaster (though not as yet, thankfully, a public health disaster) and the European regulatory authorities stand ready to prosecute the manufacturers at the center of the scandal, forcing the processed food chain to...

Ink suppliers at Labelexpo Europe 2011 presented in unison low migration solutions for the food packaging market, which has especially felt legislative pressures in Europe regarding contamination of products...

The foundation in 2007 of Flexo Print, Bolivia’s first dedicated narrow web label converter – and its subsequent investment in machinery from Gallus, Nilpeter, Rotoflex and Karlville – is a story representative of three major trends in some of Latin America’s lesser developed label markets: the...

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