The article is in itself very interesting and gives a good view on what are the problems in the graphic arts sector with regards to color measurement. Looking however to the measurements, the...

By Stephen M. Key, CEO of Stephen Key Design

When I heard Roger Pellow, managing director of the Labels and Packaging Group at Tarsus, speak at the Label Institute in New Orleans this year, he stressed the power of labels. ‘The label isn’t a commodity,’ he said...

drupa was a somewhat overwhelming experience, but it was clear that package printing is a growing market. The show has also seen plenty of...

Following severe economic conditions, 2010 was a solid business year for most and there is increasing optimism about the economy in 2011. Following a successful Labelexpo Americas, the global label industry appears to have...

The first 'Big Issue' will focus on how label converters can make money from RFID. Are you an industry supplier who can give advice? Or a converter with experience of offering RFID labels? Let...

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...

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...

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