Label Academy releases new book

Edited by Andy Thomas-Emans, ‘Inks, Coatings and Varnishes: A guide to manufacture, handling and performance’ is now available at...

Developing a system that could successfully process the unique competition number on each bottle via the Facebook Messenger page was key for the promotion’s success

From August to October 2017, Durban-based Uniprint and sister companies in the Hirt & Carter Group created ground-breaking interactive labels – linking printed packaging with a mobile digital device platform – for the 2017/18 ‘Thirsti 4 Summer’ sales campaign.

A scannable label...

A native of France who lives in Paris and Düsseldorf, Arnaud Linquette brings a wealth of experience and market knowledge to this role at Memjet

In this newly created position, Linquette will define and implement Memjet’s strategy to increase awareness and adoption of Memjet’s printing technology in the EMEA region.

A native of France who lives in Paris and Düsseldorf, Linquette brings a wealth of experience and market knowledge...

Kevin Ceasar, Label Leaders machine operator, with the new Rotocon Ecoline RDF-330

Label Leaders offer printing and finishing of premium labels to the South African wine, food and beverage industries. A 23-year-old family-owned business, the company is now led by Theo Raubenheimer and Rene Koen, son and daughter of founders Ben and Jeannette Raubenheimer.

Equipped with...

Silverline, an existing Edale customer, offers label products to various industries including pharmaceutical, health and beauty, and the food and beverage market. The Gauteng-based printer’s Edale FL3 has a 350mm web width, UV drying and an array of rail mounted options including a turnbar, inter-print lamination, cold foil and a delam/relam module. It can be further upgraded in the future. Chris Welthagen, co-owner of Silverline Print, said: ‘With the need to upgrade equipment to keep up with the trends, t

Silverline, an existing Edale customer, offers label products to various industries including pharmaceutical, health and beauty, and the food and beverage market.

The Gauteng-based printer’s Edale FL3 has a 350mm web width, UV drying and an array of rail mounted options including a...

Win-Pak print manager Basil Forbes (left) with the company's new Rotocon Ecoline RCSI 330 slitter rewinder

For more than three decades, Win-Pak has been known as a supplier of end-of-line packaging systems. Now, however, although that traditional segment of the business continues to thrive, the picture has shifted dramatically following a decision to enter the field of digital printing of labels and...

 Label Link’s Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ features the newly supported orange ink

For richer reproduction of colours, Label Link’s Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ features the newly supported orange ink, an option along with the standard CMYK and white inks for vivid color functionality. This allows corporate colors that usually require spot colors to be reproduced with complete...

Otto Muskee previously worked with MPS in various positions so has existing technical knowledge of flexo and offset presses

With an educational background in export, marketing management and graphic technologies, coupled with years of industry experience in distribution management and sales channel development, MPS identified Muskee as, ‘an asset in managing distribution sales activities and guiding the EMEA...

The team at South African shrink sleeve specialist Packology

In his view, self-adhesive label manufacturers can generally place the onus on their customers to know what they want and what will work, but shrink sleeve customers expect suppliers to lead, advise and specify sleeves that are guaranteed to work in a particular environment. 

‘As a result...

SPGPrints appointed ColorScreen last year as a dealer in southern Africa

With stocks at its facilities in Cape Town and Durban, the company offers rapid supply of SPGPrints RotaMesh non-woven, re-engravable nickel screens, and RotaPlate re-imageable screens. ColorScreen also offers a screen imaging service and will be the point of contact for SPGPrints’ machine...

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