Siegwerk to increase price of packaging inks and varnishes in EMEA

The company noted how costs for raw material categories, such as photoinitiators, UV monomers, acrylic resins, pigments, isocyanates and specialty additives have continued to rise throughout the year, with further increases experienced in the last quarter of 2018. In addition colored pigments...

South Africa is home to one of the world’s most advanced label converting industries

A recent PriceWaterhouseCoopers report, ‘Beyond the BRICs: A broader look at emerging market growth prospects’, takes a look beyond the ‘E7’ emerging economies. ‘The general message is that investors with long-term horizons should look beyond the BRIC’s.’ South Africa is clearly on that horizon...

Polyflex expands into Kenya with facility in Nairobi

Polyflex is specialist in packaging and labeling graphics and flexographic pre-press. Apart from its head office in Durban, Polyflex has regional production sites in Gauteng and the Western Cape.

The facility in Kenya exactly mirrors its operation in Durban, in a move designed to meet...

Gerard Geurts has joined S-OneLP from HP

S-OneLP has recently established a direct presence in the EMEA region, responding to growing demand for digital label and flexible packaging options and short runs...

S-OneLP EMEA to meet growing demand for digital printing options short runs in the region

Effective immediately, all orders that were processed through BMG Media Source will now be handled by S-OneLP. In addition to offering products like Michelman’s DigiPrime and DigiGuard in select countries, S-OneLP EMEA will present a growing list of products for digital printing of customized...

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...

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