Australian Wagner Prestige Labels has invested in Durst Tau 330 RSC E inkjet label production press

‘We decided to ramp up digital color capacity to the highest we could, and the Durst Tau 330 RSC E came up trumps,’ said John Galea, managing director of Wagner Prestige Labels. ‘In only six months it has really proved itself, to the point that digital is now between 30 and 35 percent of our...

Inkmaker Shanghai doubles size of its factory

The company will begin operating from the new 35,000sqf facility as of April 7, 2020. The Shanghai factory doubles the size of its current plant and will enable to increase the manufacturing capacity, as well as shorten delivery times. 

‘We had originally planned for this expansion later...

India on lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a total lockdown of the country starting midnight of March 25 for the next 21 days, until April 14. ‘In order to protect the country and each of its citizens, from midnight tonight a complete ban is being imposed on people from stepping out of their homes....

Australian company, Cello Paper, has invested in a customised automatic core cutter, CTA 2000, from Lemorau.

The length of the cutter has been changed from standard 1500mm to fit 2000mm cores. It was further equipped with the optional thickness pack to meet company’s requirements. 

Cello Paper CEO, Harry Michael, said, ‘We chose the CTA core cutter because it is a cost effective equipment to...

Labelexpo Asia breaks records

Lisa Milburn, MD of Labelexpo Global Series, said: ‘We are delighted with the success of this year’s Labelexpo Asia. The huge leap forward in buyer visitors consolidates the show’s position as our largest show in Asia, a growth that is truly inspiring.’

The show’s new feature areas...

API Group initiated bankruptcy proceedings in the UK and US in February.

Among Aldus group companies is Milford Astor Foilmakers, which manufactures foil in Australia and...

EPac Flexible Packaging hits 20 million impressions record in January 2020

In January this year, production reached a new record of over 20 million B1 impressions at 10 sites where ePac is currently operating HP Indigo presses. 

‘Our customers have discovered the advantages of locally sourced, fast turnaround packaging as a means to drive market expansion of...

Chinese converters have resumed work – but at a cost

The outbreak of coronavirus pneumonia has hit China hard and is now spreading around the world. What are the implications for China’s label printing industry?

Firstly, before any company can resume work they have to demonstrate they have made preparations to...

Satoru Takashima

The board has appointed Satoru Takashima, the current senior executive officer, to serve as the new president and chief operating officer.

Takashima, who entered Toyo Ink SC Holdings in 1984, has held a variety of leadership positions in Japan and overseas. As president of the company’s...

Chris Bodger with Mark Andy's Digital Series HD at Labelexpo Europe 2019

The distributor currently represents Mark Andy in Australia and New Zealand and has been committed to serving its customers across many industry verticals including Graphics Machinery, Labeling, Coding and Marking since 1949.

‘Mark Andy was seeking a company with a strong understanding of...

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