UPM Raflatac RW85C PET wash-off technology has received recognition at the 2020 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA)

Developed in partnership with Kiwi Labels, a New Zealand pioneer in digitally-printed labels, the sustainable solution for cherry punnet rPET packages was nominated in two categories, ultimately taking home bronze in the 2020 Sustainable Packaging Design Special Award-Retail Pack category. The...

Screen focuses on packaging market as part of strategic business plan

In recent years, the package printing market has been affected by a variety of trends, including ongoing shifts in consumer lifestyles, diversification of marketing techniques and growing interest in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. These changes have both caused and accompanied movements...

L-R: GEW Director Robert Rae, director of GEW; Moon-soo Choi of Owllus; Dong-seok Lee; Gary Doman, sales manager of GEW.

‘We are pleased to announce the appointment of Owllus as our new distributor for GEW products in South Korea. The company will represent GEW in all market sectors including label, narrow web, and sheet-fed offset applications,’ said Robert Rae, director of GEW.

Owllus, based in the city...

Tarsus Group confirms December 2020 as dates for Labelexpo and Brand Print South China

The two co-located shows will be hosted at Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. The venue, which opened in late 2019, is set to become the world’s largest purpose-built event space when fully completed, offering 500,000 sqm of indoor floor space.

Returning to South China for...

Ravenwood Packaging has appointed Sam Aloschi as Asia-Pacific managing director

Aloschi brings more than 24 years’ experience with a proven track record in the food packaging sector to Ravenwood in joining the company’s Board of Directors. Previously, he was head of site for Retail Ready Operations in the Coles Group, and prior to this, he was the national retail...

Grafotronic opens office in Bangkok and appoints Rungthiwa Irving to manage the operations

The office is in operation since early 2020.

Rungthiwa Irving is managing the operation and is responsible for the domestic market as well as the entire Southeast Asian market and the local Grafotronic distributors. 

Grafotronic president Håkan Sundqvist, said: ’We have a large...

L-R Yolanda Wang, L&L; Andy Thomas-Emans, L&L; Gong Zhen, general manager of Ken Hung Hing; Kevin Liu, Labelexpo

Established in 1999 and located in Longgang District, Shenzhen city, KHH manufactures a wide range of flexible packaging products including bags and packaging films in materials ranging from PE to PP and OPP. The company serves customers both in China and overseas, and covers a wide range of end...

UPM Raflatac has expanded its range of adhesives for low-temperature food labeling (as low as -15°C) with the launch of its RP48 acrylic adhesive for the Southeast Asia market.

The adhesive is targeted for labeling food packages stored in cold and frozen conditions as low as -40°C.

According to the company statement, RP48 performs well at low temperature, and excels at frozen conditions, in particular, ensuring labels on food packaging remain firmly in place and...

L-R: Emma Lin and Carol Liang at the Wen Chyuan manufacturing plant in New Taipei City

‘We keep a close eye on market trends and work hard in R&D to ensure that our technology meets and exceeds our customers’ requirements. This is not a cheap process as it involves using the highest quality components, but it’s what our customers expect from us, and is justified by the high...

The new Bobst 20SEVEN CI flexo press installed at CPI in Indonesia

Bobst 20SEVEN CI delivers stable and controlled printing results and exceptional productivity with both solvent and water-based inks. The press includes a smartGPS system for registration and impression setting, meaning minimum waste of substrate and consumables at start-up and job changes. In...

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