The new Brady plant in Thailand

Brady Corporation moved into Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore in the 1980s and subsequently expanded to other parts of Southeast Asia in the 2000s. The company opened its first manufacturing site in the region in 1991 with a plant in Singapore. ‘We started operations in Malaysia in 2001...

An inter-connected global economy facing disruption

However, that may all be about to change as the impact of the coronavirus as it spreads across the world, increasingly comes into play on both global manufacturing and financial markets. Indeed, the virus has undoubtedly drawn much wider attention to the connected nature of today’s global...

Coronavirus dominates headlines

The impact of the coronavirus on the label and package printing industry will be felt hard, as in all other areas of our lives. As this edition of Labels & Labeling went to press at the end of March, the situation was changing daily. 

Three of our writers report on the crisis: Mike...

Labels & Labeling China hosts virtual Label Academy Masterclass 2020

The masterclass was broadcast live in video conference format as a part of the Label Academy global training program for the label and package printing industry. It was organized jointly by the label printing branch of the Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Association of China (PEIAC),...

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, which has been further extended to May 3. ‘In order to protect the country and each of its citizens, from midnight tonight a complete ban is being imposed on...

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...

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