Yolanda Wang interviews one of the most prominent influencers in China’s package printing industry

L&L: Please explain the situation of the Gravure Printing Branch of PTAC. What are your major job responsibilities? What kind of role is the group playing in the industry’s development?
CG: Since its establishment in December 2004, the Gravure Printing...

Editor’s note: Challenges and opportunities

Our global editorial team takes a look at various markets: Europe, North America, Southeast Asia, China, India and Africa. Some common themes emerge. Growth has slowed – both in economic terms and within the label industry (not unrelated, of course) – in the developed markets of North America...

L-R: Finn Hinze, sales manager at Vetaphoe; Le Quoc Dung, purchasing manager at Anlac; Trinh Tran Minh Duc and Tran Thi Minh Thu of Toanan, Vetaphone’s representative in Vietnam

‘Consistent performance is vital to us at Anlac if we are to offer a quality product and service to our customers,’ said Le QuocDung, purchasing manager at Anlac. ‘We have presses from a variety of manufacturers in-house, and four of them have Vetaphone Corona units, which makes life much easier...

Malaysian converter increases productivity and reduces costs thanks to Flint Group nyloflex printing plates

‘Our customers have high expectations when it comes to quality and service,’ said T.S. Theng, managing director of Tye Cine. ‘Nowadays, everyone is trying to differentiate with higher quality in regard to resolution and special print effects. To ensure continued competitiveness, we must stay up...

Avery Dennison launches matrix recycling program in India

Until now, matrix waste had no viable use and it was primarily going in landfills or disposed-off using non-environment friendly ways. With the new program now, it gets collected from printers’ factories by waste management company that the material manufacturer has signed up with, and recycled...

Guanajuato is in the Bajio region, a dynamic economic zone where world-class automotive companies and their suppliers are clustered

The new company, Sato Productivity Solutions Mexico SA de CV, has a strategic focus on the automotive industry. Sato provides auto-ID technology for manufacturers in the automotive sector and more such as barcode and RFID systems, voice and image recognition, and real-time location systems to...

Jason Lim, Malaithip Janthed, Virunphat Supasirirujirang, Chairat Teekhasaenee (the new GM), Khoo Niam Su and Koay Teong Siong with the new Skop inspection machine

Adampak Group of companies manufactures high-end electronic labels with barcodes and variable numbers at multiple factories in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and China amongst others.

K Samart Photchaitham, former general manager, Adampak International said: ‘We...

Labelexpo Asia reports largest edition to date

A total of 23,636 visitors from 90 countries flocked to the four-day show compared to 20,084 visitors from 81 countries at the 2017 edition. Over 350 industry leading suppliers from the region and worldwide exhibited in Shanghai, showcasing the latest label and package printing machinery and...

Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 installed at Gurong Printing. From left: Lawrence Zhang; Jean Li, managing vice president of the label printing branch of PEIAC; Jia Yan, vice secretary of the label printing branch of PEIAC

Explains Gurong’s founder and director Lawrence Zhang, ‘Gurong Printing was set up less than four years ago, but our participation in adhesive label printing can be traced back to 1998. Previously, our company was located in Jiading District, Shanghai, as a subordinate branch of the Shanghai...

Tarsus Group announces two additional shows in China for 2020

Returning to South China for the first time since 2014, Labelexpo South China 2020 builds on the major success of the Labelexpo Asia 2019, taking place this week at Shanghai New International Expo Centre until 6 December. This growth is a response to the huge strides forwards in the label and...

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