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July 15, 2008
Aztech Converting Systems of Tempe, AZ, USA, and Power Forward Inc. of Toronto, ON, Canada, have formed a venture that will manufacture and market a line of equipment for converters in the extended content (ECL) and coupon label markets.  Read More »
July 15, 2008
Ashland’s Specialty Polymers Adhesives (SP) business recently installed equipment valued at more than US$2 million to enhance service and capabilities for its printing, packaging and coatings product lines.  Read More »
July 15, 2008
Fujifilm Sericol, an ink manufacturer, and Loparex, which supplies release liners, announced price increases in the past week.  Read More »
July 8, 2008
After its “velvet divorce” from GIDUE, and having installed 26 of the Italian manufacturer’s presses in France, SMAG has now announced a new partnership with Aquaflex, a manufacturer of flexographic presses for labels and flexible packaging.  Read More »
July 8, 2008
Mühlbauer Technology Group, headquartered in Roding, Germany, says it has developed “the world’s fastest and highly flexible RFID inlay production line: TAL 20000.”  Read More »
July 8, 2008
FINAT, the Europe based self-adhesive label industry trade association, says it plans “to become the global authority for the sector and will work to encourage national associations to support that development.”  Read More »
July 8, 2008
Among the most recent announcements of price increases are those from Sun Chemical, the world’s largest ink manufacturer, Valéron and Michelman.  Read More »
July 8, 2008
ETI Converting, Boucherville, QC, Canada, has received a patent covering 27 European countries for its “method and apparatus for manufacturing pressure sensitive adhesive labelstocks with printing under adhesive and product produced thereby.”  Read More »
July 8, 2008
A report from North Carolina, USA, says that CCL Label plans to move from its leased building in Charlotte into a building that it will own.  Read More »
July 1, 2008
CCL Industries has announced that it will invest US$25 million over 2008 and 2009 to expand its CCL Label operations in Asia.  Read More »
July 1, 2008
The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has begun publication of a quarterly report for its members titled The TLMI Index & Trend Report.  Read More »
July 1, 2008
Franchini & C. S.r.l. in San Giuliano Milanese now has sole responsibility for sales and service of Gallus label printing presses in Italy.  Read More »
June 27, 2008
Neil McDonough, president of FLEXcon, is the 2008 winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award.  Read More »
June 24, 2008
Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based pharmaceutical label converter, recently opened its first US production facility, Schreiner MediPharm, L.P., just outside of New York City, in Blauvelt, NY.  Read More »
June 24, 2008
Due to a spike in raw material, energy and transportation costs, Sun Chemical Corporation’s Performance Pigments Division will increase global pigment prices on average by 10 to 30 percent effective July 1.  Read More »


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