• Short Run Labels

    Short Run Labels

    Steve Katz || November 13, 2009
    The capability to effectively deliver short run labels opens converters to new markets and more profits, and the right equipment and process know-how are key tools for success in this segment of the industry.

  • Inkjet Printing Equipment

    Inkjet Printing Equipment

    Steve Katz || November 13, 2009
    As printing technology continues to evolve, inkjet components do so as well, offering converters improved print quality and more flexibility.

  • Info Label

    Info Label

    Jack Kenny || November 13, 2009
    Harnessing the twin powers of flexo and digital print.

  • Sustainable Practices

    Sustainable Practices

    Jack Kenny || October 7, 2009
    Altering our surroundings in business and manufacturing is a major step to creating a greener workplace � and to saving money.

  • Companies to Watch

    Companies to Watch

    Jack Kenny, John Penhallow and Steve Katz || October 7, 2009
    Companies to Watch is a special feature of Label & Narrow Web that pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry. This is not a ranking of any kind, nor is it meant to be…

  • A Year of LIFE

    A Year of LIFE

    Jack Kenny || September 2, 2009
    An update on environmental action

  • Films


    Steve Katz || September 2, 2009
    Suppliers of film substrates have developed a wide range of products in order to meet the shifting needs of their label converting customers.

  • Techprint


    Jack Kenny || September 2, 2009
    From labels to printed electronics to product assembly, this Massachusetts converter is a true one-stop shop for its high-tech customers.

  • FTA unveils major update to FIRST flexo guidelines

    FTA unveils major update to FIRST flexo guidelines

    Jack Kenny || July 7, 2009
    Twelve years ago, the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) unveiled a remarkable document, a large set of print production tools for flexographers that seemed to represent the sum of all knowledge in the industry. It was called FIRST – Flex…

  • At FINAT: Little thanksgiving in Turkey

    At FINAT: Little thanksgiving in Turkey

    John Penhallow || July 7, 2009
    When the Europe based label association FINAT celebrated its 50th birthday in Paris in June 2008, the economic storm clouds were menacing but the climate at the congress was one of guarded optimism. Announcing the 2009 event, Ayd…

  • Performance Series: All new from Mark Andy

    Performance Series: All new from Mark Andy

    Jack Kenny || July 7, 2009
    After inspecting and witnessing the new Mark Andy Performance Series press in action at the company's St. Louis plant, the customer was asked if he wanted to own one. "No," the converter answered. "I want to own two." This mo…

  • Recycling Compatible Adhesives

    Recycling Compatible Adhesives

    Steve Katz || July 7, 2009
    Commercially available, RCAs allow converters to become greener while helping the paper recycling industry.

  • 2009 Mid-Year Economic Report

    2009 Mid-Year Economic Report

    July 7, 2009
    Resisting recession

  • Regency Flexographic

    Regency Flexographic

    Steve Katz || July 7, 2009
    Innovative equipment, dedication, and the right personnel are hallmarks for this forward-thinking Oklahoma City converter.

  • Equipment Acquisition: The Drivers

    Equipment Acquisition: The Drivers

    Jack Kenny || May 7, 2009
    A great deal of time and effort goes into the decision to purchase a new or used piece of equipment. Several converters share their thoughts about the process.