Features


  • Lean: It’s About Time

    Lean: It’s About Time

    Converters must always have a plan, and plan to use their time wisely.
    Tom Southworth 07.21.14

  • Label Design

    Label Design

    A label’s design, in addition to its construction, is essential to its success.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 07.21.14

  • M&A Report

    M&A Report

    Label companies continue to make for attractive acquisitions.
    Steve Katz, Editor 07.21.14

  • Embossing Equipment

    Embossing Equipment

    A third dimension to a label adds a touch of elegance, among other things.
    Steve Katz, Editor 07.21.14

  • Narrow Web Profile: Label Impressions

    Narrow Web Profile: Label Impressions

    With consistency, the right culture and equipment upgrades, this California converter is expanding into new markets.
    Steve Katz, Editor 06.02.14

  • Recycling Compatible Adhesives

    Recycling Compatible Adhesives

    Despite a huge push to develop greener adhesives, customers are hesitant to embrace these products.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 06.02.14

  • Breaking new ground, records in Baltimore

    Breaking new ground, records in Baltimore

    New attendance records were set at The Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2014 Annual Forum, which took place April 27-30 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD, USA. The theme of this year’s Forum was “Breaking New…
    Steve Katz, Editor 06.02.14

  • Narrow Web Profile:  Label King

    Narrow Web Profile: Label King

    Always striving to learn and improve, this San Diego converter keeps growing.
    Steve Katz, Editor 04.15.14

  • Anilox Roll Management

    Anilox Roll Management

    Proper care and cleaning of flexo’s “heart” is critical to high quality printing.
    Steve Katz, Editor 04.15.14

  • Durable Labels

    Durable Labels

    Labels for this market must combine toughness and reliability with remarkable consistency.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 04.15.14

  • Computer-to-Plate Systems

    Computer-to-Plate Systems

    Manufacturers of today’s systems are squarely focused on providing high-quality images while reducing waste and increasing productivity.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 04.15.14

  • Narrow Web Profile: Logo Label Printing

    Narrow Web Profile: Logo Label Printing

    Targeting specific short run markets, this all-digital label printer is thriving.
    Steve Katz, Editor 03.13.14

  • Flexo Printing

    Flexo Printing

    Components of the label industry’s primary print process continue to advance, driving flexo’s evolution.
    Steve Katz, Editor 03.13.14

  • The Eastern European Market

    The Eastern European Market

    This region is ready, willing and able to become more competitive.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 03.13.14

  • Doctor Blades

    Doctor Blades

    These small consumables have a big impact on a converter’s final product.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 03.13.14

  • Labels in Brazil

    Labels in Brazil

    A new AWA profile of the market identifies challenges and opportunities.
    03.13.14

  • Folding Carton | Pharmaceutical Labels
    Labels in Motion

    Labels in Motion

    This small, digital converter has all the advantages of its large, successful parent company.
    01.24.14

  • Folding Carton
    Folding Cartons

    Folding Cartons

    Both flexo and digital printing can help converters diversify into another packaging market.
    01.24.14

  • Quality Control

    Quality Control

    A successful quality control system addresses all aspects of a label’s production, and ensures that new customers will become repeat customers.
    01.24.14

  • Label Converting Equipment | Pressroom Supplies
    Static Control

    Static Control

    Products abound to prevent static-causing print defects, while ensuring operator safety.
    01.24.14