• Flint Group acquires Xeikon

    January 25, 2016
    || Flint Group has acquired digital press manufacturer Xeikon and has established a new Digital Printing Solutions division. Headquartered in Eede, the Netherlands, with operations in Lier, Ieper and Heultje, Belgium, Xeikon designs, develops and market…

  • UK converter installs world’s first AB Graphic Digicon-Lite 3

    UK converter installs world’s first AB Graphic Digicon-Lite 3

    January 25, 2016
    || Kingsway Printers, based in Lincolnshire, UK, has taken delivery of the world’s first Digicon-Lite 3, AB Graphic International’s new entry level digital finishing machine. Based on the successful Digicon Series 3, the new Digicon-Lite 3 i…

  • CCL acquires Worldmark

    January 25, 2016
    || CCL, the world’s largest label company, has acquired privately owned Worldmark Ltd., a supplier of functional labels manufactured from proprietary pressure sensitive materials for designers and brand owners in the technology sector. The new bu…

  • Inline Label adds Mark Andy Performance Series P4 press

    Inline Label adds Mark Andy Performance Series P4 press

    January 25, 2016
    || Inline Label Company has selected a Mark Andy Performance Series P4 flexo press for its operation in Middletown, OH, USA to support its growing business in the paper and film label market. In 2013, Inline was selected by Label & Narrow Web as…

  • I.D. Images acquires Superior Business Associates

    January 25, 2016
    || I.D. Images LLC, a pressure sensitive label converter with headquarters in Brunswick, OH, USA, has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Superior Business Associates, Inc., located in Greeneville, TN. Superior Business Associates was founde…

  • UPM Raflatac revamps California operations

    January 25, 2016
    || UPM Raflatac has recently installed new production equipment at its slitting and distribution terminal in Ontario, CA, USA. This investment will help the company increase capacity and offer new products and services to companies located on the US Wes…

  • Colbert Packaging installs Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press

    January 25, 2016
    || Colbert Packaging has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press for pressure sensitive roll label applications. The P5 features a 13" web width and utilizes a four-color print process. Its servo-based platform is designed to deliver supe…

  • CS Labels wins second award for digitally-printed stand-up pouches

    CS Labels wins second award for digitally-printed stand-up pouches

    January 25, 2016
    || CS Labels has once again scooped an award for its innovative work in digital flexible pouches. The company garnered 54% of the votes in the “Packaging” category at the recent Earth Island “Solutions Awards.” Simon Smith, w…

  • H.B. Fuller announces e-commerce packaging initiative

    January 25, 2016
    || H.B. Fuller Company has announced that its service now provides a comprehensive line of universally compatible adhesive solutions, targeted specifically to improve the effectiveness of e-commerce packaging. “The boom in online shopping has thr…

  • Labels in Motion adds HP Indigo press

    January 25, 2016
    || Orlando, Florida-based Labels in Motion, a label converter that serves as an in-plant facility for its nutraceutical parent company Xymogen, has installed an HP Indigo WS6800 digital press to provide its customers more application options, reduce con…

  • Sun Chemical creates new Advanced Materials Division

    January 25, 2016
    || Sun Chemical has formed a new Advanced Materials division, which features an expanded portfolio of technologies from both Sun Chemical and DIC, its parent company, to further enhance the company’s ability to serve its customers. Sun Chemical Ad…

  • Jindal Films Americas invests $180M relocating HQ and R&D center to Georgia

    January 25, 2016
    || Jindal Films Americas (JFA), a manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene films (BOPP), is relocating its US Research and Development (R&D) Center and its national headquarters to its LaGrange facility in Troup County, Georgia. In…

  • CCL acquires Mabel’s Labels for Avery North America

    January 25, 2016
    || CCL Industries Inc. has announced the acquisitions of Mabel’s Labels, Inc. and Mabel’s Labels Retail, Inc., privately-owned companies with common shareholders, based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Mabel’s Labels is a well-known North…

  • Fortis Solutions Group acquires Smithfield Food’s label plant

    January 25, 2016
    || Fortis Solutions Group has announced the acquisition of Smithfield Foods, Inc.’s label printing plant. The facility, based outside of Kansas City, MO, USA, provides pressure sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to a number of Smithfi…

  • Constantia Flexibles designs label for custom beer bottle

    Constantia Flexibles designs label for custom beer bottle

    January 25, 2016
    || Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout has released a collector’s bottle with Constantia Flexibles’ flag label. The company sought to heighten the drinking experience by designing a custom bottle. Instead of the typical 12- and…