Industry News


  • I.D. Images celebrates 20 year anniversary

    I.D. Images LLC, a pressure sensitive label converter in Brunswick, OH, USA, is celebrating 20 years of supplying labels and related items to distributors across the USA. Brian Gale is CEO and majority owner of I.D. Images, originally founded in 199…
    07.21.15

  • Action Label goes digital with retrofit unit

    Colordyne Technologies and Styers Equipment Company recently teamed up to retrofit a 25-year-old inline flexo press with a new state-of-the-art digital print engine for Denver, CO-based Action Label Company. The reason for the retrofit conversion wa…
    07.21.15

  • Denmark’s prime minister visits Nilpeter

    Denmark’s prime minister visits Nilpeter

    The Prime Minister of Denmark, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, visited label press manufacturer Nilpeter at the company’s global headquarters in Slagelse as part of her re-election campaign. The visit took place on June 2, when she spoke with both N…
    07.21.15

  • Anderson & Vreeland partners with Konica Minolta for narrow web digital press

    Anderson & Vreeland, headquartered in Bryan, OH, USA, and Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, based in Ramsey, NJ, USA, have joined forces to form a joint-venture distribution agreement that combines the resources of both companies. The compan…
    07.21.15

  • AWT Labels & Packaging acquired by private equity firm

    On June 5, Advanced Web Technologies, LLC (AWT), a Minneapolis, MN-based manufacturer of labels and flexible packaging, was acquired by private equity firm Mason Wells, based in Milwaukee, WI, USA. The company will continue to conduct business under…
    07.21.15

  • Brother completes acquisition of Domino Printing Sciences

    Brother Industries has announced it has formally completed the acquisition of Domino Printing Sciences plc, having met all the conditions of the offer announced on March 11, 2015. Domino has established a global reputation for the development and man…
    07.21.15

  • Kocher+Beck and INSECO form aluminum sleeve partnership

    Kocher+Beck and INSECO Metalltechnik have signed a global partnership agreement for INSECO’s aluminum sleeves for the offset and flexographic printing sector in the label (narrow web) and packaging industry (wide web). As a supplier for high-q…
    07.21.15

  • Avery Dennison enhances durables portfolio in Europe

    The Avery Dennison Durables portfolio for reliable labeling under extreme conditions has been upgraded with new service options across many materials. It means smaller inventories and lower costs for European label converters who are working in the a…
    07.21.15

  • Inland to add 50,000 square feet of space

    Inland has announced the addition of 50,000 square feet of facilities near its Airport Road location in La Crosse, WI, USA. The new space, which will house Inland’s finished goods warehousing and distribution, follows the company’s rebran…
    07.21.15

  • Kocher+Beck USA’s solid dies now available with sharpened die profiles

    Kocher + Beck USA has announced that all of the company’s solid die products are now available with completely machine sharpened die profiles.   “K+B USA has invested heavily in the Atlanta facility, including several new, state-of-…
    07.21.15

  • Omet unveils two new presses in Italy

    Omet unveils two new presses in Italy

    Customers from around the world visited Omet’s facilities in Lecco, Italy on May 19, 2015, to view the company’s two new presses: the iFLEX, a narrow web press for labels, and the Varyflex V2 Offset mid-web for flexible package printin…
    07.21.15

  • Label Impressions reduces waste with PAC trim removal system

    Label Impressions, touted as the world’s first carbon-neutral, wind-powered label printing company, has bolstered its commitment to the environment by forming a cross-country partnership with Precision AirConvey (PAC), a leader in trim and matr…
    07.21.15

  • Erhardt+Leimer and AVT to form strategic alliance

    Erhardt+Leimer and AVT have announced their intent to form a strategic slliance to provide a wider range of integrated automation products and machinery for the printing and converting industries. AVT intends to acquire Erhardt+Leimer’s print i…
    07.21.15

  • Primera introduces LX2000 color label printer

    Primera introduces LX2000 color label printer

    Primera Technology, Inc., has announced its new LX2000 Color Label Printer, the company’s fastest-ever desktop color printer. It produces labels at speeds of up to 6" per second – about 25% faster than Primera’s LX900 color…
    07.21.15

  • Overnight Labels earns SGP certification

    The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) has announced that Overnight Labels of Deer Park, NY, USA has achieved SGP certification. Established in 1987, Overnight Labels is an award-winning printer specializing in custom printed shrink sleeves…
    07.21.15

  • Sun Chemical opening six color centers in Latin America

    Sun Chemical is reinforcing its commitment to customers in Latin America with the opening of six color centers. Located in San Salvador, El Salvador; Mexico City, Mexico; Cali, Colombia; Lima, Peru; São Paulo, Brazil and Santiago, Chile, the c…
    07.21.15

  • Label-form installs Durst Tau 330

    Label-form, a label converter in Maidenhead, UK,  has announced the installation of a Durst Tau 330 digital UV inkjet label press to expand its digital production capacity. “Many customers come to us because of the color density and white…
    07.21.15

  • Discount Labels celebrates 50 years in business

    In June, Discount Labels celebrated 50 years in the custom label business with customer appreciation promotions and a celebratory picnic for employees. Fred Conway, Indiana businessman and firefighter, founded the company in May 1965. Conway invente…
    07.21.15

  • Tadbik adds Muhlbauer RFID smart label equipment

    Tadbik Advanced Technologies, headquartered in Israel, has upgraded its roll-based manufacturing with the addition of a new Mühlbauer converting line together with a chip encoding and print personalization system for special projects requiring a…
    07.21.15

  • Northern Ireland gets first Xeikon label press

    Digital press manufacturer Xeikon has announced the installation of its first digital label press in Northern Ireland with a Xeikon 3030 label press now in place at JH Label Solutions, Lurgan. JH Label Solutions (James Hamilton Group) was establishe…
    07.21.15