Industry News


  • Tau 330 now handling jumbo rolls

     Inkjet label press manufacturer Durst is now offering a high-productivity, industrial-scale, “jumbo roll” unwind/rewind option for its Tau 330 UV inkjet digital label press. Durst’s fully automated, servo-driven, external &ld…
    04.16.15

  • Durst hosting Open House in Italy

    Once again, Durst is hosting “Durst Digital Days” – a three-day international open house for customers, news media, and other interested parties in the professional printing industry.  This year’s event is set for April 1…
    04.16.15

  • JT Prepress Express invests in digital platemaking

    JT Prepress Express, located in Costa  Mesa, CA, USA, has invested in digital technology to supplement its platemaking efforts. It has made the transition with the help of CT Graphics Arts. Owner Joe Cantarella opened the company 15 years ago,…
    04.16.15

  • Label Traxx launches digital prepress tool at DscoopX

    Label Traxx introduced several new features for digital label printers at DcoopX. The event, which took place March 5-7 in Washington DC, is the annual HP Indigo users group meeting, conference and exhibition. At DscoopX, Label Traxx unveiled an enha…
    04.16.15

  • Afinia Label adds Paragon to resellers network

    Narrow Web digital label printer manufacturer Afinia Label announced that it has completed a reseller’s agreement with Paragon Data Systems of Cleveland, OH, USA. Paragon Data Systems will be selling the Afinia Label L801 and Epson label printe…
    04.16.15

  • Research and Markets releases 2015 label industry report

    Research and Markets has announced the release of its “Global Label Printers Industry Report 2015” report, an in-depth study on the current state of the label printing industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, inclu…
    04.16.15

  • Avery Dennison to present findings of PP film toughness study

    Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has announced that Arzu Hayirlioglu Topuzlu, technology leadership associate, presented a paper titled, “Toughness Study of Center Cracked Polypropylene Films with Temperature Effect,” at the 2…
    04.16.15

  • Harper Corp. gears up for five 2015 Roadshow events

    Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America will once again be touring the country as it shares the latest information and technology from the flexographic industry during its 2015 Harper Roadshow. Harper’s flexographic printing e…
    04.16.15

  • I.D. Images to receive fifth NEO success award

    I.D. Images, a pressure sensitive label converter based in Brunswick, OH, USA, has been chosen as a 2015 NEO Success Awards winner. Established in 1995 as a way to showcase the success of business in the region, the NEO Success Awards program annual…
    04.16.15

  • Nilpeter shows value of servo-driven flexo press at GOA 2015

    For the third time, Nilpeter exhibited at the Graphics of the Americas (GOA) trade show in Miami, FL, February 26-28. The global press manufacturer exhibited the narrow web servo flexo press, FB-3300S, demonstrating maximum efficiency and low product…
    04.16.15

  • Fujifilm adds to ‘inkjet insights’ website

    Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is now providing industry relevant information on inkjet printing solutions in its fully featured “inkjet insights” website. This includes news, technology and upcoming eve…
    04.16.15

  • CS Labels speeds up production with Xeikon Cheetah

    UK-based CS Labels has announced the arrival of a brand new digital label press, the Xeikon Cheetah, which was installed in March. CS Labels has been selected by Xeikon as one of the UK pilot sites for this new technology. CS Labels is Europe’…
    04.16.15

  • Univacco expanding service to Nordic region

    As part of its expansion in the European market, Univacco Holland is extending its coverage to Nordic countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The company is now servicing its flexo cold foils, offset cold foils, hot stamping foils, hol…
    04.16.15

  • Luminite Products acquires European patent for Load-N-Lok

    Luminite Products Corporation, a Bradford, PA-based supplier of digital direct, laser engraved, sleeve and covered cylinders to the flexographic printing industry, has announced the acquisition of the European patent for its “air sleeve”…
    04.16.15

  • ‘ABC’s of IML’ now in its 26th year

     The “ABC’s of IML: A Basic Course,” will be presented Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center in Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL, USA. The course is now in its 26th year and has been offered annu…
    04.16.15

  • MPS hosting Open House in Wisconsin

    Dutch press manufacturer MPS, who has announced it will start assembling presses in the US, will host an Open House on April 28 in Hobart (Green Bay), WI, USA, at the headquarters of EMT International. EMT and MPS have formed a strategic partnership…
    04.16.15

  • Expanding Inland Label rebrands

    Inland Label is now known as Inland. The name is part of a strategic rebrand in connection with the company’s growth and expansion into new markets. By dropping “Label” from its name, the La Crosse, WI-based company is positioning i…
    04.16.15

  • The Label Factory gets Canada’s first IPT digital converting system

    RDP digital and Northern Graphic Solutions have announced the first sale of an IPT digital print conversion system to the Canadian label printing market. The JFlex870 is engineered and manufactured by RDP digital – a division of RDP Marathon in…
    03.09.15

  • MacDermid celebrates new production line

    MacDermid Printing Solutions officially opened its new photopolymer plate production line in Morristown, TN, USA. Timothy Gotsick, company vice president and general manager, was joined by MacDermid Inc.’s group president, Scot Benson, and pare…
    03.09.15

  • Spinnaker Coating and ITW Thermal Films receive marine certification

    Spinnaker Coating and ITW Thermal Films receive marine certification

    Spinnaker Coating and ITW Thermal Films have received British Maritime Standard 5609 (BS 5609) Part 3 certification (Laboratory Performance of Printed Labels) for Spinnaker’s 3.3 mil Durable Polypropylene with SFA adhesive using ITW Thermal…
    03.09.15