Industry News


  • PRIMIR: NA label market poised for growth

    PRIMIR, the Print Industries Market Information and Research organization, the research unit of NPES, has announced the completion of a new research study, Tag & Label Printing Trends. The PRIMIR study indicates that the North American tag &…
    03.09.15

  • SheetLabels.com moves into new facility

    With the need for more space to better service current and future customers, SheetLabels.com has made the move to a new facility. The company has seen an average of 35% growth each year since 2006. The SheetLabels.com facility went from a 7,000 squa…
    03.09.15

  • APR and Esko partner for ECG seminar

    All Printing Resources (APR) and Esko are teaming up again, jointly presenting a comprehensive industry seminar focused on the continued developments in Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) and flexographic printing. With the addition of the new “Gidue…
    03.09.15

  • SATO acquires majority stake in top Russian label printer

    Sato, a global leader in barc ode printing, labeling and RFID, announced recently that it has taken a majority stake in Russian label printer Okil-Holding, JSC, acquiring approximately 75% of all shares issued. This transaction was completed on Decem…
    03.09.15

  • Australia’s Alpha Label adds HP Indigo WS6600

    HP has announced that Alpha Label, based in Sydney, Australia, has installed its first digital press, an HP Indigo WS6600. In addition to serving the PS label market, the versatility of the press, purchased through HP partner Currie Group, will also…
    03.09.15

  • Xeikon opens Technology Center in Malaysia

    Xeikon has announced its first Technology Center in Asia Pacific. Based in Malaysia, the center is testament to the strategic focus and continuous growth Xeikon is experiencing in this region. The inauguration was attended by Xeikon customers and was…
    03.09.15

  • EFI Connect sets attendance record

    EFI Connect sets attendance record

    EFI Connect, EFI’s annual users group conference, recently concluded its largest edition to date with a record 1500 attendees descending on the Wynn Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Also on hand were more than 70 printing industry analy…
    03.09.15

  • Labels Unlimited, A&M Label merge to form Fortis Solutions Group

    Labels Unlimited and A&M Label have announced the formation of Fortis Solutions Group, which combines the legacies and strengths of both organizations to deliver a more diversified and differentiated approach to printing, packaging and labeling u…
    03.09.15

  • UPM Raflatac website facilitates surplus roll ordering

    UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of its renewed website for surplus roll orders in North America. Visitors to this site are now able to take advantage of brand-new functionality, such as online purchasing and comprehensive product searchability…
    03.09.15

  • Resource label acquires a1 label

    Resource Label Group, a pressure sensitive label manufacturer headquartered in Franklin, TN, USA, has acquired Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based A1 Label Inc. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Founded in 1984, A1 specializes in the personal ca…
    03.09.15

  • Mercian Labels adds world’s first Xeikon Cheetah

    Xeikon has announced the first installation of the new Cheetah digital label press, just months after the label printing system was released. The recipient of the press is UK-based Mercian Labels, a label converter that was one of L&NW’s Co…
    03.09.15

  • Avery Dennison partners with L’Oreal

    L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating on a project with the aim to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle. The collaboration has already produced a comprehensive A…
    03.09.15

  • Label technology passes aib inspection

    Label Technology, a Merced, CA-based converter of PS labels, flexible packaging and finished pouches, has announced that its flexible packaging production facility received Good Manufacturing Practice recognition from the American Institute of Baking…
    03.09.15

  • Labeltronix announces ‘ReThink Label Systems’

    Labeltronix, an Anaheim, CA-based label manufacturer and provider of labeling equipment, has announced the creation of an independent division – ReThink Label Systems – focusing solely on providing on-demand label printers, supplies and t…
    03.09.15

  • Platinum Press expands in New Jersey

    Platinum Press, Inc. (PPI), a provider of healthcare packaging for the pharmaceutical, medical device and animal care sectors that specializes in labels, folding cartons, blister packaging, inserts/outserts and medication guides, recently announced t…
    03.09.15

  • Colordyne customers upgrade Memjet print engine

    Colordyne Technologies recently improved the performance of its 3600 Series and 2600 Series digital presses by offering a new Aspen Memjet engine upgrade. The upgrade allows all Production Class platforms to print at speeds of up to 275 feet (84 mete…
    03.09.15

  • Flint Group launches new webpage for e-news, social media

    Flint Group has launched a new page on its website specifically designed for e-news and social media. This new webpage is a central hub where customers can subscribe to one, or all, of Flint Group Packaging and Narrow Web’s three newsletters, o…
    03.09.15

  • DRG adds second Mark Andy Performance Series press

    DRG adds second Mark Andy Performance Series press

    DRG Technologies, a manufacturer of PS labels and innovative product identification products, has invested in its second Mark Andy Performance Series P7 press to enhance capabilities and capacity and bring new market opportunities. Based in Safford,…
    03.09.15

  • MPS selects Northern Graphic as Canadian distributor

    MPS, a label press manufacturer based in the Netherlands, has named Northern Graphic Solutions as its distributor for its flexo and offset presses in central and eastern Canada. “We are excited to join the MPS team,” says Jerry Wynia, pr…
    03.09.15

  • Multi-Color to expand operations in Indiana

    Multi-Color Corp. (MCC) has announced a plan to expand its operations in Scottsburg, IN, USA, investing about $13 million to equip and retool its 120,500-square-foot manufacturing plant. Also, the expansion would create 154 new jobs by 2020, accordin…
    03.09.15