Industry News


  • Introducing gb Flexo

    Specializing in used flexo equipment, gb Flexo has announced a successful start to its servicing of the narrow web label industry. With more than two decades each of label industry experience, owners Scott Waldal, Tim Glass and Cindy Glass bring to g…
    03.09.15

  • Maxcess acquires Fives North American Guiding

    Maxcess, a supplier of products and services for the web handling industry, has acquired Fives North American Guiding. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, USA, Fives North American Guiding will integrate with Fife Guiding Systems under the Bertram Capita…
    03.09.15

  • Spinnaker Coating partners with Domino for substrate testing

    Spinnaker Coating, LLC, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive paper and film products, announces a portfolio of products tested and approved by Domino for use in the OEM’s N610i digital label press. “Understanding that digital printing is…
    03.09.15

  • Multi-Color acquires Irish healthcare label specialist

    Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) has announced the 100% acquisition of New Era Packaging (New Era), which became effective February 2, 2015. New Era is based near Dublin, Ireland and specializes in labels for the healthcare, pharmaceutical and food indu…
    03.09.15

  • ETI Converting partners with RDP Marathon

    Two Montreal, Canada-based engineering companies, ETI Converting and RDP Marathon, have announced a partnership designed to build an important bridge between label printing and manufacturing. Under the new agreement, RDP digital – a division of…
    03.09.15

  • Electro Optic expands global network

    Electro Optic expands global network

    Electro Optic Group, a global supplier of flexible dies, has announced a cooperation agreement was concluded between Electro Optic Asia, based in Mumbai, India, and Rotary Technology, situated in Guangzhou, China. Rotary Technology is a manufactu…
    03.09.15

  • drupa changing to three-year cycle

    drupa, the world’s leading comprehensive trade show, will switch to a three-year cycle after the 2016 event (May 31 - June 10). This decision was made by the drupa committee at its recent m eeting in Düsseldorf, Germany. “The entire…
    03.09.15

  • Weber now GMI-certified for film label printing

    Weber Packaging Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of labels and labeling machinery, has been awarded certification to print film labels for product companies that require a Graphic Measures International (GMI) designation. “Receivin…
    03.09.15

  • Sappi North America launches new label and packaging paper

    Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of paper and packaging products, has launched LusterCote, a C1S paper for labels and other related end use applications. LusterCote is an updated version of the company’s LusterPrint, which is FDA c…
    03.09.15

  • Sun Chemical releases 2014 Sustainability Report

    Sun Chemical has released its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details its continued data-driven metrics reporting and highlights specific examples of new eco-efficient products and services. Sun Chemical’s latest sustainability rep…
    03.09.15

  • Scott Morris named president & CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions

    Scott Morris has been named president and CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions, a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of pressure sensitive labels and labeling systems. “The quality of his work, dedication and his ability to achieve the highest go…
    03.09.15

  • Anderson & Vreeland launches flexo webinar series

    Anderson & Vreeland, a supplier of prepress products for the flexographic printing industry, will present a four-part webinar serires titled “Converging Technologies Affecting Flexo. This educational webinar initiative focusing on improved…
    03.09.15

  • Repacorp invests in three new presses

    Label converter Repacorp has invested in three new presses. It has purchased a Domino N610i digital label press for high-speed label runs and a Domino K600i, to be attached to a flexographic press, for high-speed variable data printing. The two Domi…
    01.26.15

  • Another ‘Best Customer Service’ award for Primera

    Primera Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty printers based in Plymouth, MN, USA, has announced it has received its seventh consecutive “Best Customer Service” award from LiveHelpNow, an online communications provider. The award…
    01.26.15

  • Monvera Glass Décor named 2014 Label Printer of the Year

    Monvera Glass Décor, which specializes in printing on glass bottles, has announced that it has been named Label Printer of the Year for 2014 by the North Bay Business Journal. This was the second annual Wine Industry Awards, and it was held in…
    01.26.15

  • Epson acquires K-Sun

    Epson has announced its acquisition of K-Sun Corporation, a supplier of portable and desktop electronic label printers. K-Sun has more than three decades of experience in the industrial identifications systems market and will provide Epson with broad…
    01.26.15

  • Thinfilm partners with Chinese label converter

    Thin Film Electronics ASA (ThinFilm), a manufacturer and developer of printed electronics and smart label  systems, has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with CymMetrik, the largest professional packaging and label converter…
    01.26.15

  • CCL expands in South Carolina

    CCL, a global leader in the development of label and specialty packaging products, is investing $30 million to expand its label division – CCL Label DES – in Clinton, SC, USA. The $30 million investment is expected to create 98 new jobs o…
    01.26.15

  • Sleeve Label Awards 2015 still accepting entries

    The inaugural AWA Sleeve Label Awards 2015, which will recognize and reward outstanding achievements in the fields of stretch- and shrink-sleeve labeling, are open for entries. Potential entrants, however, are encouraged to submit their work as the c…
    01.26.15

  • Enhanced Phoenix Series fuels growth for Sonic Solutions

    Enhanced Phoenix Series fuels growth for Sonic Solutions

    Sonic Solutions LLC, an anilox roll cleaning equipment specialist serving the flexographic printing and packaging industries, has announced strong fourth quarter sales, fueled by increased market awareness in the company’s Phoenix Series line o…
    01.26.15