• RotoMetrics announces new vice president

    April 15, 2014
    RotoMetrics has announced that Harrison Chien has joined the company as vice president, global marketing and business development. “Harrison brings over 20 years of experience in the printing and label converting industries, with his most…

  • Lofton Label achieves Great Printer Certification

    April 15, 2014
    The Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the association representing the graphic arts communications industry in Iowa, Minnesota. Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, has announced that Lofton Label, a label and packaging company based in Inver Grov…

  • Polyonics’ new label material meets out-gassing needs

    April 15, 2014
    Polyonics has introduced a new high temperature label material that meets the stringent ASTM E595 out-gassing requirements. Along with minimal out-gassing, the new label material, XF-528 will also survive the high temperature exposure and chemical at…

  • Durst announces low odor UV inks for food and pharma

    April 15, 2014
    Durst has announced low odor printing for the 13" wide, 7-color Durst Tau 330 UV inkjet digital label press. Low odor printing and low migration inks, essential for food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical labels and packaging, are now available e…

  • RFID market to grow 17% in 2014

    April 15, 2014
    New research conducted by IDTechEx, and published in the report RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2014-2024, finds that the RFID market – including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID – will grow from…

  • Fujifilm introduces Forge Guard

    April 15, 2014
    Fujifilm Electronic Materials USA, Inc. has introduced Fujifilm Forge Guard to the US market. Forge Guard is a security label offering manufacturers in the garment, machinery and automobile parts industries a new alternative for brand and anti-counte…

  • Europe’s first Screen Truepress Jet L350UV installed in UK

    April 15, 2014
    Springfield Solutions, an all-digital UK label and packaging company, has invested in Europe’s first Screen Truepress Jet L350UV digital label press. The £570,000 investment in the press doubles the company’s label printing capacity…

  • Label Impressions adds three CEI finishing units

    Label Impressions adds three CEI finishing units

    April 15, 2014
    Label Impressions CEO Jeff Salisbury with one of the new CEI units Label Impressions, a label converter based in Orange, CA, USA, has recently installed three new CEI servo-driven finishing machines, increasing throughput and shortening lead time…

  • Standard Register taps FLEXcon for on-demand durable labels service

    March 13, 2014
    FLEXcon has announced it has been selected by Standard Register to provide materials for its recently announced On-Demand Labeling Solution. Using FLEXcon’s labeling materials, Standard Register has created the only online portal for customers…

  • ETI Converting obtains linerless patent

    March 13, 2014
    ETI Converting Equipment, a Montreal-based label machinery manufacturer, has announced it has received a patent (Patent Number 2,788,206) to apply self-adhesive linerless labels without compromising the label’s shape. Shape limitation has long…

  • AWT Labels & Packaging now SFQ certified

    March 13, 2014
    AWT Labels & Packaging has announced it is now Safe Quality Food (SQF) certified in its South Elgin, IL, USA flexible packaging plant. SQF certification of the South Elgin plant was consistent with AWT’s commitment to well-documented and im…

  • Rako Etiketten adds a Gallus ECS 340

    March 13, 2014
    Rako Etiketten GmbH & Co. KG in Witzhave, Germany, headquarters of the international Rako Group, has invested in a Gallus ECS 340. The press – which is equipped with ten flexographic printing stations, one screen printing sta…

  • UPM Raflatac launches redesigned website

    March 13, 2014
    UPM Raflatac has launched a redesigned website at www.upmraflatac.com, featuring a fresh new look, richer content and enhanced access to product information. The new website offers extensive and upgraded product information for UPM Raflatac self-adh…

  • Dscoop mourns loss of Rod Key

    March 13, 2014
    Dscoop Global Chairman Chris Petro has announced the passing of Dscoop member Rod Key of Shutterfly (formally R&R Images). Key passed unexpectedly on Monday, January 20. He is survived by his wife Patti and a son, Austin. “For those in our…

  • CCL acquires Sancoa and TubeDec

    March 13, 2014
    CCL Industries Inc. has signed a binding agreement to acquire Sancoa & TubeDec, privately owned companies with common shareholders supplying labels and plastic tubes to home & personal care customers in North America from three plants located…

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