Industry News


  • Ranger Label installs Epson SurePress digital label press

    Epson America has announced that Ranger Label, a Mississippi-based label converter, has purchased and installed the Epson SurePress L-4033AW to provide pressure sensitive short-run product labels for its manufacturing, processing and service customer…
    03.21.16

  • Positive ID Labelling Systems grows with EFI Jetrion press

    Positive ID (PID) Labelling Systems’ first EFI Jetrion digital label press brought in so much new business in just the past two years that the Melbourne, UK-based company recently replaced it with a faster, highly automated EFI Jetrion 4900 ink…
    03.21.16

  • Actega WIT and Actega Kelstar merge to become Actega North America

    Actega WIT and Actega Kelstar,  manufacturers of inks, coatings and adhesives for packaging and printing markets, have announced the formal merger of the two legal entities to form Actega North America, Inc. This merger aligns itself with the co…
    03.21.16

  • Frimpeks continues UK expansion

    Frimpeks continues UK expansion

    Twelve months have past since Frimpeks launched its UK presence and opened its Saxmundham site. The specialist labelstock division produces a broad range of adhesives from standard permanents through to deep freeze, removables and super peel. Frimpe…
    03.21.16

  • Labelink acquires Flexo Label

    Labelink Products Inc., a manufacturer of labels, flexible packaging and RFID products in Montreal, QC, Canada, has announced that it has acquired Flexo Labels, its fifth acquisition. Located in Anjou, near Montreal, Flexo Labels has been serving it…
    03.21.16

  • Domino to host first Open House: ‘Digital Printing Spectrum 2016’

    Domino to host first Open House: ‘Digital Printing Spectrum 2016’

    Domino will be hosting its first Open House, called “Digital Printing Spectrum 2016,” at its newly expanded demonstration and training facility at Domino North American headquarters in Gurnee, IL, USA on May 4 and 5. At Digital Printing…
    03.21.16

  • 3C! Packaging now Walgreens Certified Print Packaging Supplier

    3C! Packaging, a North Carolina-based pharmaceutical packaging company specializing in the design and manufacture of custom folding cartons, printed literature, inserts/outserts, labels/foils and unit dose applications, has received full certificatio…
    03.21.16

  • Flint Group issues binding offer to Siegwerk for web offset business

    Flint Group, a global solutions provider to the packaging and print media industries, has issued a binding offer to Siegwerk to acquire the company’s web offset business. This offer includes the transfer of all technical expertise and product p…
    03.21.16

  • CS Labels invests in second Xeikon Cx3 press

    In order to handle increased demand, CS Labels has once again turned to Xeikon. The Willenhall, UK-based company experienced a 22% increase in growth for 2014-2015, and has invested in yet another brand new Xeikon CX3 digital printing press. The CX3,…
    03.21.16

  • Rotoflex revamps Vericut for digital label finishing

    Rotoflex has released Vericut3, the next generation of its premier offline finishing solution for digital and conventionally-printed webs. With a completely redesigned platform, Vericut3 reconfirms the Rotoflex commitment to provide leading finishing…
    03.21.16

  • American Roller acquires C.R.E.W.

    On the heels of American Roller Company’s early January announcement of acquiring Nordson’s XALOY DuraShell and EquaTherm chill roll product lines, the company has announced the acquisition of C.R.E.W, which is located in Oshkosh, WI, USA…
    03.21.16

  • Color Management Group acquires Elevated Color

    The Color Management Group has acquired Elevated Color, a Lakewood, CO-based color management organization. The company will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary, and will continue to provide color management products, service and support to its exis…
    03.21.16

  • McCourt Label upgrades to Domino N610i 7-color digital UV inkjet press

    McCourt Label, a label manufacturer based in Lewis Run, PA, USA, has upgraded its digital label printing to a Domino N610i 7-color digital UV inkjet label press. The flexo-based label printing company got started with digital printing two years ago w…
    03.21.16

  • Anderson & Vreeland to distribute Screen inkjet press

    Anderson & Vreeland to distribute Screen inkjet press

    Anderson & Vreeland and Screen USA have formed a joint-venture distribution agreement combining the expertise and resources of both companies to distribute the Screen Truepress L350 UV inkjet press. The agreement is an expansion of an existing ag…
    03.21.16

  • Bizerba acquires Italy’s Mac & Label

    Bizerba, a Germany-based supplier of weighing, cutting and labeling technology, has acquired Italian company Mac & Label. With its head office in Cesena, the company is specialized in labeling applicators for the fruit and vegetable sector. This…
    03.21.16

  • UPM Raflatac Mexico achieves Clean Industry certification

    UPM Raflatac has recently received Clean Industry certification for its labelstock slitting and distribution operations in Tultitlan, Mexico. To date, UPM Raflatac’s Mexico facility is the first of its kind in the label industry to be awarded t…
    03.21.16

  • H.B. Fuller honored in China

    H.B. Fuller has received the Best Innovator China 2015 Award in the Innovating through Chinese M&A category. This award recognizes the industrial adhesives supplier for its work to fast-track engineering adhesives innovation in several markets fr…
    03.21.16

  • Flint Group acquires Xeikon

    Flint Group has acquired digital press manufacturer Xeikon and has established a new Digital Printing Solutions division. Headquartered in Eede, the Netherlands, with operations in Lier, Ieper and Heultje, Belgium, Xeikon designs, develops and market…
    01.25.16

  • UK converter installs world’s first AB Graphic Digicon-Lite 3

    UK converter installs world’s first AB Graphic Digicon-Lite 3

    Kingsway Printers, based in Lincolnshire, UK, has taken delivery of the world’s first Digicon-Lite 3, AB Graphic International’s new entry level digital finishing machine. Based on the successful Digicon Series 3, the new Digicon-Lite 3 i…
    01.25.16

  • CCL acquires Worldmark

    CCL, the world’s largest label company, has acquired privately owned Worldmark Ltd., a supplier of functional labels manufactured from proprietary pressure sensitive materials for designers and brand owners in the technology sector. The new bu…
    01.25.16