Industry News


  • Inline Label adds Mark Andy Performance Series P4 press

    Inline Label adds Mark Andy Performance Series P4 press

    Inline Label Company has selected a Mark Andy Performance Series P4 flexo press for its operation in Middletown, OH, USA to support its growing business in the paper and film label market. In 2013, Inline was selected by Label & Narrow Web as…
    01.25.16

  • I.D. Images acquires Superior Business Associates

    I.D. Images LLC, a pressure sensitive label converter with headquarters in Brunswick, OH, USA, has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Superior Business Associates, Inc., located in Greeneville, TN. Superior Business Associates was founde…
    01.25.16

  • UPM Raflatac revamps California operations

    UPM Raflatac has recently installed new production equipment at its slitting and distribution terminal in Ontario, CA, USA. This investment will help the company increase capacity and offer new products and services to companies located on the US Wes…
    01.25.16

  • Colbert Packaging installs Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press

    Colbert Packaging has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press for pressure sensitive roll label applications. The P5 features a 13" web width and utilizes a four-color print process. Its servo-based platform is designed to deliver supe…
    01.25.16

  • CS Labels wins second award for digitally-printed stand-up pouches

    CS Labels wins second award for digitally-printed stand-up pouches

    CS Labels has once again scooped an award for its innovative work in digital flexible pouches. The company garnered 54% of the votes in the “Packaging” category at the recent Earth Island “Solutions Awards.” Simon Smith, w…
    01.25.16

  • H.B. Fuller announces e-commerce packaging initiative

    H.B. Fuller Company has announced that its service now provides a comprehensive line of universally compatible adhesive solutions, targeted specifically to improve the effectiveness of e-commerce packaging. “The boom in online shopping has thr…
    01.25.16

  • Labels in Motion adds HP Indigo press

    Orlando, Florida-based Labels in Motion, a label converter that serves as an in-plant facility for its nutraceutical parent company Xymogen, has installed an HP Indigo WS6800 digital press to provide its customers more application options, reduce con…
    01.25.16

  • Sun Chemical creates new Advanced Materials Division

    Sun Chemical has formed a new Advanced Materials division, which features an expanded portfolio of technologies from both Sun Chemical and DIC, its parent company, to further enhance the company’s ability to serve its customers. Sun Chemical Ad…
    01.25.16

  • Jindal Films Americas invests $180M relocating HQ and R&D center to Georgia

    Jindal Films Americas (JFA), a manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene films (BOPP), is relocating its US Research and Development (R&D) Center and its national headquarters to its LaGrange facility in Troup County, Georgia. In…
    01.25.16

  • CCL acquires Mabel’s Labels for Avery North America

    CCL Industries Inc. has announced the acquisitions of Mabel’s Labels, Inc. and Mabel’s Labels Retail, Inc., privately-owned companies with common shareholders, based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Mabel’s Labels is a well-known North…
    01.25.16

  • Fortis Solutions Group acquires Smithfield Food’s label plant

    Fortis Solutions Group has announced the acquisition of Smithfield Foods, Inc.’s label printing plant. The facility, based outside of Kansas City, MO, USA, provides pressure sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to a number of Smithfi…
    01.25.16

  • Constantia Flexibles designs label for custom beer bottle

    Constantia Flexibles designs label for custom beer bottle

    Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout has released a collector’s bottle with Constantia Flexibles’ flag label. The company sought to heighten the drinking experience by designing a custom bottle. Instead of the typical 12- and…
    01.25.16

  • Mark Andy, CC1 partner for aftermarket sales

    CC1 has partnered with Mark Andy, where the press manufacturer will offer CC1’s DRC-6000L Automatic Register Control  through its aftermarket sales channels. Camera-based and running on CC1’s proprietary software platform, the advan…
    01.25.16

  • Best Label buys Gallus ECS 340 label press

    Frank Hasselberg, Western regional sales manager for Gallus, Inc., has announced the sale of a new Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to Best Label, Inc., a label manufacturer headquartered in Cerritos, CA, USA. Best Label has been successful using…
    01.25.16

  • Cenveo to sell packaging business to WestRock

    WestRock Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cenveo Packaging, a provider of value-add folding carton and litho-laminated display packaging products with six facilities located in North America. Cenveo Packaging is a division o…
    01.25.16

  • GSI Technologies invests in Preco laser cutter

    GSI Technologies, a manufacturer of labels and printed electronics, has announced the addition of a Preco FlexPro Laser cutter to its Burr Ridge, IL, USA facility. The investment broadens the company’s service offerings to meet ever evolving cu…
    01.25.16

  • FLEXcon and FOX IV partner to streamline GHS label printing

    FLEXcon, a leader in adhesive coating and laminating, has announced that FOX IV Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of a broad range of printer applicators, has named FLEXcon’s stock, along with the corresponding thermal transfer ribbons,…
    01.25.16

  • Nilpeter Open House a ‘Home Run’

    Nilpeter Open House a ‘Home Run’

    Nilpeter USA held a “Bases Loaded” themed Open House to showcase its newly renovated Technology Center in Cincinnati, OH. Over 140 visitors were shown three of the company’s most sophisticated narrow web flexo presses. New and emerg…
    01.25.16

  • Avery Dennison addresses climate change in Paris

    Calling climate change “an imminent global threat that demands urgent action from all segments of society,” Avery Dennison Corporation announced it has signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, a White House initiative to enlist…
    01.25.16

  • Latin America’s first Xeikon CX3 installed in Colombia

    Xeikon reports that Colombia-based Topasa is the latest label manufacturer to acquire a Xeikon CX3, becoming the first in Latin America to invest in Xeikon’s newest press based on Xeikon Cheetah technology. This decision is a critical element o…
    01.25.16