• AWT adds onserting capability, grabs Star of Excellence Awards

    April 16, 2015
    AWT Labels & Packaging, a label and packaging manufacturer with headquarters  in Minneapolis, MN, USA, has installed a Longford OS700X triple motor surge feeder. The onserter will allow AWT to make extended content labels in a variety of siz…

  • Aztech chooses Flexo Concepts’ trupoint orange doctor blades

    April 16, 2015
    Flexo Concepts has announced that Aztech Converting Systems of Tempe, AZ, USA, is now shipping all of its Diemaster Series Rotary Diecutter flexo stations with the TruPoint Orange doctor blade. The converting equipment manufacturer selected TruPoint…

  • Heidelberg hosts first Gallus Digital Label Forum 

    April 16, 2015
    Gallus recently hosted visitors to the the research and development center of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen in Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, for the first Gallus Digital Label Forum. Highlighting the event was a live demonstration of the DCS 340, the new…

  • Domino to be acquired by Brother Industries

    April 16, 2015
    Brother Industries Ltd. has agreed to buy Domino Printing Sciences for 1.03 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) in cash to expand in labels and packaging as the home and office printing market declines. Shareholders of Cambridge, UK-based Domino will recei…

  • Introducing Algro Sol from Sappi

    April 16, 2015
    Sappi, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, a manufacturer of coated fine paper, has invested more than 60 million euro in the conversion of Paper Machine 2 (PM2) at its Alfeld mill to ensure an increased supply of speciality papers and to meet high q…

  • UPM Raflatac names first Label Life Award winner

    April 16, 2015
    Ricoh Industrie France has been announced as the winner of the inaugural UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards competition. The award recognizes strong performance in responsibility and awards a specific sustainability initiative. More than 70 of UPM Raflat…

  • MPS to assemble presses in the US

    April 16, 2015
    Companies in North America investing in MPS presses will now have the added benefit of having their presses assembled in the United States. MPS Systems North America Inc. and EMT International in Green Bay, WI, USA, have partnered for assembling MPS…

  • Acucote launches customized line of tamper-evident labelstock

    April 16, 2015
    Acucote has extended its line of tangible, voiding and tamper-evident products to include complete customization. Options for tamper-evident labelstocks have typically included the standard silver and white facestocks with the term “VOID”…

  • Esko acquires MediaBeacon

    April 16, 2015
    Esko has announced its acquisition of MediaBeacon, a leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM) software products. MediaBeacon is based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, and brings an award-winning suite of DAM tools to market through direct distribution and st…

  • Consolidated Label offering textured finishes on shrink sleeves

    April 16, 2015
    Consolidated Label Company has added special effects to custom shrink sleeve labels, allowing customers to incorporate texture into their designs. To do this, a Rotary Screen Integration (RSI) unit from SPGPrints was chosen for its diverse printing o…

  • AWA announces annual release liner market update

    April 16, 2015
    Release liner is unquestionably a key enabler for applying labels and tapes, protecting the seals on envelopes, hygiene and consumer wound care products, as well as a variety of industrial uses. It is also the subject of considerable focus today in r…

  • Tau 330 now handling jumbo rolls

    April 16, 2015
     Inkjet label press manufacturer Durst is now offering a high-productivity, industrial-scale, “jumbo roll” unwind/rewind option for its Tau 330 UV inkjet digital label press. Durst’s fully automated, servo-driven, external &ld…

  • Durst hosting Open House in Italy

    April 16, 2015
    Once again, Durst is hosting “Durst Digital Days” – a three-day international open house for customers, news media, and other interested parties in the professional printing industry.  This year’s event is set for April 1…

  • JT Prepress Express invests in digital platemaking

    April 16, 2015
    JT Prepress Express, located in Costa  Mesa, CA, USA, has invested in digital technology to supplement its platemaking efforts. It has made the transition with the help of CT Graphics Arts. Owner Joe Cantarella opened the company 15 years ago,…

  • Label Traxx launches digital prepress tool at DscoopX

    April 16, 2015
    Label Traxx introduced several new features for digital label printers at DcoopX. The event, which took place March 5-7 in Washington DC, is the annual HP Indigo users group meeting, conference and exhibition. At DscoopX, Label Traxx unveiled an enha…

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