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    Offset option from Dutch flexo press manufacturer
    06.28.07

  • One of the more intriguing developments involving industrial inkjet

    One of the more intriguing developments involving industrial inkjet printheads is to team them with a thin-film substrate as a memory based image carrier. The project is taking shape following a technology partnership between Xaar plc, the Cambridge…
    05.15.07

  • European sales boost HP Indigo performance

    European sales boost HP Indigo performance After more than a dozen years of solid technical development and intense marketing activity, digital color printing of labels is taken more seriously. A few concerns about the true cost of ownership and con…
    05.15.07

  • Omet and Asahi cooperate for standardized flexo

    Omet and Asahi cooperate for standardized flexo Omet, an Italian flexo press manufacturer, and Asahi Photoproducts, a supplier of photopolymer plates, have produced a series of controlled tests to “define all parameters that influence flexo pr…
    05.15.07

  • Solid base for Nilpeters

    Solid base for Nilpeter’s FA-4 UV flexo press According to Jakob Landberg, Nilpeter’s sales and marketing director, the 13" wide FA-3300 UV flexo press has proved to be one of the company’s best sellers in recent years. Howev…
    05.15.07

  • for US converters

    for US converters Stork Prints, headquartered in Boxmeer in the Netherlands, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland of Bryan, OH, USA, as its US distributor. The main focus will…
    05.15.07

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    Inkjet/film development opens up printed memories
    04.27.07

  • Raflatacs chief reinforces

    Manufacturers of paper products, plastics films and labeling materials have good reasons to take a positive attitude toward reducing pollution, encouraging sustainability and making processes more energy efficient. The Finnish conglomerate UPM Raflat…
    04.11.07

  • Edale mum on landmark converting concept

    Edale mum on landmark converting concept Companies like to spread the word about their latest equipment, especially when it opens up new opportunities. Problem is, if it is really that great the customers would often prefer that everyone buttoned th…
    04.11.07

  • Further boosts for Finnish RFID technology

    Further boosts for Finnish RFID technology Two further signs of the industrial and retail penetration of HF and UHF RFID tags, tickets and smart labels, have come from Finland (which for a small country has the enviable knack of pushing boundaries i…
    04.11.07

  • New European showcase

    New European showcase for Mark Andy presses Mark Andy has a new European showroom and demonstration facility located in Basel, Switzerland. Named as the Advanced Technology Centre, it has 10,763 square feet of space, which includes a spare parts de…
    04.11.07

  • German coater plans

    German coater plans to triple PSA production Herma is well under way with a new self-adhesive coating plant under construction in Filderstadt Bonlanden, Germany. The project, which costs some €30 million (US$39.95 million), is scheduled for co…
    04.11.07

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    Raflatac's chief reinforces a sustainable pledge
    03.27.07

  • Its on the label:

    Changes in social habits and increased legislation obviously have a big impact on the labeling of consumer goods. It is particularly apparent in the groceries and food sectors. Over the years the amount of information about ingredients and nutritiona…
    03.19.07

  • Packaging plays catch-up with PDF standards

    Packaging plays catch-up with PDF standards After two years of consultation, the Packaging Subcommittee of the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) has released its long awaited specifications. They have been adapted from the Portable Data Format workflow stan…
    03.19.07

  • Applying laser engraving

    Applying laser engraving to high volume screen output As is widely known, UV rotary screen is one of the prime processes for printing cosmetic and toiletries labels on flexo or offset combination presses. One of Europe’s largest users of the…
    03.19.07

  • FINAT launches info drive

    FINAT launches info drive to improve members’ trade FINAT is targeting end users as part of a marketing initiative to help them increase their knowledge of self-adhesive labeling. The international trade body says the scheme should help its m…
    03.19.07

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    Its on the label: You are what you eat
    02.27.07

  • More UK roll label converters are expected to consolidate their resources, says an online survey of sector members by the British Printing Industry Federation (BPIF). Apparently, 70 percent of the 40 respondents expect consolidations to increase in the ne

    More UK roll label converters are expected to consolidate their resources, says an online survey of sector members by the British Printing Industry Federation (BPIF). Apparently, 70 percent of the 40 respondents expect consolidations to increase in t…
    01.23.07

  • Russian buying habits boost premium labeling

    Russian buying habits boost premium labeling Russian consumers may like low prices, but premium retailing is on the rise, says IGD, an international food and grocery research organization. Besides helping to boost the country’s emerging label…
    01.23.07