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  • What, when, why and how should you invest in a new product?

    When I attended this year’s Labelexpo and Pack Expo, I was dazzled by the amount of new products being offered in the marketplace. It made me think: What is the process these companies go through to green-light a new product? Or more importantl…
    Rock LaManna 01.20.17

  • Patagonia’s wetsuit

    Before I tell you the Patagonia story, I need to make a position statement about President-elect Donald Trump’s position on the environment. I won’t write about my view of the man, just that he embraces fossil fuels, has vowed to roll bac…
    Calvin Frost 01.20.17

  • Label News: The cost of GMO labeling

    Label News: The cost of GMO labeling

    The debate rages on, but few are actually clear on how much this could cost consumers (as well as converters).
    Online Exclusives Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 05.27.14

  • Label News: United we stand, divided we label

    Label News: United we stand, divided we label

    Several states are moving forward with plans to label genetically modified foods, but would a singular, federal standard be best for consumers?
    Online Exclusives Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 04.22.14

  • Building a label business in Brazil

    Should the phrase “Go West, young man,” be replaced with, “Go to Brazil, label printers?” The booming label market in Latin America, particularly Brazil, has label and narrow web printers looking for an answer. That phrase &l…
    Rock LaManna 01.24.14

  • A label printing co-op

    A label printing co-op

    At first glance, you’d think the main reason to join the printing co-operative Flexo Label Advantage Group (FLAG) is to save money. It is a reason, without a doubt, but as FLAG President and CEO John McKay notes, what the co-op offers is someth…
    Rock LaManna 11.21.13

  • Lessons from Print 13: It’s about more than machines and technology

    Print 13 and CPP Expo recently concluded in Chicago, and the trade show validated something many of us have been saying for years: The label industry is a very good place to be. Print 13 is geared mainly toward commercial printers. This year Print 1…
    Rock LaManna 10.14.13

  • Why the smart but unhealthy label company failed

    Why the smart but unhealthy label company failed

    Nothing commands respect like intelligence in the business arena. We constantly seek out the smartest people to hire, we want our smartest people running the company, and we strive to outsmart the competition. But you should actually focus on your c…
    Rock LaManna 04.10.13

  • Do you believe?

    Since I’ve been writing this column I’ve tried to follow a schedule of topics that I believe are important and interesting to our industry. I create the schedule late in the fall and as the year progresses gather information on a topic in…
    Calvin Frost 10.09.12

  • Let’s get to the bottom of how you make strategy

    Let’s get to the bottom of how you make strategy

    If the financial downturn of 2008 changed the way you create your strategy, ask yourself: Why wasn’t I approaching business then the way I’m approaching it now? Prior to 2008, the focus was generally on growth opportunities.  Busine…
    Rock LaManna, Contributing Editor 09.01.12