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  • Chicago Label & Tag upgrades to EFI Radius

    September 18, 2012
    The converter selected EFI Radius Small Business Edition MIS to replace its EFI PSI Flexo system.

  • Spinnaker Coating opens LA distribution center

    September 18, 2012
    Ninety percent of the company's converting capacity in the US will now be within a one-day delivery range.

  • Michelman expands in India

    September 18, 2012
    The move comes in response to India's growing flexible packaging market.

  • INK SYSTEM

    September 10, 2012
    Sun Chemical has launched the SunUno Solimax multi-purpose ink system, which is suitable for both surface and reverse print applications on a number of commonly used flexible packaging substrates. The SunUno Solimax ink system is the latest generatio…

  • TIE LAYER TECHNOLOGY

    September 10, 2012
    Glenroy Inc. has introduced HPC, a high-performance tie layer technology for foil-based flexible packaging. HPC flexible packaging structures feature chemical resistance, high-performance oxygen and moisture barrier properties, machinability and roll…

  • PRINTING PLATES

    September 10, 2012
    The conventional and digital nyloflex ACE NEW printing plates, a product from Flint Group Flexographic Products, was launched in July 2012. The high durometer flexographic plates are available for use in flexible packaging, corrugated preprint, be…

  • Who’s on FIRST?

    Who’s on FIRST?

    Steve Katz, Editor || September 6, 2012
    The FTA’s Operator Certification Program is off to a great start, furthering flexo quality and consistency.

  • Amcor innovates

    Amcor innovates

    September 1, 2012
    The company combines form and function with responsible packaging.

  • The air conditioning conundrum

    The air conditioning conundrum

    Calvin Frost, Contributing Editor || September 1, 2012
    I really don’t like to read newspapers, particularly American newspapers and British tabloids.  They contain so much junk and sleaze.  I just can’t stand them. But, when I travel I am a devotee of the International Herald Tribun…

  • Sun Chemical introduces new ink system

    September 1, 2012
    Sun Chemical, a leading manufacturer of printing inks and pigments, has launched the SunUno Solimax multi-purpose ink system. Suitable for both surface and reverse print applications on a number of commonly used flexible packaging substrates, Solimax…

  • Spear develops PET recyclable PS film

    August 28, 2012
    The beverage label manufacturer has been awarded the APR Partners for Change Award.

  • Avery Dennison opens Knowledge Center in India

    Avery Dennison opens Knowledge Center in India

    August 28, 2012
    The new education and training facility is the first of its kind for the South Asia region.

  • ExxonMobil Chemical unveils new metalized film

    August 28, 2012
    Label-Lyte 50ML580 is a metalized, surface-printable OPP film for pressure sensitive applications.

  • Labelink acquires Labelad

    August 21, 2012
    The combined companies provide geographic and economic advantages while increasing print capacity.

  • ILS and Color-Logic share HP award

    August 21, 2012
    The award-winning entry was in the folding carton category, and consisted of a sachet packet and accompanying outer carton.

  • UPM Raflatac opens slitting center in Ukraine

    August 14, 2012
    The new Ukraine terminal further strengthens UPM Raflatac’s position in the Eastern European market.

  • Sun Chemical honored for low migration ink

    July 31, 2012
    SunPak LMQ products help address the risk brand owners face in packaging, where compounds from materials in the structure can migrate into the food product or the surrounding environment.

  • Acucote launches two new product lines

    July 31, 2012
    The Nine.Five Custom unlimited roll program is an alternative to the required purchase of master widths to fulfill short-run and custom orders.

  • Sun Chemical introduces new ink system

    July 31, 2012
    SunUno Solimax is suitable for both surface and reverse print applications on a number of the commonly used flexible packaging substrates,

  • Labelexpo to highlight package printing

    July 31, 2012
    Workshops will showcase opportunities digital prepress and printing can bring to folding carton production, plastic bucket decoration and high quality tubes.

  • Charter Films gets 'Futuremakers' award

    July 31, 2012
    The company has partnered with a local college to create and grow its own training program.

  • FLEXcon announces PCW release liner for film

    July 10, 2012
    The new liner decreases carbon footprint by 30% and delivers an environmentally-friendly option to converters.

  • UPM Raflatac launches new Menu Service

    July 10, 2012
    North American customers can now create over 1,500 different product combinations.

  • FLAG announces new vendor partner

    July 10, 2012
    Self Adhering Products, Inc. will provide films and tapes to FLAG members.

  • Labelexpo Americas 2012 Product Preview

    Labelexpo Americas 2012 Product Preview

    July 10, 2012
    Labelexpo Americas 2012 takes place September 11-13 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, USA, just outside of Chicago.

  • How to win a label print competition

    How to win a label print competition

    Tony White || July 10, 2012
    Winning awards and gaining the recognition of industry peers can really lift a company’s profile.

  • North American Label Markets

    North American Label Markets

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || July 10, 2012
    The North American label market has weathered economic storms while embracing technological changes.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Forlabels

    Narrow Web Profile: Forlabels

    Steve Katz, Editor || July 10, 2012
    An open mind and a range of packaging capabilities have made this Greek converter an industry leader.

  • FINAT Congress: Greece is the word

    FINAT Congress: Greece is the word

    July 10, 2012
    No doubt about it, the buzz at the recent FINAT Congress in Athens, Greece, held June 6-9 at the Hilton Hotel, was all about the state of the host country. With Greece’s economic future literally hanging in the balance at time of the meeting…

  • Taghleef acquires Applied Extrusion Technologies

    July 10, 2012
    Taghleef Industries (Ti), a leading global biaxially oriented polypropylene film (BOPP) producer, announced that it has closed the transaction to acquire Applied Extrusion Technologies (AET Films), Wilmington, DE, USA, one of the principal manufactur…

  • PCMC launches new mid-range flexo press

    July 10, 2012
    Aquaflex PCMC, a designer and manufacturer of in-line presses, has announced the release of a new mid-range inline flexographic press. The company says the ELS MAX has combined the best technologies from both inline and wide web CI presses, resulting…

  • Registration, conference sessions announced

    July 10, 2012
    Registration to attend Labelexpo Americas - the largest label, product decoration, web printing and converting tradeshow - is now open. Returning to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL, USA, Labelexpo Americas 2012 is already five…

  • Flexo plates

    July 10, 2012
    The conventional and digital nyloflex ACE NEW printing plates is being be launched in Western Europe and North America. These high durometer flexographic plates offer premium quality in flexible packaging, corrugated preprint, beverage packaging and…

  • Drupa roundup

    Drupa roundup

    Dave Savastano, Editor, Ink World || July 3, 2012
    The label industry showcased a wide range of innovations in Düsseldorf.

  • PCMC launches new mid-range flexo press

    June 19, 2012
    The ELS MAX offers 24”, 28” and 32” web widths capable of running up to 1000 fpm with up to a 30” maximum repeat.

  • Labelexpo 2012 opens for registration

    June 19, 2012
    This year's show is already five percent bigger than the 2010 event.

  • MGX announces new coating capability

    June 19, 2012
    The company is also offering pilot and demo runs for organizations that want to test coatings without utilizing their in-house equipment.

  • acpo expands line of UL overlaminates

    June 12, 2012
    Coated with a clear emulsion acrylic adhesive, these polyester films are available in both clear and matte finishes for multiple end use applications.

  • FLEXcon to purchase JDC's silicone PSA line

    June 12, 2012
    The purchase also includes JDC's customer list, inventory and product specifications.

  • Multi-Plastics celebrates 2011 safety milestone

    June 12, 2012
    Mayor John McCormac, of Woodbridge, NJ, paid a visit to the company to celebrate a perfect safety record.

  • Taghleef acquires Applied Extrusion Technologies

    June 5, 2012
    This will expand Taghleef's presence in the Americas and increase its annual global BOPP film production capacity to approximately 360,000 tons.

  • Whitlam Label adds EFI Radius

    May 30, 2012
    The converter is transitioning from the EFI PSI system and expects to be using the Radius software by the fall.

  • print whites

    May 24, 2012
    Flint Group Flexographic Products has introduced PamioStar SP, a new series of solvent flexo surface print whites for the North American flexible packaging market. PamioStar SP is designed for applications that do not require high heat resistance (i.…

  • Flexo plates

    May 24, 2012
    Flint Group Flexographic Products has further developed the high-durometer flexographic printing plates, nyloflex ACE and nyloflex ACE Digital. The nyloflex ACE NEW and nyloflex ACE NEW Digital printing plates provide excellent results in flexible pa…

  • lamination whites

    May 24, 2012
    Flint Group Flexographic Products has introduced the OmniLam PT series of lamination whites, its latest generation of lamination whites for the North American flexible packaging market. According to the company, these solvent flexo lamination whites…

  • Label Summit Latin America

    Label Summit Latin America

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || May 23, 2012
    Held in Guadalajara for the first time, the show focused on going green and the region’s rapid growth.

  • MIS in Label Plants:

    MIS in Label Plants:

    Steve Smith || May 23, 2012
    Why it matters and why it’s so challenging to achieve

  • Taghleef to buy AET Films

    May 22, 2012
    Taghleef Industries (Ti) and Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc. (AET Films) have announced the companies have reached an agreement for Taghleef to acquire AET Films. The transaction, which has been approved by the boards of directors of both compan…

  • EFI users ‘Connect’ in Vegas

    EFI users ‘Connect’ in Vegas

    May 22, 2012
    CEO Guy Gecht delivers his opening address. In April, on the eve of drupa, a thousand printers gathered under one roof to explore new developments in graphic reproduction, and to celebrate the successes that these technological advances have brou…

  • Ahlstrom announces price increase

    May 10, 2012
    The price increase will affect all Label and Processing products worldwide and will be effective for all shipments made as of June 1.