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  • 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.

  • STA introduces new ultra thin overlaminate

    May 8, 2012
    The 1193 overlaminate features a thickness of a mere 0.6 mil.

  • CGS and Esko to interface color libraries

    May 8, 2012
    The companies have signed an agreement which will allow them to provide a common database for color consistency.

  • Radtech 2012 showcasing innovation, opportunity

    May 1, 2012
    End user sessions, technical talks and exhibitors with new technologies are highlights in Chicago.

  • Zircon orders two Omet presses

    April 24, 2012
    The growing Indian converter has its sights set on adding more equipment to serve additional markets.

  • InfoTrends to launch survey on color digital printing

    April 24, 2012
    The company will survey and interview converters primarily based in North America, and will include a supplement about China.

  • Look who

    Look who's coming to drupa

    Steve Katz || April 24, 2012
    Leading label industry suppliers - some with a focus on packaging - will have a strong presence at the print industry's biggest event.

  • Extrusion Coating Primer

    April 19, 2012
    Michem Flex P2300 is a new extrusion coating primer from Michelman that produces strong adhesion between extruded resins, and paper and film substrates. At 0.04 dry gsm, it is designed for paper and film packaging converters and film producers. Water…

  • Dscoop7 rocks

    Dscoop7 rocks

    April 19, 2012
    More than 2,000 digital print professionals gathered at Dscoop7, the 2012 Dscoop Annual Conference that ran March 22-24 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This turnout marked a 30 percent increase in core North Am…

  • Emerging technologies and managing color

    April 19, 2012
    If you ask Scott Schultz, market development manager at Eckart America and presenter at this year’s FTA, it’s all about the bling. During his presentation, “Evolution of Metallic Pigments,” Schultz focused on the use of metall…

  • HP launches packaging presses

    April 19, 2012
    HP has unveiled new presses that allow print service providers (PSPs) to apply digital printing’s supply chain, inventory and product marketing advantages to the sizes common in packaging production. The 30-inch/762-millimeter (mm) wide, web-f…

  • India’s Label Market

    India’s Label Market

    Catherine Diamond || April 19, 2012
    India’s label market is growing every year, and shows no signs of slowing down.

  • Inspection Equipment

    Inspection Equipment

    Steve Katz || April 19, 2012
    Print defects are part of the job, but converters have lots of machinery choices that help prevent imperfect labels from leaving their buildings.

  • Inspection Evolution

    Inspection Evolution

    Catherine Diamond || April 19, 2012
    The equipment that ensures a label’s perfection is evolving rapidly, and converters are reaping the benefits.

  • UPM Raflatac to expand in Mexico City

    April 17, 2012
    The location strengthens the company's service to customers in Mexico and Central America.

  • NewPage awarded patents for RFID product

    April 12, 2012
    The company’s PointTrac TT, a paper-based substrate for RFID labels, has been awarded patents in both the United States and Canada.

  • Rotoflex introduces new finishing technology

    April 10, 2012
    A core product of the Rotoflex lineup for many years, the VLI has been redesigned from the ground up.

  • Taghleef to buy AET Films

    April 10, 2012
    The acquisition will expand expand Ti's global films portfolio.

  • Benny Landa to unveil 'Nanography' at drupa

    April 3, 2012
    The new digital printing category employs water-based NanoInk to print on off-the-shelf coated/uncoated stocks and packaging films.

  • UPM Raflatac gets certified in Oceania

    April 3, 2012
    The labelstock maker has been granted FSC and PEFC chain of custody certificates for its operations in Australia and New Zealand.