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  • Industry boosters flaunt facets of flexo at Drupa

    March 25, 2008
    Industry boosters flaunt facets of flexo at Drupa Normally flexo plays a walk-on part at the Drupa shows. This time an alliance of 19 graphic arts suppliers intend to raise its profile and “change perceptions about using the process in packagi…

  • Clondalkin Group acquires Accutech Films

    March 25, 2008
    Clondalkin Group acquires Accutech Films Clondalkin Group, an international producer of flexible and specialist packaging products, has acquired Accutech Films Inc., of Coldwater, OH, USA, a producer of customized flexible plastic films for industri…

  • Stork Prints to supply screen units for Omet presses

    March 18, 2008
    Stork Prints, a producer of rotary screen technology, based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, will supply Italian press manufacturer Omet with dedicated RSI (Rotary Screen Integration) modules for the Varyflex 520mm and 670mm combination presses.

  • Narrow Web Europe

    March 14, 2008
    Drupa is the showcase for the latest inkjet technology

  • The Importance of Maintaining & Managing Anilox Inventory for Flexo Operations

    The Importance of Maintaining & Managing Anilox Inventory for Flexo Operations

    Bill Poulson || March 13, 2008
    The anilox roller is a critical component in flexography operations on a day-to-day basis, and the ceramic laser engraved anilox in particular has lent stability to the flexo process. These two facts alone are reason enough to pay special attention t…

  • Smart Labels

    Smart Labels

    Leah Genuario || March 13, 2008
    Today's smart labels come in many forms and functions, not just RFID.

  • RFID Label Market

    RFID Label Market

    Leah Genuario || March 13, 2008
    A look at the RFID label industry since Wal-Mart's well known mandate.

  • Dion Label Printing

    Dion Label Printing

    Jack Kenny || March 13, 2008
    Market diversity, pursuit of digital printing and a focus on environmental quality are hallmarks of this Massachusetts converter.

  • Clondalkin Group acquires Accutech Films

    January 16, 2008
    Clondalkin Group has acquired Acctech Films, of Ohio, a producer of customized flexible packaging films.

  • Huge pharma order places the accent on the tactile

    January 16, 2008
    Huge pharma order places the accent on the tactile Ditone Labels, part of Clondalkin’s specialist packaging division, has won an order to produce 20 million Braille labels over the next two years for Aspar, a manufacturer of analgesic products…

  • Digital offset product line

    January 16, 2008
    Digital offset product line Avery Dennison Painesville OH USA Avery Dennison’s Graphics & Reflective Products Division has launched the Fasson Digital Offset product line. The line was developed with the HP Indigo Group and can be used i…

  • Laminating system

    January 16, 2008
    Laminating system AB Graphic International East Yorkshire UK AB Graphic International has developed the Digilam 330 film laminating system. The line is capable of laminating on a range of narrow web, flexible packaging materials using aqueous adhe…

  • Struggles of a small converter; Mark Andy makes

    January 16, 2008
    By Greg Grishchenko During my last visit to Kyiv in 2005 to report about the label industry in Ukraine, I was impressed by the obvious progress playing off the rapid growth of domestic food produce. Since gaining independence in 1991, Ukraine has pu…

  • Basics of in-mold labeling to be presented

    January 16, 2008
    Basics of in-mold labeling to be presented The “ABCs of IML: A Basic Course” will be presented Thursday, March 27, 2008, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL, USA. Offered annually since 1989,…

  • acpo begins expansion at headquarters plant

    January 16, 2008
    acpo begins expansion at headquarters plant acpo ltd., a manufacturer of self-wound pressure sensitive roll label films based in Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has begun a 20,000 square foot plant expansion to its facility. The expansion is scheduled to be co…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    January 15, 2008
    Label materials take a hit as UPM cuts back production

  • Print Management Systems

    Print Management Systems

    January 15, 2008
    Ever evolving to help printers and converters manage the intricacies of their operations, print management systems continue to improve business and production functions in new and useful ways. Some companies design their own systems, while others employ those designed for label converters. For this feature article we invited six developers of such systems to describe their products and what they offer to the printer.

  • Tabco Inc.

    Tabco Inc.

    Jack Kenny || January 15, 2008
    Specialization in a strong industry and technological savvy are keys to success for this Kansas converter.

  • First film rewinder sale matches new concept in print

    December 11, 2007
    AB Graphic International has announced the sale of its first Omega FSR film rewinder to West Yorkshire based SA Labels Limited.

  • Basics of in-mold labeling to be presented at conference

    December 11, 2007
    The ABCs of IML: A Basic Course will be presented March 27 at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center in Skokie, IL, USA

  • acpo announces plant expansion

    December 4, 2007
    acpo ltd., a manufacturer of self-wound pressure sensitive roll label films based in Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has begun a 20,000 square foot plant expansion to its facility.

  • RADIUS SOLUTIONS, Chicago, IL, USA The company has announced the addition of two new staff members: Kip Johnson and John Reynolds.

    November 19, 2007
    RADIUS SOLUTIONS, Chicago, IL, USA — The company has announced the addition of two new staff members: Kip Johnson and John Reynolds. Johnson joined the sales team at Radius Solutions and will be primarily responsible for sales in the flexible p…

  • Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award

    November 19, 2007
    Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award Hammer Packaging, of Rochester, NY, USA, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Rochester Business Ethics Award. Hammer won in the large company category for firms with 250 employees or more. Established…

  • Variable Information Printers

    Variable Information Printers

    November 2, 2007
    These pieces of equipment allow converters to offer more options to customers: printing of bar codes, coupons, tickets, and security features.

  • Brand Security Forum

    Brand Security Forum

    Michelle Sartor || November 2, 2007
    AWA Alexander Watson Associates and the Brand Protection Alliance hosted the annual Product Authentication and Brand Security Conference

  • The Top 10 Challenges of Digital Printing

    The Top 10 Challenges of Digital Printing

    Peter Renton || November 2, 2007
    Suggestions from a practitioner

  • Narrow Web Profile: Macaran Printed Products

    Narrow Web Profile: Macaran Printed Products

    Jack Kenny || November 2, 2007
    Higher than average growth, a focus on continuous improvement and the environment, and technically oriented customer service are the hallmarks of this well established New York converter.

  • PRP Flexo creates flat-top dot on digital plate

    November 1, 2007
    Following in the footsteps of its patented analog plate with a flat topped dot (ExSpect), PRP Flexo has announced that it has achieved the same profile within a digital environment, thereby enabling the same print advantages of their analog plate but with

  • Unilux opens Indian sales and service office

    October 23, 2007
    Unilux, a designer and manufacturer of stroboscopic inspection systems headquartered in Saddle Brook, NJ, USA, has opened a sales and service office in New Delhi, India.

  • British label converters finish last in profitability

    October 15, 2007
    British label converters finish last in profitability As in other countries, British label converters face strong competition, with overcapacity prevalent throughout the industry. However, it is still surprising to learn that they have the lowest pr…

  • Hammer Packaging wins 2007 Rochester Business Ethics Award

    October 9, 2007
    Hammer Packaging, based in Rochester, NY, USA, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Rochester Business Ethics Award.

  • Labelexpo Europe 2007

    Labelexpo Europe 2007

    October 9, 2007
    Record crowds and a record number of exhibitors made this year's Labelexpo the industry hot spot.

  • Companies to Watch

    Companies to Watch

    October 9, 2007
    Companies to Watch is a special feature of Label & Narrow Web that pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry.

  • Labelexpo Europe 2007: Post-show Wrap-up

    October 1, 2007
    An estimated 24,000 professionals from the label industry converters as well as exhibiting suppliers, packed the five exposition halls of Labelexpo Europe 2007 in late September, which opened Wednesday in Brussels.

  • Narrow Web Europe

    September 27, 2007
    Revamped Labelsco elevates MSOs position in UK labeling

  • Labels & The Environment

    Labels & The Environment

    Jack Kenny || September 27, 2007
    Many questions, few answers as an industry explores sustainability

  • Gravure Printing

    Gravure Printing

    Michelle Sartor || September 27, 2007
    This printing process, though not very common in narrow web, offers certain benefits for converters.

  • Comco C2 press makes European debut

    September 27, 2007
    The Comco C2 press, unveiled last year in Chicago, made its European debut at Labelexpo Europe today.

  • Drent Goebel

    September 17, 2007
    Drent Goebel Efficiently Serve Customers Drent Goebel developed a variety of different presses that efficiently serve customers across a wide variety of different markets. Whether it is direct mail, commercial printing and business forms to cardb…

  • Martin MBNT Automatic Butt Splicer

    September 17, 2007
    Martin MBNT Automatic Butt Splicer Automatic splicing significantly increases productivity, improves quality, and reduces both materials and labor waste. For label converting, flexible packaging and narrow web applications choose the reliable soluti…

  • Aquaflex

    September 17, 2007
    Aquaflex The Future of Flexography Aquaflex provides a full range of capabilities from labels to flexible packaging to cartons. • 10” and 13” New ELS servo label press • 10” and 13” Instaprep prime label pr…

  • Flexible packaging

    September 17, 2007
    Flexible packaging Avery Dennison Fasson Roll Mentor OH USA The Fasson Roll North America division of Avery Dennison Corporation has expanded its flexible packaging offering. A portfolio of new paper- and film-faced lidding products — ideal…

  • Lewis Label adds

    September 17, 2007
    Lewis Label adds Esko digital imager Lewis Label Products, of Fort Worth, TX, USA, has announced the installation of a digital plate imager. The Esko CDI 2530 was successfully lowered through the equipment hatch in the prepress department roof with…

  • Syracuse Label plans $2.8 million upgrade

    September 17, 2007
    Syracuse Label plans $2.8 million upgrade Syracuse Label Co., a label converter in Liverpool, NY, USA, has announced that it will invest more than $2.8 million dollars in machinery and equipment upgrades at its plant. The company employs 85 people,…

  • Ink Management Systems

    Ink Management Systems

    Jack Kenny || August 31, 2007
    Tools for productivity, waste reduction, inventory control, and in-house production of custom colors.

  • Sleeve Labeling

    Sleeve Labeling

    August 31, 2007
    An international conference attracts different technologies and market performers.

  • Shrink Films

    Shrink Films

    Michelle Sartor || August 31, 2007
    To attract consumer attention, more companies are using the coverage area and interesting visual appeal of shrink films.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Resource LabelGroup

    Narrow Web Profile: Resource LabelGroup

    Jennifer Dochstader || August 31, 2007
    A recent merger and new press acquisition position this Tennessee converter for continued growth.

  • Beverage Labeling

    Beverage Labeling

    Michelle Sartor || August 31, 2007
    A fast changing market, beverage labeling presents challenges in design, production and marketing.

  • Lewis Label adds digital imager

    August 14, 2007
    Lewis Label Products, of Fort Worth, TX, USA, has announced the installation of a digital plate imager.