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  • Flexo Presses

    Flexo Presses

    Greg Hrinya || April 16, 2015
    Improvements in speed, automation and versatility drive flexo press evolution.

  • FOOD SAFETY LABELING

    June 2, 2014
    Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS), a manufacturer of integrated identification products for the hospitality industry, will showcase the latest in automated food safety labeling technology with the release of its FreshMar…

  • FOOD TOPCOATING

    June 2, 2014
    Ritrama has released a range of self-adhesive food labeling materials, which includes two polypropylene films, two polyethylenes and a coated paper. All these face materials, including the films which feature the specialist coating (TCF) and the…

  • Label News: The cost of GMO labeling

    Label News: The cost of GMO labeling

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || May 27, 2014
    The debate rages on, but few are actually clear on how much this could cost consumers (as well as converters).

  • Label News: United we stand, divided we label

    Label News: United we stand, divided we label

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || April 22, 2014
    Several states are moving forward with plans to label genetically modified foods, but would a singular, federal standard be best for consumers?

  • Ritrama introduces new food topcoating

    March 31, 2014
    The line includes two polypropylene films, two polyethylenes and a coated paper.

  • Spectrol adds new Gallus ECS 340

    Spectrol adds new Gallus ECS 340

    March 13, 2014
    Spectrol, Inc., of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, recently took delivery of a new Gallus ECS 340 flexographic label printing press to augment its high-end food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food labeling business. “We started our b…

  • Label Impressions adds Nilpeter press for ECL labels

    March 13, 2014
    Label Impressions, Inc., Orange, CA, USA, has added to its promotional label printing capacity with the installation of a custom-built Nilpter press. By adding the new 13-inch press, Label Impressions has increased it’s booklet label production…

  • Label Impressions adds Nilpeter press for ECL labels

    February 19, 2014
    The custom-built, 13-inch servo press features dual webs and an overhead tower designed to dramatically reduce set-up and run times.

  • Spectrol adds new Gallus ECS 340

    Spectrol adds new Gallus ECS 340

    January 20, 2014
    The Ontario-based converter specializes in high-end food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food labels.

  • Label News: The Great GMO Debate

    Label News: The Great GMO Debate

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || December 17, 2013
    Connecticut just became the first state in the US to mandate GMO labeling. What does this mean for converters?

  • UPM Raflatac focuses on reliability at Labelexpo Asia

    December 2, 2013
    In Shanghai, the labelstock supplier is introducing products developed especially for the region in a wide range of markets.

  • FIT-FOR-PURPOSE LABELS

    November 21, 2013
    UPM Raflatac has introduced a range of next generation products to offer fit-for-purpose performance for the main end-use segments. The Fit range combines increased production efficiency and sustainability credentials with no compromises on printing…

  • Sending a message

    Steve Katz, Editor || September 13, 2013
    Washington State is turning into the figurative, national battleground over “genetically altered foods,” and the push for foods that contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms) to be labeled as such. In 2013, 28 states introduced bills…

  • Record setting

    Record setting

    John Penhallow, Contributing Editor || July 17, 2013
    It is a fact not widely known (i.e. your correspondent has just found out) that the feast-day of John the Baptist, on June 24, is also the ‘fête des imprimeurs’. The French city of Strasburg this year used the occasion to celebrate…

  • Profit from regulation

    Jack Kenny, Contributing Editor || March 13, 2013
    The continuing expansion of nutritional labeling means business for converters.

  • The Food Institute announces conference

    September 25, 2012
    The Changing Face of US Food Labels: The Basics & Beyond will be held October 17-19 in New Jersey.

  • Release Liner: The AWA 2012 Industry Conference

    Release Liner: The AWA 2012 Industry Conference

    May 23, 2012
    An in-depth look at the release liner market sheds light on the global labeling industry.

  • California prop would require more food labeling

    May 22, 2012
    A proposal that would require labels on foods containing genetically modified ingredients is on track to go before California voters, and the biotechnology industry is already pushing back. Last week, a group called California Right to Know delivered…

  • California prop would require more food labeling

    May 8, 2012
    The biotechnology industry is pushing back against a proposal that would require labels on genetically modified foods.

  • Film for Food

    Film for Food

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || February 14, 2012
    Toray Plastics America, a supplier of food-safe films, reveals what’s new in this segment of the industry.

  • Labels and Logistics

    Labels and Logistics

    Jules Lejeune, Managing Director, FINAT || January 26, 2012
    Self adhesive labels offer distinct functional advantages for transport and logistics applications.

  • Food Labels

    Food Labels

    Catherine Diamond || January 18, 2012
    It’s rare to find a product that people not only require, but enjoy. For converters in the food label industry, this segment offers steady work, but not without challenges.

  • White Film, Adhesive

    November 29, 2011
    UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of its 2.6 mil PP Hi-Opacity White TC films for the Americas market. According to the company, these films are ideal for health and beauty, pharmaceuticals and food labeling applications that require high press p…

  • UPM Raflatac expands white film product range

    October 10, 2011
    The new 2.6 mil PP Hi-Opacity White TC film labelstock comes at a lower price point than traditional pearlescent white films.

  • Flint unveils new inks for food packaging

    April 11, 2011
    Flexocure Ancora is a low migration UV flexo ink said to have excellent scratch resistance on synthetic substrates.

  • Food for thought

    May 7, 2010
    This month’s letter from Europe starts with a short dissertation on British food. Readers who have lived or worked in Britain can skip the next paragraph. There have been huge advances in British food since the days of over-boiled vegetables a…

  • Stixon Labels & New Mexico Plastics

    Stixon Labels & New Mexico Plastics

    Steve Katz || May 7, 2009
    Passion and an understanding of its markets are keys to the success of this family-run New Mexico converter.

  • Food blogs

    March 9, 2009
    No, we are not discussing cooking blogs with this column, but rather the business of food. A significant percentage of the labels printed by converters every day end up on some kind of food product. But food labels have unique requirements that are i…

  • Food Labeling

    Food Labeling

    March 6, 2009
    Issues abound in this complex segment of the packaging industry.

  • Differing styles for Europes national label conventions

    September 3, 2008
    Differing styles for Europe’s national label conventions While the international label association FINAT was holding its annual congress in Paris in June 2008, several other European label associations were also meeting in their respective cou…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    August 21, 2008
    Europe's press makers: Under siege?

  • Barry Sanel forms packaging consultancy

    July 23, 2008
    Barry Sanel forms packaging consultancy Barry Sanel, a printing and packaging executive with more than 20 years of industry experience, has launched Barry Sanel Packaging Advisors, a consulting services firm dedicated to the packaging industry. Amon…

  • Barry Sanel forms packaging consultancy

    May 27, 2008
    Barry Sanel, a printing and packaging executive with more than 20 years of industry experience, has launched Barry Sanel Packaging Advisors, a consulting services firm dedicated to the packaging industry.

  • Avery Dennison

    March 25, 2008
    Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Hungry for Food Labeling Solutions? Fasson Roll North America has updated its informational materials for the Food market. Included is new information and recommendations for various Fasson® facestock…

  • Avery Dennison

    September 17, 2007
    Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Hungry for Food Labeling Solutions? Fasson Roll North America has updated its informational materials for the Food market. Included is new information and recommendations for various Fasson® facestocks,…

  • Avery Dennison

    March 19, 2007
    Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Hungry for Food Labeling Solutions? Fasson Roll North America has updated its informational materials for the Food market. Included is new information and recommendations for various Fasson® facestock…

  • Food Labeling

    Food Labeling

    November 1, 2006
    Competition is fierce and regulations are abundant when it comes to food. Labels offer brand owners a way to catch consumers eyes and comply with requirements while providing product information.

  • Film Label Advancements

    Film Label Advancements

    Michelle Sartor || August 25, 2006
    With a variety of film options, converters are able to meet the challe

  • Narrow Web Profile: Taylor Made Labels

    Jack Kenny || July 20, 2005
    An Oregon family's converting business shares the wealth with employee owners.

  • Food Labeling

    July 20, 2005
    Consumer convenience is driving major changes in the food packaging industry.

  • Asian Label Markets

    Leah Genuario || July 19, 2005
    Rising consumer demands and changing culture fuel growth in labels throughout Asia.

  • Meyers Label wins

    July 18, 2005
    Meyers Label wins top service award from customer Meyers Label, of Minneapolis, is the 2001 recipient of the Hormel Foods Corporation’s “Hormel #1 Award. Recipients of the award are chosen every five years by members of the corporatio…

  • Avery Dennison

    November 30, -0001
    Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Hungry for Food Labeling Solutions? Fasson Roll North America has updated its informational materials for the Food market. Included is new information and recommendations for various Fasson® facesto…