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  • TLMI

    TLMI's 75th Anniversary

    Jack Kenny || October 7, 2008
    The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute receives tributes from some of its most active members.

  • 3 Sigma introduces a water-dissolvable labelstock

    October 7, 2008
    The environmentally benign adhesive is married to a 40-pound paper.

  • China

    China's Label Market

    Steve Katz || October 6, 2008
    China is a huge and potentially profitable market, but there are many obstacles to overcome.

  • UPM continues restructuring measures

    September 17, 2008
    The company plans to reduce paper and pulp capacity in Finland.

  • More from Labelexpo Americas

    September 15, 2008
    The new products keep rolling out.

  • Xeikon rebounds with introduction of a new digital label press

    September 10, 2008
    The company also won the Label Industry Award for New Innovation.

  • Label Industry Award winners are celebrated

    September 10, 2008
    FLEXcons Neil McDonough accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Labelexpo packs in the crowds in Chicago

    September 9, 2008
    At 9 am the doors opened and the highly anticipated event has begun in Rosemont, IL, USA.

  • Codimag brings VIVA 420 Aniflo to North America

    September 9, 2008
    The waterless offset press features keyless anilox technology for the narrow web market.

  • McCourt Label awarded ISO 14001 environmental certification

    September 2, 2008
    The company has committed itself to excellence and leadership in protecting the environment.

  • Dealing with the Curve

    July 22, 2008
    Every industry is myopic to some extent. That is, business people tend to focus exclusively on the trends and challenges of their own company and industry, failing to recognize that their issues are inherently similar to those faced by executives in…

  • Waste Recycling

    Waste Recycling

    Steve Katz || July 21, 2008
    As label converters strive for sustainability, it's important to take a look at what can become of the waste.

  • Mid Atlantic Label

    Mid Atlantic Label

    Steve Katz || July 21, 2008
    It's an exciting time for this award winning Maryland converter.

  • FINAT plans to take the lead as world label association

    July 8, 2008
    FINAT, the Europe based self-adhesive label industry trade association, says it plans to become the global authority for the sector and will work to encourage national associations to support that development.

  • FLEXcons McDonough wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    June 27, 2008
    Neil McDonough, president of FLEXcon, is the 2008 winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Wednesday's webinar to focus on economic challenges to label converters

    June 10, 2008
    A discussion of current economic indicators and how they pose specific challenges to the label industry will be the topic of a webinar sponsored by TLMI and produced by L&NW.

  • Les femmes

    May 20, 2008
    Les femmes Gender correctness is maybe less acute in Europe than in North America, but French label magazine Etiq & Pack took the bull and the cow by the horns with an investigation on women in management positions in the French label industry.…

  • Green monsters

    May 20, 2008
    Green monsters Amorphous but vocal anti-packaging movements exist in many European countries, and nowhere more vocal than in the UK. As a result package and label suppliers as well as retailers are falling over each other in the rush to demonstrate…

  • Auto-RFID

    May 20, 2008
    Auto-RFID With an output of nearly 2,000 vehicles per day, the Ford plant in Cologne, Germany, is one of the biggest in the country, and shipping the finished product to dealers by road, rail or canal is a logistical nightmare. Ford went looking for…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    May 13, 2008
    FINAT: Fighting fit at fifty

  • Paris welcomes FINAT for its 50th anniversary conference

    April 22, 2008
    FINAT will hold its annual conference this year in Paris, France, the site of its first conference 50 years ago.

  • Six keys

    April 8, 2008
    Thomas Boswell, the sports columnist for the Washington Post, has long been one of my favorite writers. His columns and books, which include the wonderfully titled Why Time Begins on Opening Day and How Life Imitates the World Series, utilize profess…

  • Release Liners

    Release Liners

    April 8, 2008
    The release liner industry enjoys steady growth, but must address rising

  • Midweb Flexo

    Midweb Flexo

    Jack Kenny || April 8, 2008
    It's a big investment that comes with challenges, but a midweb press can open doors to profitable markets.

  • Tailored Solutions

    March 25, 2008
    Tailored Solutions Label Traxx™ Software For Flexo Printers Label Traxx™ from Tailored Solutions is the label industry’s most popular narrow web job management software solution. Developed by flexo printers, for flexo printers. La…

  • Label Traxx represented in Australia, NZ, SE Asia

    March 25, 2008
    Label Traxx represented in Australia, NZ, SE Asia Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has named Peter Adam its exclusive agent in Australia and…

  • CCL forms joint venture with Russian converter

    March 25, 2008
    CCL forms joint venture with Russian converter CCL Industries has entered a joint venture in Russia to create a new label company, CCL-Kontur, to serve Russia and other CIS countries. CCL-Kontur is jointly owned by CCL Label and Ilgar Mamedov, an en…

  • Gallus reports profitable 2007

    March 18, 2008
    The Gallus Group, a manufacturer of narrow web presses and screen printing equipment based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, reports turnover for 2007 at CHF289 million (US$295 million), up CHF6 million from 2006.

  • Static Control

    Static Control

    March 13, 2008
    A moving web will create static electricity under any conditions.

  • 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.

  • GIDUE Australia & NZ changes name; new agent in UK

    February 27, 2008
    GIDUE Sales Australia & New Zealand changes its name to Universal Print Partners; appoints Global Print Services Ltd. as its new agent in the UK and Ireland.

  • Label Traxx goes Down Under

    February 6, 2008
    Label Traxx has named Peter Adam its exclusive agent in New Zealand and Australia.

  • 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…

  • AVTs 3Q revenue

    January 16, 2008
    AVT’s 3Q revenue rises 13 percent Advanced Vision Technology, of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, a leading provider of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing and packaging industry, completed the third quarter of 20…

  • Collotype Labels acquired by Multi-Color

    January 16, 2008
    Collotype Labels acquired by Multi-Color Multi-Color Corporation announced Monday the signing of a letter of intent Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd., headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Collotype is a pressure sensitive…

  • Label Impressions becomes FSC certified

    January 16, 2008
    Label Impressions becomes FSC certified Label Impressions Inc. has become the first flexographic printer in North America to obtain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification and obtain Carbon Neutral status through Carbonfund.org. Jeff Salisbur…

  • 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.

  • Wine Labeling

    Wine Labeling

    January 15, 2008
    More so than with most products, labels sell wine. Converters work closely with wineries to provide the labels that meet or exceed expectations.

  • CCL forms joint venture in Russia

    January 8, 2008
    CCL Industries has entered a joint venture in Russia to create a new label company.

  • Study: US label shipments to reach $18.3 billion in 2011

    December 17, 2007
    US label shipments are forecast to increase 5.1 percent annually to $18.3 billion in 2011, according to a new report by The Freedonia Group.

  • Two plants are sold

    November 19, 2007
    The Macfarlane Group, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of packaging for consumer products, has sold two “non-strategic” and loss-making operations in California and Mexico to Specialized Packaging Group (SPG) for US$7.73 million in…

  • Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd.

    November 19, 2007
    Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd. Pat Technology Systems Inc., of Montreal, Canada, a manufacturer of modular narrow web converting and diecutting equipment, has announced its appointment of Daco Solutions Ltd., of Beverley, England, as its…

  • AVTs 3Q revenue up 13 percent

    November 13, 2007
    Advanced Vision Technology, of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, a leading provider of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing and packaging industry, completed the third quarter of 2007 with revenue of USD $8.2 million, up 13 perc

  • Narrow Web Europe

    November 2, 2007
    Two plants are sold as Macfarlane gets back to basics

  • Digital Print Update

    Digital Print Update

    November 2, 2007
    Now a strong force in the label converting industry, digital printing is accomplished using several competing processes.

  • Label Impressions becomes FSC certified

    October 30, 2007
    Label Impressions Inc. has become the first flexographic printer in North America to obtain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification and obtain Carbon Neutral status through Carbonfund.org.

  • Multi-Color announces expansion plan

    October 26, 2007
    Multi-Color Corporation (Nasdaq: LABL) has announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations with the purchase of a 247,000 square foot building in Batavia, OH, USA.

  • Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions

    October 18, 2007
    Pat Technology Systems Inc., of Montreal, Canada, a manufacturer of modular narrow web converting and diecutting equipment, has announced its appointment of Daco Solutions Ltd., of Beverley, England, as its sales and marketing representative for the UK an