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  • Pharma Labeling Compliance

    Pharma Labeling Compliance

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || May 31, 2013
    Industry experts from multinational corporations gathered in Boston to share their expertise on global labeling compliance.

  • ICE USA heats up Orlando

    ICE USA heats up Orlando

    Steve Katz, Editor || May 31, 2013
    With more than 2,800 attendees, the biennial show brought 345 exhibiting companies.

  • FTA Forum &  INFO*FLEX 2013

    FTA Forum & INFO*FLEX 2013

    Steve Katz, Editor || May 31, 2013
    With the theme of ‘Right Here, Right Now’, the flexo industry enjoyed education, awards and atmosphere in San Diego.

  • L&NW Converter Salary Survey

    L&NW Converter Salary Survey

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || May 31, 2013
    These results have been gathered from hundreds of respondents from all over the globe.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Digital Dogma SLO

    Narrow Web Profile: Digital Dogma SLO

    Steve Katz, Editor || May 31, 2013
    The digital printing specialist has embraced California’s wine label market.

  • Raising a glass to labels

    Raising a glass to labels

    Jules Lejeune, Managing Director, FINAT || May 31, 2013
    I believe that it is to the whisky and brandy distillers of Europe that we, in the self-adhesive label industry, should drink a long toast. They were one of the key early market sectors to realize the potential of our labeling technology – and…

  • Why M&As are the hot tool for growth

    Rock LaManna, Contributing Editor || May 31, 2013
    For regional label and narrow web companies, one of the strategies used only by larger businesses – the merger and acquisition – has suddenly become a realistic option for growth. I’d like to enlighten you on why high-level financia…

  • A map for matrix recycling

    A map for matrix recycling

    Jack Kenny, Contributing Editor || May 31, 2013
    Avery Dennison’s interactive map shows options to landfilling in the USA.

  • Getting it right

    Calvin Frost, Contributing Editor || May 31, 2013
    My comments in this issue are really a sequel to my last column. I know I irritated some readers, particularly Professors Susan Brantley and Anna Meyerdorff. Additionally, I’ve had any number of emails saying I’m all wet and don’t u…

  • Forty years on

    Forty years on

    John Penhallow, Contributing Editor || May 31, 2013
    There has been much comment in the world’s press to mark the anniversary of the day in 1973 when a packet of chewing gum was adorned with the world’s first bar code. It is hard to imagine a world not only without bar codes and digital…

  • News and networking at 11th  annual NELMA expo

    News and networking at 11th annual NELMA expo

    May 31, 2013
    The North East Label Manufacturer’s Association (NELMA) hosted its 11th annual expo and networking reception on Thursday, May 2, at the Hotel Somerset Bridgewater in Somerset, NJ, USA. The event featured a tabletop exhibition and a networking r…

  • People in the News

    People in the News

    May 31, 2013
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 AGFA, Mortsel, Belgium – Jim Sause, executive vice president of sales and marketing, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA – Joe Morgan (1)…

  • EFI mourns passing of Efraim Arazi

    May 31, 2013
    EFI has announced the passing of its founder and first CEO, Efraim “Efi” Arazi, who died on his 76th birthday, Sunday, April 14. Arazi created his namesake company in 1988 after a 20-year career as the founder, president an…

  • Mark Andy Europe’s ‘refreshing’ Open House

    Mark Andy Europe’s ‘refreshing’ Open House

    May 31, 2013
    Over the course of four days, April 23-26, press maker Mark Andy hosted more than 150 print industry professionals at its newly refurbished Demonstration and Training Center in Macclesfield, UK, just outside of Manchester. Attendees included label…

  • Flint Group announces passing of Louis Werneke

    May 31, 2013
    Flint Group has announced the passing of Louis Werneke, founder of the Werneke Ink Company and longtime member of the narrow web printing industry.  In a statement, the company says, “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the dea…

  • Bunting discontinues flexible die product line

    May 31, 2013
    Bunting Magnetics Co. has announced that it has discontinued its flexible die product line and will no longer accept orders for flexible dies. The company continues to provide its complete line of magnetic cylinders to the industry. Announcing the c…

  • US flexible packaging industry worth $26.7 billion

    May 31, 2013
    The Flexible Packaging Association recently released the FPA Flexible Packaging Industry Segment Profile Analysis. The Analysis provides a look at the US flexible packaging industry by volume (in pounds) and revenue, and composition by materials for…

  • Gallus supplies Schreiner with screen printing plates

    May 31, 2013
    Gallus has extended its long-standing partnership with Oberschleissheim-based Schreiner Group for Gallus Screeny screen printing plates. An agreement has been reached that covers the next two years and is then to be continued as part of ongoing proce…

  • MacDermid announces price increase

    May 31, 2013
    MacDermid Printing Solutions has announced a global price increase of 3-7% on its photopolymer products, effective June 1. “Raw material and energy costs have risen drastically since 2007,” the company says. “MacDermid continues to…

  • Global Graphics partners with Global Inkjet Systems

    May 31, 2013
    Processing speed and PDF compatibility are among the features that have led Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) to select Global Graphics’ Harlequin Host Renderer for their uniti Operating System. GIS is a provider of software drivers and electronics f…

  • MPS appoints new distributor

    MPS appoints new distributor

    May 31, 2013
    MPS has announced the appointment of ISM GmbH as the MPS distributor in the region of Central Eastern Europe (CEE). ISM is an Austrian-based company specializing in machinery, materials and consumables that serve the paper and packaging industry.…

  • Esko releases Full HD Flexo for flexible packaging

    May 31, 2013
    Esko has released Full HD Flexo for flexible packaging. First introduced at drupa 2012, the company says that Full HD Flexo today is a proven technology which has been implemented at more than 20 flexo tradeshops and converters worldwide. “Wit…

  • Avery Dennison cracks open craft beer portfolio

    May 31, 2013
    Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has introduced a new portfolio of pressure sensitive label materials for the craft beer market at BrewExpo America 2013 in Washington, DC. The portfolio features 10 pressure sensitive facestocks and four a…

  • Flexcoat purchases two AVT Helios II systems

    May 31, 2013
    Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), a provider of print process control, quality assurance and color control for the packaging, labels, folding carton and commercial print markets, has announced that Flexcoat, a leading Brazilian labelstock manufacture…

  • Kocher + Beck announces new Indonesian rep

    May 31, 2013
    Germany-based tooling manufacturer Kocher + Beck has reached an agreement which will see Jet Technologies Indonesia become its distributing partner for the Indonesian market. The agreement follows a successful partnership between Kocher + Beck and Je…

  • Eaglewood’s Sani-Blast gets ISNetworld ‘A’ rating

    May 31, 2013
    Eaglewood Technologies’ Sani-Blast has achieved an “A” rating from ISNetworld for demonstrating high standards of quality and safety. ISN collects, verifies and reports safety, procurement, quality and regulatory information from co…

  • Ahlstrom announces price increase for specialty papers

    May 31, 2013
    Ahlstrom has announced price increases on its specialty paper materials produced by the Label and Processing business. The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high cost of raw materials and energy, the company says. The pric…

  • Hooven-Dayton chooses EFI Radius ERP

    May 31, 2013
    EFI, a provider of customer-focused printing and packaging industry products, has announced that Dayton, OH-based  Hooven-Dayton Corporation, one of the 200 largest printing and packaging companies in North America, has chosen the EFI Radius ERP…

  • Avery Dennison wins environmental award

    May 31, 2013
    Label and packaging materials supplier Avery Dennison Corporation has announced that it has won the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) 2013 Environmental Award in the Design for Sustainability category for its Bottle-to-Bottle Portfolio of labeling m…

  • EFI acquires printleader

    May 31, 2013
    EFI has announced that it has acquired the assets of privately held printLEADER. printLEADER, with headquarters in Palm City, FL., is a provider of print MIS (management information systems) software products for the printing industry. While financia…

  • DISC adds HP Indigo WS6600

    May 31, 2013
    DISC, a producer of specialty packaging products for more than 40 years, has announced the installation of a new HP Indigo WS6600 Digital Press. This digital print technology is designed to produce high-quality labels, cartons and other packaging app…

  • Turbel NV purchases another Gallus press

    Turbel NV purchases another Gallus press

    May 31, 2013
    Brussels-based Turbel NV has purchased a third Gallus press, this time the EM 510 model. The company, founded in 1955, is known as an exclusive distributor of labeling applications and as a manufacturer of all kinds of labels. The instal…

  • Xeikon 3030Plus installed in South Korea

    May 31, 2013
    Xeikon has announced that South Korean self-adhesive label converter HANA Graphic Art Co., Ltd. has chosen the Xeikon 3030Plus as its first digital press. The converter says it chose this press to meet increasing customer demand for short r…

  • UPM partners with Aliplast for release liner recovery

    May 31, 2013
    UPM has announced a cooperation for release liner recovery with the French subsidiary of Aliplast, an Italian company specializing in the collection and treatment of recovered plastic films. This partnership expands Aliplast’s recycling service…

  • Landa Nanographic Presses win ‘Good Design’ Award

    May 31, 2013
    Landa has announced it has received the prestigious Good Design award for its Landa Nanographic Printing Presses. According to Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum president and CEO of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, the Museum…

  • Stork Prints appoints new distributor for Indonesia

    Stork Prints appoints new distributor for Indonesia

    May 31, 2013
    Jet Technologies Indonesia has become the distributing partner for Stork Prints’ graphics printing portfolio for the Indonesian market, building on the successful partnership between Stork Prints and Jet Technologies in Australia and New Zea…

  • CCL partners for Thai tube plant

    May 31, 2013
    CCL Industries Inc., the world’s largest converter of pressure sensitive and film materials for labels for consumer packaging, is partnering with a Japanese firm to set up a plastic tube plant in Bangkok, Thailand. CCL, headquartered in Toront…

  • AB Graphic announces slitter/rewinder sale in Texas

    AB Graphic announces slitter/rewinder sale in Texas

    May 31, 2013
    AB Graphic International has announced the sale of a 17” wide HSR 430 slitter/rewinder to Gintzler Graphics / International Print and Packaging, Inc. of Liberty Hill, TX, USA. According to ABG, the system has expanded production capabilities an…

  • Flint Group calls for Narrow Web Print Awards entries

    May 31, 2013
    Flint Group is encouraging narrow web label and packaging converters from around the world to submit sample labels for evaluation by a panel of industry judges. For the 9th consecutive year, the winners of the Narrow Web Print Awards will be ann…

  • NAPL conducts tag & label acquisition outreach

    May 31, 2013
    The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) Mergers & Acquisitions Team has announced that it is conducting an acquisition outreach initiative on behalf of a prominent global label supplier in the Midwest Region of the United States.…

  • Mercian Labels, Pillbox Design partner for carton packaging

    Mercian Labels, Pillbox Design partner for carton packaging

    May 31, 2013
    Short run label and carton printer Mercian Labels and packaging design house Pillbox Design have partnered in an exclusive arrangement to offer an integrated design service for digitally printed labels and packaging. Mercian Labels has recently e…

  • A&V acquires The Provident Group

    May 31, 2013
    Anderson & Vreeland has announced the acquisition of The Provident Group, a manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades, end seals and other products for the flexographic printing industry. Anderson & Vreeland says this acquisition is a par…

  • See you in September

    Steve Katz, Editor || May 31, 2013
    Trade shows come in all shapes and sizes. Some are big and broad in scope, while others are targeted, niche affairs. You can’t be at all of them, or even most of them, but you have us – the media – and the L&NW staff has logged…

  • Multi-Color’s Watertown, WI facility now LIFE certified

    May 28, 2013
    The plant is the 46th facility to achieve TLMI LIFE Certification.

  • Wausau Coated to expand in Australia

    May 28, 2013
    A new facility will provide shorter lead times and reduced costs for label converters in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Steven Label adds Colordyne digital printing system

    May 28, 2013
    The Colordyne 1600PC digital printing system features near-perfect registration and smoother gradations without grain or hard lines.

  • Top Mid-East converter adds Gallus ECS 340

    May 28, 2013
    Kimoha Entrepreneurs, located south of Dubai, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its third Gallus press.

  • SATO announces investment in Nexgen Packaging

    May 28, 2013
    Nexgen is a privately owned provider of apparel brand identification and packaging products.

  • Ahlstrom, Munksjö complete label business deal

    May 28, 2013
    The European Commission has approved the combination of Munksjö AB and Ahlstrom’s Label and Processing business.

  • FINAT calling for technical papers

    May 28, 2013
    Submissions are due by August 1.