October 2, 2007 Following the success of its 2005 event, AB Graphic International will host a second open house at its USA location in Elgin, IL with participation from key industry partners including HP and Avery Dennison.
October 2, 2007 Spartanics and EFI Jetrion have announced a partnership to offer short run printing and diecutting for narrow web printers that combine EFI Jetrion’s 4000 Series UV Inkjet Systems with Spartanics Finecut Laser Cutting System technology.
October 2, 2007 Converting equipment manufacturer Precision AirConvey, Newark, DE, USA, has introduced a free video test service on its roll splitter, inviting converters, packagers, waste material brokers, plastics processors, and others to send a sample roll of their m
October 2, 2007 The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) took its experienced faculty and curriculum to the new Chemsultants International laboratory and production facility for its September 17-19 Tape University Fundamentals of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes class
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.
September 29, 2007 Tailored Solutions, developer of Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has announced new stock product features in Label Traxx version 5.1.
September 28, 2007 Short run digital color, a strong theme at Labelexpo Europe this year, was championed by EFI/Jetrion, which gave European converters their first look at the company’s 4000 inkjet series.
September 28, 2007 Placing environmental issues high on its agenda, UPM Raflatac announced at Labelexpo Europe that it is working now to implement environmental ISO 14001 certification at its factories across the world.
September 28, 2007 Martin Automatic announced at Labelexpo Europe that two European label converters have expanded their capabilities by incorporating the company’s equipment into their Gallus production lines.
September 28, 2007 Narrow web industry observers might think that the RFID “wave” has hit a difficult spot in the road, but that’s not so, according to Stan Drobac, VP of RFID strategy for Avery Dennison.
September 27, 2007 It seems that every time you pick up a business magazine today there is an article about sustainable business. But what do we mean by "sustainable business"? My broad definition is simply a business that operates in an environmentally responsible way…
September 27, 2007 Last issue we explored the subject of waste and how easy it can be to get started on eliminating much of the wastes that exist in print shops today. The key, if you remember, is that in order to eliminate these wastes you must first be able to see th…
September 27, 2007 Rodney Strong Vineyards of Healdsburg, CA, USA, has been in business since the late 1950s and has been constantly evolving. According to John Leyden, vice president of packaging and distribution, a 37-year company veteran, the winery is currently pro…
September 27, 2007 Here is an interesting ornithological fact: Certain birds of prey have features that have evolved over time which enable them to hunt for kinds of food other birds are unable to even pursue. The osprey, for example, has eyes with a particular trait t…
September 27, 2007 Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) has achieved a high degree of success with its Print Vision/Helios 100 percent web inspection system, so much so that the system is in use at 14 different booths this year at Labelexpo Europe.
September 27, 2007 Unilux, a manufacturer of portable and mountable strobe lamps, exhibited a range of products that include smaller and more powerful models that incorporate lighter and more robust housings.
September 27, 2007 Epson put in its first appearance at Labelexpo with a prototype of a digital inkjet printer with a 13" web and capable of printing CMYK using high density pigments in an aqueous solution.