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  • JT Prepress Express invests in digital platemaking

    April 16, 2015
    JT Prepress Express, located in Costa  Mesa, CA, USA, has invested in digital technology to supplement its platemaking efforts. It has made the transition with the help of CT Graphics Arts. Owner Joe Cantarella opened the company 15 years ago,…

  • Durst hosting Open House in Italy

    April 16, 2015
    Once again, Durst is hosting “Durst Digital Days” – a three-day international open house for customers, news media, and other interested parties in the professional printing industry.  This year’s event is set for April 1…

  • Tau 330 now handling jumbo rolls

    April 16, 2015
     Inkjet label press manufacturer Durst is now offering a high-productivity, industrial-scale, “jumbo roll” unwind/rewind option for its Tau 330 UV inkjet digital label press. Durst’s fully automated, servo-driven, external &ld…

  • AWA announces annual release liner market update

    April 16, 2015
    Release liner is unquestionably a key enabler for applying labels and tapes, protecting the seals on envelopes, hygiene and consumer wound care products, as well as a variety of industrial uses. It is also the subject of considerable focus today in r…

  • Consolidated Label offering textured finishes on shrink sleeves

    April 16, 2015
    Consolidated Label Company has added special effects to custom shrink sleeve labels, allowing customers to incorporate texture into their designs. To do this, a Rotary Screen Integration (RSI) unit from SPGPrints was chosen for its diverse printing o…

  • Esko acquires MediaBeacon

    April 16, 2015
    Esko has announced its acquisition of MediaBeacon, a leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM) software products. MediaBeacon is based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, and brings an award-winning suite of DAM tools to market through direct distribution and st…

  • Acucote launches customized line of tamper-evident labelstock

    April 16, 2015
    Acucote has extended its line of tangible, voiding and tamper-evident products to include complete customization. Options for tamper-evident labelstocks have typically included the standard silver and white facestocks with the term “VOID”…

  • MPS to assemble presses in the US

    April 16, 2015
    Companies in North America investing in MPS presses will now have the added benefit of having their presses assembled in the United States. MPS Systems North America Inc. and EMT International in Green Bay, WI, USA, have partnered for assembling MPS…

  • UPM Raflatac names first Label Life Award winner

    April 16, 2015
    Ricoh Industrie France has been announced as the winner of the inaugural UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards competition. The award recognizes strong performance in responsibility and awards a specific sustainability initiative. More than 70 of UPM Raflat…

  • Introducing Algro Sol from Sappi

    April 16, 2015
    Sappi, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, a manufacturer of coated fine paper, has invested more than 60 million euro in the conversion of Paper Machine 2 (PM2) at its Alfeld mill to ensure an increased supply of speciality papers and to meet high q…

  • Domino to be acquired by Brother Industries

    April 16, 2015
    Brother Industries Ltd. has agreed to buy Domino Printing Sciences for 1.03 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) in cash to expand in labels and packaging as the home and office printing market declines. Shareholders of Cambridge, UK-based Domino will recei…

  • Heidelberg hosts first Gallus Digital Label Forum 

    April 16, 2015
    Gallus recently hosted visitors to the the research and development center of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen in Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, for the first Gallus Digital Label Forum. Highlighting the event was a live demonstration of the DCS 340, the new…

  • Aztech chooses Flexo Concepts’ trupoint orange doctor blades

    April 16, 2015
    Flexo Concepts has announced that Aztech Converting Systems of Tempe, AZ, USA, is now shipping all of its Diemaster Series Rotary Diecutter flexo stations with the TruPoint Orange doctor blade. The converting equipment manufacturer selected TruPoint…

  • AWT adds onserting capability, grabs Star of Excellence Awards

    April 16, 2015
    AWT Labels & Packaging, a label and packaging manufacturer with headquarters  in Minneapolis, MN, USA, has installed a Longford OS700X triple motor surge feeder. The onserter will allow AWT to make extended content labels in a variety of siz…

  • Graphic Labels goes digital with JFlex 870 retrofit

    April 16, 2015
    Graphic Labels, a label manufacturer in Orlando, FL, USA, sought advanced digital label printing, because many of its customers demanded short run orders with fast turnaround. The company’s three flexo presses require a lot of prep time –…

  • Anderson & Vreeland announces CTP white paper

    April 16, 2015
    Anderson & Vreeland has produced a white paper titled “The State of Computer-to-Plate Technologies for Flexography.” “CTP can reduce make-ready and waste, reducing raw material, labor and resources to create the same job vs. fi…

  • Omet sells 600th press

    April 16, 2015
    Omet has announced the sale of its 600th printing press for labels and packaging. The company has increased its annual turnover by 10% since 2009, and with this latest sale, Omet has reached sales totaling 85 million euro. This global milestone marks…

  • Avery Dennison announces Removables range

    April 16, 2015
    Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has introduced its Select Solutions Removables Portfolio in North America. The portfolio features a variety of paper and film facestocks matched with nine adhesives. This collection of 35 removable label c…

  • Bizerba USA purchases MPS EF flexo press

    April 16, 2015
    MPS Systems North America Inc. (MPS) announced it has sold an EF flexo press to Bizerba Label Solutions, located in Joppa, MD, USA. According to John Gomeau, president of Bizerba Label Solutions, the deciding factors for purchasing the MPS EF press…

  • UPM Raflatac launches resealable portfolio

    April 16, 2015
    UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of a new resealable portfolio designed to provide long-lasting open-closure functionality for a range of applications in the Americas. Featuring RR05 and RR10, two of the company’s newest removable adhesive…

  • WS Packaging Group names new CEO

    April 16, 2015
    WS Packaging Group has appointed Charlie Eitel to CEO, effective April 1, 2015. Eitel joins the company in an operating role after having served on its Board of Directors since May 2014. Over the course of his career, Eitel has held leadership positi…

  • Expanding Inland Label rebrands

    April 16, 2015
    Inland Label is now known as Inland. The name is part of a strategic rebrand in connection with the company’s growth and expansion into new markets. By dropping “Label” from its name, the La Crosse, WI-based company is positioning i…

  • Decade

    Steve Katz || April 16, 2015
    Ten years makes for an interesting span of time. It’s not so long ago that it’s a distant memory, yet though I remember it well, I don’t quite recall it like it was yesterday. So much has changed for me in ten years. In 2005, I was…

  • Micro-size your marketing efforts

    Mark Lusky || April 16, 2015
    Noted author and blogger Seth Godin recently blogged about the rise of micro production and marketing leading to the fall of mass production and mass media marketing. The days of creating mass quantities of stuff, then marketing it to the masses thro…

  • Labeling Three Olives

    April 16, 2015
    Flavored liquors have been instrumental to distilleries and importers. According to Euromonitor International, these products constituted 26% of all volume sales in the US from 2007 to 2012. When Three Olives cherry and grape vodkas developed a foll…

  • Selling your business starts with a rock solid valuation

    Rock LaManna || April 16, 2015
    How much is your business worth? If you’re selling your company, it’s a question you’ll want to ask long before it’s time to hang out the FOR SALE sign. A business valuation will provide the answer, provided you’re an ow…

  • What does BPA-free mean?

    Jack Kenny || April 16, 2015
    Research on a consumer labeling program has a peculiar result.

  • Trust me

    Calvin Frost || April 16, 2015
    I love this: “All statements are true in some sense, false in some sense, meaningless in some sense, true and false in some sense, true and meaningless in some sense, false and meaningless in some sense and true and false and meaningless in som…

  • More beer labels now say ‘Skål’

    April 16, 2015
    It has been unkindly remarked that every edition of Narrow Web Europe reports on some aspect of beer, wine or spirits labels. This has nothing to do with your correspondent’s drinking habits but simply reflects the importance of this sector of…

  • Converting heats up at ICE USA 2015

    Converting heats up at ICE USA 2015

    Steve Katz || April 16, 2015
    Nearly 5,000 converting professionals came to Orlando for the biennial show.

  • Digital on display at Xeikon Cafe

    Digital on display at Xeikon Cafe

    Greg Hrinya || April 16, 2015
    Education and machinery demonstrations were highlights of the digital press manufacturer's annual event.

  • Beauty and Personal Care Labels

    Beauty and Personal Care Labels

    Greg Hrinya || April 16, 2015
    Capturing attention at the shelf remains a key market driver.

  • Flexible Packaging Materials

    Flexible Packaging Materials

    April 16, 2015
    Narrow web converters can use products optimized for their presses to enter a fast-growing sector of the packaging industry.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Tadbik NJ

    Narrow Web Profile: Tadbik NJ

    Steve Katz || April 16, 2015
    Now identifying with its parent company, the converter is entering new markets and its next phase of growth.

  • Flexo Presses

    Flexo Presses

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

  • Nazdar releases dual cure narrow web ink

    April 15, 2015
    The 6800 Series' photoinitiator package functions with all major LED and Hg vapor UV lamp suppliers to the narrow web market.

  • Innovia Films releases BOPP label films

    April 15, 2015
    The food contact compliant films cover a broad range of food use conditions.

  • VTT develops method for printing WORM memories

    April 15, 2015
    Write-once-read-many memories can be fabricated directly on the product or packaging using flexographic or inkjet printing.

  • Smartrac and Cartamundi team up on NFC-enabled gaming cards

    April 15, 2015
    The two companies are cooperating to leverage and drive the growth of the global mobile gaming market.

  • SAM receives award for die coating system

    April 15, 2015
    The patented slot die coating system was developed in SAM's Sungan Printed Electronics Laboratory (SPEL).

  • Kocher+Beck breaks ground on facility expansion

    Kocher+Beck breaks ground on facility expansion

    April 14, 2015
    The 24,000 square-foot extension will help Kocher+Beck to meet the growing demand for its high quality flexible dies.

  • UPM Raflatac takes on ice bucket challenge with new labelstocks

    April 14, 2015
    Silvervac WSA maintains label design integrity in the presence of moisture and humidity.

  • FINAT seeks candidates for 2015 Recycling Awards

    April 14, 2015
    The deadline for submitting entries is May 22, 2015.

  • Epson partners with ReThink Label Systems

    April 14, 2015
    The Epson C7500 embeds PrecisionCore printing technology that drops ink on labels without ever touching them.

  • Jeco Plastic Products hosts U.S. senator Joe Donnelly

    April 14, 2015
    Donnelly learned about the company’s efforts to export its plastic pallets to the global printing and automotive industries.

  • Western Shield Label Company acquires Hand on a Label

    April 14, 2015
    Hand on a Label’s core offerings include prime labels with a particular focus on the food and beverage industries.

  • Dion Label Printing installs two HP Indigo WS6800 presses

    April 13, 2015
    The roll fed narrow web WS6800 press offers increased output with speeds of up to 130 fpm in enhanced productivity mode.

  • Avery Dennison recognizes suppliers in second annual awards

    April 13, 2015
    The awards were held at the company’s European headquarters in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands on March 24, 2015.

  • Inland a winner in 2015 Graphics Excellence Awards

    April 13, 2015
    The Graphics Excellence Awards competition is an annual event that recognizes and rewards printing and finishing companies.

  • Breaking the mold at IMLCON/IMDCON

    Breaking the mold at IMLCON/IMDCON

    Greg Hrinya, Associate Editor || April 13, 2015
    The industry event tackled common issues like color blanching and distortion.