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  • Carton of the Year

    Carton of the Year

    October 13, 2015
    The packaging for ambuja, a natural skin care collection from Legart Forschungsatelier, was the big winner at the 2015 ProCarton ECMA Awards when it received the Carton of the Year award. The winning packaging is made of Invercote G 200 g/m2 from Igg…

  • Beyond pressure sensitive

    Beyond pressure sensitive

    John Penhallow || September 7, 2015
    Time was, men were men and labels were labels. You knew where you were then. If you were a pressure sensitive label converter, you made PS labels. Period. And if you were a label press manufacturer, you made special presses that were quite different…

  • Court verdict reaffirms CTI’s ink trade secret protection

    July 24, 2015
    A Colorado jury ruled in favor of the company that makes cans turn blue when the beverage is cold.

  • French leave

    French leave

    John Penhallow || July 21, 2015
    In case any readers of L&NW are planning to holiday in France this summer, they should note that the rentrée this year falls on September 1. In case any readers don’t know what the rentrée is, well, it’s the most importa…

  • Currency swings and roundabouts

    John Penhallow || March 9, 2015
    Violent exchange rate fluctuations have been rare in recent years. This year looks like the exception. In late January, and to general surprise, the Swiss Central Bank stopped intervening to hold down the value of the Swiss franc. Within minutes, the…

  • A world without packaging

    A world without packaging

    John Penhallow, Contributing Editor || October 14, 2013
    A symposium with this provocative title took place recently in Belgium. Among the speakers was Bruno Ponsard from the Montreal Institut des Emballages et du Génie Alimentaire (non-French-speaking readers should note that Génie has nothi…

  • Fearing migration

    Fearing migration

    January 23, 2013
    Many European countries, most notably Germany and Britain, seem to have an almost pathological fear of migration. Not the kind that has boat people landing in quiet creeks (though lots of people are afraid of that too), but the migration of nasty che…

  • Surprise

    Steve Katz, Editor || January 23, 2013
    "There’s a magazine for that?”  That was my first reaction upon entering the label printing industry. Of course, I’ve since learned that there truly is a magazine for everything, but at the time, it sure came as a surprise…

  • Companies to Watch

    Companies to Watch

    John Penhallow, Steve Katz, and Jack Kenny || October 6, 2008
    L&NW pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry.