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  • Constantia Flexibles increases sales and earnings in 2015

    March 31, 2016
    According to preliminary results, sales in 2015 increased by 9.4% year-on-year to 1.89 billion €.

  • Playing the game

    John Penhallow || November 17, 2014
    Few people, even in France, know that the second biggest “instant game” lottery in the world is French. The Française des Jeux (FDJ) is a government-controlled quasi-monopoly which also runs betting and a host of other gaming-relat…

  • Freedonia reports increased global demand for PS tapes

    Freedonia reports increased global demand for PS tapes

    June 4, 2014
    Demand is expected to increase 5% annually to more than 50 billion square meters through 2018.

  • 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…

  • Avery Dennison Fasson focuses on PS applications in Europe and Middle East

    September 23, 2009
    Fasson’s Europe chief sees end users wanting different container shapes that use different materials.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Companies to Watch

    Companies to Watch

    October 9, 2007
    Companies to Watch is a special feature of Label & Narrow Web that pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry.

  • Eastern Europe

    November 30, -0001
    Eastern Europe While label consumption in Western Europe has slowed almost right across the board, some small items of good news are coming in from farther east. Giant food concern Nestlé has confirmed its intention to expand operations in Po…

  • European press manufacturers

    November 30, -0001
    Reports of my death,” wrote Mark Twain on one occasion, “are greatly exaggerated.” In a similar vein, Netherlands based label press manufacturer MPS, about whose future rumors were circulating, has just issued a statement saying tha…