High energy and enthusiasm permeated the six halls of Labelexpo Europe 2011 in Brussels this year, a most welcome change after several years of economic struggle and uncertainty. While the label industry has not suffered quite as much as have other industries, converters and suppliers alike were reserving judgment in the weeks preceding the show, hoping for a positive Labelexpo experience and at the same time expressing caution. But they need not have worried. The industry came to Brussels with plans to expand its technology base, and that meant shopping for everything from presses to plates, software to slitters.
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