ICE USA 2015

Scenes from the show floor where more than 350 exhibitors showcased their machinery, products and services.

Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

Traceability, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting requirements place new demands on the inspection process.

Flint Group transfers UV ink production to Sweden

The move from Italy is a technological and logistical move designed to consolidate all UV ink production in one facility.

Label Traxx to launch digital prepress tool at DscoopX

Label Traxx can now pass lead-in and lead-out specifications to Automation Engine, enabling automatic printing at the beginning and end of a job.

Kocher+Beck breaks ground on facility expansion

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

Introducing gb Flexo

The company buys and sells used equipment, working directly with label printers and converters.

Equipment Acquisition: The Drivers

A great deal of time and effort goes into the decision to purchase a new or used piece of equipment. Several converters share their thoughts about the process.

Precision AirConvey establishes customer experience team

The program's emphasis is to provide a fast, effective and clear response if there are problems with the firm’s trim and matrix removal systems.

European Label Markets

Between green and growth, Europe's converters and suppliers face the challenges of change

Print Management Systems

The newest generation of print management systems streamline internal processes and communication with customers.

Narrow Web Profile: Creative Labels Inc.

The California converter leads the way, embracing new markets and technologies.

NDC announces ICE USA exhibit

The precision measurement and control products supplier will show its latest gauging systems for the converting industries.

RFID combats product diversion

New Sunshine turns to WS Packaging to help fight diversion and protect consumers.

Static Control

Products abound to prevent static-causing print defects, while ensuring operator safety.

Rotary Diecutting

Cost savings and technical advancements have flexible dies entrenched as today’s preferred technology.

Edale installs its biggest Card Line to date

Edale teamed with an unnamed printer that realized existing sheetfed machines were no longer commercially viable with continued business growth.

Label Inspection

The tools that help improve color, shape, type and overall precision come in many variations, and the technology continually improves.

Sanilox unveils new roll cleaning system

The Sanilox System automates on-press roll cleaning with the flexibliity of off-press cleaning.

Abbott Label

A legacy of responsiveness and selling exclusively to resellers has this converter poised for continued growth.

Rising costs, shrinking margins

L&NW's 2011 Mid-Year Economic Report: 'Challenging, frustrating and rewarding'

Inspection Equipment

Print defects are part of the job, but converters have lots of machinery choices that help prevent imperfect labels from leaving their buildings.

ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

ActionPak will feature its Tornado Tunnel at the upcoming AWA International Sleeve Label Conference & Exhibition.