Equipment

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.


Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

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


Converting education at ICE USA

The AIMCAL-sponsored program featured key insights from some of the industry’s leading experts.


Tabletop Printing & Converting Systems

Compact and economical, these small machines have found homes in hundreds of label shops around the world.


Abbott Label

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


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.


Introducing gb Flexo

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


Sanilox unveils new roll cleaning system

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


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.


Techprint

From labels to printed electronics to product assembly, this Massachusetts converter is a true one-stop shop for its high-tech customers.


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 Inspection

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


New York Label & Box Works

The versatile converter innovates to meet the challenge of complexity.


ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

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


Companies to Watch

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.


Gallus partners with Matho for waste handling

Gallus will represent Matho sales in the USA as well as provide consultation, aftermarket services and parts.


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.


NDC announces ICE USA exhibit

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


Narrow Web Profile: Creative Labels Inc.

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


Rising costs, shrinking margins

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


Rotary Diecutting

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


Digital Finishing Equipment

Machinery manufacturers have successfully kept pace with the latest digital printing technology.


Companies to Watch

L&NW pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry.


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.


Static Control

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