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.


ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

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


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.


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.


New York Label & Box Works

The versatile converter innovates to meet the challenge of complexity.


Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

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


A record year in Brussels

Brand owners are using smart labels to ensure product authenticity and value, while improving productivity and the customer experience.


Narrow Web Profile: Creative Labels Inc.

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


Narrow Web Profile: Action Packaging Systems, Inc.

An unwavering commitment to just-in-time delivery sets apart this multi-faceted company


ICE USA heats up Orlando

With more than 2,800 attendees, the biennial show brought 345 exhibiting companies.


Techprint

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


Introducing gb Flexo

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


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.


Rotary Diecutting

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


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.


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.


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.


Sanilox unveils new roll cleaning system

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


NDC announces ICE USA exhibit

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


Roll Flex Label

A small, regional label converter stays profitable in difficult times by cutting costs and investing in basic digital printing equipment.


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.


Rising costs, shrinking margins

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


Static Control

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


Companies to Watch

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