Equipment

ICE USA 2015

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


A record year in Brussels

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


Abbott Label

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


RFID combats product diversion

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


REVO officially unveiled

At Gidue’s headquarters in Italy, REVO – a collaborative flexo technology – made its world debut.


ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

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


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.


Rotary Diecutting

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


Narrow Web Profile: Action Packaging Systems, Inc.

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


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.


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.


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.


Static Control

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


The Future of Flexo

Industry experts from all facets of the label printing supply chain weigh in on flexo's future.


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.


FTA Forum & INFO*FLEX 2013

With the theme of ‘Right Here, Right Now’, the flexo industry enjoyed education, awards and atmosphere in San Diego.


Introducing gb Flexo

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


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.


Converters 'Experience the Automation' in Italy

The September event focused on automation and all of its practical aspects, including printed reel control and finishing, maximizing productivity, quality control, service and ROI enhancement.


Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

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


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.


Rising costs, shrinking margins

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