Equipment

Rotary Diecutting

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


ICE USA 2015

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


Converting education at ICE USA

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


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.


REVO officially unveiled

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


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.


Techprint

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


The Future of Flexo

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


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.


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.


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.


ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

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


Rising costs, shrinking margins

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


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.


Asian Label Markets

The fastest growing market for labels commands the attention of the rest of the packaging world.


FTA Forum & INFO*FLEX 2013

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


Static Control

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


Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

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


Inspection Evolution

The equipment that ensures a label’s perfection is evolving rapidly, and converters are reaping the benefits.


Companies to Watch

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


Label Inspection

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


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.