Equipment

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.


Introducing gb Flexo

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


Hally Labels upgrades inspection for traceability labels

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


The Future of Flexo

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


New York Label & Box Works

The versatile converter innovates to meet the challenge of complexity.


Tabletop Printing & Converting Systems

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


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.


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.


Abbott Label

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


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.


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.


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.


ICE USA heats up Orlando

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


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.


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.


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.


Rising costs, shrinking margins

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


ActionPak adds Karlville shrink sleeve equipment

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


Sanilox unveils new roll cleaning system

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


Static Control

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


Techprint

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


Label Inspection

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


Companies to Watch

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