Special Effects


  • Agfa Graphics set to host Open House

    May 5, 2015
    The event is taking place from May 6-7, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in California.

  • Little Bird goes outside the box in rebrand

    Little Bird goes outside the box in rebrand

    Greg Hrinya, Associate Editor||February 12, 2015
    A curious confection ditches the traditional box for a pouch that pops.

  • Color-Logic and Scodix team up on two-level swatchbook

    October 27, 2014
    The swatchbook was printed using the Color-Logic process with CMYK and white ink on Derprosa substrate.

  • Holograms for the Holidays

    Holograms for the Holidays

    Steve Katz, Editor||December 23, 2013
    Eye-catching images help brands catch consumer attention during the retail market’s most profitable time of year.

  • TLMI 2013 AWARDS

    TLMI 2013 AWARDS

    November 21, 2013
    McDowell Label and Screen Printing HAS TAKEN the top prize in the 2013 TLMI Label Awards for its Peace & Harmony label. The Texas converter won Best of Show for the label, as well as first place awards in 12 categories, including two Best of Clas…

  • Special Effects Labels

    Special Effects Labels

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||November 21, 2013
    So long as there is competition on store shelves, there will be a demand for special effects labels.

  • Expansion aspirations in India

    Expansion aspirations in India

    Harveer Sahni||August 20, 2013
    Zircon, a 6-year-old label converter, has acquired an Omet Varyflex – perhaps the largest press delivered to India so far.

  • Label Summit Latin America

    Label Summit Latin America

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 23, 2012
    Held in Guadalajara for the first time, the show focused on going green and the region’s rapid growth.

  • AWA publishes annual global review

    May 22, 2012
    Labeling & Product Decoration Markets Global Review 2012 looks at volumes and demand, market structure, characteristics and growth rates.

  • India’s Label Market

    India’s Label Market

    Catherine Diamond||April 19, 2012
    India’s label market is growing every year, and shows no signs of slowing down.

  • Film for Food

    Film for Food

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||February 14, 2012
    Toray Plastics America, a supplier of food-safe films, reveals what’s new in this segment of the industry.

  • A record year in Brussels

    A record year in Brussels

    November 17, 2011
    Brand owners are using smart labels to ensure product authenticity and value, while improving productivity and the customer experience.

  • Beer and Spirits Labels

    Beer and Spirits Labels

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||November 17, 2011
    Alcohol: people drink it in good times and bad. Luckily for those in the label industry, the world has had its share of both lately. Here’s a look at design, shelf appeal and brand security in the world of beer and spirits labels.

  • Industry News

    October 4, 2011
    Multi-Color acquires York Label Group

  • Tabletop Printing & Converting Systems

    Tabletop Printing & Converting Systems

    Jack Kenny||October 4, 2011
    Compact and economical, these small machines have found homes in hundreds of label shops around the world.