L-R: Erwin Pudek, Insignis; Ferdinand Rüesch, Gallus; Silvia Spatt, Heidelberg; Uwe Alexander, Gallus

The press features the full configuration of available options: cold foil, flexo unit, Heidelberg Digital Print Unit (DPU), as well as a Digital Embellishment Unit (DEU) for in-line finishing. The system has been augmented with the addition of rotary screen printing, which can be positioned...

Avery Dennison’s new M_use platform is providing insights that impact material innovation and product design, writes Amy White, the company’s global vice president of brand and communications.

Understanding the ecosystem in which you operate and using insights to drive innovation in not only product, but also services, is critical for any company to differentiate and add value in the short, medium and long term. 

As a materials science company founded on a breakthrough...

Dan Muenzer, president of North American association TLMI, discusses about sustainability and why it’s a key pillar in the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute’s strategic plan through to 2020.

L&L: What is your stance on sustainability in business? 
Dan Muenzer: It is my personal opinion that good environmental stewardship is a positive move for business, and something that should be done because it is the right thing to do. I don’t feel, at...

Kurz DM-Jetliner installed in-line with an HP Indigo WS6800 at All4Labels

Introduced earlier this year, DM-Jetliner is an upstream digital metal transfer film unit which can be easily integrated with HP Indigo narrow web presses. It enables the production of high-quality labels with metallic effects on a variety of substrates, in one pass and at full press speed....

Uteco Crystal press at the Nocera plant

‘Consumers are becoming more and more demanding and smart technologies are shaping new consumer trends,’ says Guido Iannone, general manager of Nuceria Group and vice president sales at All4Labels. ‘This means we need to be more innovative than ever. Thanks to our successful experience...

The judging panel. Standing L-R: Finat scout Noel Mitchell, Murat Sipahioglu of Fin Etiket, Steven de Cleen of ProudDesign. Seated L-R: Tony White of AWA Consulting, Steve Wood of Steve Wood Services

The dramatic image of a bird in full flight, printed by Multi-Color Corporation, Chile, caught the imagination of the judges to win Best in Show at the 2019 Finat Label Competition.

The awards were announced during the Finat European Label Forum in Copenhagen. 

Multi-Color Chile’s...

L-R: Uday Lodha and Prasanna Sahu of Barcom Industries in front of the Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press

Prasanna Sahu, chairman at Barcom Industries, says: ‘We are growing with our customers because of the service we provide them. Label printing is a service-oriented industry and we don’t hesitate to dedicate a press to the job of our customers, if required.’

Barcom Industries was...

ELF gala dinner in Copenhagen

Scandinavian trends 
Because the ELF was held this year in Copenhagen, delegates had the chance to focus on one of the world’s most active regions for label conversion and consumption. 

Lars Ole Nauta, CEO of the FlexoPrint group and vice chair of the Danish Label...

Recycling was a key topic at this year’s AWA International Sleeve Label Conference

This year’s AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition addressed a number of important issues affecting the market. Taking place in Amsterdam in early April, the event brought together over 120 delegates...

Makito Nakamura, division head of PP & IP Business, in front of the Accurio Label 190 digital press

The company is in the process of expanding its presence in the region, appointing distributors in the developing markets of Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia runs a customer engagement center in Singapore that...

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