Positive ID Labels has long been one of the U.K.’s leading pricing gun label producers, but with that market shrinking over the past 20 years, much of its business has moved to manufacturing labels. A recent investment is setting up its label manufacturing business for even more growth.
Komori Americas and Screen USA have entered into a strategic selling agreement that effectively joins the two companies’ sales organizations.
Consolidated Label Co. has added special effects capabilities for custom shrink sleeve labels, allowing customers to incorporate texture into their packaging design.
Tennessee-based Graphic Label Solutions (GLS) was seeking an alternative to its existing label production process. The company was using screen printing as well as a wide-format printer to produce labels. But as run lengths shortened, the screen printing process became cost-prohibitive, and digital wide-format printing lacked the throughput needed to meet demand. In addition, GLS was seeking new business, a more efficient way to finish its work, and sought an environmentally sustainable solution to match the company's desire to have as small an environmental footprint as possible.
Indications of a North American economic recovery are popping up everywhere. From a large jump in new orders by U.S. non-manufacturers to a continued increase in long-term housing demand, there is ample reason to be hopeful.
There have been some notable developments in the digital production landscape for folding cartons, but overall the landscape has not changed significantly in the past year and a half.
This year's Labelexpo Europe reported its largest ever edition with record-breaking attendance figures. In addition, numerous market exhibitors increased their presence at the event, and the debut of several new busy feature areas was highly successful.
The results of the 27th annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards are in! A wide array of entries reflected the excellent work being done throughout the industry.
Gallus will be using its Gallus Print Shop concept at Labelexpo Europe to demonstrate how the benefits of digital and conventional printing methods can be combined to produce labels faster and more cost-effectively.
The L9 associations are pleased to announce the results of the 2012 World Label awards competition judged by an international jury during Labelexpo in Chicago in September 2012. The L9 is the alliance of global label associations, formulating policies and strategic information in connection with global matters affecting the worldwide label industry.