Hologram in 3-D Makes Postage Stamp a Keeper

Crown Roll Leaf created a stunning stereogram image for Canada Post's millennium project, and a team of suppliers brought the stamp to life. Canada Post,

Study Assesses the Future of Release Liners in Europe

Manufacturers of release liners and the converters and laminators that use them, in Europe and beyond, are experiencing a challenging trading environment. With pressure building on prices due to raw material increases, as well as on margins, the industry continues to seek ways of delivering better quality, at better prices, to wider markets.

Label Converter's Business Is Prime Labels & Pride

Striving to be not the biggest but the best, award-winning Premiere Labels values its customers and its suppliers, including press manufacturer Mark Andy.

Innovation Drives Converter of Pressure-Sensitive Labels

Sinel Systems S.A. is located about 30 miles from Barcelona's famous "La Rambla." The firm is Spain's leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels

Release Papers: New Trends Are Driving the Market

Release papers provide the base for a pressure-sensitive label system that runs the gamut from generic mailing labels to high-specification applications

Converter Can't Seem to Stay Out of Business

When Robert Curran sold his three label companies in 1987, he figured he was out of the converting business for good. Today, he not only owns a folding

Tape Converter Stands Up to Goliath with New Press

A flexo press from Bell-Mark makes a large contribution to Filmex Corporation, a smal specialty tape converter.

Specialty Products Are Custom Made in the U.K.

Specialization is something that seems to be burgeoning in the converting industry. From short-run specialty bags to the season/holiday-changing colorful

Narrow web adapts to multiple applications

The flexibility of today's narrow web systems gives converters exciting new capabilities."Narrow web is where the action is," says Mike Schmidt, director

Label converter controls quality from the inside out

Walle Corp. attributes much of its success to keeping tight control of operations at the company's three plants.Listen to the latest crop of advice coming

New possibilities for beer packaging in PEN and LCP

Beer bottlers are now looking at several innovative new plastics for their containers. For flexible label suppliers, these present new and exciting challenges

Web-inspection system supports label operation

A TruColor Video web-inspection system is bringing multiple benefits, including higher quality, to Label America.According to one of the cornerstones

In-mold labels: film is today's hot development.

As recently as 15 years ago, in-mold labeling was not a common technology. A desire to reduce costs was the motive for its development. A successful combination

Pressure-sensitive line utilizes all-vector drive system

A new MagneTek AC drive gives Kanzaki Specialty Papers the chance to evaluate it against DC units, and the results make AC look good.Kanzaki Specialty

Green Bay gears up for specialty labels

Green Bay Packaging's Coated Products Operations unit commissions custom equipment from Faustel to take advantage of the growing market for specialty

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