World Label Shipments to Grow thru 2005, Reports Freedonia

World label shipments are forecast to advance at an annual pace of nearly 7% through the 2005, says The Freedonia Group, Inc. The group says this growth will take shipments to a level of 32 billion sq m, valued at $61.5 billion (US).

MACtac Supplies P-S Material for USPS Commemorative Stamps in Wake of September 11 Terrorist Attack

MACtac recently announced it will supply pressure-sensitive (p-s) material for more than 310 million "United We Stand" commemorative stamps. According to MACtac, the stamp was designed by Terry McCaffery of the USPS, has been available nationwide since November 5, and features a an "Old Glory" graphic.

TLMI Technical Conference Now Slated for February 2002

Originally slated for mid-September in Chicago, TLMI's Technical conference was postponed due to the September 11th terrorist attack. New dates for the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute's technical conference are February 10-12, 2002.

Indigo-Nilpeter Bring Inline Finishing to Digital Label Printing

Labelexpo Europe concluded at the end of last month, but an OEM agreement released at the show is the beginning of a new relationship between Indigo and

New Solutions for Packaging and Label Printers by CreoScitex and ScenicSoft

LYNNWOOD, WA--Washington-based ScenicSoft and CreoScitex, Burnaby, BC, Canada, recently announced they're expanding their exisiting OEM relationship.

Industry Meetings Put on Hold: TLMI and IADD

Both the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) and the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) have put their upcoming meetings on hold due to Tuesday's terrorist attacks on the USA.

Prime Labels Are More Than a Family Affair

Purchased in part to serve divisions in its parent company, Prestige Label has fulfilled that role with excellence while building up a broad and impressive

Rotoflex to Launch Product Platforms at Label Expo Europe

Rotoflex International says it will launch its new "Millenium Vision," the PRO Series, which includes five product groups—Pro Inspect, Pro Vision, Pro Secure, Pro DieCut, and Pro Tech—for inspection, slitting, rewinding, die-cutting, and vision converting applications, at Label Expo.

Tamper-Evident, Tamper-Proof Packaging Part of Life Today

A tamper-proof package, i.e., one that could never be opened, would mean no one could tamper with the cookies, but no one could eat them either!

Russian Label Show Exhibits Lively Growth

Where in the world can the packaging industry enjoy annual volume growth of 30% and more?

Shared Focus Makes for One Successful Company

Two label converters come together, and the result is award-winning synergy.

Mikoh, Intermec Technologies Produce Smart&Secure Labels

Mikoh Corp. and Intermec Technologies Corp. have announced a collaboration to incorporate Smart&Secure RFID transponders (thin, flexible Radio Frequency Identification circuits) into a unique array of p-s label constructions.

Holograms Light Up the Jimi Hendrix Experience

A quarter million oval onlay labels for The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the new acclaimed CD and LP collection of recordings by the late guitarist, were

PLGA Meeting Honors Gravure and Its Printers

With a brand new competition added to the agenda, the Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. gathers in Florida.

Sheet-Fed Label Converter to Keep Winning Ways

For one 88-year-old sheet-fed label producer, “Independence Day” has taken on a whole new meaning. And, it has a brand new date.

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