A Paradise of Print

Gathered in Hawaii for an annual meeting and awards ceremony, TLMI members prove how they excel at the art of creating narrow web tags, labels, and packaging.

Release Liner Special Report, Part 1

In the pressure-sensitive label market, the release liner supply chain faces a number of threats and cost-related issues. Still, there are opportunities.

Release Liner Special Report, Part 3

The market for radiation-curable release coatings is healthy, and the rising cost of energy makes their use even more attractive.

Release Liner Special Report, Part 2

In a world of consolidation, Itasa shows there is still a strong role for independent suppliers. New equipment from BMB provides the flexibility necessary to serve demanding customers.

Full House for TLMI Technical Conference

More than 350 attendees gathered for the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) Technical Conference, the highest turnout numbers in the event's history.

Narrow Web & Label Reporter

Narrow web converting industry news from: FCI, AVT, Mark Andy, TLMI, EskoArtwork, and Digitalabel.

A Smarter Future for Labels

There are untapped opportunities available for converters that adopt smart label technology.

Labeling Markets South American Market Study & Sourcebook 2007

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released "Labeling Markets South American Market Study & Sourcebook 2007" market overview and opportunities for labelstock producers, material suppliers, and all companies involved in the product decoration and identification market.

NARROW WEB & LABEL REPORTER

Narrow web converting industry news from: HP, PacSys and PAT Technology Systems, TLMI, and IDTechEx.

Track & Trace

Continuing dramatic growth for RFID devices is forecast for a number of years, reaching 18+ billion units in 2010 and more than 700 billion units in 2015. Of the 2015 total, some 260 billion will be silicon chip-based RFID inlays mounted on a film substrate and a further 390 billion will be chipless RFID tag labels, while the share of non-label RFID devices will be reduced to 7% of the total.

AVT Nominated for Label Award

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) has been nominated for the 2007 Label Industry Award for New Innovation.

Automated Web Handling Reduces Costs

Germark finds automated web handling equipment from Martin Automatic boosts productivity while offering fast payback.

In-Mold Label Event

IMLCON07, the 15th Intl. In-Mold Labeling Conference, organized by AWA Conferences & Events, will be held this year in Scottsdale, AZ, October 10-12 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort.

Treat 'em Right

Offset printer adds corona treating to its eight-color press and improves print quality on a new product line: in-mold film labels.

Working Undercover

Brand security and authentication are integral features of product design in today’s global economy. Converters have a role to play.

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