Power Paper and Graphic Solutions Offer an RFID System

Power Paper and Graphic Solutions have teamed up to produce the PowerID system, a turnkey RFID system that the companies claim improves the reliability of remote monitoring, processing, and transmitting of data. (powerpaper.com and graphicsolutions.com)

Register System Suits Sleeve Converter

Fuji Seal manufactures shrink-sleeve packaging for some big, blue-chip companies. Quality is essential, as the award-winning converter knows. So it's

RFID Expert Group Joins AIM

WARRENDALE, PA A group designated REG (RFID Experts Group), initially chartered by the US Dept. of Defense, will become an expert advisory group within

Avery Forms RFID Unit

PASADENA, CA Avery Dennison Corp. has formed a business unit dedicated to the manufacturing and marketing of low-cost RFID inlays and tags. The division

Narrow Web New Product Digest

Narrow web new products from: AB Graphic Intl., KTI, Dover Flexo Electronics, and Omet.

RFID & EPC Systems

By now, most members of the converting industry probably have heard about Electronic Product Code (EPC) systems which, using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), will allow logistical tracking of products throughout the distribution chain, revolutionizing the product distribution process well beyond the current bar code technology. The converting industry will be part of that revolution as major retailers and the government begin mandating its use.

What's New in Narrow Web

New from: Applied Extrusion Technologies, Fife Corp., Mark Andy, Appleton, Yupo Corp. of America, Label Vision Systems, UVA-Shielder, BST Pro Mark, Rayven, and Aquaflex.

The Gold Standard

Vibrant colors and shimmering foils receive high marks at the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) 2004 awards competition. Winners were announced October 26 during TLMI's 2004 annual meeting in LaQuinta, CA. A total of 107 awards were presented, including 47 first place, 22 second place, and 35 honorable mentions. Here are details on just a few of this year's winners.

PFFC Worldwide Special Report on Release Liners, part 1

Reporting on all aspects of release liners, including AWA's roundtable forum held during the 2004 Global Release Liner converence, North American facts and figures, and an end-user market study.

PFFC Worldwide Special Report on Release Liners, part 2

Continued reporting on all aspects of release liners, including rising platinum prices and calibration tape development.

What's New in Narrow Web

New from: Arjobex America, Arpeco, Avery Dennison (Fasson), Axicon CodeMaster, Better Packages, BST Pro Mark, Comco (Mark Andy), Davis-Standard Corp., Double E Co., ExxonMobil Chemical Co., Flexo Wash LLC, Gidue, Klöckner Pentaplast, MACtac, Research Inc., and Tharo Systems.

A New Habit

Breaking with tradition, Hub Labels brings the flexibility of Gallus presses to its showcase facility.

Labelexpo Americas 2004 Reported to Be 'Best Yet'

Labelexpo Americas 2004, staged mid-September near Chicago, "has been labeled best yet by the industry," says exposition organizer Tarsus.

Labelexpo Singapore to Benefit from "Booming" Asian Economy

With the fastest period of economic growth since the financial crisis of 1997-98, South East Asia is now anticipating long-term sustainable market expansion, higher manufacturing output and investment opportunities, reports Tarsus, organizer/sponsor of Labelexpo Singapore.

Avery Dennison Creates RFID Division

Avery Dennison Corp., manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labeling materials, says it has formed a new business unit dedicated to the manufacturing and marketing of low-cost radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags.

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