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Virtual Label Summit program confirmed

A host of high-profile speakers are set to join Labelexpo’s first Virtual Label Summit, taking place online between 28 September and 2 October 2020, and designed around five key themes.

Efficiency in Winding and Unwinding

The most essential part of winding and unwinding efficiency is tension control.

HolyGrail 2.0 launched: Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has joined forces with AIM, the European Brands Association

Solenis Featured on “EARTH with John Holden” Global TV Docuseries

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, was recently featured on the globally syndicated television docuseries “EARTH with John Holden.” 

Associated Labels and Packaging Installs Hudson-Sharp’s Ares 400-SUP

Bag-converting equipment manufacturer Hudson-Sharp, part of Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) and Barry-Wehmiller’s converting equipment platform

Bobst Brings Gravure Printing for Flexible Packaging Into the Digital World With oneECG Extended Color Gamut Gravure Technology

BOBST has been pioneering the use of Extended Color Gamut (ECG) technology for gravure printing and digitalized workflows.

KM Packaging Launches Mono Material Polypropylene Lidding Films

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of mono-polymer material lidding films, made from polypropylene (PP), that is designed for recyclability.

Canada’s Wholesale Pocket Folders and America’s Trade Only Folders Installs the Scodix Ultra 101 Digital Enhancement Press

Wholesale Pocket Folders & Trade Only Folders (WPF), a subsidiary of APD Printing announced the installation of a new Scodix Ultra 101 digital enhancement press.

Michelman’s Water Resistant HydraBan Coatings Make Innovative Solutions Possible

Michelman’s HydraBan® is a brand of water-based coatings designed for use on paper and paperboard.

Food Packaging and Contact Applications

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) presented a new draft of the 21st Ordinance amending the German Consumer Goods Ordinance, otherwise known as the German “Printing Ink Ordinance”.

INDA’s World of Wipes 2020 International Conference Delivered Industry Connections and Key Insights – Virtually

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 14th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference connected over 260 participants from 20 countries

Karlville Launches Innovative Combi Laminator

Karlville, a manufacturer of the Pack Ready Laminator for HP Indigo, announced the launch of new laminator that combines both thermal and solventless adhesive lamination technologies.

Packaging Industry COVID-19 Video Conferences are Back

After taking a summer hiatus, AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is offering its next COVID video conference Friday, September 18.

American Roller R&D Team Expands with Addition of Its Second Ph.D. Chemist

The American Roller research and development team has gained additional in-house support with the recent hiring of AJ Zhu.

Sustainable Packaging Delivers for All

Xaar, the leading inkjet printing technology company, introduced new packaging across its printhead portfolio, reducing its plastic consumption by 1.2 tons per year.

Helping Flexo on the Way to the Tipping Point

Andrew Hewitson, co-founder and business development director of UK flexo prepress house Reproflex3, discusses approaching the tipping-point when the flexo process gets the recognition it deserves.

Shurtape Brand HP 535 Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Shurtape Technologies, LLC introduced the new HP 535 hot melt packaging tape.

Exploring New Options in More Sustainable Packaging Formulations

More and more consumers, brand owners and other stakeholders are now looking beyond the traditional three-arrow triangle “seal of approval” for recyclability on food packaging.

Power to the Pouch: GreenSeed Designs Customized Pouch Packaging for Enhanced Consumer Health & Safety

GreenSeed, a contract packaging operations company that designs and manufactures custom packaging solutions for dry foods and supplements in the natural products category

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Releases Bonding Study With Superior Felt & Filtration

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes released the first in a series of bonding studies that make it easier for converters to evaluate the performance of Avery Dennison Core Series™ Portfolio

Parkside Boosts Production Quality and Efficiency With Troika Anicam Investment

Parkside Flexibles, an innovation specialist in the flexible packaging sector, has invested in Troika AniCAM, the leading 3D digital scanning microscope

Amcor Joins U.S. Plastics Pact to Advance Circular Economy Goals in the United States

Amcor announced it has joined the U.S. Plastics Pact, a collaborative, solutions-driven initiative to create a path forward to a circular economy for plastics in the United States by 2025.

Continuous Quality Control Reduces Production Costs for Printed Corrugated Board

DS Smith, one of the world’s leading suppliers of corrugated packaging, focuses on developing and producing sustainable packaging solutions in 37 countries. 

Monadnock Announces the New Face of Premium Packaging

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the U.S., announced the New Face of Premium Packaging with the release of its new portfolio of Monadnock Envi® PC 100 Coated Performance Board.

Rollem’s Insignia Die-Cutter Installations Grow with Two Installations in Nevada and California

Rapid Color Printing & Mailing in Las Vegas, NV received installation of the Rollem Insignia6 Die Cutter.

Quick Roller Alignment Check

Most converters understand the importance of roller alignment and related problems.

Highly Experienced Panel of Judges Announced for Miraclon’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards

The judges for this year’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards, hosted by Miraclon, have been announced.

Sunset Printing and Brand Management Solutions Acquires Remco Press Book of Business

Sunset Printing and Brand Management Solutions has acquired the book of business of North Bergen, NJ-based Remco Press, a small, family-owned shop.

SR Embalagens Boosts Productivity with the New Flexographic Comexi F3 Press

Comexi and SR Embalagens have strengthened their relationship after the installation of a Comexi F3 flexographic press at the SR Embalagens factory in Barretos (São Paulo).

Hazen Paper Pioneers Two-Sided Sub-Micron Custom Holography

Hazen Paper Company has created an innovative, two-sided promotion to demonstrate cutting-edge holographic technologies.

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