Epson will be showcasing its leading Label and Package printing solutions at Labelexpo Americas in Chicago (Booth #5813). Epson’s booth will include the SurePress® digital label presses with automated solutions including workflow using the Wasatch RIP software, as well as ColorWorks® on-demand color label printers.

With the acquisition of Canadian Ultra Inks Inc. (Encres Ultra Inc.), Siegwerk further expands its Canadian business while strengthening its local service, infrastructure and portfolio for label and packaging printers.

The label industry has continued to face the challenges of producing more labels faster—but in shorter runs. This has resulted in lead-time pressure and the growing complexity of workflows supporting the need for greater efficiencies. At the center is the need for supply chain partners to help brand owners build engaging, omnichannel, go-to-market campaigns, with labeled products at the core of the workflow. It requires Esko’s seamless ‘Packaging Connected’ vision, linking Esko’s broad portfolio of label production technologies with a wide range of industry partners to assure ‘best-in-class’ solutions. This is no better exemplified than Esko’s presence at many booths at Labelexpo Americas 2018.

Xeikon has announced an entry-level label printing and converting solution, offered at a price point that brings the lucrative label market squarely within reach for label converters of all sizes. The Label Discovery solution consists of a Xeikon 3030, an entry-level web-fed digital label press and the new entryDcoat, a digital converting line that can be used inline or offline with the Xeikon 3030. The new solution will be featured at the company’s booth at Labelexpo Americas, September 25-27, Rosemont, Illinois.

DuraMark Technologies near Indianapolis, IN is focused on durable labels. In fact, their logo itself is cleverly a warning label. When they had a chance to look at replacing a press at their new facility, they looked to Durst.

Reflecting The Print Show 2018 theme ‘Energise Your Business’, Xeikon will highlight and demonstrate a wide range of exceptional print production capabilities for commercial print, labels and packaging sectors. The company focus will be on customer engagement to discuss and present the greatest possibilities and synergies of its digital print production solutions that continue to be expanded under Flint Group’s ownership.

The Flexographic business of Flint Group is gearing up for an exciting presentation at the upcoming Labelexpo Americas 2018, to be held in Rosemont, IL September 25 – 27. As an integral part of the “Flint Group Label Factory,” an unmatched product and service portfolio that covers all steps of the value chain for label printing, the Flexographic division will demonstrate how it adds value to prepress and press side operations with its latest innovations in nyloflex® printing plates, plate processing equipment and rotec® sleeves and adapters for label and narrow web printing.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will present its diverse range of inks developed for narrow-web printing applications at Labelexpo Americas 2018.

Xeikon have announced their participation in the Automation Arena at Labelexpo Americas, the region’s largest conference for the label printing industry. This will be the American debut of the Automation Arena, which was first presented at Labelexpo Europe in 2017. Demonstrating the impact of end-to-end workflow, the Automation Arena will be open to visitors throughout the biennial conference, running from September 25 – 27at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois.

Avery Dennison will be the first pressure sensitive labelling material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET (rPET) commercially in Europe. This move reflects the firm’s commitment to finding more sustainable solutions for the labelling industry.

The real-time production possibilities state-of-the-art UV inkjet single pass printing technology delivers will be demonstrated by Durst’s new Tau 330 RSC, at Labelexpo Americas 2018, Chicago, September 25 to 27, on booth 5901.

In a land rich with ancient culture and history, the Israeli printing industry has always been a leading force for adopting new advanced technology. That trend was recently confirmed when a trio of the country’s foremost service providers implemented three different new MGI JETvarnish 3D digital embellishment presses in the packaging, label, commercial print and trade finishing market sectors.

Durst and OMET have formed a strategic partnership in North America that allows OMET exclusive access for sales of the Durst Tau product line, effective from August 1 with full implementation expected by Label Expo Americas 2018, where the new Tau 330 RSC will be showcased as a stand-alone label press system as well as in-line with the new OMET XJet digital-flexo hybrid press.

Onlineprinters GmbH has invested in a new Tecnau CutReady finishing system to increase productivity of personalized, self-adhesive labels.

Experts from Diageo, Design Bridge, Free the Birds, Hello Day and GSK are just some of the major packaging influencers, designers and international brands taking part in the Pentawards Conference at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2018.

Color-Logic has certified Adcraft Labels for use of the Color-Logic process. The Anaheim, California, printer becomes the first to be Color-Logic certified using the the Mark Andy P7 digital press.

Labelexpo Global Series has confirmed the thirteen leading industry hardware, software and materials suppliers taking part in the ground-breaking Automation Arena at this year’s Labelexpo Americas – a brand new feature which has never been seen before at a trade show in the Americas. In addition, the automated shrink sleeve production element is a world first at a trade show.

HP Inc. have announced R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a leading global provider of multichannel business communications services and marketing solutions, is expanding its market-leading digital printing footprint with a strategic investment in the HP Indigo 12000HD Digital Presses across its nationwide network of commercial print facilities.

Those who visited the Durst Brasil stand at ExpoPrint Latin America 2018 (from March 20 to 24 at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo) were able to closely check the productivity and quality of Rho P10 200 HS, a model that brings together the industrial performance of the Durst brand with new levels of speed that allow companies in the visual communication segment to reach new levels of production, meeting a greater demand for high quality work and definition of images and strokes.

HYBRID Software has announced the sale of its 2,500th license of PACKZ, its native PDF editor for labels and packaging, following a major partnership deal with the  Autajon Group, which has its global headquarters in Montélimar, France. The new order will result in Autajon implementing almost one hundred PACKZ licenses across its production sites worldwide.

Shortlisted as one of three finalists, Avery Dennison received the nomination for its recent introduction of a Sustainability Procurement Program, a collaborative evaluation platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for the company’s global supply chain. The program rates suppliers in four key areas of activity: environmental, fair business, supply chain, and labor practice. The program’s overall objective is to engage suppliers in a continuous improvement process related to sustainability.

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