The Ghent Workgroup, the international organization to develop and disseminate best practices in graphic arts, is pleased to see that the work it started around Processing Steps is now adopted as an international standard. The new ISO standard is a major stride to standardize and automate packaging workflows based on the PDF file format.

Today’s label converters face the key challenges of producing large volumes of high quality, short run jobs with quicker deadlines. This creates lead-time pressure and complex workflows supporting the need for greater efficiencies.

Lecta will again participate in the BrauBeviale trade show with its extensive portfolio of special papers for beverage labels. It will feature its latest developments in metallized paper, one-side coated paper and self-adhesive materials at this exhibition which last year attracted nearly 1,200 exhibitors and 40,000 beer and other beverage industry professionals.

The global demand for greener products is growing year by year. Brand owners are responding by increased efforts to optimise not only their products, but also the sustainability of related packaging and other print material. For this reason, the market leading ink manufacturer hubergroup was by mid-2017 the first manufacturer to launch globally a wide range of Cradle to Cradle certified™ ink series and coatings for sustainable offset and gravure print products.

All in Print visitors will have the opportunity to learn how Flint Group’s broad range of technologies, systems and solutions can support their business goals and profitability aims.

Business development opportunities created by labelling under the most extreme conditions are at the heart of the latest campaign from Avery Dennison. It emphasises the critical importance of the right materials and the right technical support across applications as diverse as automotive, industrial and pharmaceutical.

The Russian printer azimutprint won two Awards on the international competition organized every year by FINAT (European Association for Self-Adhesive Labels) for 2 labels embellished on digital press: the MGI JETvarnish 3D Web.

From envelopes, labels and tickets to photo paper, advertising displays and wallpapers, you must have come across us before, as digital print media define our everyday life.

The organizer of Labelexpo Americas is pleased to report that the 16th edition of the biennial trade show was the largest in its history. A total of 487 exhibitors were spread across the biggest floorspace yet, at 203,642 sqft, with almost 30% of exhibitors new to this year’s show.

Innovations by Avery Dennison, Hamillroad Software and RotoMetrics were among the category winners honored at this year’s prestigious Label Industry Global Awards, which took place on 25 September at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, Chicago, as part of Labelexpo Americas 2018.

OKI Europe is expanding into the label printer market with the launch of two new label printers, the Pro Series 1040 and 1050, to the ever expanding OKI Europe portfolio.

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