CS Labels revealed today that they have scooped five awards and an honorary mention across four award ceremonies from a total of an amazing nine industry nominations. The awards come shortly after their recent £3 million investment in 2018 that also included an innovative purpose designed 20,000 square foot dedicated manufacturing facility in Wolverhampton.

The UK’s premier event for packaging technology, equipment and machinery, Empack 2019, is returning to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019. The two-day event will focus on the future of packaging technology, with suppliers showcasing the most advanced capabilities and newest innovations to the UK market.

Durst and Indian partner Printronics will present the successful Tau 330 RSC high speed, UV inkjet label press and the new OMET XJet – powered by Durst – digital-flexo hybrid press on its Booth N18 at Labelexpo India in Delhi from 22-25 November.

The final half-day forum event hosted by Labelexpo India has now taken place, concluding an exceptionally popular series of seven events to promote the show to printers across the country, plus those in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka for the first time. All seven events have significantly helped build momentum for this year’s Labelexpo India, which is set to be the biggest label and package printing trade show yet in the region. Labelexpo India 2018 takes place 22-25 November at India Expo Centre & Mart (Greater Noida – Delhi NCR).

James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio, offers a first look at Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 and discusses why it is a must-attend for all packaging professionals when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019.

Labels are so well hidden in plain sight that many people are not aware of their omnipresence. Would you be able to guess how many labels you see on any given day, and how essential they are to help you make the right brand choices?

Nazdar Ink Technologies has partnered with Focus Label Machinery to help drive the growth of UV LED technology within the label converter market in the UK and EMEA. The two businesses are now working closely together to demonstrate the efficiency of UV LED curing technology at Focus Label Machinery's Bingham, Nottinghamshire-based offices.

Divisions of Flint Group, including its Digital Solutions division, Xeikon, hosted one of the most popular exhibits at Labelexpo Americas 2018. The largest event for the label printing industry in the Americas, it was the venue for Xeikon’s announcement of its new entry-level Label Discovery solution featuring the Xeikon 3030. Xeikon showcased and sold all the digital label printing solutions it demonstrated at the trade show.

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.

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