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How green is actually green?
How green is actually green?
LABEL ACADEMY – THE FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PROCESS PART 2
LABEL ACADEMY – THE FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PROCESS PART 2
Label Academy – The flexographic printing process Part 1
Label Academy – The flexographic printing process Part 1
Sustainability in the label industry – Five questions to Avery Dennison about being sustainable
Sustainability in the label industry – Five questions to Avery Dennison about being sustainable
Linerless Labeling
Linerless Labeling
Digital printing is the key to an agile supply chain for Philip Morris
Digital printing is the key to an agile supply chain for Philip Morris
RADAR
LABEL RADAR
How green is actually green?
Actually, the colour green is one of the most toxic colours of all. It is not for nothing that it is also called poisonous green. If we look at the product landscape of the beverage industry, we see this green in abundance. If we take a closer look, it doesn’t
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LABEL ACADEMY – THE FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PROCESS PART 2
The Anilox roller Anilox rollers are one of the most important elements of the flexo process. The full surface of the anilox roller is engraved with recessed cells and each cell holds a specified volume of ink thus ensuring that a consistent ink film is delivered to the printing plate.
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Label Academy – The flexographic printing process Part 1
This article is part of a new series about the basics of label printing, in cooperation with Label Academy. This article is part of a new series about the basics of label printing, in cooperation with Label Academy. The origins of the flexographic printing process derived from the use of
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Sustainability in the label industry – Five questions to Avery Dennison about being sustainable
Interview was conducted by Rosina Obermayer | Gallus Is there a way for label printers and converters to produce a self-adhesive label in a sustainable way? Label-Experts.com talks to Jenny Wassenaar, Compliance and Sustainability Director at Avery Dennison, about the supplier`s definition of sustainability and what print shops can do
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Linerless Labeling
Linerless Labels: Technology and its history, how to print and convert and apply linerless labels This article is part of a new series about the basics of label printing, in cooperation with Label Academy.   Linerless pressure-sensitive label technology is not new, it has been around for over 35 years.
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Digital printing is the key to an agile supply chain for Philip Morris
Philip Morris International (PMI) has set itself a clear goal to create an agile supply chain with “Best in Class” responsiveness to the needs of its customers by setting an ambitious target to reduce the time to market from four months to 7 days. Digital printing will be a key
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HUB Labels is a leader in the label industry
Hub Labels talks about his experiences with digital label printing HUB Labels is one of the largest, most diversified manufacturers of  pressure-sensitive labels and linerless labels in the United States  which use the whole ecosystem of digital printing. “When I first bought a digital press 10 years ago, I was
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Digital labels help Banknote Wine Company cash in on shelf appeal
Brand strategy sees visual impact payoff at the shelf Banknote Wine Company of Napa Valley, California, combines the intricate details of early, visually poetic banknotes with the complex profile of a good wine. As a hand-crafted wine producer, Banknote Wine produces a blend of Zinfandel, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Distinctive
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INDUSTRY & MARKET NEWS
FINAT Radar #11 – Signs of a cooling label market
Written by Jules Lejeune, FINAT After last month’s report of slowing demand for self-adhesive label materials in 2018, FINAT’s latest edition of the 6-monthly market monitor, the FINAT RADAR Number 11, released in summer 2019, confirms signs of a cooling label market. Last year’s consumption of self-adhesive label materials in
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Sleeve labels: an all-round picture – Part 2
In the mature and developed label markets of North America and Europe, sleeve label market growth rates – while stabilizing at lower rates of growth than previously – are still outperforming the other product decoration/label formats in terms of growth. Across all the geographical regions, heat shrink sleeves claim the
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Sleeve labels: an all-round picture – Part 1
s a whole, globally, sleeve labeling today represents the third-largest labeling technology, after pressure-sensitive and traditional glue-applied labels. It claims 19% of global label volumes, and AWA research shows that it will continue to grow at around 5.2% p.a to 2021.
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THE OUTLOOK FOR THE LABEL AND PRODUCT DECORATION MARKET Part 3 of 3
Research at AWA Alexander Watson Associates confirms that the ‘label’ market is very much alive, and enjoying a broader future outlook than ever.
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THE OUTLOOK FOR THE LABEL AND PRODUCT DECORATION MARKET Part 2 of 3
Growth rates in developed markets are slowing, and generally forecast to exceed slightly the growth in GDP.
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Pressure-sensitive label market
Written by Corey Reardon The self-adhesive label market is growing. With increasing globalization of brands, population growth, urbanization trends, and general global economic prosperity, it is no surprise that the label and packaging industry is enjoying an all-round upsurge in demand. But despite the influx of competitive methods of product
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