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Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the packaging market
Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the packaging market
SPECIAL FEATURE: First local fiscal policy in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
SPECIAL FEATURE: First local fiscal policy in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
What French fries, potato chips and potatoes and probably the most sustainable adhesive in the industry have in common
What French fries, potato chips and potatoes and probably the most sustainable adhesive in the industry have in common
IML – SPECIAL REPORT – from a different point of view
IML – SPECIAL REPORT – from a different point of view
The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels
The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels
5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 5 – e-Commerce
5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 5 – e-Commerce
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Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the packaging market
Is it really the case that COVID-19 and the pandemic are changing the packaging market? Or is it not the case that the situation puts consumers in a position where they change or have to change their behavior. In other words, adapt to the circumstances. And isn't the future of
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SPECIAL FEATURE: First local fiscal policy in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
A special feature of LABEL-EXPERTS about UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) The sustainability debate is gaining momentum. Especially at a time when the economy is groaning under the weight of the COVID 19 issue. The pandemic is just this indicator, which shows the limits of the boundless
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What French fries, potato chips and potatoes and probably the most sustainable adhesive in the industry have in common
We never stop our efforts to live up to our name as a pioneer in environmentally friendly adhesives! We started to think IN CIRCULATION, to move from linear (which is based on biodegradable and/or environmentally friendly products) value creation to circular value creation. Unfortunately, we have not yet reached the
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IML –  SPECIAL REPORT – from a different point of view
Market developments and potentials for the IML market One must always take a particularly close look at market developments and, above all, at supply chain dynamics. The IML label printer is located in the middle of the IML label supply chain. In other words, the printer is dependent on the
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The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels
The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels It is correct that there has been a shift from wet-glue labels to self-adhesive labels in the last 10-15 years and self-adhesive labels still have the nose ahead in some areas. However, some parameters have changed in the last two years and wet-glue labels are
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 5 – e-Commerce
A report presents statistics and developments in e-commerce since 2014 and also forecasts the future of e-commerce up to 2023. Accumulated data for the most recent period covered forecasts an increase in global e-commerce sales of 276.9%. There will be no avoiding optimizing packaging design and materials, because the needs
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 4 – SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability is a topic in itself. In reality, it is a stimulating topic on which opinions differ in many respects. Particularly when it comes to the concretization. Just a few years ago, the industry, and the packaging industry in particular, put the topic into the green corner as an isolated
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: RAPID and DISRUPTIVE CHANGE of CONSUMER PREFERENCES
Growth everywhere. Pleasing. But this time differently. Because whoever thinks linearly here now has done the math without the host. The host is the consumer here. And in the future this will be even more complex than ever before. This will confront the packaging sector of the printing industry with tricky
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A LABEL-EXPERTS SPECIAL  | PRESSURE-SENSITIVE LABELS – Market Overview 2020 by AWA
The 3.3% growth in the global pressure-sensitive label market that AWA Alexander Watson documented for 2019 will certainly be impacted in 2020 by the COVID-19 virus – but not necessarily negatively in every aspect. All the world’s regions have experienced market changes as they negotiate life in a
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“Low Migration” as a discipline
In order for packaging and labels to meet the requirement of "low migration" or, to put it more accurately, "migration-optimized", much more is required than just proof of compliant ink series and a printing press defined for these jobs by the printing company. For the printer, migration-optimized work is a
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Labels for beverages (wines, spirits and nonalcoholic drinks)
The total world market by volume of all bottled beverages, including waters, wines, beers and spirits is of the order of one thousand billion liters, or 140 liters for every man, woman or child in the world.
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Screen printing brings the premium effect
Typical market segments in which rotary screen printing is used are, above all, labels in the “Personal Care” and “Beverage” application segments, in this case mainly in Wines & Spirits and Premium Water. But other segments such as “Household” and “Food” also have impressive examples. Clear-on-clear applications, especially with drinks,
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Label Academy | Pressure-Sensitive Labels Part 2/3
Considerations when selecting pressure-sensitive adhesives Pressure-sensitives adhesives: considerations for choosing, types of adhesives and material selection This article is part of a new series about the basics of label printing, in cooperation with Label Academy.
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Label Academy | Pressure-Sensitive Labels – Introduction
History of self-adhesive label printing, method of manufacture, types of substrates, adhesives and coating A self-adhesive label is manufactured using a material coated with pressure-sensitive (permanently tacky) adhesive. The adhesive typically has been protected by a covering of silicone coated material which acts as a carrier up to the point of
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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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