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First virtual Gallus event was a great success
First virtual Gallus event was a great success
4,082,331,330 kg/year – Worth talking about it once. Our lives and our environment, our products would be just black and white without it.
4,082,331,330 kg/year – Worth talking about it once. Our lives and our environment, our products would be just black and white without it.
The Resurrection of Paper in Labelling and Packaging
The Resurrection of Paper in Labelling and Packaging
New virtual event: Gallus High Performance Day 2021 takes place in March
New virtual event: Gallus High Performance Day 2021 takes place in March
Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the packaging market
Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the packaging market
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Will prices go up? Yes, they will! Label and packaging printers under pressure Not only was it a mixed year in 2020, it will continue to be exciting. The label and packaging industry came out of 2020 with a black eye. Generally speaking, it was sometimes a good year for some,
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First virtual Gallus event was a great success
St. Gallen, March 2021 – The number of participants and the positive feedback speak for the new event format. With more than 1500 registrations the Gallus High Performance Day 2021 on the 3rd and 4th of March 2021 was a huge success. Using this new digital event format, Gallus demonstrated the
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4,082,331,330 kg/year – Worth talking about it once. Our lives and our environment, our products would be just black and white without it.
4,082,331,330 kg/year, or 4.1 million tons. That is already a considerable amount. That is the number of printing inks consumed or used worldwide every year. A world without ink would effectively be a world without color. Our lives and our environment, our products would be just black and white without
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The Resurrection of Paper in Labelling and Packaging
Paper as a label and packaging material is experiencing something of a resurgence. Sometimes fueled by the ever-growing concern and overfilling of the oceans with plastic and thus about plastic consumption and waste, the packaging material is increasingly conquering terrain in all categories. Paper packaging is also well suited for
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New virtual event: Gallus High Performance Day 2021 takes place in March
St. Gallen, January 2021 – For the very first time Gallus will host a virtual event – the Gallus High Performance Day. Using this new digital event format, Gallus will show its portfolio of digital and conventional label printing systems. The participants can choose between Wednesday, March 3rd at 4:30 pm
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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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VIP label market overview – Printing applications with variable informations and the market`s requirement
Variable information printing (VIP) is the generic term given to any printing technology that gives the capability to print unique human readable data, barcodes, or graphics on individual items – whether this be a label, tag, ticket, poster, or direct marking. This is a growing requirement in today’s world of mass
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Sleeve labels: a 360 degree picture
Sleeve labels, printed on film substrates, perform their central role of wrapping the complete perimeter of a product’s plastic, glass or metal packaging in one of two ways – by stretching, or by shrinking to conform precisely to the container’s geometry. Shrink sleeves are applied as a loose tube to
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To a stable process in day-to-day business with process management
In the daily routine business of label printing, unforeseen circumstances frequently disrupt  the planned process steps. Often deadline variations or short-term changes mess-up the order sequence or delay the process. A perfectly designed process should be able to adapt quickly to new demands and the prerequisites for such flexibility are
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Inline embellishment – in many ways amazing and amazingly simple
Higher prepress costs in addition to multi-step production processes often stand in the way of the application of finishing effects. Packaging designers in particular would like to use them more frequently to enhance the appeal of labels and packaging. New digital modules from Gallus are bringing momentum to this gridlocked
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Cost-effectiveness in label printing
The total cost of label production is determined by three key factors: quality, cost, and productivity. These must not be considered in isolation from each other, which nevertheless occurs due to the complexity in practice. While clear ideas exist regarding the achievable quality and costs of a label printing machine
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Manufacture low migration orders in a compliant and documentable manner
There are numerous factors that influence the migration behavior of printed label stock. A slight migration of substances from it can never be completely avoided. However, it must be ensured that the narrow tolerances of the migration values are not exceeded. And even if a label printer has complied with
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A LABEL EXPERTS SPECIAL | LABEL LINER AND MATRIX RECYCLING – the picture today
There is real change happening regarding sustainability in the label market today. Companies across the value chain, from material suppliers to label converters, now have access to a number of industry-specific programs offering collection, recycling, and re-use of spent paper and film release liner and label matrix, such as
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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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