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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
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
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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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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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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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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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New virtual event: Gallus High Performance Day 2021 takes place in March
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