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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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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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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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