INNOVATION

More functionality delivers more opportunities with the LabelStream 4000

Innovation - Printing and labeling

More functionality delivers more opportunities with the LabelStream 4000


Canon is announcing significant upgrades and optional configurations to its digital label press, the LabelStream 4000 series. Addressing the needs of label converters, new improvements include an optional orange colour channel, a screen-like high-opacity white ink, and enhanced usability for greater production efficiencies. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Canon
The future of label printing

Innovation - Printing and labeling

The future of label printing


“The digitalization of our world and of our lives is everywhere and is rapidly entering into the print and packaging industry. Digital may be a competitor but it can also be part of the solution for printers and converters to be more efficient.” ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Stratus Packaging
Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information


Packaging trends reflect the most common and most potential consumer attitudes, purchasing actions and behaviours. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: ITENE
Rise in Alcohol Prices Creates Financial Impact for Packaging Companies

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Rise in Alcohol Prices Creates Financial Impact for Packaging Companies


For flexographic companies using solvent-based platemaking processes, the sharp rise in alcohol prices we are seeing in several EU countries increases the cost of flexographic plates by as much as 3 EUR per square meter. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Asahi Photoproducts
Paper material from the meadow

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Paper material from the meadow


Introducing HERMAnature fieno (340), HERMA offers a label material based on grass paper for the first time. Compared to paper made from fresh fibre or even recycled cellulose, grass paper is very resource-friendly and has a small CO2 footprint. Allergen-free and featuring a low-migration adhesive, the grass paper is ideally suited for food and cosmetics labels. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Herma
UPM Raflatac and SABIC first to bring PP label material with recycled content to market

Innovation - Printing and labeling

UPM Raflatac and SABIC first to bring PP label material with recycled content to market


UPM Raflatac is taking a major step toward creating a circular economy by collaborating with SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, for the first polypropylene (PP) label film manufactured from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic on the market (on a mass balance basis). Now available globally, this label material uses SABIC’s groundbreaking TRUCIRCLE solutions for certified circular PP products. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: UPM Raflatac