The trinity of inks, substrates and adhesives form the core of nearly every completed package. But with so many variations among these materials, an understanding of how they relate to one another is important for printers and converters to grasp before going to press.
As beer, wine and spirits offerings expand, trend-setting label printers and designers will see on-shelf success.
Labelexpo Europe reported record breaking results as it posted new visitor, exhibitor and exhibition space figures for its 2015 edition. Held at Brussels Expo from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, the show enjoyed its largest edition as it marked its 35th anniversary.
Avery Dennison has sponsored a study conducted by Package InSight that tracked how label materials impact purchase decisions in the ever-expanding craft beer industry.
Vogue International, the makers of OGX hair care products, collaborated with WS Packaging Group and Avery Dennison to reduce the environmental impacts of pressure-sensitive labels on packaging.
Competition was stiff among top high school performers from across North America in the Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Competition. A total of 19 teams participated, a total which has grown every year since the Phoenix Challenge high school program began in 1998.
On June 15, 2015, chemical manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors in the United States must comply with the new Hazard Communication Standard for hazardous chemical labeling. The new standards stem from the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification (GHS). This means that all chemicals considered “hazardous” must have a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and be identifiable with a standardized label that includes product identifiers, explanation of the danger, and a pictogram conveying the danger.
Avery Dennison Corporation has named Anne L. Bramman as senior vice president and CFO. As CFO, Bramman will lead the company’s finance function, including audit, financial reporting, investor relations, planning and analysis, tax and treasury. She will also oversee information technology. Bramman succeeds Mitchell R. Butier, who was recently named Avery Dennison president and COO.
L'Oreal and Avery Dennison have joined forces to create more environmentally friendly labels. The collaboration targets sustainability issues at each point of the label lifecycle.