Industry News - January 2015
January 1, 2015

Industry news on the package printing industry including Harper Corp. of America, Goss International, Imagine! Print Solutions, KBA, Amcor, FLEXcon, Colordyne Technologies, Rotoflex, Romaco, Green Bay Packaging, X-Rite, CTI, and Maxcess.

FLEXcon Silver Urethane Adds Conformability and Durability
December 30, 2014

FLEXcon, a manufacturer of adhesive coating and laminating, has announced the release of DPM U 150 Silver V-29 150 Poly H-9, the newest in its DPM series of pressure-sensitive films designed for durable product marking.

Product Showcase: Coating and laminating - July 2014
July 1, 2014

Featured Products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries including Acucote, Comexi, FLEXcon, Heidelberg, Davis-Standard, Retroflex, Scodix, Hazen Paper and Thelamco.

Needle-Trap from Schreiner MediPharm Wins Award
August 30, 2013

The Needle-Trap by Schreiner MediPharm features a built-in safety mechanism as part of a self-adhesive syringe label. It was recently named "Product of the Year" by Scottish Business Awards.

Lifetime Achievement Accolade for Tomas Rink
June 21, 2013

The R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Avery Dennison, recognizes the values and vision of Stan Avery and his pioneering efforts. The recipient of the 2013 award was Tomas Rink, president Ritrama Group.

Raising a Glass to Self-Adhesive Labels
June 1, 2013

I believe that it is to the whisky and brandy distillers of Europe that we, in the self-adhesive label industry, should drink a long toast. They were one of the key early market sectors to realize the potential of our labelling technology—and to adopt it. For me, there is nothing like a full-on, solid gold foil label, heavily embossed and featuring a truly complex, ornate shape, for promoting the extraordinary capabilities of self-adhesive labelling.

Converting Suppliers Meet Short-run Needs
April 1, 2013

The impact of shorter production runs, combined with the established practices at lean, productive companies to minimize inventories at all stages of production, has resulted in many supply chain changes, including those at converters that supply materials to package printers.

Ideas Drive Business Progress –Polischuk
November 1, 2012

During the course of TLMI's four-day annual meeting in Naples, Fla. last month, TLMI Chairman Art Yerecic, president of Yerecic Label, presented attendees with some upbeat stats, along with several awards for Converter of the Year, Supplier of the Year, and several Environmental Leadership awards.

TLMI Celebrates High-Energy Annual Meeting
October 26, 2012

TLMI has reported a highly successful Annual Meeting, with more than 400 attendees, 100 supplier table top exhibits, the highest representation of converter companies in years, and outstanding support from 40 meeting sponsors. The winners of the 35th Annual Label Awards Competition were also announced—22 different members won for printing excellence in various categories.