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Automating Production with In-Line Inspection

January 11, 2022

By Victor Gomez, director of Industrial Label Products at Epson America, Inc. Automation is a hot topic in the label converting industry. It addresses labor constraints, reduces costs and simplifies label printing, inspection and finishing. Printing and finishing solutions can help make a print shop more efficient and ease the burden of some of the…

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A Guide To Pet Food Labelling

November 22, 2021

By Brindha, Contributing Writer Many people adore pets, and give more importance to them by treating them more or like an extended family member. With the rising craze for pets in every home, the pet food industry is experiencing vast growth by producing unique pet foods and supplying it to the pet owners or retailers…

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All4Labels Opens New Center of Excellence (Coe) To Design the Labels and Packaging of the Future

November 12, 2021

All4Labels, a leading label manufacturer, is opening its Center of Excellence (CoE) in Salerno. As a pioneer in digital printing solutions, and a global partner for packaging solutions, All4Labels is focused on fostering new ideas and knowledge among talents, customers, universities and start-ups. Its goal is to develop sustainable products and technologies for Industry 4.0.…

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Cannabis Labels Warrant the Right Attention, Talent and Time

November 8, 2021

By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky After a do-it-yourself, homespun start, cannabis companies have upped their game in both professionalism and pizzazz when it comes to labels. Product labels are essentially a company’s “front door.” To compete effectively, cannabis companies need to ensure that their custom cannabis labels look good, stand out from the competition,…

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Sun Chemical Introduces Innovative Range of Varnish Solutions for Enhancing Resistance of HP Indigo Printed Labels

November 8, 2021

Sun Chemical introduced an innovative new range of durable UV varnishes for enhancing the label resistance of HP Indigo digitally printed pressure-sensitive labels for products such as personal care, household, chemical, beverage, and pharma applications. The new range of varnishes was specifically formulated to provide adhesion to HP Indigo ElectroInk and has been designed to provide…

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Cadence Announces Expansion of Pennsylvania Operations

October 27, 2021

Cadence, Inc. announced the expansion of its Product Realization CenterTM located in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. The 21,000-square-feet expansion should be completed in March of 2022. Plans for the expanded manufacturing footprint also include an additional Class 7 (10,000) cleanroom by the end of 2022. “Everything lined up so well for this expansion to take place, and…

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Position Imaging Introduces iPickup RooM, an Entry-Level Package Management System For Multi-Family Properties

October 20, 2021

Position Imaging, Inc, a pioneer in package logistics and asset tracking, announced the availability of its new iPickup RooM. As a member of the iPickup solutions family, this latest package management solution is an entry-level system that provides the same secure resident access and pickup convenience features as its computer vision predecessor, the Smart Package Room. This new…

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Mariani Packing Selects Loftware Smartflow to Manage Product Packaging and Drive Continuous Improvement

August 26, 2021

Mariani Packing Company, Inc. (Mariani), the world’s largest family-owned producer of premium quality dried fruit, announced that it has selected Loftware, Inc. to automate its packaging artwork management processes using Loftware’s Smartflow solution. Through this new partnership, Mariani hopes to improve its existing processes, enhance collaboration with involved stakeholders, and reduce time-to-market for releasing its products to…

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To Simplify International Clinical Trials, Schreiner MediPharm Equips Hanger-Label for Infusion Bottles with Booklet

August 6, 2021

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has developed a new specialty label for infusion bottles to enhance convenience and efficiency in international clinical trials. The new Pharma-Tac Plus Label combines a Booklet-Label with a label-integrated hanger for infusion bottles, creating ample space for comprehensive product descriptions…

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Onnit Labs’ New Alpha Brain Black Label Package Design Has Beauty and Brains

July 14, 2021

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being in the flow, in the zone, “on it.” That’s what Onnit Labs strives to deliver with its unique, effective, and innovative line of supplements, foods, and fitness equipment. Onnit Labs’ newest high-performing product is its Alpha Brain Black Label supplement, launching mid-July. This ultra-premium variation of the…

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Neenah, Inc. Expands DISPERSA Product Line to Include DISPERSA DT for Direct Thermal Printing

July 9, 2021

To meet customer demand for sustainable direct thermal printing labels, Neenah announces the market launch of water-dispersible DISPERSA® DT (Direct Thermal), an innovative extension to its popular DISPERSA® portfolio. DISPERSA DT was developed as a sustainable solution for applications such as food rotation labels and reusable plastic container labels. Using the innovative technology developed for…

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ACTEGA Launches Signite to Transform the ‘No Label Look’ Market and Provide a Zero Waste Future

July 2, 2021

ACTEGA, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, officially launches Signite™: a revolutionary, ACTEGA patented, premium quality decorating solution, designed to significantly reduce, and one day eliminate, waste in label production. Depending on the decoration design, the technology can currently reduce label waste by over 50 percent…

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Understand, Engage Consumers via Label Coding

June 9, 2021

By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky Increasingly, product manufacturers are using such time-tested technology as label QR codes and new Augmented Reality technology to better interact with and understand customers. These are great marketing tools, helping manufacturers address consumer preferences by gathering information from them, and enabling personalizing messaging and offers on a truly individualized…

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Reprographics to Take Fresh Role in Sustainable Packaging Design

June 7, 2021

Prepress partner to the label and packaging print sector, Creation Reprographics (‘Creation’), has commented on the refreshed role of reprographics in packaging design, as brands pivot towards a more sustainable print supply chain. Creation, which partners with printers and converters to deliver high quality reprographic services, has used its insights to the packaging design and…

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Packaging and Labeling Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Sustainably

May 26, 2021

MULTIVAC’s full wrap labeling offers a sustainable and high-quality solution for plastic-free packaging concepts. It requires just one wraparound label to securely seal the packs and also provide the product presentation at the same time. The packs are not only impressive at the point of sale with its attractive presentation, but it also guarantees a…

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A First in China, Schreiner MediPharm Equips Prefilled Syringes from Kingfriend with Needle-Trap Safety System

May 25, 2021

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has equipped prefilled enoxaparin-sodium syringes from Kingfriend China, a leading provider of heparin and heparin products, with its innovative Needle-Trap safety solution. The move marks the first application of a China-based product for Schreiner MediPharm’s groundbreaking needlestick prevention system. The…

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Label be Nimble, Label be Quick

May 17, 2021

By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky This play on the nursery rhyme saying, “Jack be nimble, Jack be quick” is an apt description of why custom digital label printing and flexible packages/pouches go together so well. These labels provide the ultimate ability to pivot affordably on short notice, a very valuable asset in a fast-changing…

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Labeling Issues Cost Manufacturers Worldwide More Than $1.31 Million Each Year From Production Line Shutdowns, NiceLabel Study Finds

May 13, 2021

U.S. manufacturers on average incur losses of around $1,174,000 per year due to production line shutdowns caused by label printing problems, a global study of IT directors in manufacturing organizations has revealed. This is slightly below the global average, with many companies losing more than $1.31M each year. The study of 300 IT directors globally, including 100 from…

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Leapin’ Lizards Labels Expands Printing Capabilities with Third Epson SurePress Digital Label Press Installation

May 5, 2021

Epson announced Leapin’ Lizards Labels, one of Colorado’s leading custom label providers, has installed a third Epson SurePress® L-4533AW to its fleet. The third digital label press delivers efficiencies in operation and expands its volume of label output for small batch producers across a range of industries, including health and beauty, food and beverage, cannabis, retail, nutraceuticals, and more.…

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Epson SurePress Digital Label Press Reaches Milestone

April 15, 2021

Epson announced a single SurePress® L-6534VW has produced the following commercial print volumes in an installation – 1.99 million square feet in one month, 5.5 million square feet in one quarter and 13.8 million square feet over a period of nine months since installation. Epson was able to track this data with its Epson Remote Management…

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