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Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials Joins the U.s. Plastics Pact to Advance Circular Economy for Plastics

November 10, 2022

The group seeks to achieve a sustainable future for plastic packaging through innovative change and solutions Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials announced today that the company has joined the U.S. Plastics Pact, an organization that provides solutions that aim to drive change and create a path toward a circular economy for plastics in the United…

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Avery Dennison Introduces Wide Web Direct Thermal Linerless Labels Manufactured in North America

September 22, 2022

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials today introduced a new direct thermal (DT) linerless label platform for variable information labels used in e-commerce, food delivery and pickup, quick serve restaurants, weigh scale, and transportation and logistics applications. By providing a DT linerless solution for these growing, technology-enabled applications, the company has eliminated the liner waste…

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New Adhesive for Wine and Spirits Labels

August 18, 2022

Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials announced the Z2010, an adhesive that offers better bonding for heavier labels now being used by many in the wine and spirits industry. The labels adhere to the wet, cold surfaces without lifting for nearly eight hours. Engineered to perform in heavy condensation environments, the new Z2010 adhesive provides consistent label…

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Avery Dennison Introduces Technology Enabling Rigid Plastic Recycling Across Its Film Portfolio

August 9, 2022

As brands and converters seek solutions to increase the circularity of plastic packaging, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has removed a key obstacle to plastic recycling with the introduction of next generation AD CleanFlake™ technology. Already a leader in enabling recycling for PET plastics, this breakthrough innovation now extends the benefits of CleanFlake™ technology…

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Printer Applicators Drive Cost Savings and Efficiency

August 8, 2022

Benefits Include Labor Reduction, Inventory Control and Accurate Product Tracking and Sorting By Chris Cocanig, Manager, Enterprise Printing Solutions, Peak Technologies Wherever there is a label on a food good or product, there is a potential need for printer applicators. These products need to be tracked to their final destination or retail shelves. With bar…

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Fighting Fakes with Intelligent Labeling

August 8, 2022

Smart labels are a sustainable way to combat counterfeiters and knock-offs sold online By Ron Ducharme, Vice President of Business Development, Covectra The global pandemic has radically changed our world and how we conduct business. Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and working from home resulted in an explosion in online shopping. FinTech Magazine reported that in…

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All4Labels Launches ‘Eco-Innovative’ Portfolio

July 14, 2022

All4Labels Global Packaging Group, one of the world’s leading label and packaging companies, is ready to achieve the best-in-class sustainability performance by launching STAR, an eco-innovative portfolio of products, services, and solutions. The STAR Portfolio will be progressively released to the market in the second half of 2022 to offer customers an exclusive range of…

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Indie Music Rocks on Jones Soda Bottle Labels

July 14, 2022

Jones Soda Co., the original craft soda known for its unconventional flavors and user-submitted photo labels, has teamed with Sub Pop Records and sister record label Hardly Art to promote 15 artists with albums dropping this summer. This is the latest collaboration between the two iconic Seattle companies both known for over 25 years of artistic innovation through music…

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Sabic and UPM Raflatac Launch Label Material Made from Certified Circular Ocean Bound Plastic

June 14, 2022

UPM Raflatac’s new Ocean Action label is the first made using SABIC’s certified circular polyolefins for packaging label applications. The value chain collaboration with UPM Raflatac demonstrates how ocean bound plastic can be brought back into a circular material stream for conversion into high quality packaging labels. Recovered ocean bound plastic (OBP) that has the…

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Label Codes Are a Powerful Sustainability Tool

June 5, 2022

QR and AR Codes Are Transforming Labeling and Customer Experiences By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky Label codes such as QR Codes and Augmented Reality (AR) codes have transformed how (and how much) products are tracked, traced, reported about, identified, and talked about. Label codes are doing everything from providing up-to-date intel on the product’s…

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Labels, Tags & Inserts Inc. Expands Capabilities with Rollem Insignia6H Die Cutter

May 26, 2022

Labels, Tags & Inserts Inc. (LTI) has expanded their capabilities with the installation of the Insignia6H Die Cutter with a folding gluing system for their Burlington, North Carolina facility.  LTI has delivered exceptional flexographic printing solutions to their customers for over two decades with their wide range of capabilities and customer service. LTI  serves industries…

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Jones Soda Releases New Animated Labels

March 23, 2022

Jones Soda Company has released a new collection of animated labels in its third augmented reality (AR) series showcasing the talents of 15 influencers. The animated labels appear on store shelves in the U.S. and Canada starting in March 2022, and will appear on 1.5 million bottles spanning five top-selling soda flavors. With a tap…

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Schreiner MediPharm Develops New Security Label Providing Tamper-Evidence for Vials

March 14, 2022

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has introduced a tamper protection label with clear and irreversible first-opening indication for vials. Drug counterfeiters frequently fill original pharmaceutical containers with ineffective or harmful substitutes. In many cases, container tampering cannot be detected, and in the worst cases a…

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Five Trends for Industrial Inkjet Printing in 2022

March 7, 2022

Demand is growing for faster digital printing and specialized ink due to coding and labeling requirements, and new consumer preferences. By Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager at Kao Collins New risks have cast a shadow on 2021’s robust economic recovery. Businesses are struggling to meet the pent-up consumer demand that grew during the global pandemic. Further,…

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Schreiner MediPharm Develops “Freeze-Lock Cryo Label for Frozen Medications

February 4, 2022

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has developed Freeze-Lock, a cryo label that permanently withstands the sub-zero storage and transport temperatures. Cryo labels are needed for many cell and gene therapy medications or clinical trials – including those for COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. The new solution comprises…

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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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