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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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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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