Category: Associations

APR Appoints Ashley Ivey Cash as Technical Sales Representative

Appointment builds on its strong technical sales and support team. Glendale Heights, IL (July 18, 2017) —Building its strong technical sales and support team to address the changing requirements of the label and flexible packaging market, All Printing Resources (APR) announces the addition of Ashley Ivey Cash as Technical Sales Representative. Based in Greenville, SC, Ashley is responsible for the Southeastern U.S. and brings extensive pre-press expertise and hands-on production experience to her new role. Ashley joins APR from Sealed Air Cryovac where she coordinated artwork and prepress for the company’s protein packaging division. Prior to Sealed Air, Ashley […]

APR Installs BOBST M1 Flexo Label Press

Installation Takes Place at Company’s Glendale Heights, IL Technical Center Glendale Heights, IL (July 17, 2017) — Expanding its role in the narrow web industry, All Printing Resources (APR) announces the installation of a BOBST M1 Flexo label press at the company’s Glendale Heights, IL technical center. APR’s technical center is the only demo facility for BOBST narrow web presses in North America. The new, 14” eight color BOBST press is designed for high-definition flexo jobs requiring fastest changeover. The shortened web path results in minimum waste, set-up times and high registration tolerances. The optimum flexibility and footprint of the […]

TrojanLabel and Nilpeter form international collaboration

The Danish manufacturer of digital inkjet label printing machines, TrojanLabel, and Nilpeter A/S have established an international agreement for distribution of the Trojan2 digital label press. The agreement covers the specific markets of Nilpeter USA Inc., Nilpeter do Brasil, Nilpeter Asia Pacific, and Nilpeter Ltd. in the UK and Ireland. “From the get-go, it has been Nilpeter’s strategy to offer a wide range of digital solutions with our PANORAMA product-line and the products from TrojanLabel fit perfectly into this equation”, says Jakob Landberg, Sales & Marketing Director at Nilpeter A/S. “We are very excited because we now cover a […]

Nilpeter customer of 40 years acquires the first PANORAMA in Africa

Nilpeter presses have all been part of the growth at Rebsons. Johannesburg, SA: With 57 years of label printing expertise, South African Rebsons Labels, a family-owned business, moves into digital label printing with their purchase of a Stand-Alone Nilpeter PANORAMA – the first of its kind in Africa. Moving with the times In 1963, Rebsons Labels purchased their first printing press and started to produce labels – thus becoming a self-adhesive label manufacturing company. Rebsons Labels has “moved with the technological trends over the past years, upgrading and purchasing state-of-the-art label printing equipment”, says Rebsons’ owner Benny Friedmann. The Nilpeter […]

Allied Pacific Invests in the Nilpeter FA-4*

Corporation has acquired their first Nilpeter press. Allied Pacific has invested in an 8-colour FA-4* flexo press with de-/relamination, UV-lamination, cold foil, and Quick-Change Die Unit. The investment is a result of an increased demand for value-added flexible packaging. The Philippine packaging solutions company is a large player on the local package printing market and is one of 50 subsidiaries in the giant RD Corporation. Since 2005, the company specialises in printing of labels, pouches, boxes, wrappers, and much more, within the food segment. “We see a clear trend towards advanced flexible packaging solutions”, General Manager of Allied Pacific, […]

Rotoflex Showing Diversity of Finishing Solutions at Labelexpo Europe

The HSI slitter rewinder with an operator-friendly horizontal configuration will make its European debut. St. Louis, Missouri USA (July 12, 2017) – Rotoflex is set to present a diverse range of offline inspection, slitting and rewinding solutions during Labelexpo Europe (25-28 September) in Brussels, Belgium. As a Total Solutions Partner of Mark Andy, Rotoflex’s Business Responsive Technologies will be presented with live demonstrations in hall 4, stand C45. Making its debut in Europe, the Rotoflex HSI with a horizontal design brings many benefits to operators in comfort and efficiency. Designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and rewinding, the […]

French Company SIFA Purchases a Second ETI Cohesio.

ETI Cohesio is a patented technology of in-line silicone and adhesive coating Boucherville, July 18, 2017 – Considering the success obtained with the ETI technology, SIFA, located in the north of France, has acquired a second ETI Cohesio, a patented technology of in-line silicone and adhesive coating, to meet its customers demand. The Cohesio technology allows for the manufacturing of pressure sensitive labels in a single in-line process: printing, applying silicone and adhesive, laminating and die-cutting, resulting in a final deliverable product. Moreover, in order to combine efficiency and environmental concern, the new machine is equipped with the Pellicut, […]

Toray Plastics (America) Launches Two Ultra-High-Barrier PET Films for Extended Shelf Life and E-Commerce Applications

Chlorine-free, barrier-coated clear and metallized films deliver industry-leading oxygen-, moisture-, and aroma-barrier protection. North Kingstown, Rhode Island (July 18, 2017) — CPGs and converters want creative materials solutions that will deliver barrier performance, especially for longer shelf life and e-commerce applications, and also lower the total cost of ownership of flexible packaging. Advancements in barrier technology developed by Toray Plastics (America) ( are making that possible. Lumirror® MK61HB and PA1HB barrier-coated polyester films are exciting robust new alternatives to foil, PVdC-coated PET and OPP, and AlOx-coated PET. MK61HB metallized-barrier PET offers outstanding oxygen and moisture barrier protection; PA1HB clear-barrier […]

Flint Group Launches rotec® Smart and rotec® Smart Premium with New Sleeve Construction to Help Customers Work Smarter

Easy-mount technology for improved productivity and faster job changes Easier handling due to an up to 15% weight reduction Experience the new-generation sleeve construction for yourself at Labelexpo Europe Stuttgart, Germany, 18 July 2017 – The base sleeve of the newly developed rotec® Smart and rotec® Smart Premium has been optimised with easy-mount technology to increase both the ease and speed of mounting, and therefore to improve productivity and make job changes faster. The intermediate layer of the sleeve uses the latest advanced polyurethane materials to enable an up to 15% weight reduction and allow for easier sleeve handling. […]

MacDermid Graphics Solutions to Exhibit at Label Expo Europe 2017 in September

Booth 5A17  Atlanta, Georgia – July 18, 2017: MacDermid Graphics Solutions, key supplier of photopolymer printing plates and plate making equipment, will be exhibiting at LabelExpo Europe 2017 in Brussels during late September. MacDermid will focus on showcasing comprehensive platemaking solutions optimized for label printing. “LabelExpo Europe allows us a great opportunity to strengthen our relationships with our customers and distributors around the globe,” stated Andy Beesley, Sales Director – EMEAR. “We are excited to showcase unique partnerships linked to our product portfolio that we believe will have a positive impact on the flexographic industry for years to come. I […]