Category: Labels & labelling in Packaging news

Goodbye Xi4 – Hello ZT600!

For years, the Xi Series of label printers from Zebra has been considered to be the standard when it comes to high volume industrial printing. The basic design has been tweaked with each new version, but the basics have remained the same. With competitors launching new models, the most recent Xi (the Xi4), has been […]

Gallus to Unveil New Labelmaster Line and Digital Innovations

At Labelexpo 2017, Gallus will unveil its new Gallus Labelmaster Advanced line with multi-web feature as well as showcase its Gallus Labelfire digital label printing press. In addition to equipment highlighted at the show, Gallus will reveal its new se…

Multi-Color Inks Deal to Acquire Constantia Labels for $1.3B

Multi-Color Corp. announced that it has come to an agreement to acquire the Labels Division of Constantia Flexibles for approximately $1.3 billion. The deal will integrate Constantia Labels’ food and beverage business with Multi-Color’s expansive verti…

Catalyst Paper Launches Trident, A New Wet Strength Label Paper

Catalyst Paper has announced the launch of Trident, a wet strength label paper produced at its Rumford mill in Maine. Trident is a full wet strength label paper for application on water bottles, craft beer, juice bottles, wine bottles and large format …

The Color Blind Consumer Dilemma: When Packaging Misses the Mark

Are brand owners, retailers and graphic designers considering color blind consumers? A recent article from Packaging Europe reveals that they may not be considering color blind consumers’ needs during design, production and sales.
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Northend Creative Latest to Add Ryobi LED-UV

Northend Creative Print Solutions, Sheffield, a company that is celebrating 128 years in the industry this year, has become the latest in an ever growing line of the UK’s top printers to invest in RMGT Ryobi LED-UV litho printing equipment. The RMGT Ryobi 925 LED-UV is joined by a Cron 3632UVP platesetter, and has replaced […]

Second PUR Plus High-Capacity Creaser for Belfast’s Northside

Northern Ireland’s premier digital print business, Northside Graphics Ltd of Belfast, has added further Morgana finishing equipment in order to maintain its speed of delivery of digitally printed work. This latest investment consists of a Morgana DigiBook 200 PUR perfect binding machine – the second such machine for the Roundtower Industrial Estate premises – and […]

ProCo: Litho Not Dead, SRA1 and LED-UV Make it Viable

ProCo, Sheffield, has become and latest high profile print business to invest in LED-UV SRA1 litho equipment from RMGT Ryobi. The Ryobi 925 LED-UV press has been purchased from Apex Digital Graphics, the official RMGT Ryobi press distributor for the UK in formats up to SRA1, and for Cron computer-to-plate solutions. The press is due […]

Pro Mach Labeling Equipment Portfolio

Pro Mach has put together the best lineup of packaging equipment brands in the business. This is made exceptionally clear by our lineup of labeling equipment. The ProMach portfolio of labeling machinery brands, allows us to label just about every product in every application. ID Technology is the market leader in print and apply labeling, […]

Mercian Labels win AA BRC rating

Following an extensive audit last week, Mercian Labels is pleased to announce it has been awarded the top ‘Double A’ rating for their BRC (British Retail Consortium) packaging accreditation. This accolade further strengthens Mercian’s ability to attract businesses who need labels for retail (and especially food and beverage retail) self […]