Category: Labels & labelling in Packaging news

Need Individual UPC GTIN Barcodes?

Over the years, one question I’m always asked is “how can I get single UPC barcodes, or get them in small quantities?” There hasn’t always been a good answer for this – the choice has been to invest in a GS1 company prefix (confusing to many people and can be expensive), or to buy UPC […]

Pantone Color of the Year – 2021

Well, this is interesting (ok, slightly interesting, maybe), the folks at Pantone announced their Color of 2021 a while ago and it is actually two colors. In this newsworthy development, the Color of 2021 is yellow (Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating) AND grey, (Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray). What do you think? Exciting stuff? According to the Pantone […]

Shipping Label and Packing Slip Automation

If your company has to ship products, there are a couple of things that always have to take place. Print and apply the correct shipping label to the shipment and also make sure a packing slip (or invoice) is included. The packaging slip can be folded and placed inside the package – either by hand […]

Reinventing Print and Apply Labeling

Print and apply labeling can be a challenge, with conflicting wishes. More output at higher conveyor speeds, less downtime, better print quality – especially for GS1 barcodes, and make things easier for the operator. Checking all of these boxes in one piece of equipment has been difficult in the past, but the brand-new ID Technology […]

Truprint Media Upgrades with Prepress UK Kit

Truprint Media, Margate, has announced details of an upgrade to its pre-press department with new software and hardware provided by Prepress UK, the pre-press specialists based in Brighton. The upgrade follows previous enhancements installed by the sam…

New Dates announced for Labelexpo India – To happen in November 2021

Tarsus Group, organizer of Labelexpo India, has confirmed that the upcoming edition of the show will now take place from November 16-19, 2021, at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR.‘The health and safety of exhibitors, visitors and staff remai…

Jaymar Packaging Adds New Plate Production

Jaymar Packaging Ltd, Crewe, has announced details of an upgrade to its B1 pre-press system by purchasing an Agfa Avalon N8 engine to take over from its existing Screen PT-R 8000. The machine was purchased from Dennison Group who then sub-contracted Pr…

Labelexpo is excited to bring the label industry back together

Tarsus Group, organiser of Labelexpo Europe, is planning to deliver its most ambitious show to date in a year from now, bringing the global industry back together after the challenges faced from the Covid-19 pandemic. Lisa Milburn, managing director, L…

One film does not fit all—Why Specialist Products can pay off

A multi-purpose graphics film could seem like a good deal, but you may end up spending more money and time than you bargained for. Jerry Hill from Drytac explains why. The term ‘multi-purpose’ sounds great. One product for different applications, helpi…

Global Flexo Innovation Awards now open for entries

Miraclon recently announced that the Global Flexo Innovation Awards – to honor businesses that are pioneering the transformation of the flexo industry – are open for submissions from companies wishing to be recognized for their exciting, creative and i…