RFID Labels a Good Read

X-Ident Inc.'s radio frequency identification technology is well-suited for today's fast-moving security-conscious world. The September 11 terrorist attacks,

Printing Private Labels

Smyth Companies' fast-moving label operation depends on many technologies and processes to meet the challenge of…
Printing Private Labels

BRAND PROTECTION: The Converter's Role

Information-centric systems can mean more secure products in the marketplace. The converter is key to the process. Charm and good looks aren't enough

Release-Liner Review at LabelExpo USA

LabelExpo USA attendees interested in learning more about the release-liner market conditions will want to check this out—a one-day review of the release-liner market, slated for September 9, 2002, is intended to update the North American audience on recent release-liner market developments.

It's Tape to Innovate: PSTC Celebrates 25 at Tech XXV

The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) reports it will commemorate its history at its upcoming technical seminar, "25 Years of Tape Innovations." The annual event is scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA, May 1–3, 2002.

TLMI Inspires Members to Roll On

Having enjoyed the benefits of double-digit growth in the roll-to-roll tag and label business in the 1980s and ’90s, converters are now facing the realities of single-digit growth in the new millennium. During the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute's annual converter meeting, held March 3 through 6 at the Registry Resort in Naples, the focus was directed at finding the inspiration and motivation to manage successfully in a new economic era.

World Label Shipments to Grow thru 2005, Reports Freedonia

World label shipments are forecast to advance at an annual pace of nearly 7% through the 2005, says The Freedonia Group, Inc. The group says this growth will take shipments to a level of 32 billion sq m, valued at $61.5 billion (US).

MACtac Supplies P-S Material for USPS Commemorative Stamps in Wake of September 11 Terrorist Attack

MACtac recently announced it will supply pressure-sensitive (p-s) material for more than 310 million "United We Stand" commemorative stamps. According to MACtac, the stamp was designed by Terry McCaffery of the USPS, has been available nationwide since November 5, and features a an "Old Glory" graphic.

TLMI Technical Conference Now Slated for February 2002

Originally slated for mid-September in Chicago, TLMI's Technical conference was postponed due to the September 11th terrorist attack. New dates for the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute's technical conference are February 10-12, 2002.

Indigo-Nilpeter Bring Inline Finishing to Digital Label Printing

Labelexpo Europe concluded at the end of last month, but an OEM agreement released at the show is the beginning of a new relationship between Indigo and

New Solutions for Packaging and Label Printers by CreoScitex and ScenicSoft

LYNNWOOD, WA--Washington-based ScenicSoft and CreoScitex, Burnaby, BC, Canada, recently announced they're expanding their exisiting OEM relationship.

Industry Meetings Put on Hold: TLMI and IADD

Both the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) and the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) have put their upcoming meetings on hold due to Tuesday's terrorist attacks on the USA.

Prime Labels Are More Than a Family Affair

Purchased in part to serve divisions in its parent company, Prestige Label has fulfilled that role with excellence while building up a broad and impressive

Rotoflex to Launch Product Platforms at Label Expo Europe

Rotoflex International says it will launch its new "Millenium Vision," the PRO Series, which includes five product groups—Pro Inspect, Pro Vision, Pro Secure, Pro DieCut, and Pro Tech—for inspection, slitting, rewinding, die-cutting, and vision converting applications, at Label Expo.

Tamper-Evident, Tamper-Proof Packaging Part of Life Today

A tamper-proof package, i.e., one that could never be opened, would mean no one could tamper with the cookies, but no one could eat them either!

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