PLGA Meeting Honors Gravure and Its Printers

With a brand new competition added to the agenda, the Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. gathers in Florida.

Sheet-Fed Label Converter to Keep Winning Ways

For one 88-year-old sheet-fed label producer, “Independence Day” has taken on a whole new meaning. And, it has a brand new date.

Sheet Fed Lithography: Hammer Lithographic

Hammer Lithographic is a company that knows how to focus for success. When it decided to tackle the difficult job of converting sheet-fed BOPP, that ability proved invaluable.

How One Converter Mastered Sheet-Fed Films

With a supplier alliance and four years of homework, Hammer Lithographic adds sheet-fed BOPP to its operation successfully.

Wide vs Narrow Web FlexoIt's More Than Just the Width

Flexography is the fastest growing printing process. This growth has come from many flexographic printing sectors, including wide web flexible packaging and narrow web label printing.

New Label Press Moves Company to the Next Level

Schultz Bros. USA needed another press for its label converting operation, and it wound up being the first customer for the new Mark Andy Scout.

Formulators Look Beyond the Peel, Tack, and Shear Profile

Although first developed more than 30 years ago, the microsphere technology behind 3M's Post-It Notes—sticky when you need them, removable when you don't—continues

In-Mold Labeling Makes Strides Worldwide

The ninth annual International In-Mold Labeling Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sept. 26-27, 2000, showcased the global character of the industry.

The Need to Know Drives Pharma Labeling Market

As a supplier of inserts, outserts, and labels, PCI Services rides the pharmaceutical boom in Puerto Rico. With more than 50 pharmaceutical firms operating in Puerto Rico (pop. 3.7 million), domestic package component supply is booming. Enjoying that boom is PCI Services, a Cardinal Health co.

Presses and People Make a Powerful Combination

Doing what it says "no one else can do" is the stock in trade of Los Angeles Label Co. Helping the cause are Webtron presses and some well-trained employees.

Polyester Film Supplier Helps Converter Grow

Needing better service and more attention from its polyester supplier (along with good quality, of course), Custom Tapes turned to Filmquest and found its wish list fulfilled.

The Vacumet Story Is a 30-Year History of Growth

With three decades of expansion and acquisition, Vacumet has come a long way from its beginnings, but strong company values remain the same. Newspapers

Hologram in 3-D Makes Postage Stamp a Keeper

Crown Roll Leaf created a stunning stereogram image for Canada Post's millennium project, and a team of suppliers brought the stamp to life. Canada Post,

Study Assesses the Future of Release Liners in Europe

Manufacturers of release liners and the converters and laminators that use them, in Europe and beyond, are experiencing a challenging trading environment. With pressure building on prices due to raw material increases, as well as on margins, the industry continues to seek ways of delivering better quality, at better prices, to wider markets.

Label Converter's Business Is Prime Labels & Pride

Striving to be not the biggest but the best, award-winning Premiere Labels values its customers and its suppliers, including press manufacturer Mark Andy.

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