PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competion

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. (plga.com)

Labelexpo Revs Up

The biennial showcase for the narrow web industry returns September 11-14 to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, near Chicago's

LabelExpo

Measure Speed and Length Beta LaserMike, Dayton, OH; 770/853-4677; www.betalasermike.com The LaserSpeed 9000 noncontact measurement gauge uses Laser Doppler

P-S Film Market Outlook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released the "North American Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Arts Film Market Outlook 2006," a new prospectus providing a market overview and opportunities in the North American p-s market.

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 1

Pressure-sensitive labels offer a growing platform of opportunities to foil pirates of the Caribbean—and everywhere else.

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 2

At a time when sophisticated digital scanning and photography allow for exact replication of any printed label, package, or document, the need for protection from counterfeiters is greater than ever.

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 3

A specialty imaging process enables narrow web flexographic converters to offer customers a cost-effective, overt security solution.

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 4

Help protect your customer's brand integrity with this targeted approach to product security.

Digital Deliberations

Baker Self Adhesive Label Co. has invested in digital technology to expand its printing capabilities with an Omega Digicon HS converting line from AB Graphic Intl.

AWA Publishes Global Beer Label Markets Study

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published the first of its kind Global Beer Label Markets: Product Decoration Market & Technology Study 2005. This report presents a market overview and opportunities for product decoration technologies in the global beer sector.

Study Focuses on European Specialty Tape Market

AWA Alexander Watson Associates has published a new study, title "European Specialty Tape Market: Supply Side Analysis and Demand Side Assessment."

From Foil to Film

Fleksotisk Logar has purchased a six-color GIDUE F-Combat film press, the first sold in Slovenia. The 280-mm-wide flexographic press is equipped with six UV lampheads with integral chill rollers for heat management and joins a range of five existing flexo printing presses at the company.

Gravure Grabbers

Choosing the best from 103 entries was a tough task for the judging panel of the 2006 Print Quality Awards, presented by the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA).

Ready to Serve

3 Sigma finds an under-serviced niche in the roll label market and fill it by adding coating lines manufactured by Ross-Waldron.

Critical Trends in the Converting Industry

This comprehensive report provides insight into the changing converting industry as it presently stands. PFFC has queried across the breadth of the converting industry to determine and identify its health and critical trends.

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