Converting & Printing

The Print Control Wizard software from Esko scooped the coveted Award for Innovation at the Label Industry Global Awards, presented at Labelexpo Europe in Brussels.

Next Printing is moving into the labels sector, with the company investing in a new HP Indigo 6900 Digital Press and an ABG Digicon Lite converting system, both supplied by Currie Group, to kick-start its new business.

Labelexpo Brussels has finished up for another year, and Wayne Robinson has a wrap of the innovations from his final day at the show.

The biggest ever Labelexpo is set to open its doors on Tuesday, with the global label and packaging show set to be the launchpad for a new generation of materials and production solutions.

Screen GP is launching its new Truepress Jet L350UV SAI inkjet system at Labelexpo next week, saying it will raise the bar in digital label printing.

Xeikon will display four different automated production lines on its booth at Labelexpo in Brussels next week.

Pulse Roll Label Products has teamed up with leading foil manufacturer API Group to launch its new PureFinish cold foil adhesive at Labelexpo, with what it says is a range of eye-catching promotional labels.

Visitors to Labelexpo will be able to see the newly developed integration between finishing systems manufacturer ABG and software developer CERM, represented in Australia by APPMA member Currie Group.

Digital nano press developer Landa is expanding its production facilities, and is building a new 4000sqm building in Israel as it prepares for its post-drupa sales push.

Online European label printing operator Prime Labels is setting up for business in Australia.

Labelexpo is promising its biggest Brussels show ever for its 40th anniversary, set to kick off in less than three weeks.

Label industry veteran Chris Moretto has started a new business, Graphic Labels, six years after moving to Sydney from Toulouse in France.

Digital print solutions developer Xeikon is offering the ability to print a haptic – textured touch – effect, directly from its inkjet print systems, with no need for file modification.

At Print21+PKN LIVE New Frontiers in Packaging Print last week, head of marketing at Labelmakers, Jessica Simes, made the case for personalised packaging via digital print. We spoke to her after her presentation.

Innovative solutions developer, Konica Minolta, embodies its 'never stop printing' theme with multiple launches at its stand, including the new AccurioLabel Press 230.