Coding & Labelling

Australia’s table grape industry is about to undergo a major transformation with the introduction of a ‘plug-and-play’ traceability solution, designed to enhance exports to Southeast Asian markets.

Dan Murphy’s has finalised its rollout of electronic shelf labels, which will see all 273 branded stores fitted with the new label technology by the end of June.

Innovia Films, a major producer of BOPP films and a pioneer in material science, has introduced a new film designed for pressure-sensitive labelling applications.

Patches that change colour as raw meat freshness deteriorates in sealed refrigerated products could soon be integrated in packaged meat labels on supermarket shelves, replacing Best Before codes.

Markem-Imaje has earned the EcoVadis Platinum Sustainability Rating, putting it among the top 1% globally in its industry for business sustainability.

Ravenwood Packaging’s linerless technology has been granted approval for kerbside recyclability across Australasia by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO).

The IFPA A-NZ is calling for a national approach to SA's proposed ban on produce stickers, one that does not compromise food safety, is cost-effective, and supported by practical and effective alternatives.

Result Group has unveiled Loftware Cloud, a cloud-based labelling platform designed to assist businesses conquer diverse supply chain complexities, ensure supplier compliance, and improve traceability.

Label Power has brought the new AP380, the latest labelling solution from Primera, to the Australian market, offering a 30 per cent increase in production speed compared to previous models.

Up to 100 million wine labels a year could soon be rolling off the presses of label printers across Australia and New Zealand, as China indicates it will end its effective ban on ANZ wines.

Implementing 2D-codes on packaging presents challenges and opportunities according to Wipotec, a specialist in dynamic weighing technology and product control exhibiting at APPEX on Stand C094.

Two of Herma's compostable self-adhesive label materials have passed the critical earthworm toxicity test in accordance with AS 5810. Herma is represented in Australian by Result Group.

For the second consecutive year, Result Group has been honoured with the prestigious WorldStar award, this time for its Herma InNo Liner Linerless Labelling System.

Labelexpo, the global label printing show, has just had its last outing in Brussels before a move to Barcelona in 2025. PKN associate editor Wayne Robinson was there, and analyses the major trends emerging during the four day expo.

The biggest print business in the Northern Territory, Colemans Printing, has ordered a HP Indigo 6K Digital Press, to be supplied by Currie Group, as a platform to enter the labels market.

Ego Pharmaceuticals is doubling down on climate action, with renewable UPM Raflatac Forest Film used on the labels adorning the packaging of its etchðos brand.