Coding & Labelling

Herma, represented by Result Group, is now offering an adhesive material for thermal printer labels that is fully approved for food contact, which the company believes is the first of its kind worldwide.

Intelligent labels embedded with a RFID inlay are not only of benefit to apparel retailers, they have also expanded to other sectors, creating opportunities for label converters. Avery Dennison tells us more.

War in the Ukraine, the growing shipping crisis, and the lingering impact of Covid, have conspired to force the organisers of Labelexpo, due to run next month in Brussels, to reschedule the event to next year.

The Herma 500 label applicator, available in Australia through Result Group, can now easily add new functions or higher speeds via code-enabled upgrades.

Xeikon is launching its LCU series (Label Converting Unit) series, specifically developed and designed for the converting industries in high-end label production and manufacturing.

The Screen Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S has secured its third EDP (European Digital Press Association) win for its inkjet label press technology, taking out the 2021 Best Label Printer Award.

UPM Raflatac's progress towards a more circular economy for plastics and a future beyond fossil fuels, has been detailed in a new report, compiled by Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the UNEP.

Macsa ID SA, represented in Australia by Result Group, has announced the expansion of its iCON laser range to incorporate the entry-level iCON 3 small character coding laser.

With its L 310 full wrap labeller, Multivac is redefining the packaging of fresh eggs in boxes or plastic trays, promising to deliver highly attractive packs that also close with a secure seal.

Tamburlaine's 2021 range will feature Laava Smart Fingerprints, which gives consumers access to the wine’s backstory and to micro-investment platform Upstreet to receive shares in a sustainability ETF.

Brand protection, track and trace, and other anti-counterfeiting technologies in packaging are increasing in use, as economies across the globe adjust to a new post-Covid world, according to the latest data from Smithers.

A cloud-based printing tool to improve coding and labelling for fresh produce has been released by Matthews. The free iDSnet Cloud software generates and prints carton, crate and SSCC labels.

Product labelling that uses blockchain technology to demonstrate the traceability of Australian beef will be on show at Beef Australia 2021.

Result Group has extended its portfolio of linerless labelling solutions for finished products, adding the new InNo-Liner system from Herma, which the company says is the first of its kind to cater for labelling cartons and shippers.

Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) and Digimarc Corporation have partnered to serialise product packaging and labels with Digimarc Barcode in support of food safety and traceability initiatives.

The barcode, which is marking its 50-year milestone, is scanned over six billion times every day and remains one of the most trusted symbols in the world. GS1 says it is time for stakeholders to partner on advancing the technology.