Labels & Labelling

  • Mal-Pol boosts productivity on Gallus RCS 330 with Martin Automatic

    By Converter on April 17, 2018
    Mal-Pol boosts productivity on Gallus RCS 330 with Martin Automatic One of Poland’s leading label converters, Mal-Pol, based in Olesin near Warsaw, has fitted Martin Automatic technology to its Gallus RCS 330 press. The ten-colour UV-flexo press, which also has two screen print units and cold foil and varnish capability, was installed in 2016 to produce top-of-the-range labels from a […]
  • The Internet of Labels: FINAT Technical Seminar 2018

    By Converter on April 17, 2018
    The unusually extended supply chain for the self-adhesive label industry always makes the biennial FINAT Technical Seminar an interesting event in many ways. It brings together a diverse community – all of whom have a strong interest in technical advances that will impact labelling and packaging This year’s event, held in Barcelona for the sixth time, was no exception. Over […]
  • Ellco Etikett twice certified

    By Converter on April 17, 2018
    Ellco Etikett started of 2018 by becoming the only label printing company in Norway to be certified by the strict ISO standards in both quality and environmental management The project started off early in 2017. Ellco Etikett had recently lost a large tender by an old customer. This partly due to the lack of a quality certification. That really triggered […]
  • Mark Andy hails success of Digital One Workshops

    By Converter on April 6, 2018
    Mark Andy’s toner-based entry level digital press, Digital One, is attracting interest from a wide variety of companies, from label converters to brand owners, and advertising agencies, all of which see the benefits of a system that offers high quality print and converting inline. To maximise on market awareness, the company is holding a series of Digital One Workshops at […]
  • The Label Makers create double-sided back label for Mary Rose Gin

    By Converter on April 5, 2018
    Bradford-based The Label Makers have pushed the boundaries in label design and creation by producing the first double-sided back label for artisan gin distiller, the HMS Spirit Company, for their latest release, Mary Rose Gin – a small batch London Dry Gin created to celebrate Henry VIII’s famous warship The back label, consisting of two layers laminated together, illustrates the […]
  • SICK’s LabelChecker ticks the box for all-in-one quality control

    By Converter on April 3, 2018
    SICK has launched the LabelChecker, an ‘off-the-shelf’ label inspection solution with the ability to read and verify text, numbers, bar codes and 2D codes, as well as checking label design and print quality Based on SICK’s InspectorP vision sensor, the all-in-one solution is the first to be developed using SICK’s pioneering AppSpace programming environment. The solution was perfected in close […]
  • New ink series in permanent use in Brussels

    By Converter on March 23, 2018
      High quality printing and minimised migration risk of the new Uvaflex FCM Y81 series from Zeller+Gmelin put to the test The most powerful magnets for visitors to trade fairs are machines in action. But without the right printing ink, perfect performance won’t produce results. For example, during live presentations in the Automation Arena as part of the most recent Labelexpo […]
  • MPH introduces services for imaging SPGPrints’ tactile RotaMesh screens to UK label printers

    By Converter on March 21, 2018
    MPH Limited, the Harwich-based pre-press services provider, has reached an agreement to provide imaging services for UK-based users of SPGPrints’ RotaMesh tactile rotary screens, for adding heavy varnish features up to 250µm thickness to labels and packaging. The agreement means MPH can provide label converters across the country with a fast, local source for imaging the complete range of nickel […]
  • Vacuum made easy with Turtle pumps

    By Converter on March 21, 2018
    The latest range of Turtle pumps from vacuum expert Simmatic feature a unique all-in-one design that enables big savings to be made in the cost and complexity of vacuum systems for applications as diverse as carton erecting, package handling and labelling In addition, because of their small size and robust construction, the pumps can, in most applications, be installed close […]
  • HERMA grows, recruiting 100 new employees

    By Converter on March 13, 2018
    With its three divisions Self-Adhesive Materials, Labels, and Labelling Machines,has grown by 6.5 per cent, posting record sales of 342.3 million euros. For 2018, the company aims at another plus of just under four percent: “That is bold and challenging, but achievable.” To safeguard further growth, HERMA is looking to hire nearly 100 new employees, and will begin commissioning further […]