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Color Label Makes A Sustainable Choice With A Fully Refurbished Nilpeter FA-2500

Danish Color Label, owners of no less than 10 Nilpeter presses, has made another sustainable press investment by acquiring a fully refurbished, pre-owned Nilpeter FA-2500. An absolutely beautiful classic, according to Nilpeter's own Nick Hughes. "I've said it before, and I'll say it again - for us, Nilpeter is the Mercedes of flexo label printing presses, and we have never considered investing in anything else," says Erik Grønning, CEO & Owner of Color Label. Pre-Owned Program Nilpeter's Pre-Owned Program is a part of a strategic objective to create sustainable initiatives. Pre-Owned printing presses are often traded in as part of a new purchasing decision. The presses are then fully refurbished to improve the condition and lifetime, providing many years of stabile press performance to a new owner. The newly refurbished 8-colour UV FA-2500 installed at Color Label is the second of its kind to land on the production floor in Aarhus, Denmark. The press softw

Spektr automates quality control with the EyeC ProofRunner Web inspection system

  Spektr, a leading label and packaging printer in Belarus has installed the EyeC ProofRunner Web 100% inspection system for automatic quality control of printed labels. Leading the sale was Paritet System, the local EyeC partner in Belarus.  The EyeC ProofRunner Web 450 inspection system was installed on the Bobst Expert M3 flexo printing press. The system provides constant monitoring of the printing process and identifies various types of label defects, the criteria for which are determined in the system settings, and instantly alerts the printer if any faults are detected.  Full control of print quality provided by the EyeC ProofRunner Web without the visual involvement of the printer makes it possible to increase overall printing speed. One-stop service Serving the label market more than 20 years, Spektr is known as a trend setter in the premium label segment and a leader of the Belarusian market in volume of labels produced with a high degree of finishing.  The printing

Xeikon first to confirm participation in Hunkeler Innovationdays 2022

 Xeikon is one of the first companies to confirm its attendance at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2022. This will be the first live exhibition to take place in the Graphic Arts sector following the Covid-19 pandemic, and the fourteenth edition of this prestigious and popular event. Focused on high-performance digital printing and finishing, this international print industry event is scheduled to be held in Switzerland at the Lucerne Exhibition Centre from 21 st  to 24 th  February 2022, and it will be the 9th participation in a row for Xeikon. systems." Dimitri Van Gaever, Market Segment Director for Graphic Arts, states, "During these past months, Xeikon has completed an important milestone by introducing its SIRIUS technology, the cornerstone of Xeikon's new roll-fed duplex presses. With the successful commercialization of its next generation dry toner technology stack, Xeikon is confirming its commitment to the graphic arts market. The company's journey of full colour, di

Grif Installs Two New Nilpeter FA-17 To Reach More Competitive Label Markets

Grif Rótulos e Etiquetas Adhesivas of Brazil has installed two new Nilpeter FA-17 flexo presses. Thanks to the fast make-ready, low waste, and increased productivity of the FA-17, Grif plans to reach more competitive label markets in South America. The increased production and cost efficiency will enable Grif to achieve better and lower pricing structures. Nilpeter Presses in São Paulo Grif operates a total of 15 flexo presses in São Paulo, Brazil. The first Nilpeter press, an MO-3300S, was acquired in 2008. This was followed by a number of FB-Lines, and now, two new FA-17 presses. This year, 2021, Grif celebrates 35 years in existence, with several different activities planned to mark the occasion. Better Service & Value-Added Solutions Grif's main focus is set on pressure sensitive labels and aims to better service segments, where price plays a larger role with the new presses, while offering value-added solutions to market segments, where they are already represented. "

Winners revealed at 16th Label Industry Global Awards

Avery Dennison, Esko, and GMG were among the category winners honored at this year’s prestigious Label Industry Global Awards, which took place on 24 September at Brussels Expo, Belgium, the first night of Labelexpo Europe 2019 . Now in its 16th edition, the awards recognize the most innovative, influential and successful work from the label and package printing industry across the globe in the last twelve months. The 1980s retro themed ceremony brought together hundreds of guests featuring some of the biggest names from the international label community, and those working behind the scenes to constantly move this dynamic sector forward. It was the largest Label Industry Global Awards event yet as it also celebrated the 40th anniversary of Labelexpo.  The Award for Innovation (for companies with up to 300 employees) , sponsored by Flint Group Narrow Web, was presented to GMG GmbH & Co. KG , for its GMG Calibration Creation Wizard. Developed to enable customers to create color-acc

Epson Introduces Four New ColorWorks On-Demand Color Label Printers

Epson America today announced four new additions to its ColorWorks ® on-demand color label printer lineup – the ColorWorks C6000A, C6000P, C6500A, and C6500P . The first printers specifically designed as a color upgrade to black-only thermal transfer printers 1 , the new ColorWorks models deliver on-demand, 4- or 8-inch color labels at a comparable price 2 . Engineered for mission-critical applications, the reliable printers speed through labels at up to 5-inches per second 3 . The printers enable industrial and commercial organizations to produce high volume color labels for production use. The new ColorWorks label printers are on display at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., Sept. 23-25, 2019, at Epson’s booth, #C-5204. “The industry recognizes the benefits of on-demand color label printing, but we also know it can be difficult to make the transition from a black-only thermal transfer printing process that is already set up in the current workflow,” said Andy Scherz, senior product

Mondi will provide timely insights about premium pet food shoppers in research study results available free to booth visitors at Pack Expo 2019

Mondi, global leader in innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions, will provide Pack Expo 2019 attendees with an interesting glimpse into the minds of premium pet food shoppers, their decision-making drivers and packaging preferences. Attendees of the Sept. 23-25 trade show, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, can stop by Mondi Booth LS-6516 to collect their complimentary copy of a white paper with results of an in-depth premium pet food consumer survey. The 18-page paper, entitled “Premium Pet Food Purchaser Survey Results: Trends, Behaviors and Insights Pet Food Manufacturers Can Leverage to Convert Consumers,” is based on research conducted by Mondi in partnership with Dow Chemical in the first quarter of 2019 Following are just a few highlights from the survey, which polled 605 premium pet food purchasers from across the United States: · 75 percent of consumers say they would feel more favorably toward a brand that changed its packaging to be more

UPM Raflatac’s new paper label materials made with recycled content help brands go circular

UPM Raflatac is introducing two new sustainable paper label materials with recycled content to the market. UPM Raflatac Recycled Coat PCR-FSC paper face and UPM Raflatac Honey Glassine PCR-FSC paper liner contribute to a circular economy and reduce the pressure on forests and the consumption of natural resources. These new label materials answer brand owners’ needs to increase the amount of recycled content in their packaging materials. UPM Raflatac aims to use wood raw materials as efficiently as possible. This means keeping raw materials in use as long as possible through promoting recycling and using recycled fibres. These innovative paper label materials made with recycled content are FSC ® certified (licence code FSC-C012530). FSC certification provides a credible assurance that FSC certified label materials originate from recycled materials, sustainably managed forests, other controlled sources or a mixture of those. Choosing label materials with recycled content is a concrete