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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