Xeikon has announced that Sticker Gizmo and School Stickers, based in Redditch UK has invested in a Xeikon 3030 REX, entry level, factory refurbished, digital label press. This young B2B brand is a ‘go to’ online site for customised and ready-made labels and stickers in almost any shape and any material – from laminated and foil effect labels to recyclable paper labels and magnetic vinyl stickers – for a wide variety of uses from window stickers, signage and POS and marketing to packaging and party-favours and games, stationery and personalised gifts. Sticker Gizmo provides the educational sector with a number of unique products.

The organizer of Labelexpo Global Series has today confirmed revised dates for two of its shows in the Americas, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.

Xeikon will shortly send out invitations to its upcoming Xeikon Café TV on complete Pouch Production, supported by Xeikon fleXflow. Set to take place on  Thursday 15th October and a ‘must attend’ for all label converters, Xeikon product experts will be on hand to offer their knowledge, deeper understanding and advice on the whole process required for successful digital pouch production. Attendees will have access to the latest technical demonstrations and hear forward thinking, customer testimonials from Simon Smith, Managing Director and Adam James, Operations Director of CS Labels/CS Pouches in the UK and Gustavo Guzzi, EMEA Sales Manager of Karlville Pouch Converting Solutions. There will also be a Q&A session with all speakers.

Esko | Brand Solutions, a global supplier of integrated software for the packaging, labels, artwork, and other branded materials, is supporting brand teams looking to recapture market share while negotiating remote working and fragmented supply chain environments.

Labelexpo’s first Virtual Label Summit, which took place recently, attracted 333 attendees from Europe, the US, Latin America and Asia. The event also drew in 30 high-profile guest speakers from across the global label and package printing industry.

Xeikon has announced the addition of a high-end label press to its Panther portfolio to meet a need in the market and extend the company’s comprehensive offering, broadening the application reach. Providing high productivity levels, the Xeikon PX30000 is equipped with 8 printing stations, two of which are used to achieve high opaque white layers at maximum speed. This UV inkjet label press is driven by Xeikon’s unsurpassed X-800 digital front end with exceptional capabilities, all geared to maximise digital print manufacturing.

Label Academy, the global training provider for the label and package printing industry, is to follow up its inaugural virtual master class on digital label technology from June with a further learning opportunity in October; this time covering flexible packaging.

Roland DG will participate in the FuturePrint Virtual Summit taking place from 12th - 16th October, 2020. The event is free to join and brings together 120 speakers spanning 15 countries to discuss a range of hot topics across the industrial, wide format and commercial printing, packaging and labelling industries.

Domino Printing Sciences globally announced the launch of the Domino N730i digital label press via a live virtual broadcast earlier today. This is a ground-up development and the first to use its new Domino Generation 7 ink jet platform. Philip Easton, Director of the Domino Digital Printing Solutions division commented “This is the most significant new product we have launched since we started in the digital label press business. It has been a huge collaborative team effort, spread over five years, involving our colleagues at Brother Industries, supplier partners, our development team and our existing customers. Today, we are so proud of what the N730i delivers, as we truly believe it is setting new standards in high performance ink jet label printing.”

The purchase of the Truepress Jet L350UV+ came just in time for Lemur Labels, a full-service label manufacturer supplying businesses across the UK and Europe, to meet increased demand for short-run, multi-variation jobs. Since installing Screen's innovative label printer, Lemur Labels’ operators have been working overtime to carry out a growing number of digital print jobs. The L350UV+ enabled Lemur to print full-colour labels with small print often used on the packaging of supplements and proteins popular among athletes. Screen’s newest addition to its inkjet label print series also helped Lemur Labels meet growing demand for hand sanitiser as it ramped up its activities during the coronavirus crisis.

Durst will be celebrating a 100th installation milestone at a customer site for its market-proven and highly successful Tau RSC technology platform only two years after a successful market launch.

Tarsus Group, organiser of Labelexpo Europe, is planning to deliver its most ambitious show to date in a year from now, bringing the global industry back together after the challenges faced from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A host of high-profile speakers are set to join Labelexpo’s first Virtual Label Summit, taking place online between 28 September and 2 October 2020, and designed around five key themes.

GMG once again has reason to celebrate: the successful color management company has won the Label Industry Global Award 2020 – Award for Innovation (for companies with up to 300 employees) – for the second year running.

Esko, the leading developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the global packaging, labeling and wide format sectors, has received a Bronze Award at this week’s European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) 2020 Awards – the first for its innovative Share & Approve tool.

GMG Color, Lenze SE, Paper Machine Converting Company and Avery Dennison Brazil are among the category winners for this year’s prestigious Label Industry Global Awards, which have been honored in a special online video announcement today (15th September 2020).

Tarsus Group, organizer of Labelexpo India 2020 and Brand Print India 2020, has today confirmed that the upcoming editions of the co-located shows, due to take place at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR from 2 – 5 December, have been postponed in light of ongoing concerns over coronavirus/COVID-19.

British labelling specialist PeterLynn has expanded its digital printing capacity, adding a Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ inkjet press to help meet what it describes as “unprecedented demand” driven by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Screen has turned necessity into a virtue, making its new Truepress Jet L350UV SAI label printer available for remote demonstrations from its Technology Centre in Amstelveen.

Leading labels business Skanem has praised the Esko technical team following the success of a large-scale IT migration completed under the shadow and restrictions of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Durst North America continues its investment in label and packaging market by announcing Steve Lynn, Director and GM, New Markets will lead the division.

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