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Label Maker Spends on Digital Printing

cMJZ34a5 February 1, 2013 0

HP WS6600 printing press with in-line priming unit Amberley Labels is investing over £750,000 in ‘the industry’s most versatile and productive digital presses’. This Dorset-based supplier of digitally-printed, self-adhesive labels has installed the HP

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Several Products-In-One’ Adhesive Ousts Two For Tea

cMJZ34a5 January 31, 2013 0

The Optimise H99 formula combines a longer open time with a very sharp setting rate, high adhesion, and grab Watton-based KMS Adhesives was recently approached by a quality blender and packer of teas, who wanted

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Group Adopts ‘Bio’ Bags

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Biodegradable polyethylene bags are initially being used for bed linen ranges. Other products will follow Now available across John Lewis outlets, following a phased roll out, are several product lines packaged in biodegradable polyethylene.

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Price Increases Blamed on Raw Material Costs

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Sun Chemical, ‘the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments’, has announced a price increase for its European customers across all product lines. The percentage rise ‘will be in the high single digits

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Trade Bodies Unite Over Carrier Bags

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Turner: ‘There’s no evidence to support suggestions that introducing bag charges delivers environmental benefits’ Four major trade associations have joined together to present a united front in lobbying Scottish and UK parliaments and politicians,

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Walking The Talk

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

THE CONCEPT OF RECYCLING IS EVOLVING by Gordon Shade, CEO, European Metal Packaging (Empac) It is time for a more defined approach. Having come from an agenda driven mostly by the reduction of waste

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Innovation Award to Skanem for Superpeel label!

Bonnie Howard January 24, 2013 0

Skanem was recently awarded the “2012 Oriflame Supplier Award for Best Innovation Initiative” for the Superpeel single ply solution! Skanem was awarded the prize at a supplier conference with Oriflame in Stockholm November 2012.

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RavenWoodstock – where linerless technology really rocks

Chantell Keston January 24, 2013 0

Linerless labelling specialist Ravenwood Packaging will be showcasing its labelling technology at Pro2Pac/IFE at ExCeL in London (17-20 March) and celebrating the fact that greener labels are being specified by an increasing number of

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