Labels

The nation’s biggest trade printer will offer a label service from September, when it installs a new HP Indigo 6K and ABG Digicon Series 3, both supplied by Currie Group.

Revolution Print has made the move to produce its burgeoning labels work in-house, with the purchase of a Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230 plus the Grafisk Maskinfabrik DC350 Nano label finisher.

WA-based operation Footprint is moving into the labels market, ordering a new Epson SureColor L-4533 digital label press and Scorpio converting unit from Fujifilm Business Innovation.

Xeikon is introducing its Panther PX3300 UV inkjet label press live on the stand at PacPrint, and highlighting its full portfolio across, labels, packaging, graphics arts and corrugated.

Xeikon will be introducing its Panther PX3300 UV inkjet label press – designed to address the industrial, chemical, and household markets, as well as premium products – at PacPrint.

Epson will display the SurePress L-4733AW water-based, resin ink, digital label press at PacPrint, which it says continues its legacy of providing white ink prime label printing, while delivering improved automation.

Labeltopia used its Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230 to personalise the iconic VB beer bottles for Carlton United Brewers. The promotion highlighted the market opportunities for variable data label printing.

MCC has installed an HP Indigo 6K digital label press, which marks 2000 active installs from the Series 3 range for the digital press manufacturer, represented in ANZ by Currie Group.

Finishing equipment manufacturer, A B Graphic International (ABG), has launched the next evolution of its Omega SRI high performance slitting, rewinding and inspection label finishing system.

Stephen Pratt, managing director of Kurz ANZ, tells Labels21 how brand owners can move their labels into the fast lane with the help of advanced, sustainable decoration solutions.

Konica Minolta is celebrating its 1000th installation for its AccurioLabel toner digital printing press, which comes seven years after entering the labels market, and two years after the 500th model went in.

Label press manufacturer Gallus has sold its Swiss manufacturing site, but will continue to base its digital label business in the St Gallen premises, as it seeks to grow its digital business.

Labelmakers group technical manager Graeme Lang, a pioneer and innovator in label technology, is to be honoured in Italy next week with the Global Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the WPO.

Melbourne-based label specialist, Sticky Labels, has optimised its digital operations by upgrading to the latest automated label production system – the Screen L350UV SAI Inkjet Series.

The self adhesive market label market is projected to grow by 30 per cent over the next five years, confirming that there is plenty of opportunity for printers looking for growth prospects.


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Canon has bought equipment manufacturer Edale, with the aim of strengthening its label and packaging business, delivering turnkey solutions, and creating opportunities for future developments.