Labels

Just a week after it instigated the purchase of the ANZ Hexagon labels businesses for $381m, the world’s biggest label printer, MCC, has itself been sold, and will be rolled into a giant new operation.

The fourth Xeikon Café TV dedicated to the Australian and New Zealand markets runs next Tuesday, 13 July, this one on matching colours with other technologies.

Global label heavyweight Multi-Color Corporation is acquiring the ANZ Hexagon label printing business, stumping up a reported NZ$410m (A$381m) for the private equity owned group.

Fujifilm Business Innovation Australia (Fujifilm BI) will sell and service the Epson SurePress resin-based industrial label presses, specifically targeting commercial printers wanting to add labels to their operations.

John Lennon may have thought love was all you need, but digital print systems developer Durst told a global audience all they need is a Tau RSC digital UV label press at a global webinar this week.

Rodden Graphics will supply the Canon Labelstream 4000 digital UV inkjet press in Australia and New Zealand, the deal giving Canon entry into the label market through industry veteran James Rodden.

Durst and All4Labels Global Packaging Group have successfully concluded beta testing of Durst’s new Tau 510 RSCi, with the digital label press now available in ANZ. A webinar runs next week.

Epson’s latest UV inkjet digital label press is now offered as a complete end-to-end label printing solution, thanks to a collaboration with GM unwinder and finishing.

Registrations are open for the Durst 6pm webinar running in a fortnight, which will give label printers an insight into how a European labels outfit has switched medium and long run production from flexo to digital.

Label standards at this year’s Pride In Print Awards are some of the best the industry has ever produced, according to judges, who spent two days assessing work submitted for gold medals, and category and process winners.

The Xeikon Café-TV Label Events are back in ANZ, with the first of four Xeikon TV events taking place next Tuesday.

Esko has unveiled its latest print inspection innovation, AVT iCenter, which it says empowers label converters to easily manage quality and production standards across jobs, printing equipment, shifts and even sites.

Leading Australian provider of in-mould label solutions, Herrods, is being aquired by global label printing giant Multi-Color Corporation, which is buying the 58-year-old operation for an undisclosed sum.

Epson has taken delivery of and installed Australia’s first high productivity SurePress L-6534VW industrial UV digital label press, at its new Experience Centre in Yennora, Sydney.

Jet Technologies had the long awaited in-person launch of the Screen LV350 UV SAI digital label press at its national HQ, and used the event to promote the flexibility of the new printer.


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