The self-adhesive label market will see a CAGR of 5.4 per cent between now and 2026, translating into a market that will be 30 per cent bigger, with the Asia Pacific region seeing the biggest growth of all.

Konica Minolta has partnered with Grafisk Maskinfabrik, to offer its ultra-compact DC350Nano and DC330Mini label finishers with its AccurioLabel 230 digital label press to ANZ printers.

Labelstock supplier Avery Dennison's emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

National narrow web print provider, Onpack, has enhanced its digital operations by upgrading to the the Screen L350UV SAI Inkjet Series automated label production system.

PDQ Labels has made its first move into digital printing, installing a Screen L350UV inkjet press from Jet Technologies, and seeing its turnaround times go from two weeks to two days as a result.

As print deals with increasing environmental concern, the local label printing industry grappled with sustainability of labels in printing and converting, at a well-attended AIP FPLMA webinar on the topic.

Label printers working for the wine sector are raising the glasses in expectations of bumper orders, following a record-breaking year on the vines, which saw two million tonnes of grapes crushed for the first time.

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.