The successful collaboration between digital pouch and label printer Luminar, now part of the QLM Group, and food start-up Mingle, is continuing with Luminar printing the newly rebranded packaging.


Label printers will need to pack their boardies and sunnies for future Labelexpo events, the global show is moving to Barcelona, with this September’s event set to be the last-ever in Brussels.

Leading trade label printing house Foxcil has ceased all production, bringing down the curtain on what was one of the country’s most innovative print business, after a ten-year pioneering run. Its customers and general manager are now with Guru Labels.

Digital print pioneer Xeikon is launching a new entry-level UV inkjet label press, the Label Discovery Panther, which it says will be profitable if it runs for just two hours a day.

WA print business Footprint has produced a quarter of a million labels in the first 10 weeks of its new label operation, produced on its new Epson SurePress L-4533AW, supplied by Fujifilm.

Print service provider and self-described print geek Leon Wilson, from Ballarat based Revolution Print, lit up LIVE with an inspiring story of transforming the general offset jobbing printer into a technologically advanced set-up, now including inhouse digital label printing.

Label printing business Prestige Labels & Print has been placed into voluntary liquidation by owner Gary Weinberg, owing $151,000 to creditors, most of whom are other label printers, but the company has nothing in the bucket for them to claim against, with zero assets or funds.

How do you make yourself known as a new brand in a crowded market? This case study on decorative label design finishing in the beverage industry shows one way.

Xeikon has launched its PantherCure LED series, a family of inks for use with Panther technology which come with new waveforms, software and optimised screening.

Melbourne-based GMS Pacific has been named Australian distributor for the N730i digital colour label press by Domino Digital Printing Solutions.

Screen GP has introduced a new high opacity white mode that it says offers more opaque white for the Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S, its specialised UV inkjet label printing system.

As the public become increasingly environmentally aware, all aspects of packaging are under scrutiny, including labels, reports Colleen Bate.

Melbourne-based custom label printer Labels Connect has enhanced its digital printing capacity with the deployment of the Screen L350 UV Inkjet press.

A B Graphic International will be using Labelexpo Americas next week to showcase new developments from its product portfolio, on what will be its biggest ever stand at the show.

Innovative Sydney-based packaging and labelling specialist Luminar has expanded its digital printing capabilities with the deployment of a new Screen L350UV inkjet press.

The label has become a key marketing tool, and says Gareth Ward, new technology is enabling print businesses of all kinds to jump on the bandwagon, and enter a potentially lucrative new market.