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23 November 2022
FINAT news
23 November 2022
Winners FINAT Sustainability Awards 2022 - Converters take the lead

The 2022 FINAT Sustainability Award recognizes the efforts of the self-adhesive label industry to increase sustainability. This year five initiatives were entered in the competition, covering innovative paper-based labels

22 November 2022
Labelexpo series news
22 November 2022
Labelexpo India 2022 lights up subcontinent

Record attendance and brisk business marks first Labelexpo India show for four years.

15 November 2022
FINAT news
15 November 2022
European labelstock rebounds in third quarter after paper shortage in Q2

In the third quarter, labelstock demand in Europe rebounded strongly, after a poor first half of the year caused by strike related paper shortages from Finland. For first three quarters as a whole, the European label industry recorded a modest growth of 1.7% compared to the same period last year. 

14 November 2022
Labelexpo series news
14 November 2022
Labelexpo Asia postponed until 2023

Tarsus Group, organizer of the Labelexpo Global Series, has announced that Labelexpo Asia 2022 will be postponed until 2023

27 October 2022
FINAT news
27 October 2022
FINAT expresses concern about negative list in draft Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation

FINAT expressed their concern on the plans of the European Commission to include a negative list of packaging characteristics as part of their revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.

25 October 2022
Labelexpo series news
25 October 2022
Registration opens for Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2023

Labelexpo returns to BITEC, Bangkok, in February 2023 for Southeast Asia’s biggest dedicated label and package printing show.

19 October 2022
Labelexpo series news
19 October 2022
Less than 30 days to go for Labelexpo India 2022!

With less than 30 days to go, Labelexpo India, South Asia’s leading labels and package print exhibition, is seeing participation from more than 250 industry-leading exhibitors and unprecedented number of visitor registrations.

19 October 2022
Sustainability & Regulations news
19 October 2022
IPACKCHEM ‘Advanced In-Mould Fluorination’ tested and approved by RecyClass

The findings of an independent laboratory testing show that IPACKCHEM’s “Advanced In-Mould Fluorination” technology is fully compatible with both the natural and coloured high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers recycling streams.

18 October 2022
FINAT news
18 October 2022
FINAT Label Competition 2023 open for entries

The FINAT label competition 2023 is ready to accept entries! All label printers are invited to send in their finest examples of labels, tags, sleeves, and flexible packaging products, so we can celebrate them! New this year is the additional category 'Hybrid Printing' under group B: Printing Processes. For more information, visit https://buff.ly/3ghmIUZ

29 September 2022
Jakovina van Haeringen
29 September 2022
FINAT Travel docs: Love & life – the story of two label printers in Greece - Part 1

This year, in our search for hotels in Athens for a possible ELF in 2024, I took the opportunity to visit two label printers that are members of our association: Cabas S.A. & Forlabels S.A. The following is the first report on Cabas S.A., how they perceive the label industry in Greece in general and what label printing means to them in particular.

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