Matrix and liner recycling challenges to be addressed by global CELAB consortium at world’s largest dedicated label and package print exhibition held in April 2022.
Unprecedented times have thrown an array of challenges to the Indian labels industry at large.
The wait is over. The unavoidable pause on label and package printing shows has seen industry pioneers develop an incredible amount of exciting technology with invigorated dynamism.
Over 700 visitors and 57 exhibitors attend first in-person Labelexpo Global Series event in US for two years.
At the Board meeting held on August 9th 2021 held in virtual mode, the board of directors of LMAI (Label Manufacturers Association of India) approved the appointment of Rajesh Nema Nema
The update to the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive will not be finalized in 2021; a final round of stakeholder workshops is to take place in November
Last month, we reported about booming demand for self-adhesive labelstock in the first half of 2021 in response to the general economic recovery in Europe, especially in the second quarter. Throughout the past 12 months, we reported about supply chain disruptions associated with the ‘perfect storm’ of Covid-related factors like excess demand for essential goods, delays in raw materials deliveries and labour shortages due to worker illness and lockdown measures.
An article on food-grade recycled plastics highlights some issues for these materials, and a Citizens' Initiative aims to introduce EU-harmonized DRS and EPR schemes for plastic packaging
Eco-Score is a label for sustainability in food products based on LCA and including the environmental impact of packaging
After a relatively modest start in 2021, labelstock demand in Europe boomed in the second quarter. Compared to the same quarter of 2020, consumption of self-adhesive label materials in Europe was 9.3% higher. This is all the more remarkable when considering that label demand already peaked in Q2 2020 with an annual growth rate of 8% due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The demand peak in the spring of 2021 correlated with the general economic recovery in Europe as demonstrated by the 13.2% growth of the EU economy compared to Q2 in 2020.