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22 August 2017
Jules Lejeune, FINAT blogs
22 August 2017
Jules Lejeune, FINAT blogs
The 4th Industrial Revolution – Enabling the Smart Factory

In his book “The Fourth Industrial Revolution”, Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum describes the technological mega forces behind the fundamental changes that will impact (if not already) the way we live, work, consume and produce (see also the video below). The 4th industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, is described as the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.

industrial revolution | industry 4.0 | technology | schwab | regulation | education | international collaboration | standards and best practices
22 August 2017
Filip Weymans, VP Global Marketing Xeikon blogs
22 August 2017
Filip Weymans, VP Global Marketing Xeikon blogs
Food label printing? Here’s everything you need to know

Not one label is the same – different applications require different digital technologies, which is precisely why printing is such an exciting business. Whether it is for pharma, wine & spirits, durables, health & beauty, industrial chemicals or beverages, every label comes with its own aesthetic and functional requirements.

11 August 2017
labelexpo news
11 August 2017
labelexpo news
Labelexpo Europe 2017 highlights

Labelexpo Europe 2017 is gearing up for its biggest edition to date, with the four-day trade show being held during 25-28 September at Brussels Expo. Featuring over 650 exhibitors, the show will highlight the very latest in cutting-edge developments for the label and package printing market.

labelexpo | industry event
11 August 2017
John Bambery, BPIF Labels blogs
11 August 2017
John Bambery, BPIF Labels blogs
55 years and still counting - a guest blog by John Bambery of BPIF Labels

At the end of 2016, BPIF Labels Chairman John Bambery announced his retirement, after many years of service to the British and European label community. His farewell took place on the occasion of the meeting of the National Associations Board between the leadership of FINAT and national label associations across Europe. With John, BPIF Labels and FINAT will lose a remarkable, ‘hands-on’ member who dedicated an important part of his professional and post-professional career to the label community. Reason for FINAT to invite John to share his memories, as a tribute to his contribution but also as a source of inspiration for future generations.

10 August 2017
labelexpo news
10 August 2017
labelexpo news
Linerless Trail line-up announced for Labelexpo Europe

Exhibitors participating in the Linerless Trail have been announced as the popular feature area makes its return to Labelexpo Europe 2017’s show floor. Established to help increase sustainability levels within the industry and accelerate zero waste adoption, the Linerless Trail will benefit printers looking to improve their green credentials.

10 August 2017
labelexpo news
10 August 2017
labelexpo news
Label Academy: Gain the skills your business needs

The Label Academy has a big presence at Labelexpo Europe 2017. You can meet our team, discuss the learning and qualification opportunities we provide, attend our master classes and join our workshop. It’s your chance to learn the skills that will prepare you for the future.

9 August 2017
finat news
9 August 2017
finat news
Driving the label industry agenda: FINAT and Labelexpo Europe

The flag bearers of the European label industry -- the international label association FINAT and Labelexpo Europe founders Tarsus Ltd -- are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their partnership this year at the biggest-ever Labelexpo show, taking place at the Brussels Expo, 25-28 September.

9 August 2017
labelexpo news
9 August 2017
labelexpo news
Visitor registration opens for Labelexpo Asia 2017

Visitor registration is now open for Asia’s largest and most anticipated label and package printing technology event. Labelexpo Asia, the trade exhibition which is being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 5 – 8 December 2017...

8 August 2017
finat news
8 August 2017
finat news
WHAT’S NEW IN LABEL RELEASE LINER Add extra value to your Labelexpo visit at on-site AWA seminar

For label and packaging professionals visiting Labelexpo in Brussels this year, there is an additional opportunity to keep abreast of the business. AWA Alexander Watson Associates have co-located a key European market update seminar in the exhibition centre during the exhibition.

4 August 2017
finat news
4 August 2017
finat news
FINAT Technical Seminar - Third Call for Papers

A reminder to FINAT members to submit proposals for a presentation for the FINAT Technical Seminar, 7-9 March 2018 in Barcelona, before 17 August. Send your e-mail to info@finat.com titled: 'Technical Seminar 2018'.

technical seminar | industry event

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Technical Handbook 9th edition English
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FINAT Educational Handbook
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FINAT RADAR 2017 vol.7 summer edition
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FINAT LCA folder harmonized sector
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FINAT RADAR 2016 vol.5 summer edition
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FINAT RADAR 2016 vol.6 winter edition

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