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13 July 2018
finat news
13 July 2018
finat news
'Labelicious' FINAT's campaign in search of future label talents to be launched end of September

In view of its upcoming 60th anniversary, FINAT has taken the initiative to develop a competition which strives to increase awareness among young creative designers and skilled technologists, of the creative and technical skills involved in creating tomorrow’s labels and label sector.

13 July 2018
finat news
13 July 2018
finat news
OUT NOW: FINAT Radar 9

Your invaluable tool to assess your own performance against the industry's average, and to make informed decisions about your business strategies going forward, has just been posted on the FINAT website. The 9th edition covers the perspective of label converters in Europe.

13 July 2018
labelexpo news
13 July 2018
labelexpo news
Registration is now open for Labelexpo India 2018!

Be amazed by the latest technologies from the fastest growing sector of print.

5 July 2018
finat news
5 July 2018
finat news
Sophisticated substrates lead the charge in label sector growth

Sophisticated label substrates have experienced exponential growth due to demand for high-end applications according FINAT’s latest findings.

5 July 2018
labelexpo news
5 July 2018
labelexpo news
Registration officially opens for Labelexpo India 2018

Registration for the 6th edition of Labelexpo India, the largest label and package printing event in South Asia, is now open. The show is set to take place once again at state-of-the-art venue India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida (Delhi NCR), from 22-25 November.

5 July 2018
Jules Lejeune blogs
5 July 2018
Jules Lejeune blogs
European label industry continues dynamic track record in 2017

Total consumption of self-adhesive label materials in Europe amounted to 7.45 million m2 in 2017, corresponding with a growth rate of 4.7% compared to 2016. This was slightly below the average growth rate of 5.4% over the preceding 4 years, indicating a mild slowdown in the industry’s dynamic track record over the decade so far.

3 July 2018
finat news
3 July 2018
finat news
Harnessing tomorrow’s label converter leaders today: FINAT European Label Forum

Developing ways to harness the skills of tomorrow’s label converter leaders, driving industry efficacy, and understanding the major changes across the print technology base were the overriding themes of this year’s international labelling association FINAT held its fourth European Label Forum in Dublin in June.

27 June 2018
nan news
27 June 2018
nan news
Fighting the skills shortage in packaging: 22 new NVC Packaging Professional graduates

On Tuesday 26 June 2018, the graduation ceremony for NVC Packaging Professionals took place in Gouda, hometown of the NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre. Twenty-two (22) business students passed the exam and can now be referred to as NVC Packaging Professional.

21 June 2018
Mark Macaré, FINAT blogs
21 June 2018
Mark Macaré, FINAT blogs
FINAT Public Affairs Blog #5

The last few months saw a couple of major milestones: 31st of May 2018 was the third registration deadline for REACH, the European Chemicals regulation. The long-awaited Circular Economy Package was published in the official Journal in June, tightening recycling and landfilling targets and focusing in particular on the reduction of plastic waste in the so-called Plastic Strategy. In the area of Food Safety, the Commission announced a disappointing delay in its work on the highly anticipated EU measure on Printed Food Contact Materials.

19 June 2018
nan news
19 June 2018
nan news
R. Stanton Avery Pioneer Award goes to Alex Knott

Alex Knott, of the Dow Chemical Company, has been chosen as the recipient of the R. Stanton Avery Pioneer Award for the 2018 Label Industry Global Awards. Judging for the 15th annual awards program took place on 6 June during the recent FINAT European Label Forum (ELF) in Dublin, where the panel of international judges met to consider entries across four award categories.

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FINAT Radar 9 - 2018
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03 - European label market update by Jules Lejeune
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FINAT GA minutes 2017 incl voting members
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FINAT GDPR Roadmap

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    FINAT - 13 July 2018

    OUT NOW: FINAT Radar 9 Your invaluable tool to assess your own performance against the industry's average, and to make informed decisions about your business strategies going forward, has just been posted on the FINAT website. The 9th edition covers the perspective of label converters in Europe.

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    FINAT - 08 June 2018

    There was no better way to complete our stay in Dublin for our 2018 European Label Forum than with an evening at the iconic Guinness Storehouse to celebrate our 60th anniversary. See you next year! #FINAT18