At the General Assembly 2019 in Copenhagen, FINAT members welcomed three new members to the FINAT Board.
After last month’s report of slowing demand for self-adhesive label materials in 2018, FINAT’s latest edition of the 6-monthly market monitor, the FINAT RADAR, confirms signs of a cooling label market.
In effort to provide a platform for interaction between Brand Owners and label printers; leading to evolution, creativity in labels, understand the needs of buyers, discuss statutory requirements and evaluate sustainability in labels, the Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI) has been organising events.
Summer recess and new European Parliament As the current European Parliament’s term is about to end and ongoing negotiations with Member States on legislative proposals have been suspended, it is a good time to look back at the developments over the last few months.
FINAT’s fifth European Label Forum, held last week in Copenhagen, was an outstanding success. 250 business leaders from the Label industry came together to network, interact with peers, engage with top-level industry partners, to learn and be inspired by a panel of experts on a variety of topics relevant to the future of the European label industry. After 60 years, the FINAT community remains vibrant and eager to explore new ideas.
Jim DeFife, VP Pressure-Sensitive Materials, Multi-Color Corporation has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious R. Stanton Avery Global Achievement Award 2019.
Visitors to the 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe, the world’s biggest label and package printing industry trade show, will be able to deepen their technical knowledge of flexible packaging and self-adhesive labels with the introduction of dedicated expert-led master classes and a workshop. These bring the number of in-depth technical learning programs to four - the show’s most extensive educational schedule to date.
The dramatic image of a bird in full flight caught the imagination of the judges with the design judge commenting ” The story unfolds in three layers of labels, Craft at its best”. We are referring to “Alto del Carmen Barricas de Selección” entered by Multi-Color Corporation, Chile, which, with the impressive array of finishing technologies used, there was no doubt that this label justifiably earned the title “Best in Show” in the 2019 FINAT Label Competition.
Medellín, Colombia, was host to Label Summit Latin America’s best attended, most successful event in the country to date from May 14-15. It attracted 749 of the label and package printing industry’s thought leaders and representatives who came together to share ideas and help shape its future direction in the region.
Four relevant topics will be discussed in Copenhagen at the Converter-only Roundtables, a new feature at the European Label Forum 2019: Sustainability & Recycling, Technology Investment, Marketing, and NextGen Workforce. These roundtables dedicated are an exclusive part of the annual event FINAT for the label industry, which takes place from 5 to 7 June in Copenhagen, Denmark.