The age of smart products is happening now. That is one of the main messages being shared by Andy Hobsbawm at next month’s biennial FINAT Technical Seminar, 7-9 March 2018, in Barcelona.
Avery Dennison has been confirmed as gold sponsor of the 15th edition of Label Summit Latin America. Returning to Guadalajara from 24 – 25 April 2018, the summit is being held at Expo Guadalajara and is aimed at senior decision makers working within the label and package printing sector.
Do you know what the Internet of Things is? More importantly do you know where the challenges and opportunities lie and how they could impact your business?
Having trouble with the production of multi-layer labels? Or, are you planning to produce (flexible) packaging on your narrow-web press, but you don't know what the challenges are and if it will bring you any benefit? Attending the interactive workshops at the FINAT Seminar can provide you with the answers you need.
Trade visitors can now register online for Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018. Focused entirely on label and package printing, the show makes its debut as it runs 10 – 12 May at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand.
Prime labels are becoming increasingly complex and non-prime labels are becoming increasingly functional. They are among the key trends dominating the label industry according to the latest FINAT RADAR.
This year’s calendar of events and supporting activities offered by the international association for the label and sleeve markets, FINAT, is a full one. It reflects, and addresses, the complex and ever-changing opportunities and challenges in the overall world of packaging today for the benefit of the FINAT membership which, in itself, is a diverse web of companies, from raw material suppliers through inks, printing and application machinery, to converters and contract packers.
I am delighted as FINAT President to invite you to the 2018 FINAT Technical Seminar in Barcelona, from 7th until 9th March leading with the theme “Challenges in the label market”.
“Change is the only constant” -- a popular saying that has become one of the clichés of our time. The year 2017 is no exception.
Fewer public affairs meetings, but a key deadline ensured that things were lively for the close of 2017. For 2018, please see the preliminary list of upcoming meetings below. Should you have any questions concerning the meetings reported, or the upcoming ones, do not hesitate to contact me!