Employed with Lejeune Association Management since the 16th of March 2020, Pablo will act as Regulatory Affairs Manager for FINAT.
This week, FINAT issued a press statement stressing the role of self-adhesive roll labels and narrow web packaging as essential component of the critical infrastructure for the food and medical sectors. Following this statement we received questions from several members indicating that more clarity needs to be provided to the outside world about the status of their specific component of the labelling value chain.
Self-adhesive labels and related short-run packaging are an essential requirement for a continuous flow of food and medical products. They are part of the critical infrastructure that is needed to master the COVID19 crisis.
The 17th edition of Label Summit Latin America closed on a high note in Santiago recently.
Since the cancellation of our seminar two weeks ago, FINAT has been reviewing the various scenarios regarding the organisation of our annual event in Rome. Given the recent developments, it will come as no surprise to you that we have also had to eliminate the European Label Forum from our industry calendar. The next main ‘ELF’ will now be held in the final week of May 2021. More information will follow soon.
Following the additional measures announced by the Dutch government to prevent the spread of the Corona virus, Lejeune Association Management has decided to work from now on with an adapted, minimum occupancy at the office in order to limit the risks of contamination.
In view of the epidemic Corona Virus, LMAI has decided to postpone this Digital Printing event that was to be held in Mumbai on the 16th of March 2020.
FINAT wishes to express its sympathy with the members of the European label community and their local associations that have been hurt and hit by the crisis, especially in Italy but increasingly also in other countries as Corona virus continues its journey around Europe and elsewhere.
Tarsus Group has today confirmed that its upcoming edition of Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2020, due to take place at Bangkok’s International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC) from 7 – 9 May 2020, has been postponed in light of concerns over coronavirus/COVID-19. The show will now take place on 10 – 12 September 2020.
The eternal city of Rome has been chosen by FINAT as the venue for this year’s European Label Forum. The association’s flagship event will be held on 3–5 June 2020 at the Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center. Apart from zooming in today’s volatile business conditions, a major focus will be on sustainability in response to worldwide developments and the demands on all manufacturers for more environmentally friendly working processes and products. Thirdly and finally, the leadership culture of the label industry in the face of generation change will be addressed.