News & Blog

22 July 2024
Labelexpo series news
22 July 2024
Mactac presents new Vivid™ Chrome Film Labels at Labelexpo Americas 2024

Mactac has announced its participation as an exhibitor at Labelexpo Americas 2024, the only dedicated event for the label and package printing industry in the US.

11 July 2024
FINAT news
11 July 2024
Roberto Martinez Porta (Avery Dennison) appointed as FINAT Treasurer

At their General Assembly held on the occasion of the European Label Forum 2024 from 22-24 May in Athens, the FINAT members elected Roberto Martinez Porta (Avery Dennison) as FINAT Board member. He succeeded his colleague Noël Kasmi who has meanwhile left the label industry and consequently had to step down from the Board. Roberto also succeeds Noël in the role of FINAT Treasurer and Executive Board member.

10 July 2024
Lejeune, Jules
10 July 2024
FINAT Radar #24 depicts a volatile state in the label industry

In a week's time the 24th edition of our quarterly statistical survey, the FINAT Radar, will be ready.

10 July 2024
Labelexpo series news
10 July 2024
Registration opens for Labelexpo India 2024

Labelexpo Global Series has announced that registration is now open for Labelexpo India 2024, the only dedicated event in the South Asia region for the labels and package printing industry.

4 July 2024
FINAT news
4 July 2024
FINAT hosts optimistic European Label Forum 2024

The self-adhesive label association’s annual ELF welcomed 280 visitors and 35 exhibitors to Athens. On behalf of FINAT, James Quirk reports. The FINAT European Label Forum 2024 welcomed 280 visitors from 24 countries to sunny Athens on 22-24 May, including the event’s highest-ever number of label printers. The tone of the self-adhesive label industry association’s 65th annual conference was one of cautious optimism amid rising growth and slowing inflation following the European sector’s annus horribilis in 2023.

12 June 2024
Labelexpo series news
12 June 2024
RFID at Labelexpo Americas 2024

Labelexpo Americas 2024 focuses on how converters can jump on board the RFID train following the expansion of Walmart’s RFID Mandate to include most categories of retail products. Andy Thomas-Emans reports.

7 June 2024
FINAT news
7 June 2024
FINAT co-signed CheMI Manifesto to call on EU legislators

CheMI was established in 2003 as the platform for downstream users of chemical substances or mixtures across manufacturing industries. CheMI works as a communication channel for producers of articles, materials, components or consumer goods to voice perspectives, concerns and to contribute to the successful implementation of REACH. The members are associations of industries which in total account for over 300.000 European companies, 3 million employees, and generate a turnover of € 500 billion; the members support the EU ambition to continuously improve the regulatory framework on chemicals.

26 May 2024
Labelexpo series news
26 May 2024
Entries are open for Label Industry Global Awards 2024

Entries are now open for the 19th Label Industry Global Awards taking place at Parkway Bank Park in Rosemont, Illinois on 10 September.

23 May 2024
FINAT news
23 May 2024
FINAT and Packaging Europe partner to highlight sustainability excellence in labels

Winners of the FINAT Sustainability Awards will be announced at Europe’s leading packaging sustainability event – the Sustainable Packaging Summit, on 12th November 2024 in Amsterdam. This has been announced thanks to a partnership between Summit organizer Packaging Europe and FINAT, the international association for the European label industry.

23 May 2024
FINAT news
23 May 2024
Results 44th FINAT Label Competition 2024: Celebrating Excellence in Label Printing Worldwide

The FINAT Label Competition is a prestigious event in the label industry, and 2024 proved to be another successful year. The number of entries increased to 236 (212 in 2023), with 45 companies and 22 countries from all over the world participating, hence demonstrating the competition's global popularity. Austria once again topped the list of countries entering with 45 entries followed by Greece with 24 entries. The highest number of entries by category was led by Wines (52), Alcoholic Drinks (28) with General Applications in third place (22). The number of entries using digital as one of their main printing processes increased slightly to 112.

Relevant downloads

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FINAT Radar 23 Q1-2024
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FINAT-Radar-22-Q4-2023
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20240125 FINAT webinar PPWR presentation
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FINAT-articles-of-association-as-per-2023-draft-for-GA

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FINAT European Label Forum 2025 - Registration open March 2025
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
21 - 23 May 2025 event

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