Medellín, Colombia, is host to this year’s Label Summit Latin America for the first time since 2014. The two-day annual event, which rotates between key locations in the region, is the leading label and package printing trade event of its kind in Latin America.
FINAT has released the 2018 Winter edition of its 6-monthly market report the FINAT RADAR. This time covering the results from a survey among over 80 brand owners and packaging buyers, and follow-up one on one interviews with a select number of them, it becomes clear that European label customers are approaching 2019 more cautiously than they did 2018 a year ago.
Your invaluable tool to assess the brand owner's perspective on our industry has just been posted on the members' area of the FINAT website. The 10th edition covers the perspective of brand owner in Europe.
The organizer of Labelexpo India is pleased to report its 6th edition of Labelexpo India, which took place at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida from 22 to 25 November 2018, was its largest show to date in the region. A total of 9,851 visitors from 55 countries passed through its doors over the four days of the show, 22.7 percent more than in its last edition in 2016 and the biggest visitor increase to date.
The 29th edition of packaging innovation competition De Gouden Noot was won by ACU-Drop® II, a unique, patented packaging form that revolutionises quality control in the In Vitro Diagnose (IVD) market. The innovative, dual chambered device keeps various fractions separated, preventing reactions between components of the desired matrix. When ready, the user simply pushes a button to allow the fractions to combine. Then mix with the integrated “static stirrer” and the sample is ready to use, either from the built-in dropper bottle or by attaching a syringe. ACU-Drop® II will open doors in the quality control arena with its ease of use, elimination of the need for pipetting and by solving matrix interactions - all in a single container.
The organizer of the Labelexpo Global Series, Tarsus Group has unveiled a new portfolio of trade shows targeting the branded print market, which aim to connect the whole print supply chain.
The 39th edition of our annual label competition is open and accepts entries till 15 March 2019.
As part of the wider Circular Economy Package which has entered into force in July 2018, the European Commission is also rolling out its Plastics Strategy to increase recyclability of plastics, reduce the consumption of single-use plastics and to restrict the intentional use of microplastics.