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3 April 2024
Labelexpo series news
3 April 2024
Label Summit Latin America 2024 reports a successful edition

The 20th edition of Label Summit Latin America 2024 has closed on a high note, attracting 750 visitors from 25 countries. This year’s two-day conference took place between 12 – 13 March at the Agora Bogotá Convention Center for the first time in Bogotá, Colombia.

3 April 2024
Jules Lejeune
3 April 2024
The Future of Europe and the Label Industry: Going Back to the Roots

FINAT recently announced the presence of former Belgian PM and MEP Guy Verhofstadt as the opening keynote of the European Label Forum 2024 in Athens. Reflecting on this, I delved into the origins of European integration, tracing back to 1958, the founding year of both the EU's predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC), and FINAT.

2 April 2024
FINAT news
2 April 2024
Unleash your potential: Young Professionals Network (YPN) workshop announced at FINAT European Label Forum

The future of the label industry is bright, and it belongs to you! The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of FINAT, the international association for the European label industry, is excited to announce a dynamic workshop designed to empower young professionals in the label industry.

28 March 2024
FINAT news
28 March 2024
The Future of Europe: What Does it Mean for Labels?

Don't Miss Guy Verhofstadt's Keynote at the FINAT European Label Forum! The FINAT European Label Forum is shaping up to be an unmissable event for anyone in the label industry. This year, we're thrilled to announce that our opening keynote speaker will be the renowned Belgian politician, Guy Verhofstadt. For those unfamiliar, Verhofstadt is a giant in European politics. A current member of the European Parliament and former Prime Minister of Belgium, he's widely considered "one of the architects of the current structure of power in the European Union."

19 March 2024
Philippe Voet, FINAT President
19 March 2024
Experience the magic of the FINAT European Label Forum (ELF) together with your label industry peers

Hi there! Philippe Voet here, President of FINAT, the international community for everything about labels across Europe. I am dropping you a message to talk to you about the FINAT European Label Forum, taking place on 22-24 May 2024 in Athens, Greece. I see firsthand the challenges and opportunities we face every day. The label industry is a dynamic one, and staying ahead of the curve is crucial. That's why the European Label Forum (ELF) is a must-attend event for label printers of all sizes.

14 March 2024
FINAT news
14 March 2024
FINAT Market Statistics: Signs of recovery European labelstock demand at the end of 2023 after disappointing year

In the fourth quarter of 2023, labelstock demand in Europe increased by 2.1% compared to the same quarter in 2022. This was the first increase after four quarters of dramatic double-digit decline that started in Q4 2022, as the toxic mix of subsequent post-Covid excess demand, raw materials shortages, stockpiling, supply chain disruptions, cost increases and economic decline hit hard on the label industry throughout the year 2023. After first signs of a slowing of the decline emerged in the summer of 2023, the industry is set for continued recovery in 2024.

13 March 2024
Harveer Singh Sahni
13 March 2024
"Women adding glamour and professionalism to Labels and packaging!"

The label industry in India is largely male dominated. However, in an evolving scenario there happens to be a lot of efforts on women empowerment which depends on social status, education and upbringing.

8 March 2024
FINAT news
8 March 2024
Harnessing the innovative power of Gen Z

Unleash Your Potential! Join the FINAT YPN Workshop Before the European Label Forum 2024 Calling all young professionals in the European label industry! The FINAT Young Professionals Network (YPN) is excited to announce the FINAT YPN Workshop: "From Energy Eater to Energy Giver," taking place on 22 May 2024 in Athens, Greece!

29 February 2024
National Associations news
29 February 2024
IV Self-adhesive Labels Congress – the largest event for the self-adhesive label industry in Poland

Participant registration is now open for the Self-adhesive Labels 2024 Congress. This time, narrow web printing specialists will meet on 15-16 April at Łochów Palace and Farm, some 80 km from Warsaw.

27 February 2024
FINAT news
27 February 2024
Label Industry Puzzled? Unravel the Answers with the New FINAT Radar Report!

Uncertain economic times, changing consumer habits, and evolving regulations – the label industry faces a unique set of challenges. But where do we go from here? The 22nd edition of the FINAT Radar report, just released, delves into these critical questions, providing data-driven insights you can't afford to miss.

Relevant downloads

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FINAT-Radar-22-2023
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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 EGA-agenda-23-november-2023
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Finat-radar-21-Q3-2023

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22 - 24 May 2024 event

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