Label Assocations Network

FINAT has a close relation with the (national) label associations. In Europe, the national associations work together via the National Associations Board (NAB) and the world biggest associations are represented in the L9.

Read more on initiatives and collaborations of the (inter)national associations, hosted by FINAT, below.

The 'Making Of' a joint FINAT National Associations initiative

Young talent drives industry image campaign targeting next generation

FINAT and Europe's national label industry associations have launched a project that brings together young talent from different countries to drive the development of an image campaign for the European label and narrow-web industry, to raise awareness among pupils, students, and young professionals of the lively attraction of our industry as career destination. Read more

Linking the Association Community

Leveraging the network of label networks

Who can recite the full name of FINAT in the original French language? Not only has our industry’s technical nomenclature (on which the name is based) changed since our foundation in 1958, but nowadays English is our business language. What has not changed is the role of FINAT in Europe, and the ‘brand attributes’ that the magic letters F I N A T represent.

Since its Golden Jubilee year 2008, ‘Linking the label community’ has therefore featured as FINAT’s ‘brand tagline’. This motto applies not only to FINAT’s role in connecting companies and their professionals, but also to its role in liaising between industry-related associations and their volunteers. In the past few years, this latter role has helped to achieve fruitful international collaboration between label associations, both in Europe and worldwide. An update...

L9 Beijing Summit

The L9 met in China at the L9 Beijing Summit on 26-28 April 2017. Read all about it in Thomas' blog.

National associations versus FINAT (2014)

FINAT collaboration with national label associations - posted 30 August 2013

Related (label) associations

ABIEA - Associação Brasileira das Indústrias de Etiquetas Adesivas Brazil
AMETIQ - Asociación Mexicana de Etiqueteros Mexico
AIFEC - Asociación Ibérica de Fabricantes de Etiquetas en Continuo Spain
BPIF - British Printing Industries Federation, Roll Label Section U.K.
DLA - Dansk Etiketforening Denmark
ELSET - Greek Label Manufacturers Association Greece
ESD - Etiket Sanayicileri Dernegi Turkey
Grafiska GFF - Grafiska Företagens Förbund Sweden
FPLMA - Flexible Packaging & Label Manufacturers Association Australia
GIPEA - Gruppo Italiano Produttori Etichette Autoadesive Italy
JFLP - The Japan Federation of Label Printing Industries Japan
LMAI - Label Manufacturers Association of India India
PEIAC - Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Association of China China
SALMA - Self Adhesive Label Manufacturers Association of New Zealand New Zealand
SOJUZUPAK - Union of Manufacturers and Consumers of packages and packaging product Russia
TLMI - Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute USA
UNFEA - Union Nationale de Fabricants d'Etiquettes Adhesives France
VsKE - Verband der Hersteller Selbstklebender Etiketten Germany