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  • 27 June 2019 - Macaré, Mark FINAT PA Blog #9

    Summer recess and new European Parliament As the current European Parliament’s term is about to end and ongoing negotiations with Member States on legislative proposals have been suspended, it is a good time to look back at the developments...

  • 26 February 2019 - Mark Macaré FINAT Public Affairs Blog #8

    With the end of term of the current Commission coming up in 2019, we see a push to finalize a number of key dossiers by the sitting Commissioners.

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  • 15 November 2018 - Mark Macaré FINAT Public Affairs Blog #7

    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...

  • 7 November 2018 - Jules Lejeune, Managing Director FINAT Sweet Sixty

    Today, 7 November 2018, it was exactly 60 years ago that FINAT was founded in Paris. The FINAT Yearbook 2018, soon to be released, is therefore, a special edition dedicated to FINAT’s future, with a focus on the #LABELicious competition for...

  • 26 September 2018 - Young manager Mikaela Harding, Pulse Roll Label Products FINAT Next Gen Blog #1

    In 2013, I completed a Master’s degree in Chemistry (MChem) at the University of Surrey. After completing my studies, I was unsure about what I wanted to do, what opportunities were available and which direction to go in. I felt a little lost...

  • 23 August 2018 - Mark Macaré, FINAT FINAT Public Affairs Blog #6

    With a record-breaking summer and a mesmerizing World Cup behind us, regulatory activity is about to pick up again shortly!

  • 5 July 2018 - Jules Lejeune European label industry continues dynamic track record in 2017

    Total consumption of self-adhesive label materials in Europe amounted to 7.45 billion m2 in 2017, corresponding with a growth rate of 4.7% compared to 2016. This was slightly below the average growth rate of 5.4% over the preceding 4 years,...

  • 21 June 2018 - Mark Macaré, FINAT FINAT Public Affairs Blog #5

    The last few months saw a couple of major milestones: 31st of May 2018 was the third registration deadline for REACH, the European Chemicals regulation. The long-awaited Circular Economy Package was published in the official Journal in June,...

  • 1 May 2018 - Jennifer Dochstader, LPC, Inc. Note to Label Converters: Segmentation marketing can be your #1 digital sales tool

    Think back to the 1980s and 1990s. These were great years for pressure-sensitive label converters. PS was snapping up glue-applied market share at a rapid pace and packaging buyers were extremely loyal to their label vendors. These were the...

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  • 16 April 2018 - Mark Macaré, FINAT FINAT Public Affairs Blog #4

    With Spring upon us, regulatory developments in Brussels are heating up as well. Our attention has been primarily focused on an issues we have recently been informed of. End of last year, the EU Commission drafted an updated guidance for regulation...

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