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PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

December 18, 2014 No Comments »

More than 80% of consumers globally want companies sourcing certified material from sustainable managed forests to use certification labels, according to a new report. Read More »

Mercian Labels and AC Labels announce merger

Mercian Labels and AC Labels announce merger

December 9, 2014 No Comments »

Mercian Labels will be merging its wholly owned subsidiary AC Labels into its main business Read More »

Denny Bros’ Fix-a-Form manages Fuel Set’s multi-language need

Denny Bros’ Fix-a-Form manages Fuel Set’s multi-language need

December 4, 2014 No Comments »

Denny Bros has helped to rationalise the labelling requirements of Fuel Set FCC - a fuel conditioner manufactured in Australia Read More »

Scotland’s W&M Watson acquires local labelling firms

Scotland’s W&M Watson acquires local labelling firms

November 26, 2014 No Comments »

W & M Watson Packaging (WMW) has announced the acquisition of two prominent self-adhesive label companies based in central Scotland; Lothian Labels and Complete Labelling Read More »

Essentra opens purpose-built labels facility in Wales

Essentra opens purpose-built labels facility in Wales

November 24, 2014 No Comments »

Essentra opened its purpose-built labels manufacturing facility in Newport, Wales on Friday (21 November) Read More »

Which? blasts supermarket packaging ‘tricks’

Which? blasts supermarket packaging ‘tricks’

November 17, 2014 No Comments »

Which? has criticised supermarkets for misleading packaging tactics which it says confuse consumers. Read More »

New FIR compliant labels from Planglow

New FIR compliant labels from Planglow

November 17, 2014 No Comments »

Planglow has created a new Gastro Nutri Label to accommodate information some providers will now need to give as the Food Information Regulation (FIR) comes into effect. Read More »

Macfarlane posts strong trading performance following acquisitions

Macfarlane posts strong trading performance following acquisitions

November 14, 2014 No Comments »

Macfarlane Group has recorded a stronger trading performance since June than in the first half of the year. Read More »

Mercian Labels opens new factory in Burntwood

Mercian Labels opens new factory in Burntwood

November 12, 2014 No Comments »

Mercian Labels has opened a new factory in Burntwood, Staffordshire to cater for demand for its digital and security labelling products. Read More »

CCL snaps up Label Connections in £1.5m deal

CCL snaps up Label Connections in £1.5m deal

November 10, 2014 No Comments »

CCL Industries, the parent company of Avery UK, has acquired St Neots based Label Connections in a £1.5m deal. Read More »

Baker Labels upgrades to HP Indigo WS6800 press

Baker Labels upgrades to HP Indigo WS6800 press

November 7, 2014 No Comments »

Baker Labels has installed the UK’s first HP Indigo WS6800 press. Read More »

Videojet maximises Kettle Foods’ potato chip production

Videojet maximises Kettle Foods’ potato chip production

October 30, 2014 No Comments »

Videojet Technologies has been recognised by Kettle Foods for its contribution to the ongoing success of the brand’s production facility in Wisconsin, USA. Read More »

Domino showcases G-Series thermal ink jet with emerging legislation in mind

Domino showcases G-Series thermal ink jet with emerging legislation in mind

October 30, 2014 No Comments »

Domino Printing Sciences is promoting the coding and marking capabilities of the G-Series thermal ink jet (TIJ) printer. Read More »

Label Apeel promotes Chambers to managing director

Label Apeel promotes Chambers to managing director

October 28, 2014 No Comments »

Label Apeel has promoted Amy Chambers to the role of managing director Read More »

US scientists call for calorie-burning effort on labels

US scientists call for calorie-burning effort on labels

October 20, 2014 No Comments »

US scientists are calling for the effort it takes to burn off calories to be printed on food and drinks packaging Read More »