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Fairbanks Scales announces rapid bar code labelling system

Fairbanks Scales announces rapid bar code labelling system

January 28, 2015 No Comments »

Weighing technology specialist Fairbanks Scales has announced the availability of its LabelBank/DataBank Rapid Bar Code Labelling System. Read More »

PrintSafe provides new coding kit for nutritional supplements company

PrintSafe provides new coding kit for nutritional supplements company

January 26, 2015 No Comments »

Offline coding firm PrintSafe has supplied a second high-speed carton coder to supplement manufacturer Health Aid. Read More »

Mercian Labels to take delivery of Xeikon Cheetah digital press

Mercian Labels to take delivery of Xeikon Cheetah digital press

January 26, 2015 No Comments »

Xeikon is to install the first Xeikon Cheetah digital label press at Mercian Labels following its launch last year. Read More »

Denny Bros restructures board with focus on growth

Denny Bros restructures board with focus on growth

January 20, 2015 No Comments »

Denny Bros has appointed Graham Denny as its new managing director. Read More »

Labour pledges to revamp food labels and tobacco packs

Labour pledges to revamp food labels and tobacco packs

January 16, 2015 No Comments »

A future Labour government would simplify food labelling and introduce plain cigarette packaging according to the Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham. Read More »

Lucozade adds more Domino kit to boost on-pack promotions

Lucozade adds more Domino kit to boost on-pack promotions

January 14, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks brand Lucozade Energy is set to install more laser printing kit from Domino after its ‘Yes Project’ on-pack marketing drive Read More »

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 »