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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 »

Green Party leader presents living wage accreditation to Watermill Press

Green Party leader presents living wage accreditation to Watermill Press

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

National Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett has presented Bradford labelling manufacturer with its living wage employer accreditation during a visit to the city Read More »

Ambassador Antalis signs distribution agreement with Brother

Ambassador Antalis signs distribution agreement with Brother

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Ambassador Antalis has become the official UK distributor of Brother’s personalised packaging - the Tape Creator Read More »

CS Labels opts for Canon imagePROGRAF iPF 6450 printer

CS Labels opts for Canon imagePROGRAF iPF 6450 printer

October 15, 2014 No Comments »

CS Labels has installed a Canon imagePROGRAF iPF 6450 large format printer to provide colour accurate proofs for the company’s suite of Xeikon label printing presses Read More »

Domino and Aegate prepare for EU Falsified Medicines Directive

Domino and Aegate prepare for EU Falsified Medicines Directive

September 24, 2014 No Comments »

Domino Printing Sciences has signed an agreement with Aegate to tackle problems of pack marking in light of forthcoming legislation Read More »

Xact to launch Mperia marking and coding system

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Xact is set to launch ‘Mperia’, the latest system to manage marking and coding operations at the PPMA show Read More »