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  • Crown helps Coca-Cola Turkey go thermochromic for summer promo

    By Converter on July 13, 2018
    Coca-Cola Turkey has launched its summer promotional range, making unprecedented use of thermochromic inks to add colour, function and fun to ten new aluminium beverage can designs. Historically, one or two thermochromic inks have been combined to communicate temperature changes. For the first time, Coca-Cola Turkey is using thermochromic ink technology as a true decorative tool, making it an integral […]
  • Jet Label celebrates 20-Year anniversary by showcasing mosaic printing capabilities

    By Converter on June 28, 2018
    Birthday bash features unique-to-partygoer beverage cans commemorating two decades of labelling evolution Western Canada’s largest producer of labels and printed tape for a broad range of industries, turned 20 by turning refreshments at its anniversary celebration into uniquely labelled libations. The feat was accomplished with Mosaic printing – among the latest of a lengthy list of labelling capabilities accrued by […]
  • SATO UK invests in latest Mark Andy presses for performance excellence

    By Converter on June 27, 2018
    SATO UK, a leading provider of labelling and auto-identification solutions for the UK Retail, Food & Drink, Industrial and Healthcare sectors, has invested over £1 million in new state-of-the-art production capabilities at its recently opened Harwich site Incorporated in to the company’s 35,000ft2 manufacturing and warehousing facility on the east coast, SATO has recently installed Mark Andy Performance Series P3 […]
  • Cambrian Packaging marks 25 years of providing choice and quality service

    By Converter on June 26, 2018
    A family-run supplier of plastic bottles and dispensers is celebrating 25 years of successful trading Cambrian Packaging was established in 1993 and now supplies a variety of clients internationally, including big brands like Ronseal, Lush, Autosmart, Bob Martin, Carr Day & Martin, Greggs and Lakeland. The firm, based in Newtown, Wales, now employs 20 people and has a turnover of £6.4m. […]
  • Source Labels acheives World Label Award success

    By Converter on June 26, 2018
    Source Labels has won a World Label Award, one of the industry’s most prestigious global awards, for its distinctive Beluga Caviar Label, created for iconic UK retailer Fortnum & Mason The label was selected by European label industry association FINAT to be put forward for the L9 World Label Awards, having won a FINAT award in the innovation category in […]
  • Wavegrip’s G1 applicator heads due South to Florida

    By Converter on June 26, 2018
    WaveGrip’s G1 multi-packing applicator is helping Florida brewery, Due South Brewing Co. to pack its range of canned craft beer much more efficiently and cost-effectively Based just outside of West Palm Beach, Due South was the first full production craft brewery in South Florida and currently operates a 27,000sq ft brewery and taproom. Producing around 5,000 barrels a year, with […]
  • Opportunities for holography in light of new packaging report

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    An international trade body has welcomed a new report, which it says opens the way to ‘significant’ opportunity and growth for packaging holography technologies The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) was commenting on the Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Technologies Market* market research report.  According to the findings, the global anti-counterfeit packaging technologies market is set to expand with a double-digit compound annual growth […]
  • Time to switch to sustainable strapping

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    The use of plastic strapping as a packaging material and a means for securing goods for transportation, exemplifies sustainability. It ensures that transported goods are secured with the minimal use of materials, meaning less packaging waste and ultimately less impact on the environment Leading strapping machine manufacturers, Mosca, have committed to limiting environmental impact by ensuring their PET strap is […]
  • Shonan trading leading the way at the 7th Highly-functional FILM expo and conference in Osaka, Japan

    By Converter on June 8, 2018
    Shonan Trading, Teknek’s wide web distributor in Japan, attended Filmxpo to highlight the latest production technology to producers of high value functional films. The Shonan stand was centred around the latest innovative technology introduced by Teknek, the world leaders in Contact Cleaning. Shonan were also invited to present the TWC product at one of the conference slots arranged by the […]
  • Ongoing issues and one-off events slow engineering services growth

    By Converter on June 7, 2018
    Almost one in three (28 per cent) engineering services firms say turnover decreased during the first quarter of 2018, according to new findings from the quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore. The survey covers a membership turnover of around £12 billion. This is the highest reported percentage fall in turnover since Q1 2016, when 33 per cent […]