Label press manufacturer Gallus has pledged all its products will be carbon neutral by the end of the year, using the Kyoto gold standard carbon offsetting programme.

Label press manufacturer Omet, represented in Australia and New Zealand by Currie Group, has opened its new Innovation Park, a 1500sqm permanent showroom, at its Italian HQ.

Reid Fruits has seen a dramatic decline in product counterfeiting to Asia, as a result of a Smart Fingerprint solution developed by brand authentication technologist Laava, in collaboration with leading label print business Peacock Bros.

The nation’s biggest trade printer will offer a label service from September, when it installs a new HP Indigo 6K and ABG Digicon Series 3, both supplied by Currie Group.

Revolution Print has made the move to produce its burgeoning labels work in-house, with the purchase of a Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230 plus the Grafisk Maskinfabrik DC350 Nano label finisher.

Xeikon is introducing its Panther PX3300 UV inkjet label press live on the stand at PacPrint, and highlighting its full portfolio across, labels, packaging, graphics arts and corrugated.

Xeikon will be introducing its Panther PX3300 UV inkjet label press – designed to address the industrial, chemical, and household markets, as well as premium products – at PacPrint.

Epson will display the SurePress L-4733AW water-based, resin ink, digital label press at PacPrint, which it says continues its legacy of providing white ink prime label printing, while delivering improved automation.

Labeltopia used its Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230 to personalise the iconic VB beer bottles for Carlton United Brewers. The promotion highlighted the market opportunities for variable data label printing.

MCC has installed an HP Indigo 6K digital label press, which marks 2000 active installs from the Series 3 range for the digital press manufacturer, represented in ANZ by Currie Group.

Finishing equipment manufacturer, A B Graphic International (ABG), has launched the next evolution of its Omega SRI high performance slitting, rewinding and inspection label finishing system.

Stephen Pratt, managing director of Kurz ANZ, tells Labels21 how brand owners can move their labels into the fast lane with the help of advanced, sustainable decoration solutions.

Xeikon has introduced gold and silver metallic toners for its Xeikon Cheetah 2.0 Series, in line with the company’s strategy to focus on the label industry, and develop application-tuned solutions.

Konica Minolta is celebrating its 1000th installation for its AccurioLabel toner digital printing press, which comes seven years after entering the labels market, and two years after the 500th model went in.

Label press manufacturer Gallus has sold its Swiss manufacturing site, but will continue to base its digital label business in the St Gallen premises, as it seeks to grow its digital business.


Labelmakers group technical manager Graeme Lang, a pioneer and innovator in label technology, is to be honoured in Italy next week with the Global Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the WPO.