• MPS Systems secures order from Ulrich Etiketten for two flexo presses during coronavirus crisis

    By Converter on September 14, 2020
    The Austrian printer confirmed order for two fully automated MPS EFA 530 presses via WhatsApp group video call. To further increase label production capacity due to increased volume, Austrian printer Ulrich Etiketten based in Vienna is adding two additional MPS flexo presses to their machine park. Ordered were 8- and 9-colour MPS EFA 530 presses, and marks a total of […]
  • Luminer Adds to Sales Executive Team

    By Converter on September 14, 2020
    Luminer, a labeling solutions provider specializing in extended content labels (ECLs) for pharmaceutical ethical and OTC packaging, clinical trials and various other narrow web applications for the cosmetics, F&B and chemicals sectors, has hired Mike Barrett as it newest Sales Executive. Barrett brings a versatile sales background to the Luminer team, including several years in the packaging and labels sectors. […]
  • Konica Minolta Appoints Mark Ash as Director of its Professional Print & Industrial Print Division in the UK

    By Converter on September 8, 2020
    Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd announced the appointment of Mark Ash to the role of Director for its Professional Print and Industrial Print Division in the UK. This is a key growth area for Konica Minolta globally with leading technologies across many markets. On 1st September 2020 the CEO of Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd, Rob Ferris appointed […]

    By Converter on September 7, 2020
    Three of the UK’s leading print companies are merging to form one large organisation. Precision Printing which has sites in both London and Sunderland, Sheffield-based ProCo Print and Prime Group in Nottingham will from today ( 7 September 2020) become the Precision Proco Group, a multi-million pound operation which will be at the forefront of print delivery. The merger will also […]
  • Excel Labels creates efficiencies with ABG turret rewinder technology

    By Converter on September 4, 2020
    Midlands-based Excel Labels, established in 1992, has seen a marked increase in production efficiencies following investments in application solutions from leading finishing specialists, A B Graphic International (ABG). As a leading manufacturer with extensive production facilities, Excel produces labels and tags for nationwide industrial and retail use. The company prides itself on providing its customer base with quality and consistency […]
  • AccurioLabel 230 creates new opportunities for Direct Labels UK

    By Converter on August 27, 2020
    Adding to its digital capabilities, Direct Labels UK in Nottingham has installed a Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230 toner press to work alongside an established inkjet machine. The new press will ensure that the label specialist can offer the flexibility needed in the current climate and deliver any quantity of high-quality labels in just a few days. In response to changing […]
  • Switch 2020 spring release

    By Converter on August 27, 2020
    Enfocus, the leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing, and workflow automation for the graphic arts industry announces the release of Switch 2020 spring. Enfocus is committing this release to those who create the workflows that help print service providers build winning print services. Administrators are given more powerful tools and the freedom to design automation that allows businesses […]
  • Alupro to sponsor Student Starpack Awards

    By Converter on August 27, 2020
    Alupro, the aluminium packaging recycling organisation, has been announced as the latest sponsor of the 2021 Student Starpack Awards. Organised by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), the competition challenges university students to identify creative packaging solutions to problems set by leading brands. As part of the agreement, Alupro has provided a comprehensive brief, tasking applicants with the […]
  • Cepac first to be awarded DataLase certification

    By Converter on August 18, 2020
    Coding and marking specialists, DataLase, has announced that leading independent corrugated packaging producer, Cepac, is the first organisation to be accredited to the DataLase Certification Scheme. Launched last year and aimed at packaging producers, printers and converters the scheme helps deliver a range of benefits including consistently high-quality coding, robust quality control processes, minimised supply chain waste, optimised productivity and […]
  • The Label Makers sustainable solution reinforces tanning brand’s eco-friendly credentials

    By Converter on August 18, 2020
    Bradford-based The Label Makers has teamed up with leading distributors of branded fragrance and beauty, Rainbow Cosmetics, to give their multi award-winning self-tan brand, Sunkissed, an eco-friendly makeover. Family-run Rainbow Cosmetics was established in 1990 to wholesale top brand fragrances and cosmetics. More recently, the firm established a separate division that allowed them to focus on building their own brands, […]