Adding Short-run Label Production at SGIA The number one challenge faced by visitors to our booth at SGIA was how to make short-run label projects profitable. Many guests in our booth were using large-format print/cut plotters to create labels for their customers. Some were using sheet-labels and printing them on their offset or litho presses. Although this application is not... View Article
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New Food Labeling Legislation & It’s Potential US Industry Impact In an effort to simplify food labeling and reduce US food waste, Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME-) introduced the Food Date Labeling Act of 2016 (HR5298) on May 19, 2016. This bill came about because: Date food labeling practices on food labels causes consumer confusion because of “sell-by,”“best-by,”“use-by,” and “best before” dates.... View Article
The DLP-2000 Digital Label Press has a number of great features. It can: Print Laminate Die-cut Remove waste matrix Slit/sheet Rewind labels The DLP-2000 Mini Digital Label Press brings the incredible speed, quality and economical low cost-per-print of Memjet Technology together with the precision and performance of RotoMetrics magnetic cylinders and dies. Finally, labels can be printed, laminated and cut in-line.
Active Brand Concepts was the first UK business to purchase the Afinia Label DLP-2000 Digital Label Press. With this label press installation, they are able to bring much of their short-run and some of their longer-run work in-house. Active Brand Concepts director Joel Walker is pleased that the DLP-2000 allows them to make changes to labels—and print labels—as needed. This cost-effective... View Article
Brite Solutions manufactures and packages more than 80 chemical products for the Household, Garden, Car Care, and Professional Cleaning markets. The sheer volume of label changes needed to comply with the Classification, Labelling, and Packaging – European Chemicals Agency (CLP-ECHA) requirements drove the company to find a more cost-effective solution. “This digital in-house solution was the only way to cost-effectively stay... View Article
We will be showing our latest printers, the Afinia Label L801 Color Label Printer and R635 Laser Label Printer, at LabelExpo Europe in Brussels, Belgium from 29 September – 2 October in stand 8A29. In addition, an important mini digital label press (DLP-2000), finishing system (DLF-1000), and a new label applicator (A300) will be shown. “We will be making a very... View Article
We will be showing the latest in 3D printing, label printing, finishing, and label application at PackExpo in Las Vegas, NV, from September 28 – 30 in booth S-7649. Mike Atkins, National Sales Manager remarks, ”This will be the largest PackExpo booth Afinia has ever done. We have expanded our product line of high speed label printing to include label finishing... View Article
The Afinia Label DLP-2000 Digital Label Press video has generated more than 100,000 YouTube views in less than ten months. “We’re pretty excited about that statistic,” said Mike Atkins, National Sales Manager. “We think that the DLP-2000 strikes a chord with label manufacturers and brand owners alike because of its unique place in the market. There isn’t another solution for digital,... View Article
We are happy to announce that we’ve completed a reseller’s agreement with Etirapid of México City, DF. Etirapid will be selling the Afinia Label L801 Color Label Printer, DLP-2000 Mini Digital Label Press, and related supplies. “Mexico is a large primary and secondary labeling market and Etirapid has already established itself as a key equipment reseller,” said Mike Atkins, our National... View Article
We have completed a reseller’s agreement with DSI Group of Granby, CT (Hartford). DSI Group will be selling the Afinia Label L801 Color Label Printer, DLP-2000 Mini Digital Label Press, and related supplies. “DSI Group is an excellent addition to our reseller network,” said Mike Atkins, our National Sales Manager. “DSI Group has a long history of providing capital equipment, installation and training to... View Article
A recent study from ReportLinker provides positive news for the labeling industry. Their research forecasts US label demand to approach $20 billion in 2019. They’ve also seen trends in specific areas of label printing, including flexography and secondary labeling.
There are a number of reasons for adding Narrow-Web Digital to your Flexo/Indigo shop. Best Practices: Digital Strategies, published by packagePRINTING, explains that the benefits are well known: increased speed, lower cost, and variable data capabilities. However, the article also explains the differing reasons that printers and converters add digital. The main reasons that packagePRINTING focused on were increasing demand... View Article