Following concerns over PRN price concerns within the retail, food and drink manufacturing, and packaging manufacturing industries, a joint letter has been snet to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.
BPIF Press Release 4.10.19
UK Printing targeted by Trump as US/EU trade dispute escalates.
Whilst the headlines have so far, been dominated by aircraft and Irish and Scotch whiskies, the full list, published by US trade officials, does reveal that the new 25% trade tariffs will have a direct and detrimental impact on the UK printing industry, in particular the book sector – but also indirectly on the label and carton sectors.
SOMETHING UP YOUR SLEEVE?
Enter the annual competition that recognizes outstanding contributions to sleeve labeling
ArticlesBy Federico D'Annunzio, Product Owner, Hybrid & Label Printing, BOBST
The label printing market continues to grow: the global market was valued at $36.98 billion in 2017 and is forecast to reach $45.22 billion by 2022.
This is driven in part by changing market dynamics and ever-evolving demands from label customers, with a growing number of SKUs, a dramatic reduction in average job lengths and life-cycles for mass-produced products and a significant increase of the regulatory content that is required on products. But it is also due – in part at least – to the fact that players in the label printing industry have been willing to embrace change and pioneer new printing and converting methods. The result in recent years has been an increasing number of label types and variety of labels in the industry.
LABELING AND PRODUCT DECORATION:
Global market update from AWA Alexander Watson Associates
According to AWA Alexander Watson Associates' latest researches, pressure-sensitive labeling continues to represent a 40% share of the global labeling technologies market, while the old-established glue applied technology claims second place, with a 35% market share, and the sleeve labeling technologies now represent a solid 19% share - and are still growing.
As Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT, reported in his previous #LABELicious update a month ago, the registration for the #LABELicious students' and young professionals competition closed on the 15th May 2019.
He has provided an update.
A fabulous networking event for BPIF Labels members and guests
Full report on the recent 2019 AWA International Sleeve Label Conference & Exhibition
AWA Alexander Watson Associates launched their International Sleeve Label Awards just five years ago now, to reward quality and originality in the design, production, and end-use of all types of sleeve labels. This year's winners once again confirm how innovative and technically-superb this industry is today.