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The future of packaging printing, labelling and converting showcased at Label&Print 2018

  • Packaging Innovations Birmingham
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Label&Print, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 28th February & 1st March 2018, offers packaging industry professionals the opportunity to discover innovative finishes and techniques, learn about the latest trends and developments and find exciting new suppliers. The show, which is complimented by a programme of educational seminars, will also provide the perfect platform for visitors to get hands-on with a wide range of innovative new products.

For example, printer brand, OKI, will be launching the OKI 4 and 5 colour label printers, as well as its first roll fed label printer live on the showfloor. The OKI 4 and 5 devices, which are quick and easy for short runs, require no set up costs and offer media handling flexibility, as well as ensuring less wastage. The OKI 4 and 5 will join its portfolio of printing products, including the industry’s first digital LED Five Colour A3 printer.

Dantex Group will introduce its latest innovation, the PicoJet Digital UV Inkjet Press, at the show, where the company will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary. The PicoJet is a 7-colour printing system, which can be custom configured to offer wide colour gamut printing. Working at 350mm width and at 75m/min (250ft/min), the PicoJet incorporates 600dpi at 2.5pl dot size and is ideally placed for high quality and long run lengths. The new press will be running on stand, demonstrating its enhanced capabilities, which includes CMYK + white finish, chilled roller printing and a full variable data option.

Nth Degree will showcase its new TruPack system, which is a complete solution for creating colour accurate samples, mock-ups and prototypes. TruPack allows customers to quickly and easily produce packaging including cans, pouches, shrink-wraps, bags and labels with spot accurate colour.

AG/CAD will be showcasing the DYSS X5 digital cutter and sheet feeder, featuring the latest K-CUT Vision software. The machine has been designed specifically to handle all the prototyping, sample making and short/medium run production needs of corrugated, and solid board converters. The X5 comes in a variety of sizes with versatile tooling to suit all common packaging substrates. Folding boxboard, corrugated, display board and even structural honeycomb boards, textiles and paper can be processed, along with many other materials.

Russel Richardson will be presenting its new reel splitter, which will allow them to process and securely destroy packaging even more efficiently. The new reel splitter will join the company’s heavy-duty primary shredder, which can process larger volumes of material such as wrappers, cores, palletised paper and other bulky waste.

Designers and manufacturers of premium quality self-adhesive labels, The Label Makers, will showcase its latest range of label designs, including its award-winning creations for Mary Rose Gin, Lanique and Kakapo wine.

Multi Packaging Solutions, part of WestRock Company, will use Label&Print to showcase its range of paper-based consumer packaging. The Multi Packaging Solutions stand will also display the extensive range of paper and board available from WestRock Board, including folding cartons, labels, tubes and cartonboards.

De Jong Packaging will exhibit a wide range of products for the European and UK corrugated industry, including packaging solutions for the food, non-food, horticulture and e-commerce markets.

Abbey Labels will exhibit a range of self-adhesive labels, including specialist scratch-off, five-page peel labels and its newly enhanced food and drink labels.

Distributer Handisc Labels will be joined by its partner, Afinia to display the Afinia DLP-2000. This product has joined Afinia’s extensive portfolio of printers, presses and finishers.

James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio, comments:

“It’s fantastic to see so many companies choosing the show as the launchpad for their innovations, and we are thrilled with the diversity we have on offer. Whether you are a global retailer looking for exciting new print developments or a packaging converter wanting to expand the services you offer, Label&Print 2018 has something for everyone.”

For further information, visit www.easyfairs.com/Label&PrintUK, www.easyfairs.com/EmpackUK, www.easyfairs.com/PIUK, and or via the show team on +44 (0)20 3196 4300 or PackagingUK@easyfairs.com.

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