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Events

The Finat European Label Forum unveils the new horizons for the label industry

Jules Lejeune, Finat Managing Director comments: «With the new event we aim to encourage business and opinion leaders to address topics relevant to the longer-term future of our business».

The international labelling association Finat convened its European Label Forum in Berlin in June, since Germany hosts well over 400 label printing companies, including Hagmaier Etiketten, whose Managing Director, Thomas Hagmaier, had served…

Appointments

Chris Ellison, Managing Director of OPM Group, is the new Finat’s President

Replacing outgoing President Thomas Hagmaier, Managing Director, Hagmaier Etiketten, Ellison has over thirty years’ experience at the sharp end of the industry, and a strong personal history of business development and innovation to contribute to his new role.

At a time when packaging technology as a whole is changing very fast, Chris Ellison, Managing Director of OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group Ltd (UK) has been elected to the challenging position of…

Events

Quality and innovation are the award-winning features of Finat label competition

This year’s winners represent a remarkable spread of "labelling" activities, from RFId and product authentication tags through sparkly labels on girls’ cosmetics and whisky labels printed on a wood veneer, to booklet labels on engine coolants.

One of the highlights of the European label industry’s year is the announcement of the winners in the Finat Label Competition, an annual event which has identified and lauded outstanding achievement for 37…

Events

Berlin: Finat European Label Forum takes to the road

In this edition, management across the value chain will come together to review and debate the past year’s developments and track the pathway for the future.

Labelling and packaging today are a concourse for continuous movement at all levels, in terms of markets, technologies, formats, legislation, brand owner requirements, and environmental sustainability.

Events

The European Label Forum, a meeting for the label industry

The annual European Label Forum takes place this year in Berlin, 7-9 June, and will bring together a broad spectrum of industry participants. An extensive keynote session will feature the definition and impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the label industry.

Familiarly known as ELF, the annual European Label Forum takes place this year in Berlin, 7-9 June, and will bring together a broad spectrum of industry participants, from raw material suppliers to end…

Events

A rich calendar for Finat Label Industry

The European Label Forum, the annual congress of the Young Managers Club are some of the initiatives where the international labelling association is involved.

2017 will be a busy year for events for the international labelling association, Finat. From its headquarters in The Netherlands, it annually brings together the many different sectors of this key arear of…

ISO DTS 18614

A new international technical specification for self-adhesive label production

«The resulting document is a measured and relevant specification that combines the application-specific needs of the brand owner with the expertise of the self-adhesive label industry», says Jules Lejeune, Finat Managing Director.

A new international technical specification of self-adhesive labels, ISO DTS 18614, was published in August 2016 by ISO to bring new clarity to the process for ordering and specification between end users and…

Regulations

A new international technical specification for self-adhesive labels

The specification ISO DTS 18614 was published in August 2016 by ISO to bring new clarity to the process for ordering and specification between end users and the label supply chain.

A new international technical specification of self-adhesive labels, ISO DTS 18614, was published in August 2016 by ISO to bring new clarity to the process for ordering and specification between end users and…

Prizes

Label’Or won the awards at Finat’s congress thanks to Xeikon’s digital technology

The company won the first prize in dry toner digital printing for a label produced on transparent material and the first overall prize in digital printing.

A double digit annual growth in sales and international recognition by winning awards for their innovative high quality products has confirmed that Label’Or has chosen the right strategy by investing in digital technology….

Appointments

The Finat board has new label industry leaders

Georg Müller-Hof, Senior Director Marketing for Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials Europe is now Treasurer for the association; another new entry in Finat Board is Marc Büttgenbach, Bizerba Labels & Consumables Gmb Ceo.

Finat, the international association for the label industry, reports two new faces on its governing board, after their election at the association’s General Assembly in June at the occasion of the European Label…

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