ACTEGA North America R&D Center Installs Mark Andy P5 Press

DELRAN, NJ—ACTEGA North America is pleased to announce the purchase and installation of a Mark Andy Performance Series P5, 13-in. flexographic press at its Twin Lakes R&D facility in Charlotte, NC. The press has six print stations and a rail system currently carrying a Stork rotary screen unit, inline lamination and die cutting add-ons. Being … Continued

Jet Label & Packaging Invests in One-Pass RFID Insertion Using Mark Andy Press

EDMONTON, AB, Canada—FTA member Jet Label & Packaging, a Western Canada producer of labels and printed tape for a broad range of industries, has installed a single-pass RFID inserting system involving an existing flexographic press from fellow FTA member Mark Andy and an RFID application unit from Tamarack. Engineers from Mark Andy retrofitted an existing press at … Continued

Labelexpo Americas 2018 Records Largest Show to Date

ROSEMONT, IL—The organizer of Labelexpo Americas 2018 is pleased to report that the 16th edition of the biennial trade show was the largest in its history. A total of 487 exhibitors were spread across the biggest floorspace yet, at 203,642 square feet, with almost 30 percent of exhibitors new to this year’s show. During the … Continued

Paul Briggs Named OMET’s Official Agent for the UK & Ireland

LECCO, Italy—OMET announced the appointment of Paul Briggs as the official agent for the UK and Ireland effective from Oct. 1, to strengthen presence and aim for increased sales and service opportunities in this vibrant market place. Paul Briggs, previously the managing director of Mark Andy UK, subsequently sales director of Mark Andy Europe and … Continued

Labelexpo Americas 2018: Unlocking Flexible Packaging Opportunities for Label Converters

Thousands of package printers descended on Rosemont, IL this week, electing once again to participate in the biennial pilgrimage that is Labelexpo Americas. The attraction: the invitation and theme, “Explore Your Future.” They joined more than 400 industry partners on site to display the latest innovations designed to enhance productivity, automate efficiently, move forward smartly … Continued