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Oct 03
IMDA Announces Award Winners in 2023 Competition – Recognizing the Best in IML/IMD/IME

The In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA), Topeka, Kansas, recognized industry leaders in in-mold labeling (IML), in-mold decorating (IMD) and in-mold electronics (IME) by announcing the winners of the 2023 IMDA Awards Competition at the Plastic Product Decorating Summit on September 28 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Entries were received from around the world, showcasing the best in in-mold […]

Sep 26
PulPac Launches the World’s First Injection Molding Machine for Fiber-Based Products

Press release submitted on behalf of PulPac and Huarong Group.  PulPac makes good on its promise to make Dry Molded Fiber more accessible to people worldwide. With the launch of a new machine platform, the PulPac Scala, the company takes a significant step in the Dry Molded Fiber revolution. The Scala platform is based on […]

Sep 19
Milwaukee to Host 2023 Plastic Product Decorating Summit Next Week

Potential attendees interested in direct-to-object or in-mold plastics decorating processes have one week left to register before the start of the 2023 Plastic Product Decorating Summit. The event will be held September 28-29 at the Milwaukee Marriott West in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and is hosted by the In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) and Plastics Decorating magazine. Drawing […]

Sep 18
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Publishes the First Standard on In-Mold Electronics 

TactoTek’s leadership in IEC has enabled the publication of the world’s first standard for In-Mold Electronics   The standard enables material suppliers – particularly functional ink suppliers – to characterize their inks according to accepted methods and procedures   Standardized materials eliminate the risk of using non-verified materials and accelerate technology adoption OULU, Finland (14th […]

Sep 18

Houston, Texas, September 11, 2023 SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has partnered with three specialists in the field of in-mold labeling (IML) to demonstrate the use of certified renewable polypropylene (PP) resins in high quality mono-PP thin-wall container packaging without compromising quality, processability, safety or convenience. The single-step IML technology achieves a […]

Jul 26
Unveiling the Cutting Edge Label Films by Taghleef Industries at Labelexpo

July 19, 2023 . News Taghleef Industries is proud to continue supporting the labeling industry by exhibiting once again at Labelexpo Europe, the premier trade show for the label and packaging industry that will be held in Brussels, Belgium, from 11th to 14th September 2023. Taghleef will present its latest advancements in film solutions for shrink sleeve, […]

Jun 16
Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Integrating multiple functionalities within a single entity promises simpler, more efficient devices without compromising capability. Smartphones are a great example, with maps, diaries, phones, cameras, games consoles, and more integrated into a single, compact device. However, the smartphone itself is arguably a masterpiece of packaging, containing many different components from different suppliers that are mounted […]

May 31
East West Acquires Eastprint for Company’s Capabilities in Printed Electronics and HMI Technologies

Atlanta, GA and North Andover, MA, April 17, 2023 – East West Manufacturing, LLC, (“East West” or “the Company”) an integrated design, engineering, manufacturing, and distribution services partner for original equipment manufacturers and distributors throughout North America and Europe, today announced that it has acquired Eastprint Incorporated (“Eastprint”), a printed electronics solutions provider. Terms of the transaction were not […]

Apr 26
MCC Acquires Turkish In-Mold Label Manufacturer, Korsini

MCC Acquires Turkish In-Mold Label Manufacturer, Korsini Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), a label solutions company based in Chicago, Illinois, announced the acquisition of Korsini, a provider of in-mold label (IML) solutions based in Izmir, Turkey. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.   IML is a high-growth labeling technology in which pre-printed labels are inserted […]

Apr 05
Beck Automation Launches Fully Automatic, Highly Flexible Handle Automation System for Industrial Plastic Pails 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beck Automation Launches Fully Automatic, Highly Flexible Handle Automation System for Industrial Plastic Pails   OBERENGSTRINGEN, Switzerland, March 28, 2023 – Beck Automation AG, a leading Swiss in-mold labeling (IML) and automation specialist, has announced the launch of the Beck Bailer, a highly flexible system which enables the fully automatic assembly of metal handles for industrial […]