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Apr 02
Medical IML: Witness Live Action at NPE2024 Orlando

Following its successful unveiling at Fakuma 2023, the groundbreaking Medical IML system will make its live debut in action at NPE2024 in Orlando. This revolutionary system, the result of the joint efforts of ARBURG, Beck Automation, Intravis, KEBO and MCC, will demonstrate its capabilities in medical manufacturing at this plastic event. The live demonstration at […]

Apr 02
Grafotronic and Leonhard KURZ Announce a Global Partnership

Press release submitted on behalf of Leonard KURZ and Grafotronic.  Leonhard KURZ, Fuerth, Germany, a market leader in thin-film technology and a pioneer in digital embellishment technology, alongside Grafotronic, experts in modular label converting equipment, have announced a global partnership. This alliance builds upon a series of successful collaborations, demonstrating the benefits of combining their […]

Mar 25
Graham Packaging Releases 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report

Press release submitted on behalf of Graham Packaging.  Graham Packaging, Lancaster, Philadelphia, an industry leader in rigid plastic packaging, announces the release of its 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. This report highlights the company’s progress, performance and initiatives related to sustainability, social priorities and corporate responsibility. “At Graham Packaging, we are committed to […]

Mar 21
Inland Packaging Announces Scott Roob as New Chief Operating Officer

Press release submitted on behalf of Inland Packaging.  Former VP of Sales and Marketing, Scott Roob, Steps into New Role. Inland Packaging, South LaCrosse, Wisconsin, a third-generation family-owned label and packaging manufacturer, is thrilled to announce its new Chief Operating Officer, Scott Roob. His decades of experience and proven leadership will be a driving force […]

Mar 21
Allrounder 520 A: Highly Innovative IML Application for Medical Technology

Press release submitted on behalf of Arburg. • Innovative: In-mold labelling (IML) for centrifuge tubes creates added value • Sustainable: Medical technology products with adhesive-free IML labels made from mono-material • In partnership: Joint project around high-performance electric machine While in-mold labelling (IML) is standard for packaging products, this process is still rarely used in […]

Feb 20
In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) Leadership Changes

Topeka, Kansas — The board of directors of the In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) has announced a change in leadership roles. Dianna Brodine will serve as executive director and Cori Watkins will serve as member coordinator. Brodine has served as IMDA’s managing director since December 2020. With more than 18 years in the plastics industry, she […]

Feb 16
Ren-Flex Creates an Award-Winning Label Using IML

by Cori Watkins, writer, Plastics Decorating Ren-Flex Packaging (Ren-Flex), with a facility in Ophirton, Johannesburg, South Africa, printed its first in-mold labels (IML) in 2011. With support from its sister company, Ren-Form Group, Ren-Flex offers the largest selection of IML in the South African market. In 2023, a project for brand owners Canway Supply Chain […]

Feb 12
In-Mold Electronics: Coming Soon to a Device Near You

(Article shared from Plastics Today Author: Norbert Sparrow) The technology has the potential to bring lightweight, compact, and affordable smart surfaces to automotive, consumer, and medical applications. In-mold electronics is an emerging technology that produces multi-functional surfaces for applications in an array of industries, including consumer products, automotive, and medical technology. It has tremendous potential: […]

Feb 12
A Moment for IML

Article shared from Label & Narrow Web.  Author: Steve Katz There’s a lot more to labels than those that are pressure sensitive and glue-applied. Last month, in this space, we discussed the growth, attention and headway being made by linerless labels. The format’s sustainability advantages, as well as R&D investments by leading substrate suppliers and […]

Feb 12
MCC Acquires In-Mold Label Manufacturer Stephanos Karydakis IML

Press release submitted on behalf of Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) and Stephanos Karydakis IML SA.  Acquisition expands MCC’s in-mold labeling network, creates new foothold to complement its position in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Giorgos Karydakis to continue running the business under the MCC Karydakis brand. Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), Chicago, Illinois, and Athens, Greece, one of […]