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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
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 […]

Dec 06
Plastic Product Decorating Summit Returns to Milwaukee in 2024

After a successful inaugural event in 2023, the Plastic Product Decorating Summit will return to the Milwaukee area, September 18-20, at the Milwaukee Marriott West in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The event is hosted by the In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) and Plastics Decorating magazine. Drawing conference attendees from a wide range of market segments – OEMs, brand […]

Oct 30
Joining Forces to Enter New Product Worlds: LEONHARD KURZ Acquires Surface Specialist Canyon Graphics

Press release submitted on behalf of LEONHARD KURZ. From the automotive industry to household appliances, consumer electronics, and medical technology, many industries face increasingly complex requirements regarding surface design. High-quality, appealing finishes, sustainable materials, and various customization options are in demand. To give customers in various industries even more design freedom and a competitive edge, […]

Oct 24
Bemis Manufacturing Company Earns Spot on Wisconsin 75 List of Privately-Owned Businesses

Press Release submitted on behalf of Bemis Manufacturing Company. Bemis Manufacturing Company, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, a leading manufacturer of toilet seats and other home products, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the coveted Wisconsin 75 list, an annual ranking of Wisconsin’s largest privately-owned and closely-held companies. Deloitte, a globally recognized accounting and consulting firm, […]

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 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
SABIC AND PARTNERS INTRODUCE FIRST IN-MOLD LABELING SOLUTION WITH CERTIFIED RENEWABLE POLYMERS FOR FOOD PACKAGING CONTAINERS

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 […]