Labelexpo Europe preview: Consumables

By 24 Sep 2013

Indian label printing industry is riding high on the back of a booming packaging sector, Labelexpo Europe (24-27 September 2013) is India’s opportunity to make a mark on the global market.

A look at consumables firms who will exhibit at Labelexpo Europe.

Arets Graphics
Stand 12U90

The Belgian manufacturer of graphical products specialising in energy curable inks and varnishes, Arets Graphics will launch new UV flexo ink series Excure 50000 in its Easyflex series at Labelexpo Europe 2013. The Excure 50000 Easyflex ink series is a UV flexo system developed for on narrow-web flexo presses.

Indian Contact: Arets Graphics India, Prashant Atre  91 9873410011 /

Avery Dennison
Stand 5A40

The Avery Dennison stand will feature products and services that help converters differentiate and gain a competitive advantage. The Avery Dennison Cleanflake (bottle-to-bottle) film portfolio can help increase rPet yields thanks to an innovative adhesive and film combination that separates cleanly and efficiently from the PET flakes produced during the recycling process. Also in the spotlight will be a new platform of adhesives that enable thinner constructions, increased productivity and decreased bleeding. At the previous show in 2011, Avery introduced ThinStream, which it claimed was the thinnest label liner on the market then—allowing beverage bottlers to overcome the limits of conventional die-cutting technology. According to Anil Sharma, the new products and solutions put forth by Avery brings functionality for the market. “ThinStream was new to the world then. Internally we have set targets to introduce four to five new innovations for Labelexpo every year,” he said.

Indian Contact: Avery Dennison, Mahijit Paul 91 9871008251 /

Stand 6G150

Convertech will be displaying its range of custom tailored doctor blade solutions for flexographic and gravure printing, as well as for coating applications. The Sureprint HST, launched at Labelexpo India, is a long running doctor blade which the company claims to have superior rigidity and uniform wear enabling fine doctoring at high speeds and low pressure. Suitable for gravure and flexographic printing, these blades offer trouble free printing even with poor print set up. They are especially suitable for reducing breaking of blade ends due to poor/ uneven cylinder ends and mitigating hazing issues.

Another one of its premium doctor blades Excel, launched during the previous show in 2011, is suitable for both high quality rotogravure and flexographic printing, these high performance doctor blades offer long running life, and are excellent for eliminating streaks and drag outs.

Indian Contact: 91 11 40574500 / info@convertechblades

Cosmo Films
Stand: 7M20

The New Delhi-based Cosmo Films specialises in BOPP, coated and thermal laminating films. At the show, the more than three decade old company will offer its products for PSA labelling, packaging and laminating segments of the print industry.

Contact: 91 22 28261195, 28261197, 28266395 /

Flint Group
Stand 5B45

Flint Group will exhibit an expansive range of inks for all narrow web applications, and will unveil new ink innovations including Ekocure, UV LED inks, and Lithocure Ancora, low migration UV offset inks for food packaging. In addition on its stand in Speakers’ Corner, Flint Group experts will discuss new ink innovations, industry trends, and food packaging topics.

Indian Contact: Flint Group India, Upal Roy, / 91 2667262424

SMI Coated Products
Stand 11P38

Exhibiting for the second time at Labelexpo Europe, Mumbai-based SMI Coated Products will showcase a range of label stock solutions with over 200 products. The wide gamut of products offered by SMI includes variety of paper and filmic face material, security solutions and filmic liners along with glassines, clay coated krafts as release liners. Ajay Mehta, director, SMI, said, “Labelexpo Europe is the Mecca of all label shows. The label printers from all corners of the world are present and we are able to meet them at one place. We meet up new prospective clients and it is also a great place to interact with all our customers and suppliers from across the world.”

Contact: SMI Coated Products, Ajay Mehta, 91 22 42048000

UPM Raflatac
Stand 5D60

UPM Raflatac will introduce Raflacoat Fit PEFC and a range of next generation products in its Fit series. The new PEFC-certified mid-gloss label face is sustainably sourced, and the thinner 63 µm in caliper yields up to 30% longer rolls, substantially reducing downtime during roll changes.

Indian Contact: UPM Raflatec, Rohan Aranjo 91 22 27670031,32,33 /

Weldon Celloplast
Stand 12W30

New-Delhi based Weldon Celloplast will unveil unique tamper evident envelopes, besides showcasing label solutions, silicone release liners, A4 labels, specialty tapes and specialty labelstocks. eldon Celloplast has been a regular exhibitor at Labelexpo Europe since 2005. Exhibiting for the fifth time, the company’s stand is divided into two parts, informed Harveer Sahni, managing director, Weldon. He said, “The two sections: manufacturing division and marketing division. The manufacturing section will be managed by my younger son K D Sahni who heads our manufacturing division, while myself and my elder son Pawandeep will be shuffling in between the stands of our principals. We offer virtually everything a label printing company needs either through our manufacturing division or through our more than 20 principals.”

Sahni said that Labelexpo Europe is an event where customers from all corners of the world connect. “If we are present there, the world is aware of our existence and offerings,” added Sahni.

Indian Contact: Weldon Celloplast, Pawandeep Sahni 91 9810237954 / 



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