Labelexpo Preview: Substrates and media

Providing a canvas to produce label and packaging

21 Nov 2018 | By PrintWeek India

Allied Speciality Papers | Stand O10
Allied Speciality Papers has recently launched the Eazeetack range of hotmelt labels. The star products for the company will be direct thermal label stock and tamper evident labels. The direct thermal labelstock is chemically treated and are heat sensitive labels that print without the use of a ribbon. It is used in barcode and price tag and logistics applications. The tamper evident labelstock helps to secure the product and indicates when label removal is attempted. The labelstocks are made with homelt coating method using adhesives from Henkel.

Avery Dennison | Stand F8
Avery Dennison’s booth will be designed as a collaboration space for new ideas under the theme of Pioneering Change. This, according to the company, is to highlight the pioneering spirit of its founder R Stanton Avery, the innovators who followed him, and the evolving nature of the industry. In that sense, the labelstock manufacturer will showcase its Concept Lab and Intelligent Solutions including RFID solutions, security solutions, and “next generation” Topcoat.

Capri Coating Solutions | Stand O11
Capri Coating Solutions will present self-adhesive labelstock based on filmic, paper and specialty substrates. These products will be displayed in a variety of pressure sensitive adhesive combinations along with customised solutions. According to Capri, the objective at the show is to discuss the customisation of products according to customer-specific applications needs. Some of the products showcased in labelstocks are metallised paper for liquor and food segment; chromo paper for pharma segment; and PP films for FMCG and home care segments.

Garware Polyester | Stand O5
Shrink sleeve labels with 360 degree graphics are becoming a favoured decoration method for many types of consumer products. Therefore, Garware Polyester will showcase monoaxially oriented co-polyester based high shrink, and medium shrink films. These films offer resistance to moisture/oil, good thermal stability after shrinking and good printability with flexographic and rotogravure process. Though the film is coated on one side for better friction while in use, both sides of the film are receptive to a variety of inks. According to Jayesh Bharuka of Garware Polyester, the high shrink variant has TD shrinkage above 78% and the medium shrink variant has TD shrinkage is of 65%.

Stic-On | Stand C35
A regular at the Labelexpo India shows, the Stic-On has been manufacturing a variety of labels like pressure-sensitive paper labels, tapes, release liners, and security materials among other things. The company has been working on new labels, which will be unveiled at the show, but it says, the new label will be suitable for changes happening in packaging industry. Besides, the Stic-On team will be on hand to explain product features in detail showing samples and technical data sheets. Demos will be arranged when required, says the company.

Sun Papers & Labels | Stand D20
Sun Papers & Labels has joined hands with DIC for distribution of flexographic inks, special coatings, varnish, and primers. The company has also launched a complete range of specialty labelstock material for harsh environments and special conditions. Their labelstock range can sustain temperatures from 200 degree Celsium to more than 600 degree Celsius. The company will also showcase tags for high temperature barcodes with an application temperature up to 300 degree Celsius.

Yupo Corporation| Stand A08
Brand managers and product designers around the world have come to rely on the durability and beauty of labels printed on Yupo IML, claims the company. And why not, launched in 2011, this Yupo inmould labelling solution has been used by many brands including HUL, Cargill, Dabur, Hersheys, Volvoline, and Pidilite. Available in various grade, Yupo calls it an ‘innovative green labelling’ solution and says its products will be key to technique decoration that will drive the future packaging trends. Yupo says 2018 was a good year for IML and the next two years  it will grow at 20%. Some food for the labellers thoughts.