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The Label Printing Blog

James Thomas

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What's New In The Flexo Press Industry?

Posted by James Thomas on Dec 12, 2018 12:40:00 PM

By 2022, the global label industry is forecast to be worth £35.4 billion, and flexography as a whole over £106 billion. Although digital and hybrid machining is now an important part of this market, it is relatively small & flexographic printing machines will remain at the heart of the industry. This is partly because flexographic machines have a long service life, and the majority run lengths are still high volume for our consumer & retail markets.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Secura Labels – Case Study Focus Label Machinery Proflex 330E

Posted by James Thomas on Dec 6, 2018 5:03:01 PM

Secura Labels Ltd, based in Derbyshire UK, are a specialist label printer producing logistics, food, pharmaceutical, hospital trusts, security, packaging and automotive self-adhesive labels.

In October 2017 they took delivery of the very latest 6 colour, full UV Proflex 330E flexo press, manufactured and supplied by UK manufacturer, Focus Label Machinery Ltd.

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Topics: Case Studies

Focus Label: Custom designed label printing & finishing equipment

Posted by James Thomas on Nov 20, 2018 4:21:57 PM

Packaging Company Of The Month

Here at Business and Industry Today we are delighted to recommend companies that offer an astounding product and service. This is why we are pleased to present Focus Label Machinery Ltd with our Packaging Company of the Month profile.

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Topics: Focus Label News

Alternatives In Printing Textile/Garment/Apparel Labels

Posted by James Thomas on Nov 19, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Historically there have been a number of chosen methods for production of printed garment / apparel labels / ribbons.

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Topics: Textile Label Printing

Focus Label Are Sponsors Of The FlexoTech Awards

Posted by James Thomas on Nov 6, 2018 1:25:00 PM

We are happy to announce that we are the proud sponsors of the 2018 FlexoTech International Print & Innovations Award. The FlexoTech Awards highlights the great advancements made in flexo by recognising the best work in the industry from across the world.

Venue: The Royal Lancaster London , 10th October 2018

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Topics: Events

Last Bros – Case Study

Posted by James Thomas on Oct 29, 2018 4:44:48 PM

The d-Flex Hi-Q was installed and commissioned by Focus Label in January 2018 after a lengthy process of sourcing the correct digital press to take Last Bros forward for the next chapter in their 70-year history.

The press, which was configured for future growth with 2 flexo stations and CMYK UV inkjet, using the latest KM1800i heads through partner Industrial Inkjet, offers full finishing in-line so the production can be modelled to suit their varying products and applications.

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Topics: Case Studies

We're A Gold Sponsor for Rotometrics European Open Event 2018

Posted by James Thomas on May 1, 2018 12:50:20 PM

Our next European Open Event is scheduled for July 3rd & 4th

Venue : RotoMetrics International Ltd

Location: Walsall Road, Aldridge, West Midlands, WS9 0SW, United Kingdom

Free registration to this amazing event is now OPEN! Contact Neil Lilly via email, neil.lilly@rotometrics.com, to register... Now!

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Topics: Events

Personal Invitation To Visit Focus Label Machinery - 20th & 21st March 2018

Posted by James Thomas on Mar 5, 2018 2:52:02 PM


A Personal Invitation to visit Focus Label Machinery & our Manufacturing, Production & Showroom facilities: March 20th & 21st Focus Label Machinery Ltd Bingham Nottingham.

10am – 4pm on the 20th & 21st March 2018

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Topics: Events

Label & Print 2018, NEC Birmingham, 28th February - 1st March, Stand K10

Posted by James Thomas on Feb 9, 2018 9:56:24 AM

Focus has partnered with Phoseon Technology for UV LED drying and will be sharing stand K10 together in readiness for an LED installation within the Focus showroom in March.

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Topics: Events

Emerging Trends In The Label Printing Industry Today That You Can't Afford To Not Know!

Posted by James Thomas on Feb 2, 2018 4:25:52 PM

As 2017 draws to a close, what label printing trends are emerging that you should pay attention to over the next 6 to 12 months? What technologies will stick, and what might be forgotten? We have really enjoyed our experience at various print expos this year, where we have had a chance to chat with many of the trendsetters in the label printing business. Let’s take a look at some of the top emerging trends and how they are changing the label printing industry.

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Topics: label printing