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The event has become established as one of the key events in the industry calendar. Its growth hasmeant that an extra 40 per cent of exhibitor space had to be allocated fofor 2016. This year over 400 attendees are expected to attend.

One of the keynote speakers will be Sir CliveWoodward OBE; a national rugby hero, his philosophies for winning and creating a high perfoformance teamresonate across both sporting and corporate worlds. As a speaker he draws fromhis experience as the foformer director of sport fofor the British Olympic Association and as a head coach with the England rugby team. Speakers fromthe retail world will complement a varied programme. Ian Schofield, fromIceland, will be discussing the trends that are taking place within the retail sector and explain how packaging is affected. Also, Paul Currie, fromLakes Distillery, will be talking about the creation of new brands. As well as this, Greg Bentley, fromCoca-Cola, will present the company’s newest techn ologies, and Steve Donegan from‘FIRST’ (Flexo Image Reproduction Specifications & To

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companies can benefit fromintroducing process controls into every department throughout the workflow.

Manufafacturing tours around the RotoMetrics fafacility will also take place. Over the two days, ta bletop displays will be on show to fafac ilitate


discussions and enable networking. Gold sponsors fofor the event include: Focus LabelMachinery, Graphic Republic, Herma, Nilpeter UK, and PlatinumPaper. Additional partner sponsors include: ABG, Afinia Label, API Foils, Avery Dennison, Dantex, Epson, GEW, GrafiskMaskinfabrik A/S, GSM UK, IST UK, Kodak, Label Traxx,Mark Andy UK, Paragon Inks, Prati, Sandon Global, Xeikon, UPMRaflatac, Vetaphone, and Zeller & Gmelin.


Neil Lilly, sales director at RotoMetrics, commented: “RotoMetrics is proud to once again host this flagship event fofor the labelling industry. By bringing together a variety of companies, engaged in all sectors,will enable visitors to experience the exciting developments that are taking placewithin our industry, and RotoMetrics is looking foforward towelcom ing visitors. ”


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he LabelexpoAmericas exhibition takes place at theDonald E. Stephens

Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois on September 13-15, 2016. Exhibitors have been revealing details of their plans for the show.

BOBST: BOOTH5721-5728

Star of the show fofor BOBST will be the Digital Flexo process, demonstrated on the BOBSTM6 mid-web inline UV flexo press (below). Advantages of this include fast, flexible and reliable operation allied with a high quality of output and a low total cost of ownership. Using new lowmigration UV curable inks and Digital Flexo automation, BOBST has developed solutions that offer set-up times comparable to digital printing.

seven-colour extended gamut (ECG) technology promoted by the REVO Te partners. To

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Labelexpo visitors, BOBST is dedicating a part of the stand to this new development.

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AVT will introduce an extensive range of new solutions to the North Americanmarket at Labelexpo Americas. The exhibition will see the North American premiere of AVT’s Helios Turbo HD (above), offering, for the first time, high definition resolution inspection along and across the web at full press and rewinder speeds. The companywill also showcase its Helios S Turbo system,which is integrated into the HP Indigo 8000 hi-speed Digital Press supporting inspection of anymaterial, surface or reverse print. AVT also will introduce its SpectraLab II, a new

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generation of its in-line spectralmeasurement supporting nearly any application, including

Another US premiere is iC transparent flexible, paper a

enter Platfoform, a next- nd cartons.

generation cloud-based solution that provides solutions to set cross-site quality standards, auto- analyse PDF files fofor inspection, and extract business intelligence fromthe production floor with a seamless connectivity toMIS and prepress solutions for optimised automated workflows .

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At the exhibition, the com inks, platemaking and flexo

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producing full colour self-adhesive labels with the high opaque white favoured by the health, beauty and cosmetics and luxury beverage industries. This application will be running on the Xeikon CX3 digital label press printing on clear labelmaterial. Visitors to the Xeikon booth will also be able to experience the speed and productivity of the Xeikon CX3 digital label press with Cheetah Technology.

Te y. In addition, the CX3 will also feature

the inline Xeikon Dcoat unit. Available in inline and nearline configurations, the Xeikon Dcoat post- press unit includes as standard features flood U V varnishing, lamination, semi rotary die cutting, length slitting and a dual spindle rewinder. The company will also be demonstrating the Xeikon Flatbed Die-cut Unit (FDU) in the PackPrint pavilion at the show.

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