Labelexpo Americas 2016 takes place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, September 13-15.
On display will be the newest and best products from more than 400 industry suppliers. Over the next several pages we present a selection of equipment and consumables that will be on display at the show.
AAA Press International
UV Curing Systems
AAA Press will be exhibiting its full line of Lightouch UV Curing Systems and Maximizer IR Drying Systems. Visitors can see the latest Lightouch UV LED curing systems along with a complete lineup of pre-owned flexo equipment, Webtron replacement parts, pressroom supplies and press accessories. AAA Press offers an extensive Inventory of pre-owned flexo equipment. Visitors can also consider a free market evaluation of their surplus converting machines to generate cash.
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
ACHEM Industry America
ACHEM is a global manufacturer of self-wound overlamination and pressure sensitive tapes to the graphic, packaging, Industrial and printing Industries. ACHEM has established a strategic nationwide distribution and converting network to serve both local and national tag & label manufacturers with an extensive line of overlaminatlon products and narrow width edge reinforcement tapes. ACHEM offers precise slitting capabilities; a complete line of polypropylene and polyester self-wound products, including dear, matte and thermal transfer printable films.
Cerritos, CA, USA
Label Printers & Presses
Afinia Label is a global manufacturer and distributor of label printers, presses, finishers and applicators. The company will be exhibiting several new products at Labelexpo: The Memjet-powered CP950 Cardstock Printer, the DLF-1100 Digital Label Finisher, and the HP-powered L301 Label Printer. Afinia Labei will also showcase Its tried-and-true presses: the L801 Color Label Printer, DLP-2000 Digital Label Press, and Epson 7500 ColorWorks Label Printer.
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Alden & Ott Printing Inks
Alden & Ott will be Introducing its UV/LED Flexo inks at Labelexpo. The ink system Is engineered with the latest resin technology to meet the demanding European regulations for food and packaging. The Inks are formulated for low odor with minimal taste transfer and low migration potential. The inks will achieve high gloss and excellent print quality of packaging materials such as labels, cartons and treated films. The use of UV/LED eliminates the need for multiple Ink systems. This system is formulated to achieve Pantone colors on a 3.5 BCM and process colors on a 1.5-2.0 BCM anilox rolls. The UV/LED Flexo series is available in a complete line of Pantone Formula Color Guide, Pastel Color Guide and 4-Color Process Inks.
Mount Prospect, IL, USA
Allen Datagraph will show it's complete line of digital label systems at Labelexpo. These all-digital systems produce fully finished labels, in any shape without dies for an economical price. Notable recent Introductions include a high-speed inkjet and an improved LED toner label printer. A new digital label finisher uses a vacuum system to increase throughput and uptime. All of these technologies are designed to make converters more profitable.
Derry, NH, USA
Allison Systems manufactures doctor blades with an ISO 9001:2008 registered quality system. Allison provides a variety of edge configurations on metal, composite and plastic materials for any doctoring application. The company also supplies chambered blade systems and end seals, heavy-duty peristaltic pumps, and cleaning products for water and UV inks. Show contacts are Bill Warner and Bill Murray.
Riverside, NJ, USA
Alltrade Recycling Equipment
Alltrade Recycling Equipment has 25 years of experience in hazardous waste handling and will be exhibiting its equipment at Labelexpo Americas. Its goal is to offer customers the most advanced on-site recycling equipment available. The company provides Its customers with the tools to reduce costs and minimize waste by recycling solvents on its own premises. Savings up to 90% on the cost of buying new solvent are possible, as well as disposal costs.
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Security & Brand Protection
Angstrom Technologies is an integrated and leading solutions provider for security, fraud deterrence and brand protection, as well as process control and track and trace for manufacturing. Utilizing Angstrom's own organic fluorescent pigments, dyes and additives, the company can provide covert (Invisible) inks, varnishes and coatings that are among the most stable and lightfast available today. Its luminescent chemicals can be integrated with electronic detection systems, which have the ability to accurately measure fluorescent intensity, as well as discern between chemicals by luminescent properties. Since 1983 many government organizations, prominent companies and financial Institutions have relied on Angstrom to provide solutions for their most critical security and process control applications.
Florence, KY, USA
Applied Laser Engineering
Applied Laser Engineering will be featuring functional topography at Labelexpo Americas 2016. Laser engraved functional topography describes a surface that has functionality provided to the surface via a laser. This functionality could be used to hold Ink, for flexo, gravure or anilox rollers, or to create a surface used for embossing or imprinting a substrate. Printed electronics, optical films, anti-microbial and low-friction surfaces are further examples of functional topography.
Surrey, United Kingdom
Arconvert, along with GPA, will showcase its complete range of Manter brand self-adhesive products for high-value labeling applications. Arconvert's luxury label papers and films for flexographic and HP Indigo printing technology are internationally known for their quality and distinction. Brand managers and graphic designers around the world trust them to add a premium feel to wine, spirits, craft beverages, gourmet foods, pharmaceutical products, electronics and other products.
Cerritos, CA, USA
AzTech Converting Systems
AzTech Converting Systems is a designer and manufacturer of an extensive line of roll to roll converting equipment, including the DieMaster & Matrix Series Servo-Controlled Re-Registering Modular Rotary and Laser DieCutting and Finishing Systems, the ECL Series of Booklet Onserting Re-Registering Rotary DieCut Systems. At Labelexpo, the company will also be featuring the BSR and ISR Series of Silt and Rewind Inspection equipment, the RollX90 Series Invertible Table Rewind, and an extensive line of mobile roll material handling carts and products.
Tempe, AZ, USA
Bitek Technology Inc. (anytron)
Bitek will be Introducing new label finishing systems at Labelexpo Americas. The company will showcase the any-cut digital laser diecutter and any-blade digital blade diecutter. The any-cut is designed to enable fast, user-friendly, affordable short runs in most precision devices. The any-blade Is the A3 sized blade diecutter with a flatbed cutting engine, and it supports 350mm cutting width to cover most printing widths for both analog and digital label printers.
Bluestar Silicones' offers a full range of silicone technologies for the label converting Industry. The company's Silcolease brand of release coatings includes: solventless thermal, emulsion, solventless UV (cationic and free radical), and solvent technologies. New Innovations from Bluestar to be featured at Labelexpo include Its two single component UV ready-to-use release coatings, one based on free radical and the other cationic. These products are suitable for both wide web and narrow web converting equipment and processes.
East Brunswick, NJ, USA
Bostik, a global industrial adhesives supplier, develops Innovative products designed to meet labelcustomers' evolving needs. This year, Bostik will feature certain products at Labelexpo, Including ThermogripH20192, a cost-effective HMPSA with great balance of tack and peel on shipping substrates and excellent specific adhesion to poly and corrugate. H2916H is a HMPSA with good removable properties and the ability for labels to be applied at lower temperatures. This product also has proven success in linerless VIP applications.
Wauwatosa, WI, USA
Ink and Coatings Cleaner
Bradley Systems will be showing Yellow Magic 7, an NSF registered ink and coatings cleaner. It Is designed for printing human and pet food packaging. Water-based, low VOC and non-hazmat, Yellow Magic 7 safely cleans everything on a press. Effective on a variety of substances, including both water-based and UV flexo-based inks, this cleaner is simple and easy to use, minimizing costly press downtime, saving customers money and improving productivity. Usable as a spray or wipe, this versatile cleaner has a variety of applications--from ultrasonic cleaning machines, anilox rollers, and as an alternative to isopropyl alcholol (IPA) for cleaning 3D...