Labelexpo Americas 2018 – First view picture gallery / Day 1

NarrowWebTech marketing manager Tom Duley entering the doors of the label and package show in Chicago (Source: Tom Duley)

USA • The largest label printing and converting trade show in this year just opened its doors! We show first pictures of Labelexpo Americas 2018, which takes place from Tuesday to Thursday in Chicago, IL / USA.  Here comes the picture gallery from Day 1!


A range of exhibiting companies are showing its label (and package) printing and converting lines at Labelexpo Chicago and are also introducing a range of products during these three days. Thus, this picture gallery is covering (or is trying) to cover the first day of the show. A “Day 2 Picture gallery” will follow!

The editorial team of NarrowWebTech is using several sources – this could be official press releases, but also social media channels such as twitter or LinkedIn. Stay tuned!

First insights to Labelexpo Americas 2018

Welcome to Labelexpo Americas 2018 in windy city Chicago!
NarrowWebTech marketing manager Tom Duley entering the doors of the label and package show in Chicago (Source: Tom Duley)
On Tuesday 25th September, the label and package printing shwo opened its doors (Source: Tom Duley)
“See the light” at Fujifilm (Source: Tom Duley)
Exhibitors like Flint Group with its Thermoflexx 48 ready for visitors (Source: Twitter / Christoph Lievens)
Rotoflex launches the new DF3 converting line, (Source: Tom Duley)
Leonhard Kurz introduced two digital foiling units to the narrow web environment demonstrating in hall A, stand 1817 (Source: LinkedIn / Nilpeter: )
It's already a busy day in Chicago as proved by this impression at the Rotometrics stand (Source: Tom Duley)
Sales success for Gallus: The Indian company J. K. Fine Print purchased an EM 280 flexo press (Source: Twitter / @Gallus_Group;
Labelexpo Americas 2018 is open for three days, from 9 am to 5 pm (Source: Twitter, @Labelexpo,
Part of the show is the TLMI Ecovillage to support an environmentally conscious label industry; demo times are 10:00 am and 1:00 pm (Source: Twitter, @labelexpo; #sustainability
Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America participates at Labelexpo Americas ...(Source: Tom Duley)
... as well as Mark Andy with its new P9E Performance Line press on display (Source: Tom Duley)
Cartes showing its Gemini line in Chicago (Source: Facebook, Cartes label machines;
A lot of moving rolls at the stand of Martin Automatic (Source: Tom Duley)
Mounting tapes and Twinlock self-adhesive plate sleeves at the tesa stand. (Source: Tom Duley)
Univacco displays examples of graphic applications such as prime labels, shrink sleeve films, and released its URL series for hot stamping on wine labelstocks (Picture source: Tom Duley)
Pantec shows its flatbed hot-foil embossing system Rhino II S 410 (Source: Tom Duley)
Nilpeter demonstrates its all new FA flexo and the Panorama Hybrid presses (Source: LinkedIn, Anne Emborg,
The first day ended with the Global Label Industry Awards ceremony! The Innovation Awards was donated to Hamillroad Software (companies up to 300 employees) - see picture - and Rotometrics (companies with more than 300 employees) (Source: Tom Duley)
Alex Knott accepted the the Stanton Avery Pioneer Award on behalf of Dow Chemicals, Avery Dennison is the winner of the Sustainability Label Award (Source: Twitter, @labelawards)
Tom Duley of NarrowWebTech witnessed the L9 awards ceremony (Source: Tom Duley)


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