Print Capability Update

NEW Label Inspection Slitter Rewinder We welcome our second brand new BGM Elite iSR, label inspection slitter rewinder, bringing us to three finishing machines in total for quicker turnaround. This particular machine is almost uniquely capable of running 12.7mm cores which is unachievable by virtually any other of its kind. It has no inconsistent tension…

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UPM strike to continue as Union rejects proposals

UPM strike to continue as Union rejects proposals UPM and the Paperworkers’ Union have not been able to come to new collective labour agreements. Today, the union turned down four settlement proposals submitted by the conciliator. The exceptionally long strike at UPM Pulp, UPM Communication Papers, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Raflatac and UPM Biofuels units…

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Appeal to the EU on strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland

Appeal to the EU on strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland FINAT is the European association for the label manufacturing industry, with 600 members all around Europe and national affiliated associations in 15 European countries. Following a news article in a Belgian newspaper on supply chain problems in the agrofood sector, FINAT…

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We’re Moving!

We’re Moving! Our new factory will be ‘Town Works’ which is only a stone’s throw away from our existing site (two bridges along the canal to be precise). A local landmark site formerly occupied by Woodall Steels Ltd on Cradley Road (near Astles Bridge – 1968 and all that). We intend to open our doors…

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Notification of strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland (4)

Notification of strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland (4) For the attention of our valued customers and partners, A further 2 week extension has been announced at UPM’s Finnish mills, until 16th April 2022, unless new agreements are reached before that. Statement from UPM regarding the ongoing strike below: UPMRAF Customer Letter…

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Notification of strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland (2)

Notification of strike and limited availability of papers from UPM Finland (2) For the attention of our valued customers and partners, Following up from our most recent post regarding the UPM Mills strike in Finland, the Paperworker’s Union have announced an extension until February 19th. Statements from Avery Dennison regarding the ongoing strike below: Avery…

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