FMN | December 23rd, 2019

Vol. 21 No. 26 FLEX Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry In Print and Online at ® Flexo Industry Thrives Through Innovation Labelexpo Asia Breaks Records An N.V. Publication Market News

December 23, 2019

The organizer of Labelexpo Asia 2019 has confirmed that its 9th edi- tion of Labelexpo Asia was its largest yet, reporting an 18 percent growth in buyer visitors and a floorspace that was 26 percent larger than its previ- ous edition.

by Greg Kishbaugh

T he flexo industry runs on innovation. This year saw anoth- er 12 months of acquisitions and equipment purchases, as printers fought hard to stay toe-to-toe with their competitors. This week we look back at the first six months of the year, con- tinuing next issue with the final six months of the year.What fol- lows are some of the headlines that made waves in the industry in 2019. Fortis Solutions Group LLC , a portfolio company of Main Post Partners, acquired Infinite Packaging Group, Inc. , a portfolio company of Svoboda Capital Partners LLC. Infinite,

Taking place December 3-6 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), a total of 23,636 visi- tors flocked to the four-day show from a total of 90 countries, compared to 20,084 visitors from 81 countries at the 2017 edition. The show featured more than 350 suppliers from the re- gion and worldwide, showcasing the latest label and package printing ma-

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with facilities in Lewisville, Texas, and Catoosa, Oklahoma, is a full-service converter of label products, including pressure sen- sitive labels, shrink sleeves and complementary products and services. Infinite reportedly serves a diverse group of clients in several consumer vertical markets including consumer products, retail, food and beverage, nutraceuticals and health and beauty. In addition, the company has developed a specialized line of products and solutions for e-commerce sales.

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