Market Trends

| 26 October 2017

OMET Americas expand the sales team

Elk Grove Village, IL USA – OMET Americas announces a new addition to the sales team: Fran Mayo, a highly experienced sales manager from New York City, has joined the team to lead business development efforts in the North-East of the country. Fran Mayo joined OMET Americas, Inc. as a sales area manager for the Northeast region in August 2017. Mayo brings to OMET Americas more than 25 years of experience in the flexographic industry, especially in the field of narrow and mid-web printing machines for labels and packaging production. Mayo is based in New York and reports into Claudio Semenza, sales director of OMET Americas. OMET Americas’ headquarters is located in Elk Grove Village, IL [...]

Market Trends

| 04 October 2017

Modernization as an overall project

The new OMET X4 at the centre of a complete modernization at A. Maussahardt Etiketten Gmbh in Dettenhausen By Klemens Ehrlitzer The purchase of a new packaging printing system at the Labelexpo 2015 turned out to be a starting point for A. Mausshardt Etiketten GmbH, aiming for the complete modernization of the company. One and a half year [...]

Market Trends

| 04 August 2017

OMET to enter the iranian market

At the beginning of 2017, thanks to a fiscal policy of tax reduction, the Iranian market opened the doors to foreign companies. Only a few months later OMET technology left its mark with 2 important sales to two leading printers: an XFlex X4 37 to Azin Naghshe Doran, the first OMET press installed in Iran, and an iFlex 370 ordered in July [...]

Market Trends

| 19 May 2017

China Print 2017: The future of the Far East market

Sustainability, innovation and technology. These are the main guidelines for the development of the Far East market, emerging from “China Print 2017”, the second biggest trade fair worldwide for the printing and converting sector. This event, organized by China Printing and Equipment Industry Association (PEIAC), is held every 4 years [...]

Market Trends

| 31 May 2016

Eurostampa Group at OMET booth in Drupa 2016

OMET was very pleased to receive the visit of Eurostampa Group at its stand in Drupa on the first day of the exhibition. They confirmed a strong interest in the new Varyflex V2 Offset in demonstration at OMET booth. In the picture: from the left Giuseppe Cillario, Marco Calcagni,  Luciano Cillario, Enrico Gandolfi, Gianfranco Cillario, [...]

Market Trends

| 16 December 2015

Season Greetings & Happy New Year

OMET Team wishes all customers, partners, friends and collaborators the best wishes for the upcoming holiday season and for a memorable 2016. Follow OMET on the company’s websites and social media pages to learn about any innovation, event and special news expected for 2016. [...]

Market Trends

| 26 July 2015

OMET at Labelexpo Europe 2015 – 6C49-C53

OMET will exhibit at Labelexpo Europe 2015 3 high-end printing machines for the label and packaging market. Machines on display are: the new iFlex with laser pre-register, XFlex X6 with Flexo+Offset combination, XFlex X6 Digital with JetPlus inkjet print unit and UV Led Flexo curing.  Visit OMET in Hall 6 stand C49-C53 [...]

Global Networking

| 23 March 2015

First POP Conference 2015: mission accomplished!

The 114 players of the packaging supply chain attending the first POP (Print Our Pack) Conference organized by ACIMGA, Italy (Italian manufacturers association of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry) and G&K TechMedia on March 10th in Munich, Germany, showed much appreciation for what was welcomed as the [...]

Market Trends

| 12 March 2015

OMET annuncia la presenza dell’agente Printech a Gulf Print & Pack

Da quando ha avuto inizio la collaborazione con Printech Middle East LCC nel 2013, OMET si è assicurata alcuni ordini importanti nell’area del Golfo. A oggi, due installazioni sono già operative e altre due sono in preparazione. Gulf Print & Pack 2015 offrirà l’occasione a OMET per mostrare il potenziale di sviluppo [...]

Global Networking

| 07 August 2014

FINAT Congress debates changing influences and technologies of labeling

Published per courtesy of FINAT The label industry is no longer a separate and definable niche in the broader field of packaging print. It has a new and extended profile as a provider of product decoration, brand identity, product data, smart phone interaction, track-and-trace and authentication data — and, indeed of packaging [...]

Market Trends

| 04 June 2014

What mid-web hybrid presses bring to packaging production (2)

by Peter Ploehn, Chromos GmbH Second half of the article published per courtesy of Deutscher Drucker, Issue 5, 2014 SUITABLE CONCEPTS How does a mid-web press concept, mixing a large number of technologies, look? The talk is about flexible and modular configurations of mid-web presses that can be enlarged to fulfil the required [...]

Market Trends

| 26 May 2014

What mid-web hybrid presses bring to packaging production (1)

The first of a two-part article on the benefits of hybrid technology for the printing of flexible packaging. The author is Peter Ploehn, since 2012 in the sales staff of Chromos company. [...]

Global Networking

| 18 April 2014

The growing commitment of OMET in fast emerging countries

OMET presence in Maghreb countries continue to provide interesting results: the number of installed machines is growing, both in the label and packaging and the tissue converting industries. OMET’s printing presses in the area are generally used to print wraparound labels, shrink sleeves and PS labels for the label and packaging [...]

Market Trends

| 11 March 2014

FINAT Congress 2014 in Monaco, France

FINAT 2014 Congress will take place in hotel Le Méridien Beach Plaza in Monte Carlo, Monaco from 5 – 7 June 2014. The discussions will be on the theme: ‘The Battle for Shelf Appeal – Winning Strategies for the Label Industry. OMET holds the FINAT membership since long and it will be sponsoring as usual this year’s [...]

Market Trends

| 26 July 2013

FINAT reports on modest growth in European self-adhesive labeling consumption in 2012

by Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT The long view 2012 was an important benchmark for the European self-adhesive label industry. Last year, total labelstock consumption of 5.78 billion square meters doubled the estimated 2.84 billion published by EPSMA for 1996, the base year of our data set. However, it took the industry about 7 [...]

Market Trends

| 23 February 2013

Advancing Sustainability in a complex value chain (Part 2)

by Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT EU Packaging Waste Directive At a regional level, self-adhesive labels must meet the requirements of the EU Packaging Waste Directive, which is driving change in Europe through legislation and punitive levies for non-conformance. Here, in the self-adhesive label industry, waste management, [...]

Market Trends

| 11 February 2013

Advancing Sustainability in a complex value chain (Part 1)

by Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT Sustainability issues As a key contributor to the global packaging industry, the self-adhesive label industry is as committed to the cause of sustainability as all its peers. However, it faces some unique challenges in the context of sustainability – in relation to the industry’s extremely [...]

Market Trends

| 28 September 2012

7 new trends in packaging in fast moving consumer goods

Packaging between simplicity, story-telling and masstige. Why in consumer goods some products go un-noticed, while others leave the mark, and packaging can make the difference. Packaging, the silent salesman, adds value to the relationship and dialogue between brands and consumers: originally conceived as a medium to contain and preserve [...]

Market Trends

| 17 September 2012

FINAT Market trends sub-committee: Labels. Connections (Part 4 – Final)

Connecting the global label industry network In an increasingly-global label market, there is a real need for a ‘living’ network for the whole base of industry players, sharing information and knowledge, transcending the boundaries of countries and languages. Within less than three years, the L9 – the global collective of label [...]

Market Trends

| 14 September 2012

The Latin American converting industry

Latin America is experiencing a solid growth in the demand for flexible packaging and labels. Three main factors are responsible for this advance: globalization, the clear intention of leading brands to relocate production to regions other than those where they usually operate, including Latin America, and the various trade agreements [...]