The event in Comstock Park, MI, USA attracted 10 exhibitors and over 70 customers. Great Lakes Label, a label manufacturer in Comstock Park, MI, USA, hosted the inaugural Labeling Innovation Summit on August 5 at its headquarters. The event’s exhibitors included Kodak, Mark Andy, Actega, Avery Dennison, Wilson Manufacturing, SPGPrints, among others.
Press upgrades can provide significant benefits for printers in the label and packaging industry. Success depends on thorough planning. Retrofitting existing printing and converting equipment is a proven, cost-effective strategy to achieve bottom-line performance improvements. Gutenberg, himself, most certainly used this technique, as his options were very limited (i.e., non-existent).
The floors were drab, stained by the ink of decades of running presses and rewinders. The company was just treading water, scraping by with a 1% profit margin. Morale was dismal. Tony Cook, CEO and founder of Great Lakes Label LLC, knew his Michigan-based label printing and converting business needed a change.