Global footprint and nearshoring for labels

ALS World production sites

Increasing manufacturing costs in some countries, plus the impact of the pandemic is putting pressure on the supply chain. What are the advantages of nearshoring for fashion retailers and brands?

What is a sustainable ink?

Soy-based. Vegetable-based. Water-based. What are these inks and which is considered to be the most sustainable option? First, you need to understand the make-up of inks. They contain three main components: 1. Pigments: these give inks their colour and account for about 10-20% of the final product 2. Additives: these improve performance, like smudging and […]