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Encyclopedia of Labels and Label Technology Hardcover – 1 Sep 2004


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Michael Fairley has been writing and speaking about label and packaging materials, technology and applications since the 1970s, both as the founder of Labels & Labeling and other print industry magazine titles and as an international consultant writing label industry market and technology research reports for the likes of Frost & Sullivan, Economist Intelligence Unit, Pira, InfoTrends and Labels & Labelling Consultancy.

He has written or contributed to over 20 technical books, including five international encyclopedias, as well as a number of historical research/biography titles.

He has worked at senior management and director level in research, education, printing and publishing and currently works as a consultant to Tarsus Exhibitions & Publishing - which organizes the global Labelexpo shows, Label Summits and publishes Labels & Labeling magazine - as well as regularly speaking at industry conferences and seminars.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Package / Packaging Society, Fellow of IP3, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers, an Honorary Life Member of FINAT and a Licentiate of the City & Guilds of London Institute. He was awarded the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

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Michael Fairley is an internationally known writer, publisher and consultant in the printing, packaging and label industries. He is best known as the original founder and publisher of Labels & Labeling magazine (now part of Tarsus Group) as well as being Managing Director of the Labels & Labeling Consultancy. Over the past 35 years he has written or contributed to fifteen books on printing, packaging and label topics, spoken at conferences and seminars worldwide, and held senior positions in education, training, industry, consultancy and publishing. He is a fellow of the Institute of Packaging, a fellow of the Institute of Printing, a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers, an honorary member of FINAT and a licentiate of the City & Guilds of London Institute.

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Still useful in 2012 12 July 2012
By Dennis C. DeYoung - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
You will find this to be a high quality publication. Nice binding, ribbon bookmark, thick qualtiy paper pages, and very colorful throughout. This was a great work in 2004 and is still useful today for people who want to understand much of the terminology in this industry. The illustrations and descriptions are written at a laymans level and are also a useful starting point for engineers.
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