WLA Members

assocated members


The judging panel consists of one judge from each member association. The judge is proposed by the respective association. Tony White is the current Chairman of the World Label Awards.


  • FINAT (Federation INternationale des fabricants et transformateurs d'Adhesifs et Thermocollants sur papiers et autres supports)
  • TLMI (Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute)
  • JFLP (Japanese Federation Label Printing)
  • FPLMA (Flexible Packaging Label Manufacturers Association)
  • SALMA (Self Adhesive Label Manufacturers Association)
  • LMAI (Label Manufacturers Association of India)
  • PEIAC (Printing Equipment Industries Association of China)
  • AMETIQ (The Mexican Label Association)

north america

The Tag & Label Manufacturers
President: Dan Muenzer

TLMI has been meeting the needs of the association's converter and supplier members since 1933, cont nuously positioning itself as an I ndustry resource for its members and for the greater North American narrow web industry TLM[ is comprised Of more than 350 members from North Amer"ca-As sustainability continues to drive all facets of printed packaging. the TLMI Label Initiative for the Environment (LIFE) Certification process is a tool that association members are using to differentiate themselves and to demonstrate their commitment to environmental best practices.


The association for the European seIf-adhesive labelling and a narrow web converting industries
President: Thomas Hagmaier

FINAT was founded in 1958 in Paris. Wth more than 500 member companies in over 50 counties, FINAT provides not just a European but a global platform for self-adhesive label printers and suppliers to meet, network, exchange and enhance collective knowledge and expertise develop and maintain standards and tests, provide the facilities for management development and education, and to promote the industry as a dynamic, creative and innovative workspace. The association has a Young Managers Club to develop future leaders. Its current '5 Star' strategy aims to lead the way to future success for international label businesses. It is built on the principles of 'knowledge leadership', 'technology awareness', 'sustainable practice', 'member focus' and 'industry positioning'.

Latin America

La Asociacién Mexicana de Etiqueteros
President: Keren Becerra

The Mexican Association of Label Companies (La Asociaciön Mexicana de Etiqueteros), AMETIQ, was created in 2008 by six label manufacturers. The association's main objective is to strengthen the flexographic printing and converting industry through active collaboration of each of its members and seeks to integrate more partners– converters and industry suppliers who are interested in participating in this goal.


Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Of China
President: Xu Jian Gua

The Label Printing Sub-Association of PEIAC was founded on 16 June 2008. The major tasks of the label printing sub-association are: to assist the government in shaping the label printing industry's development strategy; making proposals and offering suggestions to government on macro policy decision and industrial policies; to adjust the import and export tariffs of label equipment; to set the national standards for label printing products and materials and organize quality evaluation activities for the new printing products.

The Japanese Federation of Label Printing Industries
President: Mitsuo Komiyama

The main activities of the JFLP include developing environmental preservation measures, steering an annual label competition and the collection of members' patent information. JFLP boasts over 600 members representing a total revenue of at least 500 billion yen.

The Label ManufacturersAssociation of India
President: Sandeep Zaveri

The LMAI is the central body incorporated by label manufacturing members, founded in 2002. It currently boasts at least 305 members across India. The LMAI has organized multiple conferences and label awards and participated in many exhibitions at an international level. It posts quarterly newsletters and hosts meetings to share information about the latest IT systems related to marketing and supply chain management. The bi-annual LMAI conference is gradually becoming a must-attend event for the label fraternity in India.


Self-Adhesive Label Manufacturers Association
President: Mark Jackson

SALMA represents the label, ticket and tag sector of the New Zealand printing industry. The association focuses on ensuring members are kept abreast of changes that are relevant to their business and aims to promote the products and services of the membership to purchasers of print. SALMA has a membership of over 40 companies which includes approximately 90 percent of the label industry in New Zealand. The association continues to provide a wide range of services and is involved in a number of activities on behalf of the label sector.

Label and Tag Manufacturers Association of Australia
President: Mark Easton

FPLMA represents the Australian label industry. Started over 30 years ago, FPLMA originally was made up of separate state associations. In 1991, the states formed the National FPLMA umbrella. It continues to be a strong presence in all locations and now has over 70 voting members across five states.
Source: Label and Labeling Yearbook & Directory 2016 pg. 62