BPIF labels is the special interest group of the British Printing Industries Federation. This special interest group serves the needs of the self adhesive label printing sector.

About Us

BPIF labels is the first port of call for any information concerning the self adhesive label printing sector. Amongst its membership it has some of the leading converters and suppliers to in this sector.

By collaborating with key institutions it is able to assist with the organisation of specialist seminars and networking events.

By being part of the BPIF it is able to offer its members specialist health and safety advice, information on employment issues as well as assisting and guiding companies through difficult times. These services are available free to those who are platinum members of the federation or at attractive rates for those who just have the basic form of membership.

The organisation is managed by Graham Backhouse, as General Manager who has over 37 years experience in the industry. He is supported by a regional office in Brighouse with secretarial support being given by Liz Whyte.


  • To provide a forum for companies involved in the label printing sector
  • To provide specialist advice on matters affecting the industry i.e. packaging waste directive
  • To influence both the UK and EU governments on legislation affecting the sector
  • To raise awareness off the issues affecting the industry
  • Optimise membership benefits
  • To increase the awareness of BPIF labels

Self adhesive labels are a vital part of the packaging chain in that they allow high quality graphics to be applied speedily, effectively and at low cost to a wide range of products that are sold throughout the retail chain. In addition, through the use of bar coding and RFID, they enable goods to be marked and tracked through all sectors of the manufacturing sector thus ensuring that products are produced efficiently and without any unnecessary cost.

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