CS Labels Ltd, Managing Director
Wolverhampton, British Virgin Islands
Bio: Simon Smith – Managing Director – CS Labels
In 2001 Simon Smith was appointed Managing Director of CS Labels after a long career in banking. Since his appointment, he has developed the business from a small flexographic and screen print house into one of Europe’s largest digital printers utilising Xeikon technology. Today CS Labels is a true world class leader for digital self-adhesive labels, and digital flexible packaging in the form of stand-up pouches and continuous film.
Since the installation of CS Labels’ first Xeikon digital press in 2008, the business has consistently won annual industry awards for cutting-edge products, business growth and innovation. In 2019 CS Labels achieved multiple awards including Print Week’s Label Printer of the Year, Digital Printer’s SME Initiative Award. 2019 also saw the business launch their CS Pouches brand. 2020 and 2021 have with their own unique challenges and the business has navigated the global pandemic whilst continuing with hugely successful growth.
As the flexible packaging market continues to grow, CS Labels continues to focus on better processes incorporating better quality, together environmental sustainability whilst also keeping manufacturing costs to a minimum is always at the top of the agenda.
Simon’s expertise in assessing market trends, future-proofing though investments in technology, and commitment to the partnership between Xeikon continues to evolve CS Labels.