Dye Based Ink Vs. Pigmented Inks

Dye Based Ink Vs. Pigment Inks   The History of Ink From cave paintings to the very first inks produced in China, ink is a very old creation that continues to improve as time goes on. The very first printing press developed by Johannes Gutenberg used oil-based inks that prevented the press from smudging and … Continued


Save Time and Money by Cutting Your Own Labels!

Looking for Die Cut Labels? Make Them With a Label Cutter! If your company is using a digital label printer from the likes of Epson, Afinia, Primera, or many others it is very likely that you are constantly searching for the lowest cost labels you can find. While printing your own roll labels in-house is … Continued


What is a RIP Software and What is It Used For?

What is a RIP Software and What is It Used For Digital label printing incorporates many moving parts to get the high-quality product you are looking for. From the media you select to print on, to the ink chemistry, all these separate facets come together to have an impact on your final product. One often … Continued


Designing for Print - Setting Up Crops and Bleed  

Designing for Print – Setting Up Crops and Bleed   Has this ever happened to you? You’ve just printed a beautiful new logo, poster, or other advertising material, and discovered that your printer has left white borders around the edges. It cheapens the appearance of the material, and even cuts parts off of your design! … Continued


All About Label Materials

All About Label Materials Technological advances in the label printing industry have led to a plethora of new roll label materials be introduced into the market. The types of label that you use reflects your product, so why not make sure you understand the material. These roll label materials have become a viable asset for … Continued


Types of Label Printing Techniques

Types of Label Printing Techniques Printing dates to 3500 BC when Elamite and Sumerian civilizations used cylinder molds to certify documents written in clay. Upon the conception of printing, various other technologies have grown and adapted to our societal needs and desires. This article will dive into various forms of printing technologies and what benefits … Continued


Eco-Friendly Water Soluble Labels

Water Soluble Labels Environmentally friendly water-soluble labels are an up-and-coming commodity in the label world. Their versatile composition allows for these labels to be used in a multitude of unique applications. Contrary to popular label material, these labels are commonly a paper material combined with a water-soluble adhesive. Both the adhesive and paper face stock … Continued


How to Print Labels for Your Products

How to Print Labels for Your Products We often receive inquiries from visitors to our blog on how they can start printing their own full color labels. While we are always willing to help, we figured that making a blog post on what is required to get started might help a lot of visitors. One … Continued


Digital Printing for Food Packaging and Labels

Ingredients for Food Packaging Labels Labeling is a mode of communication graphically and electronically on a given product. The communication clearly represents the intention of the manufacturer to sell the product. Food packaging is one such segment where manufacturers use various designs to put on their products via labeling, with the sole purpose of catching … Continued


Industrial Chemical Company Installs Anycut III Laser Finisher

Pacific Innovations, LLC Installs Laser Cutter to Boost Label Production Chicago, IL – Pacific Innovations, LLC., a company specializing in isopropyl alcohol and other industrial chemicals, recently purchased and installed the Anycut III from Arrow Systems, Inc. The laser finishing solution will help Pacific Innovations laminate and cut BS-5609 compliant isopropyl alcohol labels and other … Continued


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