Type of Roll Label Materials

Types of Roll Label Materials We have spoken a lot about label printers and finishers in our blogs. We’d like to shed some light on the types of materials that the industry has to offer. This blog is on the variety of label materials that the label printers print on and the label finishers slit … Continued


Differences between Laser Finishing and Analog Finishing

Differences between Laser Finishing and Analog Finishing The value added service that every label printer is bound to provide is finishing. Finishing can be done either before or after the printing comes out of the machine i.e Inline or Offline Finishing respectively. Inline Finishers v/s Offline Finishers Inline finishing helps the user to simply input … Continued


Why You Should Consider BOPP for Your Labels

What is BOPP? BOPP stands for Biaxially-Oriented (BO) Polypropylene (PP). This means that the polypropylene has been stretched in two directions until it becomes flatter; hence “biaxially-oriented”. Through this process, the material becomes stronger and thinner. It is also the second most produced synthetic plastic in the world behind polyethylene. It is incredibly versatile and … Continued


Boost Sales by Changing Packaging

Boost Sales by Changing Packaging Move Away from the Expected In some industries, there is a certain material used for packing certain products. The biggest one that seems to always come to mind is beverage package design. Since companies realized that plastic was a more affordable solution, companies starting switching over from traditional glass bottles … Continued


The Benefits of In-House Label Printing

The Benefits of In-House Label Printing Complete Control One of the biggest benefits to in-house printing is not having to rely on an outside source to essentially tell your company when they have the free time to create labels for you. This obviously takes time away from your company and your customers. From having to … Continued


How to Design Your Labels

Know Your Product Half the battle in designing and printing labels for your products is knowing that product and what it will need to thrive in a competitive market. The product itself may have specific needs as far as packaging. This could include waterproof adhesives and labels for products that may come in contact with … Continued


Effective Ways to Use White Space in Label Design

Advertisers have long known about the power of subliminal messaging – the way that a message speaks to the subconscious mind.  When a graphic artist uses white space, they are leveraging that principle to boost the marketing impact of a design. Effective use of white space can make or break a product or even a … Continued


The American Bumper Sticker:  A Brief History

Did you know that road rage is more common among drivers whose cars bear bumper stickers than among those who cars are sticker-less, regardless of the belief system expressed by those stickers?   So says the author of a 2005 study on road rage, and it may be a uniquely American index of just how … Continued


The Packaging Needs of the Emerging Cannabis Industry

What was once an illegal, underground trade, has become a booming industry, packed with opportunity for packaging professionals. Cannabis has been legalized to varying degrees in a variety of states, providing package printers and converters a new market segment to explore and new brand owners to partner with. However, there are several key elements to be … Continued


Digital Label Printers, Fume Extraction & Digital Printing Equipment in The U.S. and Canada

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