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Flexo Label Printing: How Businesses Use It

Celebrating 50 Years of Dedication to Print & Packaging

GCI’s journey from its humble beginnings to becoming the custom label and packaging solutions provider it is today is a testament to the power of family, hard work, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Founded half a century ago by the late Robert Lawler, Sr., the company’s story began in an unlikely setting – at…

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Setting the Standard in Digital Label Printing Solutions

Setting the Standard in Digital Label Printing Solutions At Graphic Communications, Inc., we’ve always been at the forefront of embracing innovative technologies in the label printing industry. Our pioneering venture into digital label printing technology decades ago positioned us as early adopters, leading the way in offering advanced digital solutions. With our state-of-the-art HP Indigo…

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Precision Labels for Medical Devices: A Trusted Partner in Quality and Traceability

Precision Labels for Medical Devices: A Trusted Partner in Quality and Traceability GCI’s journey began with a clear vision: to provide the medical device and diagnostic sectors with unparalleled label-performance standards and services. Today, GCI stands as one of the most prominent family-owned national suppliers of medical device labels in the industry, serving as an…

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Embracing Innovation: Key Printed Label Trends Shaping 2023

Every year, new printed packaging trends emerge as a result of different market forces. Economic conditions, consumer preferences, and federal regulations can have a significant impact on label design and the desired effect that companies want their sourced labels to achieve. Consumer products companies seek label designs that can cut through the clutter on the…

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Color Consistency – You Need It, We Can Deliver It

One of the biggest print challenges that brands and printed packaging buyers face is the ability to achieve color consistency from product to product. The inability to achieve color consistency from job to job is also cited as the number one reason that companies seek new label vendors.1 Whether it’s opaque solids that pop, crisp…

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Mitigating Supply Chain Challenges

Mitigating Supply Chain Challenges So That We Achieve Our Promises to our Customers

At Graphic Communications, we are committed to the promises we have made to our customers – 1. Colors Consistency; 2. Reliable Quality; and 3. On-Time Delivery.  The bad news – The world-wide supply chain challenges continue to affect production. The good news – We have found ways to mitigate the challenges so that we can…

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Specialty Labels & Unique Partnership Meets Cannabis Industry’s Unique Needs

The cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States; expected to hit $100 billion in sales by 2030. As more states legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana, the market will continue to become increasingly competitive. This means in order to stand out from the competition, you must offer products and packaging…

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What Should Be On A Nutrition Label?

What Should Be On A Nutrition Label?

We’re not nutritionists or regulators, but we know from experience that you’ve got to have certain elements on your nutrition labels, and we as label printers need to have everything in order to get the job done right. We print a lot of nutrition labels so we wanted to ensure you had at least this…

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What Are Serialized Labels

What Are Serialized Labels

In general, serialized labels are created to be part of the track and trace printing process. These labels contain a serial number so the product can easily be tracked and/or traced at any point in the life cycle of the item. The creation of these labels is also considered to be an important aspect of…

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Why White Space Is Important in your Label Design

Why White Space Is Important in your Label Design

When you are designing product packaging, you want to make sure that consumers are able to easily view, read and understand the text, colors and label design on the package. During the design process of creating product labels, there is a chance there might be too much “stuff” on the labels which will make them hard to…

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