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Label Printing Trends for 2022

Label Printing Trends for 2022

January 14, 2022

It’s a new year and that means a lot of articles that share the latest trends for various businesses. This is also true when it comes to label printing trends that give your custom printed labels a design that is professional and eye-catching. You can think of custom label printing as the topping on your product that…

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Inventory Management Solutions for Private Brand Labels

Inventory Management Solutions for Private Brand Labels

December 30, 2021

As a business owner, you know there is a tradeoff between keeping too much product on hand (which can result in damaged products or goods or the expiration of the products) or risking not having enough product available to meet the demands of consumers. This problem can be quite an issue for private brand labels…

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Health and Beauty Product Labels that Last

Health and Beauty Product Labels that Last

December 15, 2021

The cosmetic labels on your health & beauty products not only need to appeal to the eye but they also need to be able to withstand the elements such as moisture. Most cosmetic products are stored in moisture-filled environments or they are handled on a regular basis so the beauty product labels need the ability…

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5 Medical Labeling Considerations

5 Medical Labeling Considerations

November 30, 2021

When it comes to medical labeling, there are many considerations to keep in mind to make sure the products are used by consumers according to the instructions from the manufacturer. The labels also need to contain necessary information to protect the manufacturer from litigation. There are times when medical device labels are almost an afterthought…

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Upcoming Trends for Custom Beer Label Design

Upcoming Trends for Custom Beer Label Design

November 15, 2021

The New Year will be here before you know it which means it is the perfect time to refresh your branding. Custom beer labels tell  a story and are considered to be your “calling card”. The label will get the attention of potential customers if they find the design to be unique, appealing and attractive.…

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Barrel & Drum Labels for Industrial Market Needs

Barrel & Drum Labels for Industrial Market Needs

October 29, 2021

Custom industrial labels are tested on a daily basis under the harshest of conditions and environments. Barrel and drum labels need to be durable and easy to understand when showing operating instructions or safety warnings. These labels should also comply with industry regulations while also showcasing your company name and/or logo. On top of all…

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Flexo Label Printing: How Businesses Use It

Flexo Label Printing: How Businesses Use It

October 15, 2021

Flexographic printing uses printing plates made of flexible photopolymer, wrapped around rotating cylinders that are part of a web press. The inked plates rotate at high speeds in order to transfer an image that is slightly raised to the substrate. Flexographic label printing is a popular option for businesses as it can be used on…

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Cosmetic Label Printing Tips for Health & Beauty Products

Cosmetic Label Printing Tips for Health & Beauty Products

September 30, 2021

The health and beauty product market is crowded with competitors, but one way to stand out from the others is with compelling beauty product labels. Cosmetic label printing for health and beauty products runs the gamut from makeup and hair care to soap and face cleansers. Custom cosmetic labels need to have a font and imagery that…

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Microprinting Security Labels For Secure Printing Solutions

Microprinting Security Labels For Secure Printing Solutions

September 15, 2021

Every type of business wants to feel their products are packaged safely and free of any type of tampering that can damage the product. This is especially true of the medical market as security labels lend an air of trust and credibility to manufacturers. One of the most popular secure printing solutions is microprinting which is an…

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Variable Data Label Printing Benefits and Uses

Variable Data Label Printing Benefits and Uses

August 30, 2021

Variable data printing allows you to change the label graphics on your product without having to change the equipment each time. One of the most successful examples of variable data label printing was the “Share a Coke” campaign where Coca-Cola created personalized labels with popular names on them. It is no exaggeration to say that…

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