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6 pharmaceutical packaging trends to look for in 2018

2018 will be a year of change for the pharmaceutical labeling and packaging industry. Up and down the supply chain, the pharmaceutical industry will work hard to achieve traceability per DSCSA standards. Greater consumer demand and a heightened focus of customization at the patient level will force smaller batches and shorter lead times for packagers. […]... View article »

4 health and beauty labeling trends to watch out for in 2018

2018 will be a big year for health and beauty labelers. With emerging label technologies, product manufacturers can capitalize on opportunities to improve security, and even engage customers post-sale. A shift toward greener label materials is an opportunity for brands to help the environment, while attracting environmentally-conscious consumers. And, as always, eye-catching design remains top-of-mind […]... View article »

Four things companies need to know when buying an industrial label applicator

Take control of your production process with an industrial label applicator best suited to meet your needs. With a thorough examination of your manufacturing process and a clear understanding of industrial label applicator capabilities, you can find solutions that will make the labeling side of your operations a smooth and efficient process. Know the ins […]... View article »

Choosing the right label finish infographic

When choosing a finish for your pressure-sensitive label, it’s important to consider design and functionality. Varnishes typically cost less, but have a shorter quality lifespan. They are also versatile enough to mix and match gloss and matte varnishes to customize an individual label. Laminates are more durable and ideal for labels that need a longer […]... View article »

Evaluating shrink sleeve material options

Choosing the proper shrink sleeve material once you’ve decided on the labeling method is crucial. Proper material selection will ensure your applied sleeve label delivers desired product differentiation, and remains attractive as you’ve designed it to be. Thorough research will help verify that your shrink sleeve material meets cost and performance requirements that may be […]... View article »

Navigating the bottle label applicator market

Choosing the right bottle label applicator can seriously benefit your bottom line. These machines enable the user to drastically cut the time spent on labeling, allowing for greater production speeds and creating more inventory that’s ready to move right now. Bottle label applicators allow users to insert cylindrical containers—medicine bottles, water bottles, beer bottles, etc.—where […]... View article »

The other green market – cannabis labels

Legal marijuana sales are expected to hit $6.7 billion in 2016, with the market expected to climb to $21.8 billion in sales by 2020. As legal cannabis sales rise, cannabis labels are quickly becoming one of the fastest growing markets for label manufacturers. An industry gaining legitimacy Since California first legalized medical marijuana in 1996, […]... View article »

Food packaging labels

Purchasing food packaging labels is an investment in your product and brand. The right label drives sales, builds recognition with customers and delivers a tangible return on investment. To meet these goals, your label must: Catch shoppers’ eyes and distinguish your product on store shelves Convey the value of your product to customers Create a […]... View article »

Ingredient labels

Interested in quality ingredient labels and meet regulations that don’t compromise your branding, budget or schedule? First, it’s important to understand what’s required of you. Understanding regulatory requirements Listing ingredients is a legal requirement for many products, from foods to bath and beauty goods, cosmetics and more. The FDA has published detailed and thorough guides […]... View article »

Taking an indoor label outside — with an international partner

One of our frequent clients is a producer of popular lawn and garden products, including pesticides. With placement in many retail stores nationwide, their pesticides — like many other products — face a range of fluctuating requirements from distribution partners. Our client needed an updated label when some of their prominent retailers, including Wal-Mart and K-Mart, decided to move their […]... View article »

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