BBQ food brand turns to online printer to deliver short runs of labels

Prairie Fire BBQ was founded in 2013 by Michael Gratz. Prairie Fire BBQ offers sauces, signature rubs and prepared meat from its headquarters in London that are inspired by Gratz’s hometown of Kansas City and its BBQ traditions.

A self-confessed packaging novice, Gratz tasked label.co.uk...

Simon Howie has moved its packaging from cartonboard sleeves to linerless labels

The award-winning Perth-based butchery business, which supplies a variety of private and own label meats, had previously used printed cartonboard sleeves for pre-packed retail lines to deliver a premium shelf presence. However, with hand application of sleeves, production speeds were limited to...

Brand Innovation Day speakers are to include Chakravarthi AVPS, global ambassador for the World Packaging Organisation

The purpose of the day is to equip delegates with expert insight into making the most out of their brand, how they can overcome key challenges on the path to future growth and stay ahead of the competition in a fast-paced industry as a result.

Numerous brands are already signed up to take...

Nosco adds covert security using HP Indigo invisible inks

Nosco is a Chicago-based printer with six sites across the US. The company specializes in printed packaging for the natural health, personal care and pharmaceutical industries, and currently serves more than 30 customers with print security products, including overt barcodes, microprint and...

Entice soft touch films are available pre-laminated as a label material

Entice soft touch films are available pre-laminated as a label material. These materials are ready to print and are available in matte black, gold and silver with a premium soft touch finish for label printing.

Applications examples include boutique beverage labels, gin labels, whiskey...

The labels and packaging supply chain has signed up to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment has been established to combat plastic waste and pollution by uniting over 250 businesses, governments and other organizations from around the world behind a common vision and a set of 2025 targets to address the problem at its source. It is led by the...

The ‘Introduction to UV LED technology’ course has been curated by Dr Robert Karlicek

This is the second course in a series of free, email-based courses from RadTech, an association for UV and EB technology, to deliver educational lessons on various aspects of UV and EB technology. Each course features several lessons sent in a weekly email that should take roughly 10 minutes to...

Joel Carmany named TLMI Converter of the Year

The Converter of the Year award honors and recognizes a member of the North American package printing industry who has made an extensive contribution to the greater marketplace and who has additionally demonstrated an unwavering commitment to TLMI.

Thirty-four years ago, Carmany purchased...

Label Impressions develops 'micro ECL'

Designed to meet the needs of cosmetic lipstick, lip and eye pencil products the MicroECL is sized at a mere ¼ inch, or just over 6mm with clear three-point type in both reverse and positive print. The label was developed at the request of a prestige cosmetics brand struggling to balance...

'King of Pops' wrappers produced on HP Indigo 6900 digital press at Quality Tape and Label

The world’s first HP Collage packaging was produced by Quality Tape and Label, a Georgia-based converter, from concept to delivery, in only eight business days.

HP SmartStream Collage offers a new twist in automated, unique variable design printing by automatically manipulating defined...

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