Dig into the main technologies, presses and suppliers on the market today in terms of printing technology, front end, resolution
Label and package printing involves some of the most sophisticated and precise technology found in the whole printing industry
The trend toward shorter runs created a market for letterpress technology in label industry
Understanding the nature of hot stamping foils and the impact on the hot foiling process
This article looks at the role of inks and coatings from multiple points of view, to build an understanding of how ink is manufactured, stored, specified, mixed, used on press and tested before final despatch of the finished label roll
It was in 1935 when Stanton Avery first manufactured the self-adhesive label, that labeling began to evolve from traditional wet-glue methods
Understanding substrates that can be used with each process, and the impact on print quality and print performance
Without ink it is not possible to reveal what is inside a pack, instructions regarding usage and of course who made the product
The production of pressure-sensitive labels involves a quite complex process of printing and converting
This article examines the process and materials used for release liners, then looks at performance characteristics and how these are measured