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What Are Compliance Labels and Why Are They Necessary?

Compliance Labels are necessary labeling for any kind of consumer product that must meet regulatory requirements or requires you to provide the user with pertinent information such as safety information, environmental hazards, or government warnings. Compliance labels also include any information that the brand or business deem necessary for use.  Products that are FDA regulated […]

Why Use Removable Labels for Glass Containers?

Removable labels on glass jars, bottles, or other containers provide several benefits to your customers, especially when using products that require the label to be removed for use. Removable labels easily peel off in a clean manner leaving behind virtually no sticky residue. This is essential for any glass container that is sealed with a […]

Protecting Users with Product Insert Labels

Product insert labels are used with products like over the counter medications to provide vital information to customers to ensure safe use of the product. Often times the packaging that contains various types of medication does not provide enough usable space to effectively deliver all the use instructions, and drug facts to your customers. It […]

Why Use Extended Text Labels for Medication Bottles?

Extended text labels are great for delivering additional information when space is limited. Medication bottles often need to include a lot of important information about dosage, proper use, side effects, and more that keep users safe. If the bottle simply uses a standard label it is hard to provide all of the necessary information in […]

Nutraceutical Marketing – Why the Label Matters Most

Nutraceutical marketing is a broad term including dietary supplements, food additives, and other nutrient enriched products offering health benefits to the user. The benefits could be a specific vitamin or supplement the individual might be missing from their diet. Over the years, this market has exploded as more individuals seek alternative options over the expensive […]

How to Read the Date Codes on Your Batteries

Many battery manufacturers and installers use a date code system to help establish warranty dates. You will often see a label on the top of your car battery that has a date code systems similar to the one shown below. The dates typically represent the month and year in which the battery was installed into […]

“Made in Wisconsin” Labels – Is Your Business Missing Out on an Important Marketing Tool?

Wisconsin is a leading producer in a number of industries from food and beverage items, household cleaning products to industrial and automotive manufacturing solutions. It has been an ongoing movement for local consumers to buy products made in the state to support the local communities. As part of this movement, organizations are using “Made in […]

Serialized Labels – A Great Approach to Improving Business Processes and Customer Service

Most companies today implement methods to track products, maintain inventory, and to perform additional actions with the aid of technology. Serialized labels offer a way to track information based on more specific data including a serial number. They make it possible for businesses to improve implemented practices and are extremely helpful in the following areas: […]

Is a Midwest Flexographic Printer Right for Your Business?

Flexographic printing is an excellent choice for a number of substrates including plastic and label stock. The process uses quick-dry inks on plates to complete the print, which is applied using plates on a rotating cylinder. This method is best suited for larger bulk orders and long runs where the print will be used consistently […]

Bulk Printing Services are the Perfect Solution for Routine Orders

Bulk printing services are designed to meet the needs of companies or organizations requiring consistent large batches with the same designs. Common uses are for large, routine prints where changes rarely occur such as labels. This is not an ideal choice for small counts where the design changes frequently. Bulk printing services are cost-effective and […]

Unique Products: How Print on Demand and Inventory Systems Synchronize

Print on demand is a business process in which printed material, including product packaging like labels, are printed to order based on the customer’s request. Inventory systems management is a practice companies perform to manage inventory of customer specific stock products. Print on demand jobs and the management of stock inventory may seem to be […]

3 Considerations for Food Packaging Labels

If your business makes products that require third party food packaging labels, the capabilities you receive from your service provider can affect your operating costs and revenue in relation to three factors: product test marketing, package design flexibility, and printing on demand. Below, we take a look at each factor, and explain its importance to […]

Holiday Wine Labels – Join in on the Fun and Get Noticed!

Celebrative events are a common theme as fall comes sweeping in and this makes the holidays an ideal time to consider an eye-catching, festive marketing campaign. Whether you want to convey a fun theme or want to be the talk of all the New Year’s parties, holiday wine labels provide an affordable way to get […]

4 Reasons Not to Use an Online Label Template

Competition can bring out the best in companies. It can drive innovation and quality, plus lead to collective learning. It can increase knowledge which leads to improved customer service and experience. While there are many advantages of competition that keep a business healthy, there can be some drawbacks as well. Sometimes, in order to stay […]

Holiday Wine Labels – Join in on the Fun and Get Noticed!

Celebrative events are a common theme as fall comes sweeping in and this makes the holidays an ideal time to consider an eye-catching, festive marketing campaign. Whether you want to convey a fun theme or want to be the talk of all the New Year’s parties, holiday wine labels provide an affordable way to get […]

Best Uses for Multi-Panel Labels

What are multi-panel labels? Sometimes referred to as extended booklet content labels, these multi-panel labels are used for consumer goods such as over the counter medicines that require further text or explanation, in addition to the standard product details, that can fit on a traditional label. These labels are best used to save space while […]

Finding the Best Tray Labels Provider

Tray Labels are the stick-on labels that are often seen on the plastic packing for food items like berries, lettuce, or spinach. If your business packages and distributes produce for resale in grocery stores, you are probably familiar with these labels. Tray Labels often contain information such as the brand name and logo, and nutritional […]

Battery Hazard Labels – A Key Safety Element for Products

Hazard labels are required for every type of battery sold to consumers to alert the buyer of potential dangers. Required battery hazard labels vary based on several factors including the type. For example, lithium products must have a Class 9 identifier whereas lead acid products need a Class 8. Battery hazard labels are critical because […]

Promotional Stickers: Make Your Products Pop Off the Shelf

Promotional Wine stickers provide further options for customization and are able to complement their counterpart, the Prime Wine label. Both are often printed on the same types of materials and in multiple shapes or sizes and may serve differing purposes depending on needs. The Prime label is used to achieve product identification or to deliver […]

Harsh Environment Labels – Rigorous Conditions Require Tougher Solutions

A standard label simply will not withstand the elements it will be subjected to in some surroundings. Many materials are not capable of maintaining properties such as adherence and readability when put under extreme conditions. For this reason, labeling providers offer industrial or harsh environment labels as an alternative option to their customers. These choices […]

Short Run Digital Labels – Exceptional Quality without a Long-Term Investment

Digital printing provides an innovative, affordable option to businesses seeking fast turnaround without extensive set up time or high SKU counts. Short run digital labels have several benefits including the ability to reduce time-to-market for products. Digital printing is used to place the branding information on a pressure-sensitive label, which then adheres to the packaging […]

The Ever-Shrinking Label Problem

The buying preferences of consumers have changed greatly over the last several years. Smaller portions have become the new “norm” as customers try to better manage their eating habits, health, and environmental impact. As the servings become smaller, so does the packaging. This significantly changes the labeling needs of your company. Now you need smaller, […]

Are you Getting the Most from your Product Labels?

Product labels: You see them everywhere from packaged noodles to the latest tech gadget. For businesses, these are important tools used to achieve a climbing path toward success. A product label allows you to market company products and get noticed. If every product sat on a shelf with basic packaging and no other information, it […]

What’s the Lifecycle of a Label?

The lifecycle of a label depends on many factors including manufacturing processes, adhesives, and used materials. This time period may coincide with the duration of a product or its packaging. It may also be very short if the label does not apply correctly or falls off due to poor adhesion. Depending on the materials and […]

Are you Missing the Marketing Value of Location Labels?

Consumers today are seeking locally grown options as a healthier alternative to harmful pesticide exposure, extensive processing, and large-scale shipping practices. This shift in consumer preference focuses on improved health and support of local growers who produce these items each year. Additionally, customers have grown more concerned about their own carbon foot print on the […]

Key Elements for Nutraceutical Labeling

Coined in 1989, the word nutraceutical is a combination of the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical.” Although nutraceuticals include products as diverse as vitamin supplements and organic cereals, their composition immediately presents challenges for developing nutraceutical labeling that conforms to existing regulations and, moreover, meets customer expectations. While there is no certain style of labeling that […]

Battery Dater Labels: Use, Benefits, and Choosing the Right Kind

If you are just looking to learn how to read battery label dates – Click Here Battery Labels From vehicle batteries, to batteries for handheld products, to uninterruptible power supply (UPS) batteries that can power a facility during a power outage, there are several types of batteries that are used in different capacities. Although batteries […]

Selecting Marijuana Product Labels

Many aspects go into placing an item into the consumer market and how you portray this merchandise affects branding. Marijuana products are no different than any other product on the market when it comes to labeling. Label packaging is not just about the design of the label or what it is attached to, but also […]

Short Run Wine Labels: A Solution for Midwestern Wineries

When we think of wine grapes, we often envision sprawling European vineyards, where the delectable fruit has been grown and harvested for seemingly as long as the wheel has been in use. Less considered are some of the fine wineries that are nestled away on the other side of the Atlantic, in places like Wisconsin […]

5 Key Features for Pharmacy Dietary Supplement Labels

If you operate a pharmacy that’s considering unveiling a line of store brand dietary supplements, the supplement labels you use for the new products could impact the health of customers. Below, we take a look at five key features of dietary supplement labels that your label provider should include on the labels you order, excluding […]

How Digital Labels Created New Markets For Niche Company

Problem: In summer of 2015, a consumer products company was looking for new packaging ideas for their product. There were two driving reasons. First, their largest retail clients were pushing them for new packaging, and secondly, visual differentiation was a priority for their many skus . They had an original product for the craft market, […]

Hemp Packaging and Product Label Considerations

Hemp products have been around for a long time. It has routinely been used in a variety of consumer products including rope, textiles, clothing, shoes, food, paper, & more. Only recently has its value as a food product and supplement been realized. With the emergence of hemp in the health food/medicinal industry many new manufacturers […]

Looking for CBD Product Label Printing Services?

Over 47 million people in the United States died in 2017 from opioid abuse. Fortunately, the hemp and marijuana industries have stepped up to offer alternatives such as cbd oils for people who suffer with chronic pain. As consumers move away from addictive opioids, the demand for cbd products is growing and predicted to reach […]