Adhesive Guide: Labeling Cold and Frozen Surfaces

Labeling Cold and Frozen Surfaces

When selecting a label material and adhesive that is to be used on a product, there are many variables that should be considered in order to insure a label will stick to the surface.  One of the most important of these variables is the temperature that the labels will be applied and operate at, called…

Adhesive Guide: Labeling Oily Surfaces

Labeling Oily Surfaces

A standard product label should be applied to clean, dry, and smooth surfaces whenever possible, but some surfaces will inevitably be difficult to work with.  Occasionally, the cost to treat a surface for proper adhesion during production is prohibitive and a workaround must be found.  One such example is an oily surface.  Dealing With Oily…

Matching Color & Design With Print Media

Matching Color for Print Media

One of the most important aspects of branding for a company is consistency, especially when dealing with an array of printed materials.  Create a Consistent Format for Suppliers to Follow Many companies will create spec sheets for their official company designs and logos detailing height, width, spacing, etc.  This standardized design across all platforms helps…

Tips for Designing Your Artwork for Print

Designing Your Artwork For Print

Designing artwork for print can be challenging in some respects as it is important to know the capabilities and limitations of printing machinery. The following tips and recommendations can be used when setting up an art file or logo. Maintain a Base Design Always keep your native design files on hand and in a safe…

Fresh Label Stock Makes The Difference

When printing labels fresh label stock makes the difference.

Perhaps the simplest yet most important aspect of a quality label is the material used in producing it. This is an aspect of printing that is both easily overlooked, but also difficult to track by the end user. With material being perhaps the largest expense of a typical label order, a company will naturally utilize…