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What to Consider When Selecting a Pressure Sensitive Label Adhesive

A container and a label each play pivotal roles in selling your product, but the adhesive is literally the glue that holds it all together. However, there really isn’t one standard option. There are many different types of label adhesives, and each of them can offer certain advantages and drawbacks.

There are many different factors that can help you determine which type of adhesive would be best for your pressure sensitive labels, such as environmental and material concerns. Here are some things you should consider when choosing which adhesive would be best-suited for your label’s needs.
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The Types of Pressure Sensitive Label Adhesives

When people think about labels, they often consider what goes on the front. A great design is critical, but it won’t do much good without a good adhesive on the back.

Adhesives for pressure sensitive labels are generally soft, viscous substances that are sticky to the touch. As you’d expect, these adhesives are applied to a surface—in this instance, a label material (paper, polypropelene, vinyl, etc.)—which will then adhere to the surface after pressure is applied, causing the label to stick to its intended container.

There are a variety of factors that can differentiate label adhesives. These include what it’s made of, how it’s applied, and if it’s permanent or removable.
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The Advantages of Digital Label Printing for Small Businesses

A good label plays a key part in promoting your product. Digital label printing allows small and startup businesses to enjoy the same level of quality as big corporations, even if they don’t want or need to order labels in huge quantities.

Zeroing in on the right number of labels for your business instead of over-ordering can provide you with several attractive benefits. Here are three ways that picking and choosing your order size through a digital label printing company can make sense for your business.
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The Different Applications of Hang Tags

Have you ever wished that there was a way to add just a little more information to the packaging or label of one of your products? Whether you have some new, exciting information or just didn’t have enough space before, some more marketing real estate can be a real benefit for promoting your goods. Thankfully, there’s an answer to your problems: the hang tag.

A good hang tag is more than just a bit of paper dangling from the neck of one of your containers. A strategically-placed tag can help you get your customers excited over special deals or share key information that they should know. Even better, well-designed hang tags help you engage your audience in a variety of ways without you ever having to swap out your current packaging for something that can simply be added on to your products.

Another benefit of hang tags is that they’re extremely versatile. There are several industries that can take advantage of hang tags. Here are a few examples of the different applications of hang tags.
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Important Considerations for Cannabis Labels

A good label helps you sell your products, whether you provide oils, edibles, or any other cannabis-related goods. However, you just can’t slap any old label to a container and expect it to work.

Both your customers and the law have expectations for your labels, so you’ll need to consider both legality and presentation before you send them out to the masses. Here are some considerations you should think about when you’re ready to invest in cannabis labels.
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What Does Die Cut Mean?

For how valuable die cutting is to labels and other printed materials, it’s not uncommon that people don’t know what “die cut” means. The purpose of die cutting is easy to understand – to cut clean, consistent edges – but the process can be a mystery to people in need of precision-cut labels and other items.

While you certainly don’t need to be a die cutting expert – that’s what we’re here for – it helps to understand the basics of die cutting so that you know what you may or may not be able to do, and also considerations for designing a custom shape.
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From Farmers’ Market to Supermarket

We love a good farmers’ market, and summer is prime time for these open-air affairs. Local growers and makers show up and peddle their wares to further fund their growing and making capabilities. Not only are they fun for quality minded shoppers, farmers’ markets spark local economic growth. That barbecue sauce, jam, coffee, or what-have-you (with its crafty hand-drawn label), is priced to move…and so the customer stocks up and everybody is happy. But, eventually, the end of the season comes and foot traffic isn’t readily available. How can local producers continue to sell their wares when they’re so reliant on the farmers’ market crowds? Read more