Eliminating Label Lift for Wine

As a true passion product, wine demands labelling that beckons customers to ‘try me and fall in love.’  Wine labels must be not only appealing but alluring. This emphasis on aesthetics flies in the face of an inconvenient truth: Wine labelling is hard. Even while standing out on cluttered racks, wine labels must stand up…

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Label Application Techniques: A Primer

In labelling, deciding between automatic and semi-automatic application is anything but… well, automatic. Various factors must be considered, and the choice affects other aspects of your packaging operation. Before diving in, let’s clarify the terminology.   Semi-automatic labelling requires direct human interaction with a dispenser, which holds a wound roll of labels and feeds them…

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Colour Matching: A Glossary of Terms

No other segment of label print production is more prone to “shop speak” than colour matching. Pantone, CMYK, Delta E, 7-colour… the jargon can be dizzying and, at Jet Label, we’re all about simplicity and customer transparency. You shouldn’t have to learn another language to understand the various ways in which Jet Label ensures vibrant,…

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Artwork Guidelines for Designers

Acceptable File Formats Illustrator CS6-compatible (.ai) files are preferred, however .eps and .pdf are also acceptable. Please ensure the following requirements have been met: All text is converted to outlines There has been no unnecessary colour conversion Images have not been downsampled (with the exception of images 800 dpi or greater) (for PDF files only)…

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Flexo vs. Digital: Which is Right for You?

Are you struggling to decide whether flexographic (flexo) or digital printing is best for your labeling job? You’re not alone. And while there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, Jet Label will help you determine which print process matches your needs. Both flexo and digital bring their own set of benefits and limitations – pluses and minuses that,…

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