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3 Ways to Improve Recyclability of Labels and Packaging

on 1/24/22 9:00 AM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Printing Labels Sustainability
By now, most companies understand the importance of a sustainability plan – the challenge is knowing where to start. Labels and packaging are often a reasonable entry point into sustainable manufacturing since they contribute to a high level of waste. Plus, modifying these items rarely directly impacts the quality or performance of the primary product, resulting in lower risk. Here are three relatively simple ways to improve the recyclability of your labels and packaging through more sustainable materials selection and printing techniques.
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Thinking Outside the Box – Materials and Printing for Sustainable Labels

on 8/25/21 9:30 AM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Printing Labels
When making a product, it’s always important to keep the user in mind. This target audience could be quite specific for a medical device or broad for a consumer product. However, as the effects of climate change continue to emerge, product designers and OEMs must consider a much larger audience – all 7.6 billion people in the world. Improving the sustainability of products and packaging plays a significant role in reducing the environmental impact that will affect us all and future generations. 
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7 Important Considerations When Creating a Medical Device Label

on 6/21/21 9:00 AM By | Casey Cephas | 1 Comment | Labels
When designing a new medical device, you may work with the mindset of, “It’s what’s inside that counts.” Sure, the inner workings and technology are essential to the product’s functionality, but external factors are also important. That includes an often-overlooked feature of medical devices – labeling. Creating medical device labeling is very different – and more challenging – than printing labels for other non-regulated products. However, it’s a critical step in getting your device to market and into the hands of your customers.
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One-of-a-kind Opportunities with Variable Data Printing

on 5/3/21 9:00 AM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Printing Labels
When the printing press was invented in the 15th century, it revolutionized the world with the ability to reproduce printed material in mass quantities. However, as the business landscape has become more complex and segmented in the 21st century, a new need has emerged to create unique printed pieces at scale. While this would have sounded impossible a few decades ago, it’s now possible thanks to another revolutionary technology – variable data printing (VDP).
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Made to Last – Uses and Manufacturing Considerations of Industrial Labels

on 4/26/21 9:00 AM By | Casey Cephas | 1 Comment | Printing Labels
It’s wise not to judge a book by its cover. But it’s also prudent not to ignore important safety warnings found on many products, packaging, and transportation containers.
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8 Things to Consider When Ordering a Product Label

on 2/13/20 7:00 AM By | Casey Cephas | 3 Comments | Manufacturing Printing Labels
While developing a product, a label may be the last component you think about – but it is often the first one your user will see or experience. For this reason, and more, creating the right label should not be an afterthought. In fact, with the right partner, a high-quality printed label can enhance your product in many ways.
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Are you aware of the proposed change in FDA Nutritional Facts?

on 10/6/15 2:14 PM By | Kelly Merz | 0 Comments | Latest News Labels
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New GHS for Classification of Chemical Drum Labels

on 9/30/15 2:34 PM By | Kelly Merz | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Latest News Labels
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Shine Your Business with a Remarkable Juice Label Design

on 8/12/15 2:05 PM By | Kelly Merz | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Latest News Tapecon News Labels
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