With access to the most popular label materials, varnishes, and overlaminates on the market, Western Shield offers an array of looks and feels to give health and beauty products that extra something special: clear-on-clear, soft-touch, matte finish, satin, and no label looks.
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Film labels can be used for a variety of applications, particularly those with exposure to moisture, chemicals, abrasion, sunlight, or that generally require a durable material. Films are available in clear, white, pearlescent, metallized, rigid, squeezable, conformable, and many other variations.
Screen printing is often used on labels for cosmetics and HABA applications. This printing method is capable of applying a very thick layer of ink, which creates a durable, raised image. This “relief” supplies the tactile feel desirable to many marketers. In addition, unlike other printing methods, lighter colors can be successfully printed over darker images. Finally, the screen method can print a good opaque white image, a difficult task for other technologies.
Metallized papers, metallized films & foils are the perfect pallette to create eye-catching graphics that will jump off the shelves. These durable materials create a mirror like effect, typically in silver or gold, presenting a strong, clean image. Because of their durability, they are also found in applications that require resistance to scuffing, abrasion, sunlight, and moisture.
“We decided that an expanded content label (ECL) would work best for us since we had a lot of information that we wanted to communicate. So we called around, spoke to several printers, and kept getting the same answer: ‘Sorry, but we can’t design an ECL to fit the shape of the bottle’. By the…Kenny Ridgeway, NutriBiotic