Proposed Prop 65 Changes Aim to Make Warning Rules a Bit Clearer
December 5, 2018 at 1:02 pm

When provisions to the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986—also known as Prop 65—went into full effect August 30, it was likely easy for many individuals to predict that the California legislation would not win unanimous esteem. Barely three months into its implementation, folks who engaged in such foresight could engage in…

A Manhattan Store Is Doing Away With All Branding On Its Items
January 5, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Branding is essential. This isn't news to any of you, given your profession. A well-designed label or smartly placed display could make all the difference for a customer who doesn't quite know what they want. So, what does it mean when a store completely does away with any and all branding? Perfumarie, a perfume store…

Australian University Uses Label Printer to Print Electronic Ink, Create Solar Panels
October 20, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's a mantra used by people who want to spread the word of conservation efforts that people can do from their own home. And environmental issues have become a cornerstone of the print industry. One Australian university has taken the printing industry's connection to the environment to a new level by using…

Vehicle Wrap Typo (Almost) Becomes Weapon In Alabama Senate Race
September 27, 2017 at 2:22 pm

Typos: We hate to see them, and yet we can't quite get enough of them. Sometimes, typos work for a promotion's advantage. And sometimes they result in an all out internet frenzy—or in the case of this typo, a political backlash. Advocacy group Great America Alliance sponsored a bus to bring Sarah Palin and former White…

Thelonious Monk's Family Sues Brewery Over Labels, Packaging
September 1, 2017 at 12:14 pm

Thelonious Monk is one of the most celebrated jazz musicians ever. So, it's no surprise that a brewery would want to harness the cool energy for one of its beers. Thus, the North Coast Brewing Co. released its Brother Thelonious Belgian Style Abbey Ale. While this beer isn't exactly a new release, its name didn't…

Discount Labels, Lancer Label Merge
December 19, 2016 at 3:02 pm

Discount Labels, New Albany, Ind.; and Lancer Label, Obama, Neb., are merging, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Moving forward, the company will be known as Discount Labels, and will be a single provider for its distributors. "We have been in a strategic partnership for many months," Eric Lanz, senior vice president of Discount Labels, told Broadway…

MLB Officials Warn Fans of Counterfeit All-Star Week Merchandise
July 8, 2016 at 4:22 pm

With all-star week commencing in San Diego next week, MLB officials have advised fans to keep an eye out for counterfeit All-Star Game merchandise and tickets. According to ABC 10, undercover investigators will monitor all merchandise…

Augusta Label and Printing Adds Shrink Sleeve Technology
June 17, 2016 at 5:42 pm

In response to the evolution of craft brewing and a market demand for alternative packaging trends in the Midwest wine markets, Augusta Label and Printing, Burr Ridge, Ill., announced the installation of automatic shrink sleeve machinery. Companies worldwide are growing sales through the use of 360-degree marketing using evolving shrink sleeve technology. With the craft…

Zara Pulls Controversial 'Are You Gluten Free?' Tee
March 30, 2016 at 5:23 pm

By now, you've probably heard the term 'gluten free'—even if you don't exactly know what gluten is. A few years ago, mostly only people with celiac disease—where gluten damages the small intestine—stuck to gluten-free diets. But recently, reports have come out that almost anyone can benefit from such…

Diet Coke Prints Millions of Labels for 'It's Mine' Campaign
February 4, 2016 at 6:54 pm

Diet Coke is taking individuality to the next level with its new "It's Mine" packaging campaign. Using HP Indigo digital printing technology, the brand is creating millions of unique labels for their glass bottles.