Perforations on products using shrink sleeves and neck bands are important to allow easy opening by the consumer, while maintaining the integrity of the shrink sleeve and tamper evidence that it provides. There are three main types of perforations...
There are few things more frustrating for a consumer than being unable to easily open a package as intended, and they must pick up a knife or scissors to get at the product inside. That is of no service to a brand or to a company’s hard-gained...
Las máquinas de etiquetado de mangas termo encogible están diseñadas para funcionar de manera eficiente y exhibir un ciclo de vida prolongado. Sin embargo, con el tiempo, puede encontrar algunos problemas con su máquina y, en algunos casos, esto...
The versatility and flexibility of shrink sleeve packaging makes it a great tool for labeling complex or unusually-shaped products. Shrink sleeves are designed specifically to conform to the shape of a product, allowing for attractive graphics and...
Understanding the shrink curves of printable films is essential to ensuring successful shrink sleeve labeling on your products. Shrink curves affect how well a shrink sleeve conforms to the container, whether it fits snugly without distortion of the...
Sleeve labels continue to take market share around the world from the “traditional” labeling technologies such as pressure sensitive and traditional glue-applied labels. A pressure sensitive label, or self-adhesive label, can be printed on,...
El etiquetado de manga termoencogible se ha convertido en una de las tendencias de más rápido crecimiento en empaques en las últimas décadas. Las mangas retráctiles decoran una multitud de productos en muchas industrias, incluidos alimentos, bebidas...
There has been a recent surge of interest in applying shrink sleeves to aerosol cans. Shrink sleeve applications with cans are numerous and varied, including tamper evident bands, full-body shrink labeling or multipacking. One constant is the need...
Every few years, PDC International and PDC Europe meet to exchange ideas and best practices. This February, and what now seems like ages ago, we gathered at PDC Europe in Montdidier, France. Topics in the past have included sales and marketing...
Clean, soft skin doesn’t always come easily. It takes diligence and attention. Similarly, affixing the “skin,” or shrink sleeve label onto Colgate’s heart-shaped Softsoap bottle also presented multiple and complex challenges. These included...