Epsen Hillmer Graphics Explains Four-Color Process

POSTED 04/15/2014
Digital vs Traditional Label Printing - EHG
When you’re in the beginning stages of custom label design, you’ll most likely want to talk to a professional label printing company like Epsen Hillmer Graphics to get the lowdown on procedures and processes that need to be followed before your label is ready to print. One beginning question we hear a lot is about Four-Color Process, or 4CP. Even though this is a basic term in the custom label printing industry, don’t be embarrassed if you’re not familiar with it! Everyone has to start somewhere, and our team of consumer product label specialists is here to help you expand your knowledge of the process. Read More »

Adhesives and Coatings for Your Custom Flexo Labels

POSTED 04/08/2014
Digital vs Traditional Label Printing - EHG
When you start the process of creating custom beverage labels (or any other consumer product label), it’s important to know what you’re getting into in every step of production. To end up with a product you’re satisfied with and proud to display on store shelves, there are lots of decisions you need to make based on many variables. Is your label going on a bottle, jar, box, or something else? How will it be shipped and how long will it be stored before it’s sold? What’s the temperature of the product your custom beverage labels will adhere to? Water bottle labels, for instance, will use different adhesives and coatings than those for pet products, and in order to know what materials and processes are necessary to create great-looking consumer product labels across the board, it’s helpful to map out the life cycle of your products from manufacture to sale. Read More »