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  1. We take delivery of a new Durst RSC


    We had a new bit of kit delivered last Friday in the shape of a newly invented Durst RSC . Being the Beta site for the machine, we were treated to an increased speed of up to 78m/min, an extra green colour, which has been added to existing 7 colours – allowing 92% of the colours in…

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  2. Hair today….gone tomorrow!


    Here’s our digital production planner, Steven Rudley, doing ‘Brave the Shave’ in aid of Cancer Research. Steven raised £400 with the highest contributor being Barry ‘Baz’ Pickering – digital press operator (the person taking delight in doing the shave itself!) – a commendable gesture! To help Steven hit his fundraising target, visit: https://bravetheshave.macmillan.org.uk/shavers/steven-rudley A fantastic…

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  3. We’re AA Graded!


    A BRC audit is, under normal circumstances, a fairly stressful affair.  And, under normal circumstances, The Label Makers would be content to walk away with our normal good result post audit…i.e. well done, you’ve passed. This time however we have achieved an AA grade certification, something we’re [understandably] very proud of!  Under the revised issue…

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  4. A peach of a label

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    Last year we produced a stunning label for artisan gin distillers, the HMS Spirits Company – a never-been-done-before double-sided back label for their latest release, Mary Rose Gin, a small batch London Dry Gin created to celebrate Henry VIII’s famous warship. The label was well received and helped us win the coveted Print Week ‘Label…

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  5. Packaging Innovations 2018

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    Once again we very much look forward to Packaging Innovations at the NEC, Birmingham – this will be our 5th year! For those of you visiting, we are exhibiting on stand G12, so please do come and say hello. We’re a sociable bunch and very proud of our achievements, so expect to learn a lot…

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  6. A year in focus

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    As we close off another amazing year for The Label Makers, it’s important to take the time to summarise some highlights. Here’s a selection of our favourites: March We were exhibiting at Packaging Innovations Birmingham early in the month. Stand looked great and plenty of interest in our labels. We’ve signed up to Packaging Innovations…

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  7. The Spirits Packaging Summit 2017 – Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on Thur 16 Nov

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    Following its inaugural success in 2016, the Spirits Packaging Summit returns once again this year to focus on the challenges and opportunities that the world of spirits packaging  has to offer. Held at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2LR. The day long event includes speakers from distillery owners, design agencies, industry bodies as well as representatives…

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  8. Print Week Awards 2017 – Label Printer of the Year

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    Good things come to those who wait! Yes, it has taken a while, but finally we have won one of the more challenging categories in the annual awards calendar – the Print Week Awards 2017 ‘Label Printer of the Year’!  We are thrilled at the achievement. Needless to say, we had submitted our top performers…

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  9. Awards shortlist galore for The Label Makers


    Yes it’s that time of year again as the industry awards season gets into gear. This is when we find out whether the hard work on those entry submissions has paid off! So far it’s all looking very good. Here’s our shortlist tally: The Solutions Awards (Earth Island) Category: Solutions for Label Shortlisted: Lanique 6…

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