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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Going large for Lanique

    Going large for Lanique

    Now here was a challenge! One of our customers, Lanique, asked us to produce a premium extra-large label for a six-litre bottle, which was destined as a short run of 300 for specialist cocktail bars. As we were currently manufacturing labels for their standard size bottle, the extra-large design needed to replicate the quality of…

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  5. Print, Design&marketing Award 2017


    We were very pleased to be down in London for the Print,Design and Marketing Award 2017 where we picked up the award for “special effects including Varnishes, foil and raised effects. The Whiley Neil Tube Wrapper is printed digitally on the Xeikon press then finished on the ABG digicon where hot foil,high build silk screen,…

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  6. Graphic Design Win at The Digital Printer Awards 2016


    2016 was a successful year and we are particularly proud of our win at The Digital Printer Awards. We received the Graphic Design award for the Tyler Street London Dry Gin label. The judges said it was “impactful use in a constrained space. Made something complicated look simple, enhanced by the use of gold blocking…

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  7. Label Printing Insights Seminar


    Come join us at our very own Label Makers HQ for a unique seminar presented by eight of the leaders in the label printing industry. We’ve joined forces to share our insights for today’s and tomorrow’s label markets, so you can keep up to date with the changes that matter to your business. Here’s the…

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  8. Awards Season Is Upon Us

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    It’s that time of year again; the industry award ceremonies are in full swing. They are an excellent chance to show off our recent work and we’re delighted to have received several nominations, the results of which we will know in the coming month! We have been shortlisted for Label Printer of the Year in…

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  9. Up and Coming Label Trends


    Most of us are already aware that personalised labels have hit the mainstream in the last couple of years. One of the most high profile examples is the Coca Cola “Share a Coke” campaign in which the bottle labels prominently displayed popular first names. But what other trends are picking up pace? The tactile qualities of…

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  10. A Warm Welcome To The Cheetah…

    The brand spanking new Xeikon CX3 has landed and we can confirm it is a fully fledged speed demon! This super-efficient model runs at 30m per minute increasing capacity without compromising superb quality of 1,200 DPI. The New CHEETAH toner is based on Xeikon ICE toner technology, optimized to give ultimate flexibility to print on…

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