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The Label Makers Blog - Latest Posts

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Label of the Month Award January 2016


    What better way to start the Year than to introduce a Label of the Month Award? Here at Labmak House we have so many innovating and outstanding labels flooding through our printing presses it would be rude not to acknowledge the hard work that has gone into producing these great labels! We’ve had argument after…

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  7. Finishing Has Never Been So Easy

    We would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the Digicon Series 3 Lite. Hello to the new upgraded finishing press here to keep up with the demands of the entourage of new machinery. Running more efficiently than ever before, this beauty will utilise cylinder sizes, offering laminating, cold foiling, spot varnish and…

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  8. Big Foot Beast On The Way….

    Big foot

    The wait is finally over. The Digicon Series 3 is on route due to land end of February! We have been so astounded by the Digicon Series 2 with all the various embellishments and effects we have created, we had to invest in the Beastly upgrade. Boasting 50 tons of pressure per inch (yes, you…

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  9. Out with the old

    Old Xeikon

    After 5 years our beloved Xeikon 330 digital press is on its way to a new home. The engineers arrived the last week of December and quickly dismantled the machine in time for Christmas. During our break both the digital rooms were painted ready for our new even better press to arrive. What a way…

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  10. Top Award at Label Competition

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    We Won!!! Kevin Lyons our sales director was over the moon to go up on stage and collect the first prize in the Digital Label and Packaging Award. He was a true believer that that this label “Portobello Road Gin” was a winner but just hoped that the judges thought so too. They did! Saying…

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