Embossing and Debossing for Labels Explained

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Embossing and Debossing for lables explained

Embossing adds an eye-catching dimension to your labels, and often includes a nice tactile aspect as well. Having an interesting and eye-catching label is great. Getting a consumer to pick up your product to feel the label is even better.

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Topics: Technology, Flexo Labels, Digital Labels

Studies Prove Wine Labels Critical to Sales

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Millennials prefer mid-to-high-end winesWith nearly 9,000 wineries in the U.S., the market saturation of affordable entry level wines is higher than ever. Established wineries have found more fertile ground in the mid-to-high end price range where competition is more profitable. Studies show wineries must have high quality labels to be competitive in the segment.

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Topics: Wine, Flexo Labels, Marketing, Spirits, Graphic Design, Digital Labels

9 Questions About Digital Label Printing, Answered

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Frequently Asked Questions Digital Label Printing

We recently announced the installation of our HP8000, the world's best digital label press. Digital labels are certainly nothing new, but with the release of the HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press we can confidently proclaim they have never been better. The technology and press speeds continually increase.


Of course, digital label printing is not the only service Advanced Labels NW has to offer. Our digital printing capabilities are complimented by our award-winning flexographic printing expertise. As we promote our latest investment in digital label printing, it is a great time to revisit the 9 most common questions we are asked about digital labels.

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Topics: Technology, Digital Labels

The Future of Digital Label Printing is Here

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2016 is a landmark year of technological investment in the 26-year award winning history of Advanced Labels NW. With all the major pieces now in place, we would like to share with you the progress we have made towards delivering the best labels possible in support of brands all across the country.

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Topics: Technology, History, Digital Labels

Advanced Labels NW Buys HP Indigo 8000 at Labelexpo

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Advanced Labels NW buys HP Indigo 8000

(L to R: Steve Powers, HP, Haim Levit, HP, Kevin Davis, president, Advanced Labels NW, Zak Callahan, HP)


Lynnwood, Washington-based Advanced Labels NW, a converter producing high-quality custom tags and labels for the wine and spirits, food and beverage, health and beauty, and vitamin and nutraceutical markets, purchased an HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press at Labelexpo Americas 2016.

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Topics: Miscellaneous Labels, Marketing, Digital Labels

Featured Label: Napeequa Vintners, Davey Outrageous Wine Labels

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Davey Outrageous Pinkie A-Go-Go Wine

The Creative Chiropractor

Before becoming a full-time winemaker in June of this year, David Morris spent three decades as a chiropractor, straddling winemaking and running a tasting room on the weekends, and managing his practice during the week.

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Topics: Wine, Washington State, Featured Label, Digital Labels

Mark Ryan Winery Wins With NumbSkull Wine Label

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It's been a few years since we featured Mark McNeilly's renowned Mark Ryan Winery, and Seattle Magazine's 2011 Winemaker of the Year hasn't slowed down at all.

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Topics: Wine, Graphic Design, Washington State, Digital Labels

Label Quality: Why It Matters, How It's Achieved

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High quality label printing

Most of us understand the difference between affordable and cheap. Diligent bargain hunting is a learned skill, and there are certainly benefits to finding products and services with comparable quality to big brand equivalents sold for premium prices. When you buy cheap labels you get what you pay for.

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”
–Warren Buffett



Label Quality

With label printing, there are several factors to consider when trying to determine the difference between a quality affordable label product and a cheap low-quality label packaging.

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Topics: Technology, Flexo Labels, How To, Graphic Design, Digital Labels

Table Top Label Applicator Problems? It Might Be Static Electricity

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Ruined labels and jammed applicators are frustrating, especially when the problem is difficult to identify. Is it a problem with the label construction? The container being labeled? The label application equipment? If your labels are jamming up or multiple labels are applying to a single container, the real culprit may be static electricity.

Label applicator static problems are frustration

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Topics: Technology, Flexo Labels, How To, Digital Labels

Hot and Humid: Label Problems and Solutions

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Hot and humid label problems and solutions

We've covered the issues of cold weather labeling, as well as common label application problems faced year round. With summer officially here it's time to talk about hot days and the adverse effects heat and humidity can have on your labels.

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Topics: Technology, Flexo Labels, How To, Digital Labels

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