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Embossed Graphics = Custom Tool for Nameplates and Labels? Not always. A dimensional logo can be cause for nameplate tooling to be complex. This in turn can be a cost driver for the first production run due to the upfront tool cost needed. Budgets can be tight and not friendly for this type of ...
Elegant Plastic Decals? Yes, please! Brand identity for high end brands of fragrances and spirits demands a certain air of elegance in the pacakge design. The label or appliqué is an important design element to get the consumer to pick up the tester to try the fragrance or look closer at the ...
Brushed Aluminum Brushed aluminum is a common background for nameplates and brand identification. This is a decorating process where a sheet of aluminum passes beneath a coarse brush head to create the linear finish. It can be applied selectively as well as at varying angles to create movement and ...
Tactile, Over Emboss Tooling for Chrome Mylar® Labels This is the fourth in a series of four articles exploring options in embossing chrome polyester (chrome Mylar®) to create dimensional metal looking labels for product identification. When the emboss needs to be felt and there are multiple colors ...
Tactile Emboss with Top Coat This is the third in a series of four articles exploring options in embossing chrome polyester (chrome Mylar®) to create dimensional metal looking labels for product identification. In addition to having visual dimension, emboss tooling on chrome Mylar® is tactile - you ...
         
Embossing Chrome Polyester This is the first in a series of four articles exploring options in embossing chrome polyester (chrome Mylar®) to create dimensional metal looking labels for product identification.  The embossing process uses a custom die to create a three dimensional image by squeezing ...
I took a few minutes to review topics posted in 2013 and found these to be most helpful based on the number of views and clicks for more information. The articles have been grouped into categories for your review. Enjoy! 
Grab Attention with Embossed Chrome Polyester Labels What do you get when you combine a decorated matte black background with embossed bright chrome polyester material? This super cute label! It caught my eye for its small size and contrast between the brightness of the material and the low gloss ...

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