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Color Models & Matching

Color Matching Color matching is the process of transferring a specific color from one technology to another. This can become difficult when two different technologies utilize different color modeling tools. For example, many digital displays use an RGB color system to create a particular color whereas many printers use CMYK to print colors. In order […]

Inks & Finishes

Inks UV Screen-Printing Inks 8MK Ink that is best for paint reproduction Label Gloss Ink that adheres to most types of labels for various products. Rotoprint Roto-gloss This ink is designed for labels that are running on rotary presses. Special Effect Inks Fluorescent Effects UV fluorescent ink is made from a powder that will react […]

Face Stocks & Liners

Label Face Stocks The face stock is the part of the label that the design is being printed on. A face stock can be compromised of a number of different materials, but they all fall under two main categories, paper and film. Choosing the right material to use is very important to ensuring the success […]

Adhesives

Pressure sensitive adhesives are adhesives that require no solvents or heat to be activated. There are three main types of adhesives that are known as permanent, removable, and repositionable and each of these have their own unique properties. Permanent Labels: Permanent labels are the most budget friendly. They work for most label applications and they […]

Hub Labels at 2020 NJPEC Innovation Summit

NJPEC Innovation Summit 2020 Hagerstown, Maryland | February 28th, 2020 – Hub Labels will be represented as one of the platinum sponsors at the 2020 NJPEC Innovations Summit in Somerset, NJ on Thursday, April 2nd from 6-9:30 p.m. Matt Cassano, Hub Labels’ health and beauty segment manager, was tasked by the NJPEC with co-chairing the […]

What Is Digital Printing?

Digital Printing Digital printing is a type of printing that does not require printing plates and other traditional prepress processes. In digital printing, digital-based images such as PDFs or desktop publishing files can be sent directly to a digital printing press and printed directly on to various substrates. These include paper, photo paper, heavyweight paper, […]

What Is Flexography?

Flexography Flexography is a type of rotary in-line printing method that can be used to print on any porous or non-porous flexible material. These materials include corrugated cardboard, cellophane, plastic, label stock, fabric, metallic film, and more. The flexographic printing process uses quick-drying, semiliquid inks and is suited nicely for long print runs and large […]