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Explained: CMYK vs RGB Color Models

Learn the difference between CMYK, RGB, and PMS and why it matters to your label printer.

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What Is Digital Printing?

Learn the advantages of digital printing and hybrid-digital label printing.

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What Is Flexography?

Learn about the advantages of the flexography printing method for producing labels on a roll.

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What is a Pressure Sensitive Label?

Learn more about the types of products that use pressure sensitive or PS labels. From how they are constructed, to the complexities of material choices, learn about ps labels at the Hub Knowledge.

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What is Rewind Direction and Why is it Important?

When you need labels on a roll so a label applicator can apply your product labels, you will need to know the wind direction required so the labels can properly dispense from the roll during application.

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What is a Label Die?

A discussion of the general points of dies and die cutting.

Explained: CMYK vs RGB Color Models

Learn the difference between CMYK, RGB, and PMS and why it matters to your label printer.

Understanding Inks & Finishes

Learn more about our specialty inks and label finished to create a unique label that stands out.

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Understand Label Face Stock and Liner Choices

The label industry is full of face stock and liner options. Get a basic understanding of the label material options that are available to decorate your product.

Understand Label Adhesive Choices

What’s in an adhesive? A lot. We’ll review the different properties of label adhesives and common industry adhesive terminology.

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What Is Digital Printing?

Learn the advantages of digital printing and hybrid-digital label printing.

custom roll labels

What Is Flexography?

Learn about the advantages of the flexography printing method for producing labels on a roll.

pressure sensitive labels

What is a Pressure Sensitive Label?

Learn more about the types of products that use pressure sensitive or PS labels. From how they are constructed, to the complexities of material choices, learn about ps labels at the Hub Knowledge.

rolls of labels

What is Rewind Direction and Why is it Important?

When you need labels on a roll so a label applicator can apply your product labels, you will need to know the wind direction required so the labels can properly dispense from the roll during application.

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Why Do My Labels Keep Falling Off?

Learn 4 most common reasons a label falls off of a product prematurely.

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Advanced Label Questions

We dive deep into more technically challenging label questions including printing using variable data and using label embellishments to increase product sales. When you have a good grasp on the basics and are looking to make your label stand out, this section is for you.

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Graphics Corner

Are you a label designer with questions about how to submit your label artwork in the correct format? Improperly submitted artwork is the biggest challenge we face and we spend hundreds of hours each week correcting files so they are ready for print. Learn how to correct these issues before they reach our graphics team.

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Sustainable Labels

Sustainability Through Labels

We are dedicated to helping our customers understand the impact packaging and labels have on the environment. We understand that every business has different demands and we are here to provide insight and guidance to help our customers reduce their environmental footprint.

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