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Your questions on Labels answered by industry experts.

Q Why are both the size and shape of my label important to consider?

A Label costs are driven primarily by size as well as material, quantity, and finish. You also need to be sure that the label does not extend to the tapered areas ... Read On

Q Does anyone know of a labeler that can be used for "sqround" bottles (square bottles with tapered edges and a round facade)? Does this type of labeler even exist??

A Usually,with a square,or tapered bottle,samples of your bottles,and labels need to be tested to see what labeling machine will work for your application. These labeling machines are usually custom made,and ... Read On

Q Does it matter whether my label maker can be used with different software?

A A lot of labeling machines come packed in with unique proprietary software. Worse, these machines can only be used with this software. Proprietary software is not necessarily unworkable, but it ... Read On

Q We recently upgraded to a Meheen 4-head filler, and would like to know what other brewers out there have done to set up automatic labeling with this particular system. Previously, we were bottling using a single-head filler, hand-labeling with pressure sensitive labels, which was all we needed at the time. Now that we have this new system tho, we'd like to know what our labeling options are to create a more streamlined system.

A Depending on the type of labels you're going to be using, that can more-or-less determine which type of labeler you should invest in. While the labels for most pressure-sensitive labelers ... Read On