28 May

Proposed Anti-counterfeiting Rules from the Department of Defense

Below is some excerpted information on a “Proposed Rule” relative to anti-counterfeiting measures required of DOD suppliers that has recently been published. Click on the title to go to the DOD’s web site for the complete regulation supplement.

23 May

A Case Against QR Codes in Package Design | Kaleidoscope | blog

This is a great post on the problems inherent with simply slapping a QR code on a package and calling it a day.  QR codes can be a powerful tool for communication between brands and their customers but, like most things, without a clear strategy behind the use...the codes just end up being more[...]

14 May

Greenwashing: Sustainability’s Dirty Little Secret

Excerpts from:  Greenwashing: Sustainability's Dirty Little Secret A very thought provoking, and well researched, article from My Print Resources (Joann Whitcher) - click on this link for the full text of the article

09 May

We Have Seen the Enemy….and the Enemy is Us!

You can’t turn around these days without someone making an announcement.  And I’ve got one of my own:   I AM NO LONGER THE POLLYANNA OF BRAND PROTECTION; the Pollyanna who believes that brand owners absolutely must provide for consumer-level authentication in their product packaging.

For many[...]

30 Apr

The Label Printers Sponsors Geneva (IL) High School’s FIRST Robotics Team – the Robovikes

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) began 22 years ago in New Hampshire – and the competition drew less than two dozen teams. Now the program has grown to 2,000 teams competing in 70 regional competitions all over the world, with over $15,000,000 in scholarships[...]

26 Feb

The Label Printers Wins Environmental Awards

November, 2012

The Label Printers has won two prestigious awards for their efforts in making the company’s operations more environmentally sound and sustainable.  The company has won TLMI’s (Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute) Environmental Leadership Award and the State of Illinois’[...]