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Label experts writing about labels

It's actually a lot more interesting than it sounds. At the Frontier blog, we talk about trends in label production, cool new label innovations, label conventions… OK, are we the only ones getting excited here?


We currently have an opening in our Production Department. PRODUCTION TEAM OPERATOR Primary responsibilities include: Sheeting rolls into stacks of individual labels Assisting Converter/Press operators to increase their efficiency on machines Helping shipping clerk with rewinds Receiving shipments with forklift Assisting production team as needed Learning to operate a Converter/Printing press to meet production quantities…

Preparing Your Custom Label File for Printing

Even with the least competitive of souls, there is something so deeply instilled in us, so primal, so paramount, that we have to, and I mean have to, try and get all of the groceries up the steps and into the house in one trip. Bags rip, oranges roll, and muscles reach a true max,…

These Personalized Label Ideas Are Perfect for Wedding Season

Champagne toasts, cake, seeing your uncle bust out some ridiculous moves to James Brown on the dance floor, pledging your love to your soulmate… seriously, what’s not to love about weddings?   One of the very best parts about weddings (besides the whole “getting married to the love of your life” part) is putting your…

Expert Voice: Packaging and Custom Labels

Packaging should partner well with your product, both moving the other one forward. It is the ultimate meet cute. Maybe you don’t get to randomly bump into your crush on an elevator, madly falling for her as she sings along to The Smiths, but it can happen for your packaging. And here’s how: Ravishing in…

Six Reasons Custom Vinyl Labels Are Right For You

It’s tough. It’s outdoorsy. It rolls with the punches. No, we’re not talking about the old Nalgene bottle you’ve been toting around since college. We’re talking, of course, about vinyl: the durable, rugged, and highly versatile label material that many Frontier customers have used on everything from pool floats to shampoo bottles to bumper stickers.…

Stickers vs. Labels: What's the Difference?

Ask an average person to define the difference between a sticker and a label, and they’d probably shrug. They both stick to things, so… what is the difference, anyway? We’re so glad you asked! Stickers and labels do have a lot in common: for one, yes, there’s that whole “sticking to things” aspect. But beyond both being…

Why You Should Consider Custom Wine Labels

They say not to judge a book by its cover… but when you’re a casual wine drinker wandering through the grocery store looking for a quick dinner party contribution, it’s a different story. Whether your taste leans toward bold reds, dry whites, or festive rosé, packaging makes a huge difference when it comes down to…

How to Create a Metallic Label

People love shiny things! Whether it’s a polished silver dollar or a glimmering diamond jewel, shiny things stop us in our tracks and lure us in for a closer look. Something inside of us wants to hold that object in our hands, tilt it into the light, and watch the reflection ripple across the surface.…

Beautiful Custom Food Labels Made Simple

 It has finally happened! You’ve been making your signature granola for years and someone finally talked you into packaging and selling it at the local market. Or, perhaps you are ready to move forward on your dream of spreading joy to the world with your gourmet chocolates. Whatever the case may be, one thing is…

Rich black versus 100% black: The colors of your custom label

Have you ever pulled your favorite black jeans out of the dryer and slipped on your brand new black t-shirt only to find that, lo and behold, they are totally different blacks? Your new t-shirt is a dark black, and your old jeans are a faded, dull grey. In the printing world, there are also…
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