Have you ever wondered how the shrink sleeve process works? You know what it is, but have you ever actually seen it come to life? Throughout this blog post, our experts at Verst are going to walk you through this process and explain how the shrink sleeve labeling process works, defects that can occur, and how to master compensation and distortion.
Have you already decided that shrink sleeve labeling is right for your product? If so, have you selected the right shrink partner? Should you go with automated or hand applied labeling? Find out your options with our first step in Shrink 101 here:
Are you looking to contract your packaging to a 3PL provider who does shrink sleeve labeling? If so, we have designed the best ways to ensure you have a successful shrink sleeve experience.
You could do your post-fill decorating in-house – undergoing a long learning curve and running the risk of decreased efficiency and increased scrap. Or you could reap the productivity and speed-to-market benefits of letting your supplier pre-fill decorate for you.
Thinking about shrink for your next labeling project? The capital investment can be significant, so choosing the most qualified shrink sleeve decorator is imperative. Be sure to keep in mind these guidelines: