Custom Labels

 

Custom Labels

Custom labels are a fun and effective product branding option from LAContainer. Labels can be printed in multiple colors options and come in many different sizes and finishes. Along with this, labels can be placed on the top, bottom, side or inside the lid of the container.

 

Custom Labels Ordering Instructions

Step One: Pick Your Container:

  • Please visit lacontainerstore.com, to select a container that will fit your products
  • All container series are available for labeling
  • Some popular container lines are:
    – Lacons®
    – Lavials®
    – Flex-a-top™
    – Squeezetops®
    – Microvials™
  • Depending on container size, labels can go on the top, bottom, side or inside the lid of our round or square containers.
  • A minimum of 1,000 pieces must be purchased if you would like labels made

Step Two: Design And Submit Your Artwork

There are several ways artwork can be submitted to our sales team if you want to order custom labels. Please use the following formats when ordering. If you need assistance with your artwork, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Multi-Color Labels VS. Single Color Labels
Labels have basically no restrictions as far as how detailed they can be. Depending on your artwork budget, labels can be as detailed and colorful as you want. Labels can be printed in either a single color or the four mulit-color process to really make your product stand out against the competition!

File Formats
1. Adobe Illustrator

  • CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) Format. NO RGB FORMAT.
  • Include Linked Images, All black and white linked images must be provded in greyscale color mode
  • Leave as “text editable”. Include fonts or outline fonts. Note: we cannot modify outline art.
  • Include spot pantone PMS colors if using 1-3 color labels
  • Avoid using texts smaller than 4pts if possible

2. Adobe Photoshop

  • CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) Format. NO RGB FORMAT.
  • All black and white artwork and/or images must be provided in greyscale color mode
  • Keep file as layered. Do not flatten.
  • Resolution must be at least 300 dpi or there will be substantial drop in image bleed
  • Please build your print ready digital files by adding 0.125 inch (1/8inch) bleed to each dimension. Or 0.0625 inch bleed on all four sides. EXAMPLE: a 6 x 9 inch label with full bleed should be 6.125 x 9.125 inches
  • Keep art 1/16 inch away from die line so art will not be cut off by die cut
  • Avoid using texts smaller than 4pts if possible

For other acceptable file formats, please contact us.

Step Three: Choose Your Label Style

Labels are available in the following finish options for you to choose from

  • Glossy
  • Metallic
  • Clear
  • Matte

White Blank labels with a matte finish are also available in rolls of 1000 or in printable bulk sheets on lacontainerstore.com

Step Four: Label Placement

  • Labels are generally shipped on rolls, unfixed to the containers, so customers can apply the labels to their plastic containers at their own leisure.
  • Contract packaging is available for an additional fee where we can assemble your product for you
  • With contract packaging, labels will be placed by customer specification on the top, bottom, side, or inside the lid of the container by our staff.
  • Labels can also be placed based on exact customer specifications. This means a label can be placed facing the same direction and in the same location on every container. EXAMPLE: Label ends must be on the back of the container underneath the hinge.

If interested in contract packaging, please let your customer service representative know when you are ordering labels.

Step Five: Submit Order To LAContainer

After all these steps have been completed and you are satisfied with your design please send an email to:sales@lapackaging.com or call us at: 714-694-0101 to get the order started. If you need any further assistance please feel free to ask and a member of our design team will be happy to assist you. Depending on amount of assistance needed, addition fees may apply.

If in doubt, send us a rough sketch or mock-up before preparing your finalized art. Our staff is always happy to make recommendations to maximize you satisfaction and minimize expense.

 

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