Technical Info

Premium Paper - Uncoated

Made from a high bulk 70gsm wood-free uncoated paper. Excellent whiteness and smoothness achieving quality printed results. A non-waterproof material, however it will resist small amounts of water and moisture. Can be written on with a ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: uncoated
  • Paper Weight: 70gsm
  • Available Adhesive: permanent & removable aqueous emulsion adhesives
  • Application Temperature: +5°C
  • Service Temperature: -20°C to +100°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Safety Regulations

Approved for direct contact on dry and ‘moist’ non-fatty foods.

The adhesive conforms to the EN71-3 (Toy Safety) & Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations.

Premium Paper - Gloss

Made from a 90gsm wood-free, machine coated gloss paper. Excellent whiteness and smoothness achieving superior printed results. A non-waterproof material, however it will resist small amounts of water and moisture. Can be written on with a ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss
  • Paper Weight: 70gsm
  • Available Adhesive: permanent aqueous emulsion adhesive
  • Application Temperature: +5°C
  • Service Temperature: -15°C to +80°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Safety Regulations

Approved for direct contact on dry and ‘moist’ non-fatty foods.

The adhesive conforms to the EN71-3 (Toy Safety) & Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations.

Correction Paper

Made from a high bulk 70gsm wood-free uncoated paper. Excellent whiteness and smoothness achieving quality printed results. A dark grey coating under adhesive to give high opacity, the ‘block-out’ effect. Mainly used to cover errors on printed literature. A non-waterproof material, however it will resist small amounts of water and moisture. Can be written on with a ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: uncoated
  • Paper Weight: 70gsm
  • Available Adhesive: permanent aqueous acrylic emulsion adhesive
  • Application Temperature: +5°C
  • Service Temperature: -20°C to +100°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Safety Regulations

Approved for indirect contact on foods.

The adhesive conforms to the EN71-3 (Toy Safety) & Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations.

Fluorescent Paper

Made from a 80gsm wood-free, coated fluorescent paper. Chill grade, ideal for sandwich/chilled food labelling. A non-waterproof material, however it will resist small amounts of water and moisture. Can be written on with a ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: uncoated
  • Paper Weight: 80gsm
  • Available Adhesive: permanent aqueous acrylic emulsion adhesive
  • Application Temperature: +5°C
  • Service Temperature: -20°C to +80°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Safety Regulations

Approved for direct contact on dry and ‘moist’ non-fatty foods.

The adhesive conforms to the EN71-3 (Toy Safety) & Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations.

Waterproof Vinyl - White

Made from a white monomeric calendered PVC material. The durable waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen or ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss or matt
  • Gauge: 100 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent solvent based acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: self-extinguishing - the fire rating is a function of the substrate
  • External weathering: 4 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Waterproof Vinyl - Extra Permanent / High Tack

Made from a white monomeric calendared PVC material. The durable waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen or ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss
  • Gauge: 100 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent solvent-based acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -5°C to +100°C
  • Perceived Tack: high

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: self-extinguishing - the fire rating is a function of the substrate
  • External weathering: 4 years

Waterproof Vinyl - Removable

Made from a white removable monomeric calendered PVC material. The waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture, it is suitable for application to high energy surfaces such as steel and glass. Can be removed cleanly for up to 6 months after application. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen or ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: removable clear solvent free acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +10°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: low

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: class B. BS EN 13501-1:2007
  • External weathering: 1 year

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Waterproof Vinyl - Clear / Transparent

Made from a clear monomeric calendared PVC material. The waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss & matt
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent clear solvent based acrylic with UV inhibitors
  • Application Temperature: +10°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: class B - BS EN 13501-1:2007
  • External weathering: 4 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Metallic Vinyl

Made from either a metallic gold or silver monomeric calendered PVC material. The waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen.

  • Surface Finish: gold satin or silver satin
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent solvent based acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: class B - BS EN 13501-1:2007
  • External weathering: 4 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Polished Vinyl

Made from either a gold or silver polished PVC base with polyester over-laminate. The metallised material is Ideal for promotional use due to it’s high impact characteristics, will withstand moisture.

  • Surface Finish: polished gold or polished silver
  • Gauge: 125 Micron
  • Available Adhesive: solvent based permanent acrylic pressure sensitive
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: low

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: self-extinguishing - the fire rating is a function of the substrate
  • Internal Use

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Brushed Vinyl

Made from either a gold or silver brushed PVC base with polyester over-laminate. The metallised material is Ideal for promotional use due to it’s high impact characteristics, will withstand moisture.

  • Surface Finish: brushed gold or brushed silver
  • Gauge: 125 micron
  • Available Adhesive: solvent based permanent acrylic pressure sensitive
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: low

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: self-extinguishing - the fire rating is a function of the substrate.
  • Internal use

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Window Vinyl - Static Cling/Self Cling

Made from either a white or clear calendered PVC. This double sided material will cling to clean glass and smooth metals either from the inside or outside. An added advantage of being ‘peel and re-use’ due to it’s static cling properties, they can be removed and applied over and over again without losing their ‘cling’. The material is best applied by spraying a mist of water on the surface you wish to stick to the clean surface then squeegee down to eliminate any air bubbles for a professional finish. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen.

  • Surface Finish: white gloss or clear/transparent gloss
  • Gauge: 170 micron
  • Available Adhesive: static cling
  • Application Temperature: +10°C
  • Service Temperature: -20°C to +50°C

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: self-extinguishing - the fire rating is a function of the substrate
  • External: 2 years
  • Internal: 4 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Fluorescent Vinyl

Made from a fluorescent monomeric calendered PVC material. Available in Green, Orange, Pink, Red and Yellow. The waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture and is ideal for promotional marketing. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen.

  • Surface Finish: semi-gloss
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: removable solvent free acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +30°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: flame retardant
  • External weathering: 1 year

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Laminated Vinyl

Made from a white or clear monomeric calendared PVC material with a clear PVC over-laminate to further protect your design from scuffs, scratches and UV rays. The durable waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods and can be wiped clean. Can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen or ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: gloss or matt
  • Gauge: 170 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent solvent based acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: class B - BS EN 13501-1:2007
  • External weathering: 7 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Crystal Etch Vinyl

Made from a silver crystal polymeric matt PVC material. The durable waterproof vinyl will withstand moisture for prolonged periods and can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen or ball point pen.

  • Surface Finish: crystal etch
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: permanent pressure sensitive acrylic
  • Application Temperature: +5°C to +60°C
  • Service Temperature: -30°C to +110°C
  • Perceived Tack: medium

Durability & Safety

  • Fire Rating: class B. BS EN 13501-1:2007
  • External weathering: 7 years

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Holographic Vinyl

Made from a polyester decorative film providing a 6mm mosaic holographic effect. The holographic material is Ideal for promotional use due to it’s high impact characteristics. This metallised lacquered vinyl will withstand moisture and can be written on with a fine-tip permanent pen.

  • Surface Finish: polyester foil, metallised, lacquered
  • Gauge: 70 micron
  • Available Adhesive: removable solvent free acrylic
  • Perceived Tack: low

Durability & Safety

  • External weathering: 1 year

Not recommended for low energy surfaces such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene and ABS. If you require labels that can stick to these materials, please view our Hi-Tack vinyl range with extra permanent adhesive.

Why A Good Wine Label Design Makes Better Sales

With the proliferation of wine brands constantly crowding up the shelves of your local supermarket wineries are having a hard time making their products stand out.

How can a wine label be designed in a way that encourages consumers to pick up the bottle compared to its competitors?

For us ordinary folk who aren't wine connoisseurs it can be pretty stressful deciding which bottle of wine to bring to a dinner party or picking which wine goes really well with a certain dish. This can lead to aimless browsing in the wine aisles. At impulse it's easiest just pick out a bottle based on its label, hoping that is taste good. A carefully crafted label can make people think the bottle is way more expensive than it actually is.

Why are consumers compelled to pick up a certain kind of wine while ignoring the others? Wine labels have a big factor to play in this as they can convey emotions to potential buyers. Evoke feelings and even produce memory recall. A playful, more quirky label can command a lot of attention for the younger generation of drinkers, while a more cream-coloured embossed logo of a vintner's house can impress more of the mature wine drinkers.

A recent study has shown that millennials are more attracted to brightly coloured wine logos and bolder fonts. The study continues and shows that 94% remember wines better if the label was a bit louder and graphic compared to more traditional labels, there are some key elements to think about when overall choosing your label design;

Colours

People are highly responsive to visual stimuli which is why colour brings multiple layers of meaning into a product. One of the questions you need to ask us what kind of emotion you want your brand to convey. If you are looking to show more warmth and optimism opt for more yellow tones whereas if you wish to go down the more professional and calm route the colour blue will never fail you.

Graphics

Using bold, clean lines and simple shapes will make a logo more recognisable even from afar. Knowing what graphics will attract the target audience is key such as a colourful, trendy image for a wine targeting millennials.

Typography

Like with graphics, consider your target audience when deciding a typeface. More traditional fonts appeal to a more conservative audience, while modern and quirky fonts will impress the younger demographic.

Now you can see why a label on a wine bottle is more important than many first things. In order for a winery to have their wines chosen from the wide variety on offer, they will now need to identify their target audience and design a label that will ultimately appeal to them.