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  • UK, It's Time To Take Pride In Your Manufacturing!

    18th Apr 2017

    It’s not been an easy time for us Brits in business recently. With “Brexit” we were the first ever country to withdraw from the European Union in 4 decades, triggering of the infamous Article 50 and prices increases across almost all consumer products. Now the UK faces a transition of being a self-sufficient country whilst still remaining a key figure on the global trade stage...   Where do we fit in? All out mass production aside, our reputation as a nation has always been known to produce some of the highest quality products and services available on the market today.…

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  • What is Branding? How It Works And Why Your Business Needs It:

    20th Feb 2017

    What Is Branding? Why Is It Vital To Future Consumer Products and Businesses? “Branding” – The word that’s fixated industries since the early 90’s has become an integral part of marketing strategies all over the world. The need for innovative new ways to make an impact on gaining new and existing consumers is essential to company growth - but it’s more than just printing using your customers’ favourite colours. We’re now looking at a transition in the way businesses are operating, choosing to build a brand over just providing a general service which in most cases just isn’t sustainable enough.…

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  • Polypropylene vs Polyethylene Label Materials:

    14th Feb 2017

    We’re often asked at Paramount Labels about choosing between a range of Polypropylene based label materials and Polyethylene. The fact the synthetic label stocks are all cousins, they have quite different applications and uses in mind, but what are they?   Clear Polypropylene Labels: Clear PP labels are a transparent format of Polypropylene (PP) material. It has all the resistant qualities as White PP but Clear PP Labels cater more aesthetically for a range of products for the famous “no label look” – popular with brands looking to reduce ink usage and blend label designs onto their packaging.   White…

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  • 4 Simple Tips To Choosing The Right Custom Label Printer:

    9th Feb 2017

    Choosing the right label printing company isn’t always straightforward. With rapidly advancing technology, customer expectations and brand requirements paving the way companies choose their labelling supplies and the types of label printing service they want. As printers and manufacturers ourselves, when producing projects it’s critical that products achieve an extensive level of quality when rolling off the printing press. Especially to be able to provide for the meticulousness of Fortnum & Mason, M&S and Bentley Motors. An indication Paramount Labels know how to achieve specialist branding objectives at fair prices better than most. We have the knowledge and expertise to…

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  • On-Pack Recycling Labels Get A 'Simplified' Look:

    2nd Feb 2017

    On-Pack Recycling Labels – The labelling system designed to help consumers about what to recycle gets a new simplified appearance following market research and the cloudiness of consumer feedback... The OPRL scheme has revealed forward thinking with a new simplified look for its popular labels aimed at making it easier for consumers, retailers and manufacturers to efficiently recycle packaging. The makeover was announced on the 1st February 2017 and replaces what the OPRL claim were a "potentially confusing range of symbols previously used". By noticing the cracks, the move follows three-months of research and feedback of the previous labelling system…

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  • The Right Product Label Could Make Food Taste Better:

    25th Jan 2017

    Since our company started in 2008, we’ve printed labels for brands in almost every market imaginable. One of our favourite kind of assignments is design makeovers on new materials or using a new finishing technique, especially for food packaging... At Paramount we have worked on packaging labels for biscuits, jams, teas, wine, chocolate, ice cream and plenty more. We believe that improving the label, branding or logo for food has a direct impact that goes beyond just the aesthetics. Quite simply put it and this may sound strange but a good packaging label design can even go far enough to…

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  • Why Pantone Picked Green For 2017:

    16th Jan 2017

    According to Pantone, their latest colour of the year for 2017 is ‘Greenery’ – A nature inspired symbol of new beginnings. So what exactly is ‘Greenery’? Greenery or Pantone 15-0343 as it’s known to designers is a fresh and zesty yellow-green that symbolises the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Representation through flourishing foliage and the great outdoors, the attributes of Greenery indicates consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Often overlooked in a world of corporate greys, whites and glass buildings. Greenery is now being cast into the limelight – it maintains…

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  • Customer Review

    3rd Nov 2016

    "Hi Angie, Even better now, thank you! Hope you’re well. That’s brilliant, thank you. Top service as usual!" - Faye 03/11/2016

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  • Customer Review

    2nd Nov 2016

    "Thanks Angie, I was off last week and nobody has told me. Excellent service by you guys as usual, thank you!" - Joel 02/11/2016

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  • Customer Review

    2nd Nov 2016

    "Hello Angela, That is fantastic. Please convey my thanks to the Boss of course, Gary and all involved in producing the Labels. Thanks once again." - Jay 02/11/2016

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  • Paramount Labels Expand Digital Label Printing Production

    1st Nov 2016

    As part of our £1m expansion plan, we at Paramount Labels made one of the largest investments in our company history with a PicoColour UV inkjet digital label press from Dantex Digital along with another newly built in-house digital printing department. Printing with exclusively formulated UV-based inks in CMYK+White, the PicoColour effortlessly prints high definition graphics on adhesive paper, polypropylene and polyethylene at a scintillating 35m per minute! This addition to our printing press family creates a company package made of efficiency, speed and precision - which creates a potential saving of time and money that our clients will benefit…

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  • Customer Review

    26th Sep 2016

    "Hi Phil, Just a quick email to say thank you for your help with the Virtua labels. I have just received the file copies - the end product looks great and exactly what the customer was looking for." - Ash 26/09/2016

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  • Is Pantone 448C Really The Worlds Ugliest Colour?

    8th Jun 2016

    PANTONE 448C, claimed to be the world’s ugliest colour by a British research team hired by the Australian government managed to vet the entire pantone library of its current 1,114 colours in search for the “ugliest” for a very unique task. The United Kingdom, Ireland and France have followed suit and passed “plain packaging” laws on cigarettes intended to discourage people from smoking…even with a sophisticated name like “Opaque Couché” (translated “Laying Opaque” in French). It’s not a conclusion that was met with ease. Discovered in 2012 and three months of market research, Victoria Parr and her team who lead…

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  • Home Printing Inkjet Labels vs Professional Label Printing:

    25th May 2016

    A desktop printer and a pack of A4 sheet labels are perfect for any small startup business, but there comes a time when turning to the specialists becomes the sensible choice… The options of print-your-own labels can bring out the inner designer in any branding-crazed entrepreneur. But how do you know when to make your own and when to reinforce your branding with a professional label printing company? Die-cut labels can be purchased in a variety of sizes, shapes, materials and finishes. Your business logo may work well on one of these options and with a bit of ingenuity, printing…

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  • How To Save Money On Custom Printed Labels:

    12th Apr 2016

    Cut costs and boost print quality, with help from Paramount. Businesses are always pushing ways to get the most out of their printing companies without spending too much – especially without compromise of quality print. Continuous innovation in materials, inks, printing techniques and digital display integration means every printing company wants to offer “next-generation printing” experiences to customers. This often begins in print marketing which turns out to be extremely costly – reducing the return of investment. It sounds like a paradox, but you certainly don’t need a 24 carat gold plated adhesive label varnished in unicorn tears to be…

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  • Customer Review

    8th Apr 2016

    "Afternoon Gary, Angie,I would just like to say a huge thank you for the quick turn around of labels, you have both been most helpful, I really appreciate you going above and beyond to ensure labels were ready for collection this morning." - Faye 08/04/2016

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  • Customer Review

    8th Mar 2016

    "I really didn't expect such a fast turnaround, please let the team know what a fantastic job they've done on this one. You've helped out my customer who left themselves in a complete jam." - Tanith 08/03/2016

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  • Customer Review

    7th Mar 2016

    "I really love working with you guys and currently my clients are very happy at the way things are progressing with us. I couldn't give such a great service without top suppliers and your team at Paramount are superb.Keep it up and I'm sure there is more to come." - Jeff 07/03/2016  

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  • Customer Review

    16th Feb 2016

    "Also, my Managing Director is very pleased with all your effort doing those labels for Friday. Thanks to all concerned." - Nicola 16/02/2016  

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  • Customer Review

    11th Jan 2016

    "Hi Karen,The stickers have already arrived! :) I just wanted to say a big thank you for getting these to us so quickly." - Faye 11/01/2016

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