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  • Biodegradable vs Compostable Labels: What's The Difference?

    3rd May 2018

    Our eco-range of packaging and product labels at Paramount Labels focuses on being environmentally-friendly, these benefits are marketed as "biodegradable" and "compostable" materials in our product range yet many clients still don't know the difference to get exactly which type of label they need.Here we break down exactly what these terms mean and what is the real difference is between them.   What Does Biodegradable Mean? Biodegradable refers to the ability of materials to break down and return to nature. In order for packaging products or materials to qualify as biodegradable, they must completely break down and decompose into natural…

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  • Producing Sweet Results For Preserves!

    26th Apr 2018

    Our digital printing capabilities at Paramount Labels HQ has been the hero when it comes to providing high-quality custom labelling to support growing businesses around the country. Dedicated to aiding our customers’ mission to constantly chip away at label prices giving them more label for their product range, we run our full colour printing press including white ink to emulate existing designs from plain white paper through to more special materials such as Silver, Gold, Luminous and Clear. Overcoming The First Hurdle: When the confiture connoisseurs at The Preservation Society summoned Paramount Labels to emulate their pre-supplied design onto a…

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  • Save Your Company Money With Some Outside The Box thINKā€™ing:

    30th Jan 2018

    Recent developments with the technology of digital printing has taken the lid off the limits as to what types of cost effective marketing you can achieve. Choosing a form of print marketing most appropriate for your businesses, besides simply making you stand out from the competition is the knowhow of seizing every free opportunity to put your company brand identity out wherever it can be seen by a vast majority. Keeping costs down and return of investment at a higher-rate. Many companies with fleets of vehicles opt for self-adhesive materials to neatly and display logos, business names and contact details.…

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  • How Deathless Detailing Reaped The Benefits Of Custom Label Printing With Paramount Labels:

    25th Jan 2018

    Utilising our in-house design and range of print capabilities at Paramount Labels HQ we’ve been the best-kept secret for image-conscious brands for some years now. Whether the companies have been well-known names needing their label prices slashing or brand new startups looking to set pace with their own product range, we’ve continued to support them with a seamless supply of labels with panache by the pallet-load.   Perfect To Undertake The Job: For Midlands car care specialists Deathless Detailing, they wanted to put us at Paramount Labels to the test. We collaborated closely with the detailing dynamos to produce a…

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  • Are Your Labels 'Kosher' For Food Packaging?

    8th Jan 2018

    With a call for mandatory labelling to provide transparency on the origins of various foods such as meats. There has been a recently increasing demand for slaughter methods to be displayed on food packaging. With consumer wellbeing in mind for these amendments to packaging designs all revolves around a niche that showcases how our country continually strives to be one of the most culturally accepting and diverse on the planet. This also goes for our products sold in supermarkets today. Strict dietary requirements for religious purposes are an overlooked way customers choose their products. Not by price, but by a…

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  • What Is Pantones 2018 Colour Of The Year?

    18th Dec 2017

    Colour specialists Pantone have selected their colour of the year for 2018 and they’re calling it “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade”. According to Pantone themselves, P18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. Like the print and design industry, it’s complex and contemplative. Despite real Ultra-Violet light not being visible to the human eye. Pantones Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now to inspire pursuing a world beyond our own. Enigmatic purples have also long been…

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  • Could This Be The 'Hottest' Label Trend?

    30th Nov 2017

    Food labelling is a fundamental part of retail FMCG, more consumers than ever look for clearer labelling, educating themselves about products and understanding contents by reading the labels – which is often the pivotal point of a purchase.   It’s also become a safety feature for many consumers. Many of us have witnessed the various recalls in the retail industry for packaging errors. Dairy products failing to mention dairy contents for lactose intolerant individuals. Products like peanuts failing to mention they “may contain nuts” and even the new wave of consumers exclusively seeking Vegan and Gluten Free products on sale.…

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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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